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.
Each year, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) recognizes an individual or a practice that has made an impactful contribution to the theory and practice of architecture by awarding them the RIBA Charles Jencks Award. This year RIBA named Ensamble Studio, led by our current Thomas W. Ventlett III Distinguished Chair in Architectural Design, Débora Mesa and Antón García-Abril, the 2019 Charles Jencks Award recipients.
The Soane Fellowship Lecture, co-sponsored by the Center for Architecture and the Society for Architectural Historians, welcomes Danielle Willkens as the presenter of this year's Soane Fellowship Lecture.
The Georgia Tech Master of Science in Urban Design (MSUD) is officially designated as a STEM-accredited degree program by the Board of Regents of Georgia. The STEM designation, which refers to the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, will further benefit highly skilled international students who want to continue to gain work experience in their field of study in the United States following graduation.