Washington, D.C., April 10, 2019 – Marci S. Uihlein, P.E., Associate AIA, Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been named the Executive Editor of the journal Technology | Architecture + Design for Volumes 3 and 4. Uihlein was a founding editorial board member for TAD and served as Issue Editor for Volume 2, Issue 1 OPEN which was published in Spring 2018.
Uihlein’s research focuses on the structural engineering profession: its history, the professional relationship between architects and engineers, and creativity in structural engineering design. Uihlein has published articles in the Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, and Construction History, among others. Before coming to academia, she was an engineer with Arup in San Francisco and Los Angeles, where she designed public and private building projects. She is the past president of the Building Technology Educators’ Society (BTES), on the management committee of the Construction History Society of America, and a 2016-2018 Design Research Fellow for the College of Fine & Applied Arts.
TAD is a peer-reviewed, international journal dedicated to the advancement of scholarship in the field of building technology and its translation, integration, and impact on architecture and design. Its first two volumes were published in 2017 and 2018. Volume 3, under Uihlein’s leadership as Executive Editor, features a themed issue titled Urbanizing as well as an open-topics issue. Volume 4, Issue 1 will focus on the theme of Translation.
TAD is published by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), a nonprofit membership association dedicated to leading architectural education and research. A nine-person Editorial Board is responsible for the content of the TAD journal and its website. TAD’s larger Advisory Board brings together leaders within the architecture, engineering, construction, and design fields. www.tadjournal.org
About the ACSA
Founded in 1912 by 10 charter members, ACSA has grown to represent over 200 schools in several membership categories, including full membership for all accredited programs in the United States and government-sanctioned schools in Canada, candidate membership for schools seeking accreditation, and affiliate membership for schools with two-year and international programs. Through these schools, over 6,000 architecture faculty are represented. The association maintains a variety of activities that influence, communicate, and record important issues, including journals, scholarly meetings, awards and competition programs, support for architectural research, policy development, and liaison with allied organizations. www.acsa-arch.org
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