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2020 Student Thesis Showcase - Part I

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Have you ever wondered what students design in architecture school? A few years ago, we started an Instagram account called IMADETHAT_ to curate student work from across North America. Now, we have nearly 3,000 projects featured for you to view. In this series, we are featuring thesis projects of recent graduates to give you a glimpse into what architecture students create while in school. Each week, for the rest of the summer, we will be curating five projects that highlight unique aspects of design. In this week’s group, the research ranges from urban scale designs focused on climate change to a proposal for a new type of collective housing and so much in between. Check back each week for new projects. 

In the meantime, Archinect has also created a series featuring the work of 2020 graduates in architecture and design programs. Check out the full list, here .

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Redefining the Gradient by Kate Katz and Ryan Shaaban, Tulane University, M.Arch ‘20

Thesis Advisors: Cordula Roser Gray and Ammar Eloueini / Course: 01-SP20-Thesis Studio

Sea level rise has become a major concern for coastal cities due to the economic and cultural importance tied to their proximity to water. These cities have sustained their livelihood in low-lying elevations through the process of filling, bridging, and raising land over coastal ecosystems, replacing their ecological value with infrastructures focused on defining the edge between city and nature. Hard infrastructures have been employed to maintain urban landscapes but have minimal capacity for both human and non-human engagement due to their monofunctional applications focused on separating conditions rather than integrating them. They produce short-term gains with long-term consequences, replacing and restricting ecosystems and acting as physical barriers in a context defined by seasonal transition. 

To address the issues of hard infrastructure and sea level rise, this thesis proposes an alternative design strategy that incorporates the dynamic water system into the urban grid network. San Francisco was chosen as the location of study as it is a peninsula where a majority of the predicted inundation occurs on the eastern bayside. In this estuary, there were over 500 acres of ecologically rich tidal marshlands that were filled in during the late 1800s. To protect these new lands, the Embarcadero Sea Wall was built in 1916 and is now in a state of neglect. The city has set aside $5 billion for repairs but, instead of pouring more money into a broken system, we propose an investment in new multi-functional ecologically-responsive strategies. 

As sea levels rise, the city will be inundated with water, creating the opportunity to develop a new circulation system that maintains accessibility throughout areas located in the flood zone. In this proposal, we’ve designed a connective network where instance moments become moments of pause and relief to enjoy the new cityscape in a dynamic maritime district. 

On the lower level, paths widen to become plazas while on the upper level, they become breakout destinations which can connect to certain occupiable rooftops that are given to the public realm. The bases of carved canals become seeding grounds for plants and aquatic life as the water level rises over time. Buildings can protect high-risk floors through floodproofing and structural encasement combined with adaptive floorplates to maintain the use of lower levels. The floating walkway is composed of modular units that are buoyant, allowing the pedestrian paths to conform and fluctuate with diurnal tidal changes. The composition of the units creates street furniture and apertures to engage with the ecologies below while enabling a once restricted landscape of wetlands to take place within the city. 

The new vision of the public realm in this waterfront district hopes to shine an optimistic light on how we can live with nature once again as we deal with the consequences of climate change.

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Unearthing the Black Aesthetic by Demar Matthews, Woodbury University, M.Arch ‘20

Advisor: Ryan Tyler Martinez Featured on Archinect

“Unearthing The Black Aesthetic” highlights South Central Los Angeles’s (or Black Los Angeles’s) unique positioning as a dynamic hub of Black culture and creativity. South Central is the densest population of African Americans west of the Mississippi. While every historically Black neighborhood in Los Angeles has experienced displacement, the neighborhood of Watts was hit particularly hard. As more and more Black Angelenos are forced for one reason or another to relocate, we are losing our history and connection to Los Angeles.

As a way to fight this gentrification, we are developing an architectural language derived from Black culture. So many cultures have their own architectural styles based on values, goals, morals, and customs shared by their society. When these cultures have relocated to America, to keep their culture and values intact, they bought land and built in the image of their homelands. That is not true for Black people in America. In fact, until 1968, Black people had no rights to own property in Los Angeles. While others began a race to acquire land in 1492, building homes and communities in their image, we started running 476 years after the race began. What percentage of land was left for Blacks to acquire? How then can we advance the development of a Black aesthetic in architecture?

This project, most importantly, is a collaboration with the community that will be for us and by us. My goal is to take control of our image in architecture; to elevate, not denigrate, Black life and culture. Ultimately, we envision repeating this process in nine historically Black cities in America to develop an architectural language that will vary based on the history and specificities of Black culture in each area.

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KILLING IT: The Life and Death of Great American Cities by Amanda Golemba, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, M.Arch ’20

Advisors: Nikole Bouchard, Jasmine Benyamin, and Erik Hancock / Independent Design Thesis

For decades, post-industrial cities throughout the United States have been quietly erased through self-imposed tabula rasa demolition. If considered at all, demolition is touted as the mechanism for removing unsightly blight, promoting safety, and discarding the obsolete and the unwanted. Once deemed unworthy, rarely does a building survive the threat of demolition. 

In the last decade, the City of Chicago has erased over 13,000 buildings with 225 in just the last four months. Not only does this mass erasure eradicate the material and the spatial, but it permanently wipes the remnants of human bodies, values, and history — a complete annulment of event, time, and memory. 

But why do we feel the need to erase in order to make progress?

Our current path has led to a built environment that is becoming more and more uniform and sterile. Much of America has become standardized, mixed-use developments; neighborhoods of cookie-cutter homes and the excessive use of synthetic, toxic building materials. A uniform world is a boring one that has little room for creativity, individuality, or authenticity.

This thesis, “KILLING IT,” is a design proposal for a traveling exhibition that seeks to change perceptions of the existing city fabric by visualizing patterns of erasure, questioning the resultant implications and effects of that erasure, and proposing an alternative fate. “KILLING IT” confronts the inherently violent aspects of architecture and explores that violence through the intentionally jarring, uncomfortable, and absurd analogy of murder. This analogy is a lens through which to trace the violent, intentional, and premature ending and sterilization of the existing built environment. After all, as Bernard Tschumi said, “To really appreciate architecture, you may even need to commit a murder.”1 But murder is not just about the events that take place within a building, it is also the material reality of the building itself. 

Over the life of a building, scarring, moments in time, and decay layer to create an inhabitable palimpsest of memory. This traveling exhibition is infused with the palimpsest concept by investigating strategies of layering, modularity, flexibility, transparency, and building remains, while layering them together to form a system that operates as an inhabitable core model collage. Each individual exhibition simultaneously memorializes the violence that happened at that particular site and implements murderous adaptive reuse strategies through collage and salvage material to expose what could have been.

If we continue down our current path, we will only continue to make the same mistakes and achieve the same monotonous, sterilizing results we currently see in every American city and suburb. We need to embrace a new path that values authenticity, celebrates the scars and traces of the past, and carries memories into the future. By reimaging what death can mean and addressing cycles of violence, “KILLING IT” proposes an optimistic vision for the future of American cities. 

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A New Prototype for Collective Housing by Juan Acosta and Gable Bostic, University of Texas at Austin, M.Arch ‘20

Advisor: Martin Haettasch / Course: Integrative Design Studio Read more:

Austin is a city that faces extreme housing pressures. This problem is framed almost exclusively in terms of supply and demand, and the related question of affordability. For architects, however, a more productive question is: Will this new quantity produce a new quality of housing? 

How do we live in the city, how do we create individual and collective identity through architecture, and what are the urban consequences? This studio investigates new urban housing types, smaller than an apartment block yet larger and denser than a detached house. Critically assessing existing typologies, we ask the question: How can the comforts of the individual house be reconfigured to form new types of residential urban fabric beyond the entropy of tract housing or the formulaic denominator of “mixed-use.” The nature of the integrative design studio allowed for the testing of material systems and construction techniques that have long had an important economic and ecological impact.

“A New Prototype for Collective Housing” addresses collectivity in both a formal and social sense, existing between the commercial and residential scales present in Austin’s St. John neighborhood as it straddles the I-35 corridor; a normative American condition. A diversity of programs, and multigenerational living, create an inherently diverse community. Additionally, a courtyard typology is used to negotiate the spectrum of private and shared space. Volumes, comprising multiple housing units ranging from studio apartments to four bedrooms, penetrate a commercial plinth that circulates both residents and mechanical systems. The use of heavy timber ensures an equitable use of resources while imbuing the project with a familiar material character.

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ELSEWHERE, OR ELSE WHERE? by Brenda (Bz) Zhang, University of California at Berkeley, M.Arch ’20

Advisors: Andrew Atwood and Neyran Turan See more:

“ELSEWHERE, OR ELSE WHERE?” is an architectural fever dream about the San Francisco Bay Area. Beginning with the premise that two common ideas of Place—Home and Elsewhere—are no longer useful, the project wonders how disciplinary tools of architecture can be used to shape new stories about where we are.

For our purposes, “Home,” although primarily used to describe a place of domestic habitation, is also referring generally to a “familiar or usual setting,” as in home-base, home-court, home-page, and even home-button. As a counterpoint, Elsewhere shifts our attention “in or to another place,” away. This thesis is situated both in the literal spaces of Elsewhere and Home (landfills, houses, wilderness, base camps, wastelands, hometowns) and in their culturally constructed space (value-embedded narratives determining whether something belongs, and to whom). Since we construct both narratives through principles of exclusion, Elsewhere is a lot closer to Home than we say. These hybrid spaces—domestic and industrial, urban and hinterland, natural and built—are investigated as found conditions of the Anthropocene and potential sites for new understandings of Place.

Ultimately, this thesis attempts to challenge conventional notions of what architects could do with our existing skill sets, just by shifting our attention—Elsewhere. The sites shown here and the concerns they represent undeniably exist, but because of the ways Western architecture draws thick boundaries between and around them, they resist architectural focus—to our detriment.

In reworking the physical and cultural constructions of Homes and Elsewheres, architects are uniquely positioned to go beyond diagnostics in visualizing and designing how, where, and why we build. While this project looks specifically at two particular stories we tell about where we are, the overall objective is to provoke new approaches to how we construct Place—both physically and culturally—within or without our discipline.

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As the culminating effort for the Master of Architecture degree, a “Thesis” entails multiple expectations. It is a demonstration, not only of competency and expertise but of originality and relevance. It requires the ability to conceive and execute work that is both a specific project (delimited in scope, a specific set of deliverables) as well as the indication of a wider “Project”(possessing disciplinary value, contributing to the larger discourse). This class will address both valances of both “Thesis” and “Project.” In a series of seminars, students will study the theory and practice of the architectural thesis by examining its institutional history and disciplinary development to understand the conventions and possibilities of the format. In workshop sessions, as preparation for their own theses, students will produce definitive statements (“what is the topic?”), relevant research (“what is the position?”), and studies of implementation (“what is the method?”). With these efforts, students will be equipped to undertake a thesis project in every sense.

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Please note that in addition to the required class time (Wednesdays from 10:00 to 11:30 AM), sections for this course will happen on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:30 PM EST OR Wednesdays from 8:30 to 10:00 AM EST . Students will be assigned to the appropriate sections at the beginning of the semester. For questions, please contact the architecture department. 

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Architecture Thesis Of The Year | ATY 2022

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The most amazing Architecture Thesis of 2022!

After the overwhelming response from the first two editions, Charette is elated to announce the third edition of ‘Architecture Thesis of the Year Competition - ATY 2022’.

‘Architecture Thesis of the Year 2022’ is an international architecture thesis competition that aims to extend appreciation to the tireless effort and exceptional creativity of student theses in the field of Architecture. We seek to encourage young talent in bringing their path-breaking ideas to the forefront globally.

PREMISE Academic Design endeavours allow the free flow of unfettered ideas – experimental, bold, promising, and unconventional. An intensive architectural discourse and a collaborative design process are essential to developing ingenious solutions to complex problems of the future.

An Architecture Thesis is considered the avant-garde – pushing the boundaries of what is accepted as the norm in the architectural realm. It is the outcome of months of painstaking research and an excruciating design process yet it hardly gets any recognition beyond the design studio. It is imperative to share such revolutionary ideas with the entire fraternity to open up new possibilities for dialogue.

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AWARDS Exposure and recognition is the key to success for any designer. The ATY 2022 competition provides students with the opportunity to showcase their work on a global stage.

TROPHIES Custom Designed Trophies will be awarded & shipped to the Top 3 Winners.

CERTIFICATES Sharable and verifiable certificates of achievement will be awarded to the Winners, Honorable Mentions & Top 30.

INTERVIEW The Top 3 Winners will get an exclusive interview in both – written and video formats. Photos, interviews, and more information about the winners will be published on our website.

PUBLICATIONS The winning entries shall be published on Charette’s website & social media platforms and other international architecture websites partnered with us.

ELIGIBILITY ATY 2022 is open to architecture students of all nationalities and institutions. All Undergraduate/Bachelors and Graduate/Masters Thesis conducted in the calendar year 2017 – 2022 are eligible to participate. Group, as well as individual entries, are allowed.. The official language of the competition is English.

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UG Thesis 2024 Explores Architectural Frontiers with Bold Review Weekend

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SCI-Arc’s 2024 Undergraduate Thesis has once again concluded with a remarkable exhibition of creative brilliance and architectural exploration. This year's showcase unveiled a dazzling array of projects that pushed the boundaries of design thinking and cultural discourse.

Spanning diverse themes and methodologies, the thesis projects on display offered a glimpse into the future of architecture and its intersection with society, technology, and the environment, as interpreted through the lens of this year’s graduating B.Arch class. From innovative housing solutions to speculative urban interventions, each thesis project reflected unique vision and ingenuity.

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One project, titled "Urban Reclamation: Rethinking Public Spaces," reimagined abandoned industrial sites as vibrant community hubs, blending principles of sustainable design and social equity. Through thoughtful programming and adaptive reuse strategies, the project proposed a revitalization model that fosters inclusivity and community engagement.

Another compelling exploration, "Architecture of Memory: Mapping Collective Identity," delved into the role of architecture in preserving and commemorating cultural heritage. Drawing inspiration from local narratives and historical contexts, the project proposed a series of memorial structures that serve as anchors of remembrance and identity in rapidly evolving urban landscapes.

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Innovative use of digital fabrication techniques was showcased in projects such as "Materiality in Flux: Exploring 3D Printed Structures," which experimented with novel materials and construction methods to create dynamic architectural forms. By harnessing the power of advanced technologies, the project pushed the boundaries of material expression and structural efficiency.

Environmental sustainability emerged as a recurring theme throughout the exhibition, with projects like "Resilient Habitats: Designing for Climate Change," offering visionary solutions to the pressing challenges of climate adaptation and mitigation. Through integrated design strategies and biomimetic principles, the project proposed resilient habitats that harmonize with nature and minimize ecological impact.

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“The forty-seven thesis projects presented by this year’s undergraduate thesis class at SCI-Arc reveal architecture’s profound capacity to affect how we experience and think about the environments that surround us. The projects situate us provocatively at the intersection of multiple histories, presents, and futures with myriad modalities for researching, projective thinking, and designing,” shares Undergraduate Programs Co-Chair Marcelyn Gow.

Undergraduate Co-Chair Kristy Balliet had this to say of the weekend, “Undergraduate Thesis Spring 2024 was a vibrate display of a diverse range of ideas, inquiries, and close observations into issues that matter to communities large and small. The students hosted guests in conversation using immersive visual representation exhibited from small scale sketches, expansive animations, and models that invite you to enter. This class should be proud as it moves beyond these walls to make an impact in the world.”

SCI-Arc UG Thesis 2024 not only showcased the talent and creativity of its graduating students but also underscored the school's commitment to fostering innovative thinking and critical inquiry in the field of architecture. As these emerging architects embark on their professional journeys, their visionary projects serve as a testament to the transformative power of architecture in shaping the world we inhabit.

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Exciting student projects, academic research, and fellowships at architecture schools in 2023

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Continuing with our 2023 Year in Review series , we look back at the exciting design and research projects from students and faculty at architecture schools across the U.S. and abroad.

2023 proved to be a year filled with new academic research expanding on building materials, applications in AI, and 3D printed fabrication and modeling. We also covered the appointment of new academic fellows and published in-depth conversations about the results of their work, including the Harry der Boghosian Fellow and Schidlowski Emerging Faculty Fellow .

Notable Thesis Projects

Archinect's ongoing Thesis Review series offers a look at the work and process of thesis projects produced each year by graduate and undergraduate students. In 2023, we connected with B.Arch and M.Arch graduates to dive into their process, architectural perspectives, and their post-graduation pursuits.

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Gehry Prize Winner Sophie Akoury Retells Histories of the LA River Through an Architectural and Archival Lens

In January, we highlighted exciting thesis work from SCI-Arc graduate and Gehry Prize winner, Sophie Akoury. The M.Arch graduate was the recipient of the Gehry Prize for the Best Graduate Thesis for her project 51mi + 25km = 13ft . Her thesis explores "the city's infamous LA River and how its physical and historical existence parallels Lebanon's Beirut River. "

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SCI-Arc Student Investigates How Artificial Intelligence Can Assist in 3D Modeling

Talk of architecture and AI has been a hot topic in 2023, with architecture firms, schools, and designers alike implementing and creating new methods of design. In January, we spoke with SCI-Arc EDGE graduate Jimmy Wei-Chun Cheng for our Thesis Review series. Cheng used his thesis to explore a new thought-provoking 3D modeling plug-in that challenges design "from the perspective of toolmaking and AI technologies [...] The plug-in proposes an alternative model to existing applications of AI and procedural methods."

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Understanding a City’s Image: Exploring New York Through the Spatial Experiences and Perceptions of Its Users

In March, we connected with M.Arch graduate Jay Patel to discuss his thesis project, Urbanary — Enjoy the City While Moving. Patel, a graduate of NYIT's School of Architecture , shared how New York played a backdrop for his thesis project, which focused on "urban usability, how Kevin Lynch's work influenced his research approach, and how he shared his own path toward licensure in both India and the U.S."

Exploring Studio Work

Continuing to dive deeper into exciting architecture studios across schools in 2023, the Archinect Studio Pin-Ups series highlighted graduate studios in two prominent architecture schools in California and New York.

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Breaking Down Architectural Techniques With USC School of Architecture’s Foundational Graduate Studio

Kick of the year, work from USC School of Architecture's foundational graduate studio, Graduate Studio 1: Form, Order, and Representation , was showcased in our fourth Archinect Studio Pin-Ups installment. The studio, taught by instructors Ryan Tyler Martinez of Studio Ryan Tyler Martinez and Jimenez Lai of BUREAU SPECTACULAR , focused on "giving students with no previous architecture backgrounds an opportunity to gain 'experience to foundational design concepts, disciplinary knowledge, and techniques for thinking about and developing fundamental architectural principles.'"

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NYIT School of Architecture & Design's M.Arch Graduate Studio Explores 'Designing (Inter)Scalar Domains'

In August, we connected with Archinect School Partner NYIT to showcase the work of students from Marcella Del Signore 's (NYIT Associate Professor and Director of the Master of Science in Architecture, Urban and Regional Design) M.Arch studio ARCH 802 Design-Research Studio "Designing (Inter)Scalar Domains . The Signore-led studio focused on designing "(Inter)Scalar Domains" and asked students to "conduct critical precedent studies, iterative design explorations, and generating design strategies through tectonics and material implementation. Students will develop research and communication skills, critical thinking, and architectural ideas through various modes of representation."

Architecture Fellowships and Emerging Academics

Another exciting year for architecture fellowships as we highlight the work and fellowship appointments in 2023. April proved to be an especially important month for fellowships with the release of two Fellow Fellows interviews and a deeper look into the work of Exhibit Columbus ' University Design Research Fellows.

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Architecture student Maya Matabwa named University of Illinois Chicago's Hartshorne and Plunkard Fellow

Kicking off fellowship announcements in 2023 was the appointment of University of Illinois Chicago M.Arch student Maya Matabwa as the second recipient of the Hartshorne Plunkard Fellowship in February. As part of the initiative, Matabwa will receive "financial support for up to three years, academic and professional mentoring, and a paid internship at HPA." Matabwa shared with UIC the importance of the fellowship, stating, "being here as a young, Black, Malawian woman is an honor, and I am thankful that I get to represent these different groups and contribute to diversifying the field."

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Christina Chi Zhang named Harry der Boghosian Fellow for 2023-24 The annual appointment of Syracuse School of Architecture 's Harry der Boghosian Fellow was announced in April and awarded to Christina Chi Zhang. At the time of her selection as the 2023-24 fellow, Zhang was completing her final year as an M.Arch student at Yale School of Architecture . According to Zhang, she will use the fellowship "to explore the limits and implications of photography, cartography, drawing, and virtual reality." During her time at Syracuse, she will be teaching two professional elective studios focused on her research project, Scales of Healing in Post-Traumatic Landscapes. Zhang's work will investigate "the tools of representation used to document, analyze, and represent post-traumatic landscapes at different scales."

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Exhibit Columbus’ University Design Research Fellows Showcase Proposals That Activate the 'Invisible Spaces' of Columbus, Indiana

Archinect had a chance to visit Columbus, Indiana, the home of an impactful design exhibition led by the Landmark Columbus Foundation, called Exhibit Columbus . This city-wide event activates the entire community through presentations, events, architecture tours, and, most importantly, site-specific installations that showcase the unique architecture of Columbus. As the town welcomed big-named architects, designers, and urban planners to participate in a two-year event cycle, the Foundation also recognized architecture academics and researchers by inviting them to engage with the community and respond to an open call that asks participants to highlight the area. This year, seven projects were presented and installed around Columbus by University Design Research Fellows .

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Uncovering the Untold Histories of American Campus Expansions with Boghosian Fellow Leen Katrib

Last year, in May 2022, Archinect reported on the appointment of Leen Katrib as the 2021-22 Harry der Boghosian Fellow. Having completed her fellowship experience, Katrib spoke with Archinect about her experience at Syracuse University as an emerging architecture educator and researcher. Concluding her time as a der Boghosian Fellow, Katrib produced her fellowship exhibition titled LESS IS... During our conversation, we discussed the details of her academic journey, what led her to apply to become a fellow, and what she hopes to build after completing the fellowship.

To be determined, an exhibition by François Sabourin, the 2021–22 Schidlowski Emerging Faculty Fellow at Kent State University. Video courtesy of François Sabourin.

Exploring Architecture’s Uncertain Nature With Schidlowski Fellow François Sabourin

In April, we conducted another special Fellow Fellows interview with François Sabourin, the 2021–22 Schidlowski Emerging Faculty Fellow at Kent State University . Sabourin explored "architecture's relationship with uncertainty" through his final exhibition work, To be determined . Following his time teaching at Kent State, Sabourin shared that the nine-month fellowship "comes with a relatively set expectation of a final exhibition [...] I spent my year exploring the idea of flexibility in architecture, in large part because, as a concept, it's used both profusely and very loosely in architectural practice and discourse [...] This research led up to an exhibition in Kent State’s Armstrong Gallery. I built a set of robotic walls that could interact in scripted yet unpredictable ways with visitors."

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NOMA announces its 2023 summer fellowship cohort by welcoming 13 architecture students and graduates

Over the summer, NOMA announced its latest cohort of NOMA Future Faces Fellows. Formerly known as the NOMA Foundation Fellowship, this year's group consisted of 13 architecture students and graduates from 11 architecture schools across the country. Fellows participated in two-month-long summer fellowships at various architecture firms to promote mentorship, professional practice exposure, and a $2,000 travel reimbursement in addition to a $1,000 licensure stipend once they become licensed architects.

Innovative Student Projects and Academic Research

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University of Toronto researchers develop a fluid-based light filtering technology to help with heating, cooling and lighting in buildings

Exciting work from the University of Toronto showcased a new type of multilayered fluid window prototype that is "to be an effective tool in the push toward greater sustainability in the building industry." Researchers found much inspiration and design influence from animal biology, like the changing pigments of squid skin.

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University of Illinois Chicago faculty selected for leading roles at Venice and Chicago architecture biennials

Work from two faculty members from the University of Illinois Chicago’s College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts was a part of the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale’s ‘Everlasting Plastics’ exhibit and the 2023 Chicago Architecture Biennial . Norman Teague's bespoke plastic fabrication installation was showcased in Venice, while Faheem Majeed served as the Chicago Biennale's art director.

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Florida Atlantic University's Joseph Choma leads students to explore folded fiberglass structures

Director of Florida Atlantic University School of Architecture, Joseph Choma, shared another innovative studio project with Archinect, highlighting his research on folded architecture and fabrication. Choma's work continues to explore "design methods through complex geometric structures, materials, and experimental construction methods." For this latest research studio, students worked to develop and construct a foldable pop-up structure for Google.

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University of Michigan researchers detail new 3D printed upcycled sawdust material for formwork

Contributions in 3D printing and materials science continue to grow as researchers from the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning ’s Digital Architecture Research & Technology (DART) Laboratory developed a more sustainable way of applying concrete casts using a "fully biodegradable BioMatters material made from sawdust."

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A new Kharkiv School of Architecture student project delivers valuable design solutions for rebuilding schools in Ukraine

An inspiring student project led by the Kharkiv School of Architecture focused on "improving the educational experience of Ukrainian schoolchildren." Called the "First-Aid Spatial Kit" initiative, students were tasked to develop "copyable designs for various interventions (furniture, pavilions, play spaces, etc.), which, in turn, can be implemented using readily-available materials by affected school districts looking for 'self-help' solutions in rebuilding."

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In UCLA's 'Fit for the Future' research studio, Julia Koerner and AUD students navigate the intersection of 3D printing, architecture, and climate change

Architect, educator, fashion innovator, and 3D printing expert Julia Koerner showcased the work of students in her research studio, Fit for the Future: 3D Printed Sustainable Building Skins. Over the course of the 2022-23 academic year, twelve students investigated emerging 3D printing technologies and questioned how this innovation, combined with sustainable building materials and methods, may create "risk-resilient architecture for the 21st century that mimics the natural world’s resilience, adaptability, and beauty."

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University of Buffalo architecture students displayed 3D printed "Archi-texture" in special Hong Kong Design Centre exhibition

Graduate students from an architecture media seminar led by Gregory Serweta, Maia Peck, and Lukas Fetzko at the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Urban Planning explored the possibilities of 3D printed "Archi-texture" through a special exhibition showcasing folded paper apparel. Students were tasked with blending architecture and fashion by "working with 3D modeling software and a CNC milling machine to complete a process that helps them understand the relationship between two-dimensional planes and three-dimensional modeling, according to the professors."

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This thesis seeks to examine the possible ways to address the problem of vulnerable communities (particularly rural village communities) by using sustainable architecture as a tool for development of the communities and improving educational quality. Through the exploration of themes of sustainable architecture, ecological schoolyards/landscapes and environmental education, along with case studies, the thesis will gather creative ideas which schools have to be successfully developed on their grounds to create opportunities that encourage children to explore the natural environment and learn about sustainability. Finally, the goal of this thesis will be to demonstrate how architecture can become an important part of educational and community development.

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The Neighsbourhood School - Akshay Mirajkar

In the recent times, the field of education has witnessed numerous variations on a large scale. Due to the rising commercial aspect, schools are becoming grander in terms of garnering the image of being the best one in its field. In order to sustain in this competition, schools tend to market themselves through various lucrative offers, thereby rendering the students as mere consumers of a product. Over the years, School marketing, in India and across the world, has become a booming industry, and is set to grow even further as the focus of schools is on building sustainable brands. Research shows that marketing spends are on the rise in response to the increased competition for students, staff, and resources. The aim is to attract and increase the quality of students every year, retain top faculty, increase student placement opportunities through continuous interaction with businesses, optimize cost of achievement per candidate. Also, in this scenario, misleading architectural imagery plays a significant role where it becomes the platform to attract the consumers.

Due to this rat race, quality of education suffers the most as the schools are evolving with providing various infrastructural facilities, but the quality of space required for learning has remained constant or is left unexplored. Firstly, through documentation of two city schools; the thesis studies the existing schooling scenario. Thus, after drawing conclusions from the above study, the thesis tries to answer the needs of the city through a design project.

Documentation and Analysis of two city Schools

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The LFS has an oval shaped layout with a single loaded corridor connecting all the programs having service cores at each ends. Due to the large scale volume of the atrium, the noise coming from children playing in the central space causes a nuisance to the classrooms on the ground as well as the floors above. Also, the hotel like lobby space (without any windows opening on to the corridor) and the standardised composition of the programs hampers the curiosity amongst the students.

The layout of BCS consists of a long and narrow corridor which connects the classrooms in the middle and resource centres and staff space at each ends, having two service cores for the working staff and the students. The scale of the lobby causes a nuisance to the classrooms due to the noise coming from children walking or playing in the lobby and also creates a sense of suffocation, as the only opening is at the end of corridor. The hotel like lobby space and the standardised cell like composition of the programs hamper the curiosity amongst the students. On comparing the classrooms, the scale as well treatment of the interiors of them for different user age group remains the same throughout.

The Neighsbourhood School - Akshay Mirajkar

After studying the existing situation, it is clear that there are various schools in the city imparting education through diverse approaches, with each having its own scale of conduct. Theoretically speaking, the learning environment required for each of them should be different, based on their principles of functioning. But in practice, a standardise plan of a double or single loaded corridor with classrooms and other program spaces on either sides becomes the common ground when it comes to formulating a dedicated space for the same.

Looking at the documentation of the city based schools; the most striking flaw, which requires serious attention, would be the failure to address the curiosity of the child at any given age. Children at any age, have a tendency to know about what their schoolmates are learning, irrespective of the age group. With a walled – fortress like classroom, this desire of the child often gets unanswered.

Another major area of concern is the ignorance towards the scale of spaces. In order to maximise the space and avoid any complicated structural arrangement, the scale of the classrooms as well as other program spaces remain the same throughout all the age groups. Due to this, there is a sense of reluctance amongst the students to familiarize with the school space.

Finally, the quality of space, which differs from each institution, requires instant consideration. The learning environment required for each age group is different and depends on their psychological growth at each stage. Use of repetitive and uninteresting as well as over stimulating visuals of spaces may create a hurdle in learning by altering their thought processes. Hence, a significant amount of energy should be spent on to create a visually inspiring learning environment with equilibrium maintained between the dull as well as over doing of spaces.

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Site context

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Site justification

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The aim is to design an institution which promotes education with an holistic approach of learning which focuses on – finding child’s true identity, meaning and purpose of his life.

The above can be achieved through connections to community, to natural world and spiritual values. Hence, such a project requires a strong neighbourhood where cross exchange of knowledge takes place between the students and the community, thus educating both of them.

With this project, apart from learning, the intervention would serve as a core to restore harmony within its people.

The site at chinchpokli is up for redevelopment, in order to upgrade and modernize the current situation. The planned project is a school tower at the present site which will accommodate all the requirements. And thus, can be a blunder of the past mistakes.

Hence, to avoid the above scenario, the designed project will thus serve as a proposal to the redevelopment project and also, to the city as an example of a school with an out of the box approach of learning which takes cues from its own people and nature when it comes to facilitate education in a dense neighbourhood.

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On closely studying the movement patterns, it is clear that majority of the students, learning in this institution reside in the close proximity of the institute. Currently, the institute does not provide any seating or waiting area for the parents who have come to drop of their children. Due to this, they are forced to wait at the school gate causing traffic jam and inconvenience to other residents.

Site scenario

The Neighsbourhood School - Akshay Mirajkar

The part of the School building which faces the main road has been rented out for commercial activities like Doctor’s clinic, private office spaces, government post office, etc. Also, there is a line of shops thronging along the northern edge of the school plot, which is backed by an old deserted warehouse. There is a public recreational ground on the rear side of the school plot, but it does not have any official access to it. A tertiary road leads up to the open space, but it is blocked by a temple and a private office.

Program derived and Idea spring point –

The Neighsbourhood School - Akshay Mirajkar

The main aim of the project was to design a knowledge hub, thereby enhancing the learning process, emotionally as well as physically. The program to be derived should be based on the holistic learning of the students i.e. not binding within the four walls of the school. Hence, Special programs like a community centre is included which would encourage cross exchange of knowledge within the students and the parents as well as the society (neighbourhood). Based on the idea of interpreting ‘Education – as solving a mystery’, a series of pause points guides the program chain whereby the RG becomes the revelation in this circulation. The practice of the institution should not be bound to its students, but should also be learning as well as a social hub for the local residents. In this way, the school actually becomes an indirect connection between the neighbourhood and the recreational ground.

Design development

The Neighsbourhood School - Akshay Mirajkar-10. Design development

Based on the Idea, the situational analysis and the program chain derived, the design was developed in such a way that two third part of the plot will have the maximum programs in it (oriented by the introduction of an axis), while the one third fronting the main road will have the drop off zone (private entrance) and a small recreation area. The deserted warehouse was demolished and the shops were relocated in such a way that the roof (ramp) of the relocated shops becomes a secondary entrance to the school, thereby giving an access to programs like the Community Centre (a café, lecture hall and workshop hall) and the RG.

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Loved the design. Overall, most of the aspects has been taken care of, which is quite impressive. Though, I couldn’t see the area of the Site. Let me know if it is there and I missed out.

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