March 15-17, 2018  |  Denver, Colorado

106th ACSA Annual Meeting

THE ETHICAL IMPERATIVE

Schedule

April 2017

Call for Papers/Projects announced

October 4, 2017

Paper/project submission deadline

November 2017

Notifications sent to authors

January 2018

Conference registration deadline for presenters

Event Schedule

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-6:00pmWorkshop Housing & Community Development Workshop
Thursday, March 15
9:00am-2:00pmWorkshop Defining Your Research Workshop
9:00pm-12:00pmWorkshop – Accreditation Workshop
2:00pm-3:30pmPaper Sessions – A Question of Leadership I
– The First Hundred Days
– Open – Pedagogy
Project Session – Building Behaviors
Special Focus Session – Beginning Design
– Resiliency & Architectural Education
3:30pm-4:00pmCoffee Break
4:00pm-5:30pmAward Presentation – Creative Achievement Award
Paper Sessions – A Question of Leadership II
– Drawing in the Post-Digital Era
– The Ethics of Neo-Orientalist Architectural Production
Project Session – Housing
Special Focus Sessions – JAE, “Preserve”
– Technology Matters (BTES)
Meeting – College of Distinguished Professors (DPACSA – Private)
6:00pmOpening Keynote: Odile Decq
7:00pmOpening Reception
Friday, March 16
9:00am-10:30amAward Presentation Design-Build Award
Paper Sessions: – States of Disrepair / Acts of Repair
– A Discipline Adrift?
– Open – Ethics
Project Session: – Media Investigations
Special Focus Sessions: – International Engagement Best Practices and Opportunities
– Technology | Architecture + Design Journal Session
– ProPrac – Unite! (NCARB & ACSA)
10:30am-11:00amCoffee Break
11:00am-12:30pmAward Presentation – Housing Design Education Award
Paper Sessions: – States of Disrepair / Acts of Repair
– Ecological Ethics (and the Role of the Architect) I
– Open | Technology
Project Session: – Architecture in an Expanded Field, from Interiors to Landscapes
Special Focus Sessions: Technology in the Academy (Autodesk)
Special Focus Session: Design Build eXchange (dbX)
Workshop: – New Faculty Workshop
12:30pm-2:00pmLunch: on your own
Open House: – University of Colorado Denver, College of Architecture and Planning
2:00pm-3:30pmAward Presentation: – Distinguished Professor Award
Paper Sessions: – On the Advantages and Disadvantages of Instrumentality for Architecture
– Ecological Ethics (and the Role of the Architect) II
– Ethics, Development and Donald Trump
Project Sessions: – History/Theory
– Architecture in an Expanded Field, from Interiors to Landscapes
Special Focus Session: – Moving Towards an Equitable Future
– The Plan Journal
3:30pm-4:00pmCoffee Break
4:00pm-5:30pmRegional Caucuses: – Northeast, Mid Atlantic, Gulf, East Central, West Central, West, Canada
5:30pm-6:30pmACSA Business Meeting
6:30pm-7:30pmAwards Reception
7:30pmTopaz Keynote: Jorge Silvetti
8:00pmDPACSA Dinner (Private)
Saturday, March 17
8:00am-9:00amTau Sigma Delta Breakfast & Annual Meeting
9:00am-10:30amAward Presentation: – Faculty Design Award
Paper Sessions: – Architecture of the other 99%?
– Ecological Ethics (and the Role of the Architect) III
– History and Theory as Methods of Ethical Engagement?
Project Session: – Materials
Special Focus Session: – Urbanism and Urban Design in Architectural Education
10:30am-11:00amCoffee Break
11:00am-12:30pmAward Presentation: – New Faculty Teaching Award
Paper Sessions:

– Neither Form Nor Place: The Case for Space I

– Disciplinary Hybrids: Landscape as Architecture. Architecture as Landscape

– Open – History/Theory

Project Session: – Open
Special Focus Sessions: – NAAB 101: Digital Accreditation
– JAE, “The Project of Projecting”
– Advancing Design-Build Pedagogy+Research: Lessons from Rural Studio & Co. Building Workshop
12:30pm-2:30pmLunch: on your own
Open House: – University of Colorado Denver, College of Architecture and Planning
2:30pm-4:00pmAward Presentation: – Collaborative Practice Award
Paper Sessions: – Neither Form Nor Place: The Case for Space II
– The Next Digital Turn: Identifying Inequalities
– Product / Process: Balancing the Deliverables in Academic Design/Build
Project Session: – Urbanism
Special Focus Session: – Academia & Practice: Point – Counterpoint
Film Screening: – The Intimate Realities of Water @ University of Colorado Denver, College of Architecture and Planning
4:00pm-4:30pmCoffee Break
4:30pm-6:00pmAward Presentation: – Practice + Leadership Award

Paper Sessions: – By Any Means Necessary
– Open | Urbanism
– Educating for Hubris or Humility?
Project Sessions: – Design Research in the Studio Context
Special Focus Session: – Architectures Approach to STEM
6:30pm-7:30pmTSD Gold Medal & Closing Keynote: Tod Williams & Billie Tsien
7:30pmUniversity of Colorado Denver – Closing Party

Eric W. Ellis
ACSA, Director of Operations and Programs
202-785-2324
eellis@acsa-arch.org

Allison Smith
ACSA, Programs Manager
202-785-2324
asmith@acsa-arch.org