In an IBM Pol of 1,500 CEO’s from 60 countries interviewed in 2010, it was indicated that Creativity is the #1 leadership trait of the future. No Right Brain Left Behind is bringing together creatives from different fields to make sure creativity stays in our schools.
DescoverDesign.org is helping teenagers find their inner architect, by empowering students to think about critically about the environments that surround them. It connects teens with other high school students interested in architecture, and gives partitioners (educators, architects, designers) an opportunity to mentor the future of the profession.
The Network Architecture Lab is housed at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Directed by Kazys Varnelis, the lab investigates the impact of digital technology, telecommunications and changing sociocultural condition on architecture, the city, and society.
Help diversify the design profession by supporting Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships on IndiGogo. Since 1995, Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships has awarded more than $930,000 to 637 students. This year they are hoping to surpass the $1,000,000 mark, and have already raised $30,000. You have the opportunity to support the scholarships by helping them reach $70,000 total.
This year Portland State University’s School of Architecture launched their Center for Public Interest Design.
Cathleen McGuigan, editor-in-chief of Architectural Record, makes a presentation to Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. In a conversation with her fellow Loeb Alumni, the current Loeb class, and architecture students she looks at “Women and the Changing World of Architecture.” The real question is whether or not the profession has really changed?
Cranbrook Master of Architecture Student (and fellow Drury HSA Alumnus), Kurt Brethauer, is taking his master thesis on the road this summer and needs your support. Smooth Operator is a souped up ’89 Ford Econoline van that serves a dual purpose as a personal living space and public observation deck.
It is time for architects to sharpen their pencils and look at the value our practices bring to the new economy as service professionals. Who better to look at the future, than current graduate architecture students and their professional practice …