2015 Intersections Symposium



Intersections Between the Academy and Practice: 
Applied Research in Architecture Education that Advances Practice 
Co-Chairs: Gregory Kessler, FAIA, Washington State University & Stephen Vogel, FAIA, University of Detroit Mercy
May 13, 2015 | Atlanta, GA

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) are proud to announce a partnership dedicated to the integration of faculty and graduate students in Schools of Architecture into the 2015 AIA Convention in Atlanta. This inaugural conference will focus on the nexus between architectural education and practice—specifically, how applied research can directly advance the practice of architecture. Educators, practitioners, and students with interest in architectural education are all encouraged to attend. 

 

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The conference features blind, peer-reviewed presentations on the following topics:

  • Healthy and Resilient Communities
    Including response to natural disasters as well as economic resilience and civic engagement.
  • Materials and Fabrication 
    Investigations into architectural applications of new materials and fabrication technologies.
  • Applied Research 
    Expands the domain of architecture and extends the value of the built environment.
  • Open Category

 

Register To Attend!

The conference will be held as a pre-convention workshop on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. To register, be sure to add the WE400 event to your schedule when you register for the AIA National Convention. Cost of attendance is $225. 

 
 

Schedule

    Room B302


  Room B303

8:00AM 

 

Welcome 

 

 

8:30AM 

 

Applied Research 1
Moderator: Bill Carpenter, FAIA
Southern Polytechnic State University

 

Healthy & Resilient Communities 1
Moderator: Dan Pitera, FAIA
Detroit Collaborative Design Center

10:00AM 

 

Break 

 

 

 10:30AM

 

Materials & Fabrication 1 
Moderator: Paula Loomis, FAIA,
National Board Knowledge Committee

 

Open 1
Moderator: Julie Kim, AIA
Catholic University 

12:00PM

 

Lunch Break 
Lunch will be provided in room B305

 

1:00PM 

 

Materials & Fabrication 2
Moderator: Paula Loomis, FAIA,
National Board Knowledge Committee

Open 2
Moderator: Julie Kim, AIA
Catholic University  

2:30PM    Break 

 
3:00PM    Applied Research 2
Moderator: Bill Carpenter, FAIA
Southern Polytechnic State University

  Healthy & Resilient Communities 2
Moderator: Dan Pitera, FAIA
Detroit Collaborative Design Center  
4:30PM    Reception
Joint reception with the ACSA Architecture Schools Advancement Development Forum (room B305)

  

 

Contacts

For questions please contact: 

Angela DeGeorge
Programs Manager
adegeorge@acsa-arch.org        
202.785.2324