Favrot Professor of Architecture Ammar Eloueini, Intl. Assoc. AIA and principal of Ammar Eloueini Digit-all Studio is one of the five finalist for the prestigious 2012 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program. He is competing for the opportunity to design and construct an installation within MoMA PS1’s courtyard in Long Island City, Queens. The winners will be announced in February 2012.
Tulane School of Architecture is pleased to announce the publication of Robert R. Taylor and Tuskegee: An African American Architect Designs for Booker T. Washington by Professor Emerita Ellen Weiss from Newsouth Books with a foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. This text interweaves the life of the first academically trained African American architect with his life’s work—the campus of Booker T. Washington’s Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. Professor Weiss has taught architectural and planning history at many prestigious universities for nearly half a century. She has served on the boards of the Society of Architectural Historians, the Vernacular Architecture Forum, and the Southeast Society of Architectural Historians.