Professor Eric Mumford gave a lecture on November 9, 2012, on “Urbanism of the Midwest” for the “Urbanisms” conference at Washington University in St Louis, and a lecture on November 14, 2012 on “CIAM e América Latina/CIAM and Latin America” at the Program of Research and Graduate Studies in Architecture, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Cast Thicket, a proposal developed by Assistant Professor Christine Yogiaman and Visiting Assistant Professor Kenneth Tracy, was the winner of 2012 TEX-FAB APPLIED: Research Through Fabrication Competition. Yogiaman and Tracy will complete their sculptural, concrete proposal in collaboration with TEX-FAB for installation at the group's Spring 2013 conference in Dallas.
Assistant Professor Patty Heyda's article and project "The City as Diagram as Agency" has been published in Urban Infill 5/ Diagrammatically (Kent State University Cleveland Urban design Collaborative, 2012). In November, Heyda presented some of this work in "Social Cities: Invisible Cities," in the Sam Fox School's Urban Design Program's 50th anniversary conference, Urbanism[s] Sustainable Cities for One Planet, where she also moderated the "Ecological Cities" panel. Heyda presented "Re-conceptualizing Urban Remediation" at the Washington University Office of Sustainability conference, Sustainable Cities. In September, Heyda's project "Floodplan" (with Jen lee Michalyszyn, Assistant Professor, Wentworth University) was the recipient of the Third Place prize in the Nashville Civic Design Center Designing Action International Competition to design a downtown industrial floodplain site in Nashville.