Sensor technologies allow us to connect to things we have not been able to connect to before. Come hear about how far the last 20 have brought us and where we might be headed in the next 20 years.
Soleen Karim, graduate of the Dual Master of Architecture and Master of City and Regional Planning (’15) program at Georgia Tech, was featured in this summer’s edition of the Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine. Together with her sister, Kurdeen Kiram, she 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.
Rising juniors in the Bachelor of Science in Architecture program, Anna McCuan and Jamieson Pye, were selected among the top 25 teams shorted listed for the 2018 Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) competition. Their 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.
Architectural Record’s fifth annual Women in Architecture awards recognized five recipients for their 2018 awards. Among the recipients, is professor and director of the Georgia Tech Master of Science in Urban Design program, Ellen Dunham-Jones. The award series was founded in 2014 to recognize the women in architecture who push boundaries in design in the categories of design leadership, new generation leadership, innovation, activism, and education.
The Georgia Institute of Technology School of Architecture has appointed Dennis Shelden as the new director of the Ph.D. in Architecture program.
The Georgia Institute of Technology School of Architecture has appointed Russell Gentry as the new director of the Master of Science (M.S.) in Architecture program.
Jennifer DuBose, associate director of the SimTigrate Design Lab, has been promoted to principal research associate, the highest rank in the faculty research track at Georgia Tech.
Throughout Atlanta’s history, the city has notoriously struggled to preserve its original architecture, but Arnall T. “Pat” Connell was a successful champion for maintaining the architectural history of Atlanta. 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.
The Georgia Smart Communities Challenge is a first-of-its-kind opportunity. It offers the selected communities $50,000 in grant funding, a partnership with a Georgia Tech research team, networking opportunities, and access to additional resources to help execute their projects as they move their communities toward “smart” futures. Ellen Dunham-Jones, School of Architecture professor and director of the Master of Science in Urban Design program, is the assigned researcher for the Shared Autonomous Vehicle Study.
In December 2017, 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.