Schedule



107th ACSA Annual Meeting  |  BLACK BOX: Articulating Architecture's Core in the Post-Digital Era
March 28-30, 2019  |  Pittsburgh, PA
Co-chairs:    Jeremy Ficca, Carnegie Mellon University
                     Amy Kulper, Rhode Island School of Design
                     Grace La, Harvard University
Host School: Carnegie Mellon University
  

 
 
             

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SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE

Following is the conference schedule and is subject to change. Please check back for the most up-to-date information. 

 WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019   
  5:30pm    ACSA/AIA Housing & Community Development Workshop  Workshop 
         
 THURSDAY, March 28, 2019   
  9:00am    Registration   
         
  9:00am   ACSA/AIA Housing & Community Development Workshop  Workshop 
    TAD Defining Your Research Workshop  Workshop 
    Accreditation Changes Workshop  Workshop 
         
  2:00pm    Architecture of Attunement and Planetary Ecology 1 Peer-Reviewed Session 
      The Planetary and the Quotidian  Peer-Reviewed Session  
      After the Flow - Architectural Urbanism(s) in the Post-Digital Era 1 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Imaging Architecture Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Thesis or Moonshot? Breaking the Traditional Portfolio to Practice Pipeline  Peer-Reviewed Session  
Deductive, Inductive… Adaptive Methods in Architectural Design Peer-Reviewed Session
      Designing Pedagogies:  Futuring New ACSA Programs and Projects  Special Focus Session 
         
  3:30pm    Break   
         
  4:00pm    Architecture of Attunement and Planetary Ecology 2 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Drawing Attention Peer-Reviewed Session  
      After the Flow - Architectural Urbanism(s) in the Post-Digital Era 2 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Design-Build: Pedagogy, Practice, Production  Peer-Reviewed Session 
      What’s the Matter with Climate Change?  Peer-Reviewed Session 
      Being Versus Becoming the Core of Architecture  Peer-Reviewed Session 
      Equity in Practice: Creating Diverse, Inclusive & Equitable Workplaces  Special Focus Session 
      DPACSA Meeting (private)  Meeting 
         
  6:00pm    Opening Plenary: Peggy Deamer & Antoine Picon Plenary 
         
  7:00pm    Opening Reception   
         
 FRIDAY, March 29, 2019   
  8:30am    Registration   
         
  9:00am    Regional Caucuses 
Northeast, Mid Atlantic, Gulf, East Central, West Central, West, & Canada
Breakfast 
         
  10:00am    Break   
         
  10:30am    Draw(in)g to a (W)hole 1 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Climate, Environment, and Control: Challenging Narratives and Norms Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Black Box, White Cube: Exhibiting Architecture in Theory and Practice 1 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Sea Creatures Make an Underwater Face; or An Alternative Disciplinary Coherence  Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Competitions 1 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Shaping a Career Path in Architectural Education: Faculty Workshop Workshop 
      Prospective Author Session for the TAD Journal Special Focus Session 
      Historic Preservation and NAAB SPC's  Special Focus Session 
         
  12:00pm    Lunch (on your own)  
         
  2:00pm    Draw(in)g to a (W)hole 2 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Disciplinary Failures: Errors and Omissions as Alternative Trajectories
Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Black Box, White Cube: Exhibiting Architecture in Theory and Practice 2 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Search | Research | Repeat  Peer-Reviewed Session  
      History & Precedent in the Design Process  Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Competitions 2  Peer-Reviewed Session 
      Delirious Data  Peer-Reviewed Session 
      Raising Our Sights: Expanding the Professional Practice Curriculum Special Focus Session 
      Material Disruption (BTES) Special Focus Session 
         
  3:30pm    Break   
         
  4:00pm    ACSA Business Meeting  Plenary Meeting
         
  5:30pm    Awards Reception & Topaz Medallion: Toshiko Mori Plenary Keynote
         
 SATURDAY, March 30, 2019   
  7:30am    Registration   
         
  8:00am    Tau Sigma Delta - Breakfast & Meeting  Meeting / Breakfast
      American Institute of Architecture Students CRIT Live AIAS 
         
  9:00am    Material Frontiers 1 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Open Projects Session 1 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Theory's Rise and Fall: Contexts and Conditions  Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Being Ecological 1 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Questions of Abstraction in Beginning Design  Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Computation in the Core: Critical Pedagogies Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Drawing for the Design Imaginary: Roundtable Special Focus Session 
      American Institute of Architecture Students CRIT Live  AIAS 
         
  10:30am    Break   
         
  11:00am    Material Frontiers 2
Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Architecture, Engineering and the Multiplicity of the Creative Process Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Drawing's Tacit Practices Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Being Ecological 2 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Becoming Digital 1  Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Computer Composition: Design After Machine Learning Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Assessing the Quality of Architecture Research & Scholarship Special Focus Session 
      Liberal Arts Colleges  Special Focus Session
      American Institute of Architecture Students CRIT Live  AIAS 
         
  12:30pm    Lunch (on your own)   
      Carrie Furnaces Industrial Tour (separate registration required)  
         
  2:30pm    Geometry, the Metrics of Space and Its Architectural Instruments Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Open Projects Session 2 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Architecture's Politics of Appearance  Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Being Versus Becoming the Core of Architecture  Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Becoming Digital 2 Peer-Reviewed Session  
      Around the World: Global ACSA  Special Focus Session 
      JAE Special Focus Session  Special Focus Session 
      The Pulse of Professional Practice Special Focus Session 
      American Institute of Architecture Students CRIT Live  AIAS 
         
  4:00pm    Transportation to Carnegie Museum of Art   
         
  5:00pm    TSD Gold Medal: Wang Shu & Lu Wenyu* Plenary 
         
  6:00pm    Closing Party & Black Box Exhibition*
  
 
      * In partnership with the Carnegie Museum of Art’s, Heinz Architectural Center and the Carnegie Mellon University, School of Architecture.  
         
   SUNDAY, March 31, 2019  
  9:00am    Frank Lloyd Wright Tour (separate registration required)  


  


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