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On May 8th, 2019, Professor John Peponis received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Thessaly, Greece.
The American Institute of Architects, Georgia Association (AIA Georgia) 2019 Design Awards recognized the top architectural projects by practitioners in Georgia and students currently enrolled in the state of Georgia.
Phuong "Karen" Tran, rising Bachelor of Science in Architecture student, was inspired by the article as she began work on her project for the semester. In “’Immersion…,’” Tran says, “a sanctuary arises from darkness, light, and human emotions.”
Georgia Tech leads the pilot Georgia Smart Communities Challenge, which supports one-year projects to develop and implement smart design solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing the state.
Researchers and practitioners in the ﬁelds of architecture, urban design, urban planning, building science, and data science from across the globe will convene in Georgia Tech from April 7 – April 9, 2019 for the 10th annual celebration of the Symposium on Simulation for Architecture & Urban Design (SimAUD).
Georgia Tech students from the Schools of Architecture and Building Construction received an honorable mention in the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Hines Student Competition.
The Moog Hackathon, sponsored by Moog Music, allows students the chance to build their own musical instrument with a Moog synthesizer for cash and prizes. The winning instrument, "Mission Control," was a series of three control panels that required expert coordination with multiple musicians to create an original sound. The new judge for this year, Vernelle Noel from the School of Architecture, brought her design expertise as a fresh voice to the Hackathon's metrics of design and musicality.
With the Super Bowl taking place in our own backyard, we felt it was apropos to take a look at what stadia represent and discuss how stadia design can add value to city’s identity. Benjamin Flowers, professor in the Georgia Tech School of Architecture, recently appointed associate vice provost for advocacy and conflict resolution, and our very own stadia expert. Flowers’ newest book, Beautiful Moves: Designing Stadia, takes a deep dive into the design of stadia.
Tristan Al-Haddad, part-time lecturer for the School of Architecture, is currently constructing a piece of weathering steel titled Nimbus in Minneapolis, MN across the street from the Central Library.
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.”