ACSA News March 2018
“Blackness in Practice: Toward an Architectural Phenomenology of Blackness” - an essay by Assistant Prof. Charles Davis -will appear in Log 42. The essay advances research on the phenomenology of race to critique the limits of architectural phenomenology for formalizing the African American experience.
Associate Professor Joyce Hwang gave public lectures at the Massachusetts College of Art & Design(MassArt) and the University of Massachusetts Amherst in February. The title of her lecture was “Architect as Advocate: Living among Pests.”
Assistant Prof. Jin Young Song led the team that won two 2018 iF DESIGN AWARDS for Emboss Tower and Snapping Façade. Hannover based iF International Forum Design GmbH organizes the annual awards program and an international jury reviewed over 6,4000 entries from 54 countries.
The proposal submitted by Gavin Reeb and Alexandrea Volungus, students enrolled in UB’s undergraduate program, was short listed in the international 2018 ‘Skyhive Skyscraper Challenge’. The students worked under the direction of Clinical Assistant Professor Greg Delaney.