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GATE – AR 2022: 4 Months Crash Course: Floated by Jinisha Jain

Pappal Suneja • Feb 27, 2021 • 56

GATE – AR 2022: 4 Months Crash Course: Floated by Jinisha Jain

The author of the book GATE: Architecture & Planning, Jinisha Jain floats new batches for the 16 weeks (June to Sep 2021) online crash course for GATE AR 2022. The author positions the book as a self-study comprehensive learning resource. However, given the unprecedented times and update in the GATE syllabus for 2021, this is an initiative by the author of the bestseller for those students who seek additional support and guidance in the times of COVID so that they can use the learning resource efficiently in this short duration to prepare for the entrance examination.The Graduate Aptitude Test in architecture is an examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects for higher education adm (...)

2021 Creative Exchange: Landscapes of Care

WA Contents • Feb 25, 2021 • 683

2021 Creative Exchange: Landscapes of Care

With the 2021 Creative Exchange: Landscapes of Care, one of the key European events for networking and presentation of architectural ideas, Future Architecture Platform will introduce a new season of its European Architecture Program via a live webcast for the first time via Future Architecture Rooms.

2021 Creative Exchange: Landscapes of Care will be one of the first major events dedicated to the conversation about the New European Bauhaus and the European Green Deal, announced in September 2020 by the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.

The annual convention will take place online this year under the title Landscapes of Care. The participants will be addressed by Xavier Troussard, head of the New Eur (...)

Charles Correa International Lecture: Xu Tiantian

WA Contents • Feb 25, 2021 • 630

Charles Correa International Lecture: Xu Tiantian

Xu Tiantian is the founding principal of DnA _Design and Architecture. She has received numerous awards such as the WA China Architecture Award in 2006 and 2008, the Architectural League New York’s Young Architects Award in 2008, the Design Vanguard Award in 2009 by Architecture Record and the Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architect in 2019. She has built a number of projects, such as Songzhuang Art Center and Ordos Art Museum. In the past years she has been engaged extensively in the rural revitalising process in Songyang County, China. Her groundbreaking “architectural acupuncture” is a holistic approach to the social and economic revitalization of rural China and has been selected by UN Habitat as the case study of Inspiring Practice (...)

MIT announces its 2021 architecture spring virtual public programs

WA Contents • Feb 17, 2021 • 2081

MIT announces its 2021 architecture spring virtual public programs

The MIT Department of Architecture has announced its spring 2021 online public programs. "This spring, we turn with hope, but not certainty, to our post-pandemic future," said MIT.

"Against what we cannot know, we turn to what we can; to history, and in particular to its alternatives, its margins, and its new, creative possibilities."

MIT's public programs will explore the architecture of the Amazon, concrete architecture in the Global South, and mapping the architectural history of Cairo. MIT will examine the materiality of production and the materiality of race, spaces of care and spaces between, and inescapable history of identity and information. "We look back to native title and all around us at the invisible archi (...)

New course on Architecture Writing/Journalism

Tanya Khanna • Feb 11, 2021 • 634

New course on Architecture Writing/Journalism

After completing five successful batches of Architectural journalism/writing online course, we’re beyond excited to announce the sixth edition of architectural journalism/writing starting from 19th February 2021.

#buildingwords Communicating Architecture and its narrative beyond the stereotypical visual tools, here is an opportunity to explore the potential of words in creating meaning, communicating design and enabling an engaging discourse on architecture and design. If you are interested in what it takes to communicate architecture and design effectively through the written word, here is a unique opportunity to hone your writing skills. Learn to #sketchwithwords

Mentored by Tanya Khanna, Founder Epistle communications in co (...)

International Workshop 1 - Interstellar between February 16 - March 13

WA Contents • Feb 10, 2021 • 2173

International Workshop 1 - Interstellar between February 16 - March 13

Shadi Design invites you to participate in the International Workshop 1 · Interstellar - Maya & Rhinoceros basic-intermediate-advanced levels. Which will have as sworn architects: Hazel Villena (BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, Columbia GSAPP) + Diego Ramírez (UNStudio, IaaC) + Betty Chavez (UCL Bartlett, Barclay & Crousse Architecture).

Aimed at students & professionals in the careers of architecture, design, arts, photography, related careers and the general public. Open to participation at the national and international level virtually by Zoom.Theme:

Interstellar. Film directed by Christopher Nolan. 2014. Gravity-physics-life-particles-travel-wormhole-fifth dimension-Murphy-. Winner Best Visual Effects, (...)

CARBS – Concrete Kinetics | Digital Forum

WA Contents • Feb 9, 2021 • 2102

CARBS – Concrete Kinetics | Digital Forum

CARBS is presented as a digital forum consisting of a series of three online events and including introductions from Matter Design, demonstrations from Cemex and discussions at ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory in Berlin. With Gabriele Brandstetter Professor of Theatre and Dance, Elke Buhr Chief Editor of Monopol,Roger Bundschuh Architect, Brandon Clifford Director and Co-founder of Matter Design, Lukas Feireiss Curator, Franka Marlene Foth Choreographer, Werner Frosch Henning Larsen Architects, Kaye Geipel Architecture Critic, Alicja Kwade Conceptual Artist, Rasa Weber Co-founder of They Feed Off Buildings, Matthias Wemhoff Archaeologist and Director at the Museum of Prehistory and Early History at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Dav (...)

POLITICS, PROTESTS + PLACE - The Role of Inclusion Urbanism in Civic Activism - Webinar

WA Contents • Feb 5, 2021 • 3306

POLITICS, PROTESTS + PLACE - The Role of Inclusion Urbanism in Civic Activism - Webinar

This program continues the dialog about designing an inclusive urban realm. Join a panel of interdisciplinary experts and explore how we can influence change towards a more equitable built environment.The winning entry and runner-up of the 2020 AIA|DC Politics, Protest, and Place – A call for an Inclusive Urban Realm Competition will be virtually exhibited, followed by a panel discussion and Q+A session. The competition focused on the 2020 committee theme of authenticity and equity, asking the following questions and more:

Should we design spaces in our urban fabric and typology specifically for protesting?How can space be transformed to take on meaning in yet to be determined ways?How can space be co-opted as a form of protest (...)

Toni L. Griffin gives a talk on 11 February for Irish Architecture Foundation’s New Now Next series

WA Contents • Feb 4, 2021 • 2321

Toni L. Griffin gives a talk on 11 February for Irish Architecture Foundation’s New Now Next series

The final instalment of the Irish Architecture Foundation’s current series of "New Now Next", at 6pm on 11 February 2021, architect and urban planning expert Toni L. Griffin will deliver a virtual talk, with an introduction from Michelle Joan Wilkinson, Museum Curator (Architecture and Design) at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Toni L. Griffin is the founder of urbanAC, a New York-based planning and design management practice that works with public, private and non-profit organisations to reimagine, reshape and rebuild just cities and communities. Over the past ten years, her practice has worked with several major U.S cities on the cusp of economic recovery including Chicago, St. (...)

Norwegian Presence 2021 will explore "Circular design vs mass production" starting 18 February

WA Contents • Feb 4, 2021 • 2215

Norwegian Presence 2021 will explore

Norwegian Presence 2021 will be held as online from February 18 to April 22, 2021. Themed as Circular design vs mass production, the event will present a series of three half-day online events bringing together the best Norwegian designers and manufacturers with leading international design thinkers to explore the ideas, values and aesthetic trends shaping design culture in Norway and beyond.

Although each of the events will centre on a distinct theme, the overarching focus will be on the drive towards a circular-design economy, and the environmental and social sustainability inherent in Nordic design infrastructure.

18th February 2021Circular design vs mass productionThe need for a sustainable, socially responsible and circ (...)