2021 ACSA/EAAE Teachers Conference

The June 2021 Teacher’s Conference, Curriculum for Climate Agency, a collaboration between the EAAE + ACSA, welcomes a range of formats for presentation and communication, from full‐paper and project-based presentations to workshop‐based interactions to graphic, visual, and/or textual analyses of projects that respond to the 10 scholarship themes.

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Call for Papers

Technology | Architecture + Design 6:1 Histories

TAD welcomes manuscripts that define and analyze the connections, overlaps, and reciprocal impacts that occur between technology and history in any time period and at various scales. The editors strongly encourage submissions that highlight contributions of women, minorities, and other people traditionally excluded or underrepresented in the histories of technology, architecture, and design.

Submit by June 15
Call for Papers

Journal of Architectural Education 76:1 Health

This issue of JAE aims to assemble a collection of research, design projections, ideas, and opinions that interpret anew the contemporary and the historical relation between health and architecture. The submission deadline for all manuscripts for this theme issue is July 30, 2021, 5 pm US Eastern Time Zone.

Submit by July 30
April 21, 2021

ACSA Racial Equity Statement from the Board of Directors

Regardless of our race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or abilities, we must continue to speak out against injustice and exclusion. For ACSA this includes advocating for changes in architecture and architectural education to remedy the systemic embrace of historically White and Eurocentric theories, design aesthetics, and processes as the best or only bases in our discipline.

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Climate Positive Concrete Housing

Categories: I. Towards a New Monumentality & II. Open

Dates + Deadlines

Call for Papers - TAD 6:1 Histories

Submit: Tue, Jun 15, 2021

Call for Papers - JAE 76:1 Health

Submit: Fri, Jul 30, 2021

2022 Habitat: Design Competition

Submit: Wed, Jun 1, 2022
Register: Wed, Apr 13, 2022

2022 Steel Competition

Submit: Wed, Jun 1, 2022
Register: Wed, Apr 13, 2022
Deadline: September 14, 2021

AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion

Awarded to an individual who has had a significant impact on architectural education and the discipline and practice of architecture.
Deadline: October 6, 2021

Distinguished Professor

To recognize individuals that have had a positive, stimulating, and nurturing influence upon students over an extended period of time and/or teaching which inspired a generation of students who themselves have contributed to the advancement of architecture.
Deadline: October 6, 2021

New Faculty Teaching

To recognize demonstrated excellence in teaching performance during the formative years of an architectural teaching career.
Deadline: October 6, 2021

Creative Achievement

To recognize a specific creative achievement in teaching, design, scholarship, research, or service that advances architectural education.
Deadline: October 6, 2021

Diversity Achievement

To recognize the work of faculty, administrators, or students in creating effective methods and models to achieve greater diversity in curricula, school personnel, and student bodies, specifically to incorporate the participation and contributions of historically under-represented groups or contexts.
Deadline: October 6, 2021

AIA/ACSA Practice and Leadership

To discover and recognize “best practice” examples of highly effective teaching, scholarship, and outreach in the areas of professional practice and leadership.
Deadline: October 6, 2021

Design Build

To honor the best practices in school-based design-build projects.
Deadline: October 6, 2021

Collaborative Practice

Proposed by Thomas Dutton and Anthony Schuman to recognize ACSA’s commitment to community partnerships in which faculty students and neighborhood citizens are valued equally and that aim to address issues of social injustice through design.
Deadline: October 6, 2021

Faculty Design

To provide a venue for work that advances the reflective nature of practice and teaching by recognizing and encouraging outstanding work in architecture and related environmental design fields as a critical endeavor.
Deadline: October 6, 2021

AIA/ACSA Housing Design Education

To recognize the importance of good education in housing design to produce architects ready for practice in a wide range of areas and able to be capable leaders and contributors to their communities.
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This report investigates current and historical metrics of institutional effectiveness and details more than 530 architecture degree programs.

Where Are My People? Native & Indigenous in Architecture chronicles both societal and discipline-specific metrics in an effort to highlight the experiences of designers, architects and educators of Native & Indigenous heritage.

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander in Architecture chronicles both societal and discipline specific metrics in an effort to highlight the experiences of designers, architects and educators of Asian, Hawaiian and Pacific Island heritage.

In response to recent events highlighting racial inequity across the United States, many institutions have added new courses that investigate the intersection of race, equity, social justice and the built environment. View the list.

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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