Schedule



106th ACSA Annual Meeting  
|  The Ethical Imperative
March 15-17, 2018  |  Denver, Colorado
Co-chairs: Amir Ameri, University of Colorado Denver & Rebecca O’Neal Dagg, Auburn University
Host School: University of Colorado Denver

 

 

Schedule-at-a-glance

Following is the conference schedule, which is subject to change.  Please check back for the most up-to-date information. 
  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14
            9:00am-6:00pm WorkshopHousing & Community Development Workshop
 

 
THURSDAY, MARCH 15
  9:00am-2:00pm WorkshopDefining Your Research Workshop
  9:00pm-12:00pm WorkshopAccreditation Workshop
 

  2:00pm-3:30pm Paper Session: A Question of Leadership I
 
Paper Session: The First Hundred Days
 
Paper Session: Open - Pedagogy
 
Project Session: Building Behaviors
 
Special Focus Session: Beginning Design
    Special Focus Session: Resiliency & Architectural Education
 

  3:30pm-4:00pm Coffee Break
 

  4:00pm-5:30pm Award Presentation: Creative Achievement Award
 
Paper Session: A Question of Leadership II
 
Paper Session: Drawing in the Post-Digital Era
 
Paper Session: The Ethics of Neo-Orientalist Architectural Production
 
Project Session: Housing
 
Special Focus Session: JAE, “Preserve”
    Special Focus Session: Technology Matters (BTES)
    Meeting: College of Distinguished Professors (DPACSA - Private
 

  6:00pm Opening Keynote: Odile Decq
  7:00pm Opening Reception
 

 
FRIDAY, MARCH 16
  9:00am-10:30am Award Presentation: Design-Build Award
 
Paper Session: States of Disrepair / Acts of Repair
 
Paper Session: A Discipline Adrift?
 
Paper Session: Open - Ethics
 
Project Session: Media Investigations
 
Special Focus SessionInternational Engagement Best Practices and Opportunities
    Special Focus Session: Technology | Architecture + Design Journal Session 
    Special Focus Session: ProPrac - Unite! (NCARB & ACSA)
 

  10:30am-11:00am Coffee Break
 

  11:00am-12:30pm Award Presentation: Housing Design Education Award
 
Paper Session: States of Disrepair / Acts of Repair
 
Paper Session: Ecological Ethics (and the Role of the Architect) I
 
Paper Session: Open - Technology
 
Project Session: Architecture in an Expanded Field, from Interiors to Landscapes
 
Special Focus Session: Technology in the Academy (Autodesk)
    Special Focus Session: Design Build eXchange (dbX) 
    Workshop: New Faculty Workshop
     
  12:30pm-2:00pm  Lunch: on your own
    Open House: University of Colorado Denver, College of Architecture and Planning
     
  2:00pm-3:30pm  Award Presentation: Distinguished Professor Award 
    Paper Session: On the Advantages and Disadvantages of Instrumentality for Architecture 
    Paper Session: Ecological Ethics (and the Role of the Architect) II 
    Paper Session: Ethics, Development and Donald Trump
    Project Session: History/Theory 
    Project Session: Architecture in an Expanded Field, from Interiors to Landscapes 
    Special Focus Session: Moving Towards an Equitable Future 
   
Special Focus Session: The Plan Journal  
     
  3:30pm-4:00pm  Coffee Break  
     
  4:00pm-5:30pm  Regional Caucuses
      Northeast, Mid Atlantic, Gulf, East Central, West Central, West, Canada 
  5:30pm-6:30pm  ACSA Business Meeting 
     
  6:30pm-7:30pm  Awards Reception 
  7:30pm  Topaz Keynote: Jorge Silvetti
     
  8:00pm  DPACSA Dinner (Private
     
  SATURDAY, MARCH 17   
  8:00am-9:00am  Tau Sigma Delta Breakfast & Annual Meeting  
     
  9:00am-10:30am  Award Presentation: Faculty Design Award 
    Paper Session: Architecture of the other 99%?   
    Paper Session: Ecological Ethics (and the Role of the Architect) III   
    Paper Session: History and Theory as Methods of Ethical Engagement?
    Project Session: Materials   
    Special Focus SessionUrbanism and Urban Design in Architectural Education
     
  10:30am-11:00am  Coffee Break 
     
  11:00am-12:30pm  Award Presentation: New Faculty Teaching Award 
    Paper Session: Neither Form Nor Place: The Case for Space I
    Paper Session: Disciplinary Hybrids: Landscape as Architecture. Architecture as Landscape 
    Paper Session: Open - History/Theory 
    Project Session: Open 
    Special Focus SessionNAAB 101: Digital Accreditation
    Special Focus Session: JAE, “The Project of Projecting”
    Special Focus Session: Advancing Design-Build Pedagogy+Research: Lessons from Rural Studio & Co. Building Workshop
     
  12:30pm-2:30pm  Lunch: on your own
    Open House: University of Colorado Denver, College of Architecture and Planning 
     
  2:30pm-4:00pm  Award Presentation: Collaborative Practice Award 
    Paper Session: Neither Form Nor Place: The Case for Space II
    Paper Session: The Next Digital Turn: Identifying Inequalities 
    Paper SessionProduct / Process:  Balancing the Deliverables in Academic Design/Build
    Project Session: Urbanism
    Special Focus SessionAcademia & Practice:  Point – Counterpoint
    Film Screening:  The Intimate Realities of Water @ University of Colorado Denver, College of Architecture and Planning
     
  4:00pm-4:30pm  Coffee Break  
     
  4:30pm-6:00pm  Award Presentation: Practice + Leadership Award
    Paper Session: By Any Means Necessary 
    Paper Session: Open - Urbanism
    Paper Session: Educating for Hubris or Humility? 
    Project Session: Design Research in the Studio Context
    Special Focus Session: Architectures Approach to STEM
     
  6:30pm-7:30pm  TSD Gold Medal & Closing Keynote: Tod Williams & Billie Tsien 
  7:30pm  University of Colorado Denver - Closing Party