December 2, 2020 | 6:00-7:30 PM ET

Advancing Scholarship on Equity and Justice across the Built Environment

This online discussion examines ACSA’s contributions to the past decade of research and creative practice that advances scholarship on equity and justice in built environments. A panel of ACSA Research & Scholarship Committee members will present preliminary findings from its review of ACSA publications, activities, and a survey of ACSA members, followed by dialog among participants.

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March 24-26, 2021 | Virtual Conference

109th Annual Meeting | Expanding the View: Prospect(s) for Architectural Education Futures

This year’s 109th Annual Meeting will be held virtually from March 24 – 26, 2021. The virtual conference is designed for educators, practitioners, researchers, and students to explore and discuss the latest research, ideas, and practices in architecture, education, and allied disciplines.

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Register by January 13, 2021

2021 AIA/ACSA COTE Top Ten for Students

The 2021 AIA/ACSA COTE Top Ten for Students competition recognizes ten exceptional student design studio projects that integrate health, sustainability, and equity, evaluated following the same categories of the AIA COTE® Top Ten Award for built work, and the AIA Framework for Design Excellence (now adopted as the basis of professional practice and awards across the AIA).

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Register by April 7, 2021

2021 ACSA/AISC Steel Design Student Competition

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture invites you to participate in the 21st Annual Steel Design Student Competition for the 2020-2021 academic year. The competition is intended to challenge undergraduate and graduate students, working individually or in teams, to explore a variety of design issues related to the use of steel in design and construction. Steel must be used as the primary structural material and contain at least one space that requires long-span steel structure, with special emphasis placed on innovation in steel design.

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Journal of Architectural Education

JAE 74:2 Othering

For this thematic issue, we set out to explore othering. Our lofty aim was to support a politics of freedom and reason in architecture—the search for forms of justice—in a way that does not undercut its own emancipatory impulse. For it is all too obvious that the political and activist concerns animating scholarship and design today necessarily induce multiple otherings. Architecture, as a critical practice, distinguishes, labels, valorizes, and categorizes people, institutions, codes, and norms.

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Technology | Architecture + Design

TAD 4:2 Matter

Materials – and their alchemical transformations through construction – have long been the subject of intense study and thoughtful deliberation by practitioners and researchers. This issue asks: How are current material investigations responding to rapid climate change and the imperative for sustainability? What methodologies are researchers using to explore and test materials? How are designers, material scientists, and others engaging in material innovation, developing patents, and influencing business practices? How are emergent materials and cyber-physical processes altering the arc of architecture and design?

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2021 Steel Competition

2021 COTE Competition

Dates + Deadlines

Advancing Scholarship on Equity and Justice across the Built Environment

Register: Wed, Dec 2, 2020

2021 Elections | Deadline for Submission of Petitions to Add Candidates to the Slate

Submit: Tue, Jan 5, 2021

2020-2021 AIA/ACSA COTE Top Ten for Students

Submit: Wed, Jan 13, 2021

TAD 5:2 Intelligence - Call for Papers

Submit: Fri, Jan 15, 2021

JAE 75:2 building stories - Call for Papers

Submit: Sat, Feb 1, 2020

2021 Elections | Deadline for Ballot Submissions

Submit: Fri, Feb 12, 2021

Discounted Registration for 109th Annual Meeting

Register: Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Regular Registration for 109th Annual Meeting

Register: Wed, Mar 17, 2021

Sign Up for a Assessment Coaching Session

Register: Tue, Mar 31, 2020

2021 AISC/ACSA Steel Design Student Competition

Register: Wed, Apr 7, 2021

Hispanic and Latinx in Architecture chronicles both societal and discipline specific metrics in an effort to highlight the experiences of Hispanic and Latinx designers, architects and educators.

Inspired by the data visualizations created by W.E.B. Du Bois in 1900, the first research report in the series, Black in Architecture, highlights metrics to help both the profession and the academy understand what it means to navigate architecture as a Black person.

The farther up you look in the world of architecture, the fewer women you see. We’ve rounded up some publicly available metrics behind this claim, in order to examine them more closely.

This report investigates current and historical metrics of institutional effectiveness and details more than 530 architecture degree programs.

The Journal of Architectural Education (JAE) is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal, and the primary venue for research and commentary on architectural education.

Technology | Architecture + Design (TAD) is a biannual peer-­reviewed international journal dedicated to the advancement of scholarship in the field of building technology and its translation, integration, and impact on architecture and design.

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2020 ACSA Fall Business Meeting

2020 ACSA Fall Business Meeting November 18, 2020 | 6:30-8:00 pm ET On Wednesday, November 18 at 6:30 pm,...
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