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University of Arizona

August 26, 2011

Associate Professor Martin Despang´s newest case study of his prototype for “eco- and archi-friendly” educational design, a postfossil kindergarten for Germany´s oldest University of Göttingen, has been published in Archetcetera: Author Phyllis Richardson has peer reviewed Martin´s work in her XS series books and her article about cutting edge wood architecture in the Financial Times. The Göttingen kindergarten is a hybrid of landscape and architecture using thermal mass through exposed prefabricated concrete.

Assistant Professor, Susannah Dickinson presented a paper titled ‘Architecture and Biological Systems’ during the ACSA Teachers Seminar; Performative Practices: Architecture and Engineering in the Twenty-First Century, in New York, NY. She has also been selected to attend the NEH Summer Institute, "Beyond the Land Ethic: Sustainability and the Humanities."

R. Brooks Jeffery has been promoted to Full Professor with a joint appointment in the Schools of Architecture plus Landscape Architecture and Planning.  Jeffery remains the Director of the Drachman Institute, the College's outreach unit as well as Coordinator of the interdisciplinary Heritage Conservation Certificate program.

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