George B. Johnston has been a practicing architect, writer, and educator for over 40 years. In his new book, Assembling the Architect: The History and Theory of Professional Practice, Professor Johnston details the origins and history of U.S. architectural practice. The book unravels the competing interests that historically have structured the field and cultivates a deeper understanding of the contemporary profession.
Thousands of people focused on the future of Georgia Tech by helping us complete phase one — visioning and drafting — of Georgia Tech’s strategic planning process. Now, the process moves into the goal-setting phase that will include an opportunity for review and input from the Georgia Tech community.
How do we integrate urban design, systems science, and data analytics in the context of the smart city movement? Explore potential answers in the new book, Urban Systems Design: Creating Sustainable Smart Cities in the Internet of Things Era, written by Perry Yang, associate professor for the Georgia Tech Schools of City and Regional Planning and Architecture, and director of the Eco Urban Lab for the Georgia Tech College of Design, and his co-editor and co-author, Yoshiki Yamagata.
This fall, Mark Cottle served as the 2019 Artist in Residence at the Neutra VDL Research House in Silver Lake, Los Angeles. The iconic modernist house, designed by Richard Neutra in the 1930s to accommodate his office and family, and rebuilt in the 1960s, is now a museum with a program that invites one artist per year to make installations in the house.
James Cramer, part-time lecturer in the Georgia Tech School of Architecture and founder of the Design Futures Council and its journal, DesignIntelligence receives the Christian Petersen Design Award.
Research team led by assistant professor, Tarek Rahka, in the Georgia Tech School of Architecture is awarded $1.4M in research funding by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (BTO) under the Building Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) program.
The Kendeda Building goes beyond sustainability to be a regenerative building that gives back more than it takes from the environment.
This year, over 400 entries participants submitted work to HERE+NOW: A House for the 21st Century, an international student design competition administered by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and sponsored by American Institute of Architecture (AIA) and Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN®). Of the 400 participants, Kang Song (’19), Dan Lu (’19), and Raunak Tibrewala (’19) were awarded first place.
The Architecture MasterPrize (AMP) is a program designed to advance the worldwide appreciation for architecture by honoring architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture designs. This year, six Georgia Tech School of Architecture students received AMP awards in the categories of mixed-use architecture, small architecture, and installation and structures.
The SimTigrate Design Lab’s research into the use of personal protective equipment and the design of biocontainment units and is being applied in two Atlanta medical facilities.