School of Architecture
The Architect's Newspaper has announced their 2018 Best of Design Award winners, and Marble Fairbanks, founded by the School of Architecture Chair, Scott Marble, won in the Public category for the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
James Cramer, part-time lecturer in the School of Architecture, reflects on George H.W. Bush's contribution to universal design and its impact in the fields of architecture and building construction around the U.S.
The College of Design Diversity and Inclusion Council seeks to foster open dialogue within the College. This fall, the Council invited a panel to share their experiences and start a conversation. The panel also answered questions submitted by the audience.
SimTigrate Design Lab, the Institute for People and Technology, and other programs and labs across campus will join in the innovative research and therapy program for people with the brain condition.
Researchers in the School of Architecture at Georgia Tech have partnered with University College Cork (UCC) in the Republic of Ireland, Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) in Northern Ireland, and the City University of New York (CUNY) to develop the science, logistics, and design concepts to re-purpose composite material wind blades.
Anna McCuan and Jamieson Pye, juniors in the Bachelor of Science in Architecture program, were shortlisted this summer for their submission in the Land Art Generator Design Competition for Melbourne, Australia. Their project titled, “Sentinel: Marking Energetic Flows Through Time” is a “design that gives back, while also bringing pause for reflection.”
On Tuesday, October 11, 2018, the Georgia Tech Women in Architecture un-veiled "The Veil," a design born on the Georgia Tech campus, fabricated in the Digital Fabrication Lab, and exhibited along the Atlanta Beltline has finally made its way home to Georgia Tech.
What used to be an auditorium on Georgia Tech’s campus is now the largest electronics-oriented student makerspace in the country. Designed by School of Architecture professors of the practice, Brian Bell and David Yocum, of BLDGS, the Van Leer Interdisciplinary Design Commons is a three-floor building, and each floor has a different technical focus.
How can we redesign existing cities, their systems, and their policies to address 21st century challenges? To advance understanding and offer inspiration from designers and decision-makers, Mike Messner, alumnus of Georgia Tech’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has generously chosen to support a series of public lectures from urban designers, city planners and architects.
Soleen Karim, alongside her sister, Kurdeen Kiram, co-founded Design4Refugees Corp, an organization that provides for the needs of people living in refugee camps in her family’s native Iraqi-Kurdistan as well as here in the U.S.
Dunham-Jones, a leading urbanist and authority on sustainable suburban redevelopment, was awarded for her visibility and contributions to women in field design.
Rising juniors, Anna McCuan and Jamieson Pye's project, Sentinel: Marking Energetic Flows Through Time, will be featured in the 2018 LAGI exhibition in Melbourne, Australia and will later be featured in this year’s LAGI book, Energy Overlays.
Jennifer DuBose has been promoted to principal research associate, the first person in the College of Design to be promoted to this rank, the highest in the faculty research track at Georgia Tech.
Pat Connell passed away Thursday, June 13, 2018, leaving behind an important legacy in both the Georgia Tech School of Architecture and the historic preservation of Atlanta’s architecture.
Four communities of varying sizes in the state of Georgia were selected to develop and implement smart design solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing the state, including issues in housing, traffic congestion, sea level rise and shared autonomous vehicles.
Students from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Architecture proposed an origami design that earned them an opportunity to travel to Japan to learn from Tomohiro Tachi, a widely-known origami expert and associate professor in graphic and computer sciences at the University of Tokyo.
In May, Dennis Shelden, director of the Digital Building Lab (DBL), presented a keynote address at the 2018 Tech+ Expo titled “The Digital Twin and the Future of AEC Collaboration.”
Each year, the Young Architects Forum of AIA Atlanta recognizes individuals and firms who demonstrate influence in the design community of Atlanta. This year, Jeffrey Collins, instructor and Ph.D. candidate in the Georgia Tech School of Architecture will be honored as part of the event on Tuesday, May 22 at Ponce City Market.
The Central Atlanta Library, designed by Marcel Breuer, was completed in 1980, and now in 2018, will be undergoing a $50 million renovation. Sonit Bafna, Associate Professor in the Georgia Tech School of Architecture, sat down with Curbed Atlanta to discuss the preservation the library’s Brutalist façade.
Each year, DesignIntelligence conducts surveys among professionals like you to determine rankings for U.S architecture schools.
From 2010-2016, Burton photographed the renovation of Ponce City Market. This comprehensive visual record of the building's transition includes essays written by Sears historian, and Dr. Robert Craig.
The earth is finally beginning to make way for The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design.
The Undergraduate International Design Studio immerses undergraduate architecture students through extended residence in Berlin or Barcelona in order to provide a rich learning experience that fosters awareness and appreciation of cross-cultural approaches to architecture, urbanism, and design.
A studio team comprised of twenty students from the Schools of City and Regional Planning, Architecture, and Computing is set to present its final studio project to its Tokyo partners on April 18, 2018. An exhibition of the final studio project is scheduled from April 21-27, 2018.
Georgia Tech School of Architecture is tied for 19th in the World, 6th in the United States
Connect Savannah discusses Professor Richard Dagenhart’s Urban Design Studio's presention of the initial findings from their semester-long project concerning sea-level rise.
Eastman, a pioneer of computer-aided design (CAD) and one of the originators of building information modeling (BIM), said in his retirement he plans to continue his research and writing and maybe attend a few conferences.
Atlanta's City Planning department has released a book discussing the future of Atlanta city planning called Atlanta City Design: Aspiring to the Beloved Community based on a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1957 that championed "The Beloved Community."
Two teams made up of Georgia Tech students from the Schools of Architecture, Building Construction, and City and Regional Planning have been announced as finalists in the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Hines Student Competition. Of 130 entries, only four teams are chosen to proceed to the final round.
Professor Benjamin Flowers quoted by the Philadelphia Inquirer discussing the U.S. Bank Stadium where this year's Super Bowl will take place.
George Ramsey's son, Greg Ramsey, discusses his father's life and contributions to the early sustainability and energy conservation movement in the 1970s.
Scott Marble and Dennis Shelden discuss the future of practice with ARCHITECT Magazine
Scott Marble, Georgia Tech School of Architecture Chair, shares his tribute to John Portman
Dunham-Jones voted as one of Planetizen's 100 Most Influential Urbanists of all time
Communities are finding innovative ways to transform their abandoned malls and big-box stores into more useful spaces.
Like many students, Kyle Forbes spent spring break in Florida this year. But he didn’t go for fun. He went in search of his dream job as a theme park designer.
Bridges were built this semester in the Georgia Tech School of Architecture Structures I course in a unique exercise that tasked students with responsibilities as designers, engineers and builders.
The quality of public space and public life has declined – even in downtowns, where shopping malls, parking lots and highways killed street life in their effort to compete with the suburbs. But today, that pattern has been reversed. Today, metro Atlanta suburbs are following our revitalized center’s lead.
The assignment took the architecture students out of the classroom and put them in the heart of the one of Atlanta’s most transformative projects. Their challenge was to design a new bridge for the Atlanta BeltLine directly above North Avenue.