2017 AIA Spokane Architecture Month celebration will Go Tiny to make a Big Impact

Tiny house AIA Spokane

The 2017 AIA Spokane Architecture Month celebration will Go Tiny to make a Big Impact. Tiny homes, small footprint, shared spaces will all be featured.

During this month-long celebration, the committee will offer the 3rd Annual Student Design Competition and 2-day trip, workshops – including possible partnerships with Cascadia and the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), tours, keynote speakers and displays. Architecture Month will wrap-up with a Student Design Awards celebration at the end of April.

Assistant Professor Mona Ghandi is investing her third year studio’s time toward the student design competition. In Mona’s words she describes the experience of her students … » More …

Intercultural Architecture: Students immerse in visual culture of Barcelona

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“INTERCULTURAL” ARCHITECTURE

11/10/2016

CIEE Architecture + Design, FALL 2016, NEWSLETTER II

More than halfway through the semester, CIEE Architecture and Design students are fully used to Barcelona, and they are also becoming fully acclimated to the specifics of architecture and design in the city.

Very appropriately, a few days ago local architect Genís Bargués gave a guest lecture for the program’s core class (The city in the visual culture), and he spoke about how having lived abroad had helped him become a better architect. Genís explained the challenges of practicing architecture out of one’s comfort zone, which he had experienced during the four … » More …

LMN Architects Hosts Studio Mid-Reviews

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In mid-November, 22 third year architecture students, lead by faculty members Omar Al-Hassawi and Chris Masicampo, held their studio mid-reviews at the offices of LMN Architects in Seattle.

The students were challenged to propose a contemporary design for a public library on a site located at the intersection of the Bucktown/Wicker Park neighborhoods of Chicago, adjacent to the Bloomingdale trail. Their proposals were critiqued by professionals from multiple architecture firms in the Seattle area, including the Miller Hull Partnership, Olson Kundig, and the host firm of LMN Architects.

Students received a wide range of constructive feedback–from comments on their general response to the design problem, to … » More …