Stephen Mora, Lecturer, with students, is recognized in suckerPUNCH with the installation project, “Intervention”. This installation sits at the belly of the George Pearl Hall, designed by AIA Gold Medalist, Antoine Predock. The plaza level of Pearl Hall provides an open canvas for a spatial intervention of this scale, one that explores the manifestation of complex geometry through the techniques of CNC fabrication, tectonics, details and joinery.
Roger Schluntz, FAIA and Professor, has been appointed as the Region III Representative of the Union Internationale des Architectes(International Union of Architects, or UIA ) to its Scientific Committee; charged with the program development for the next UIA World Congress of Architects. The 2014 Congress will be held in Durban, South Africa, where the committee members also conducted their initial meeting in late June. The UIA represents some 1,300,000 architects in more than 100 countries. The UIA was founded in 1948 to unite the architects of all countries in a federation of their national organizations, which includes the AIA of the United States.