ACSA Update






02:30 PM
04:00 PM

Academia I: Pedagogical Affordances of the Design Studio
Moderator: Luis Francisco Rico-Gutierrez, Iowa State University
Sharon Haar, University of Illinois at Chicago

Erosive Cartographies
Karl Wallick, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Neither Individual, Nor Group: A First Year Design Studio Experiment
Sevgi Türkkan, Istanbul Technical University
Onur Sonmez, Istanbul Technical University
Burçin Kürtüncü, Istanbul Technical University

Reflecting on Reflective Conversation: Current Perspectives on the Architectural Design Crit
Jolanda De Villiers Morkel, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

02:30 PM
04:00 PM
      Cities: I
Moderators: Jeffery Johnson, Columbia University
Yung Ho Chang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Changing Poverty Pockets in Metropolitans
Mostafa Rabea Abdelbase Khalifa, Universirt of Camerino, Italy
Maria Federica Ottone, University of Camerino, Italy

Cities from the Bottom-Up: 22@ Planning, Small-Scale Cultural Interventions as Connectivity
Philip Speranza, University of Oregon

Constructing Utopias: China’s Emerging Eco-city Movement
Zhongjie Lin, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

High-Performance Cities or Buildings
Seung K. Ra, Oklahoma State University
02:30 PM
04:00 PM

Sustainability I: Toward Carbon Neutral Cities
Moderator: Andy Backer, IE University
Belinda Tato, ETSA Alicante

Achieving the ‘2020-2030 Targets’ of Net-Zero-Energy-Buildings with Parametric 3D/4D-BIM Design Tools
Thomas Spiegelhalter, Florida International University

Airing Renovations: The Atmosphere of Paul Rudolph
Kevin Moore, Auburn University
Justin Miller, Auburn University

Architecture Must Follow the Strategy of Music: Sharing
Eduard Sancho Pou

From Theory to Practice in Designing, Measuring and Benchmarking Carbon-Neutral-Architecture: Local Examples, Global Perspective
Thomas Spiegelhalter, Florida International University

Traditional Materials Optimized for the 21st Century
Elizabeth Golden, University of Washington

04:00 PM
04:30 PM

Coffee Break 

04:30 PM
06:00 PM

Civic Engagement I: Direct Activism
Moderator: Kathrin Golda-Pongratz, Clemson University / Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Murray Fraser, University College London

From Freedom of Expression to Expression of Freedom: Responding to Socio-Political Change in the Classroom
Magda Mostafa, The American University in Cairo

The Architect Citizen: The Nature of Civic Engagement in Postwar Reconstruction Projects in Lebanon
Marwan Ghandour, Iowa State University

Trans-activism in Design: A Case Study
Sally Harrison, Temple University

04:30 PM
06:00 PM

Open: I
Moderator: Elie Haddad, Lebanese American University
Jorge Garcíade la Cámara, Barcelona Institute of Architecture            

Cecil Tuera Cela
Colin Ripley, Ryerson University

Framing the Facts: Moving Beyond a Multicultural Survey of Architectural History

Charles L Davis, II, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

04:30 PM
06:00 PM

Practice I: At the Confluence of Research and Design
Moderator: Felipe Correa, Harvard University
Louisa Hutton, Sauerbruch Hutton           

Concretion, Abstraction: The Place of Design Processes in Today's Architecture Practice. Case Study: SANAA
Benoît Vandenbulcke, University Catholique de Louvain
Olivier Masson, UCL

Developing a Design Theory: The Abend Singleton Story
David Sachs, Kansas State University

Learning Architectural Restoration Through Cooperative Working Strategies
Mariona Genis, ETSAB, UPC
Albert Casals, ETSAB (UPC)
José Luis González, ETSAB (UPC)

06:00 PM
07:30 PM

Opening Keynote            

Bjarke Ingels, principal, BIG, Copenhagen

07:30 PM
08:30 PM
  CCCB Courtyard   Reception
08:30 PM
09:30 PM
  RAS Gallery   Participants are invited to RAS Gallery (Carrer del Doctor Dou, 10 08001 Barcelona, Spain)

RAS is Actar’s bookstore and gallery space in Barcelona. Combining gallery and bookshop, RAS specializes in architecture, graphic design and photography.It is the main bookshop for ACTAR’s titles as well as an international showcase of publications from illustrated book publishers worldwide. An experimental space for exhibitions, RAS plays host to visual art displays by local and international creative talents, and brings to life the content of publications with author talks and events.