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University of Texas at Austin

February 5, 2014

David Heymann, Harwell Hamilton Harris Regents Professor in Architecture, has published an article titled "A Life in Ruins" in the journal, Places.

The American Psychoanalytic Association has awarded Adjunct Professor Stephen Sonnenberg, M.D., with its Distinguished Service Award.

Assistant Professor Barbara Brown Wilson has just begun a new research relationship with the Surdna Foundation. Working alongside researchers at the Kresge Foundation, Brown Wilson and graduate assistant Nicole Joslin are conducting a scan of diversity and leadership development practices within the community engaged design field.

Dean Fritz Steiner is featured in the January/February issue of Texas Architect magazine. In "New Urban Tapestries," he calls for more interconnected green infrastructure in cities, and cites visionary examples in Paris, Newark, and Seattle, as well as Dallas, Austin, Houston, and San Antonio.

On November 8, Professor Juan Miró and his partner Miguel Rivera, Miró Rivera Architects (MRA), gave two presentations at the Texas Society of Architects 74th Annual Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. The first presentation discussed their Lifeworks project, one of this year's TSA Design Award winners. The second lecture focused on the MRA-designed Grand Plaza at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA), exploring the development of the complex from site selection to completion.

Professor Steven Moore will travel to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), in Trondheim, March 7–13, to lecture and serve as external evaluator of a Ph.D. dissertation, "Sustainability in Practice: Social Science Perspectives on Architectural Design, Research and the Implementation of Building Solutions."

Assistant Professor Benjamin Ibarra Sevilla, with Professor Juan Ignacio del Cueto of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), coordinated a three-day colloquium named "Architectural Roof: Contributions of Ibero-America to Construction History," which was held December 9–12 at the UNAM School of Architecture in Mexico City

 

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