11:30 am. Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium. “Theaster Gates is an artist, musician, and “cultural planner” as well as Director of Arts Program Development at the University of Chicago. If pressed to describe his work in a single word, it would be “transformative.” In his performances, installations, and urban interventions, Gates transforms spaces, institutions, traditions, [...]
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As always, Midwest Quad Conference is going to be outrageous. This fall it’s happening in Cincinnati, Ohio. The theme is Social Sustainability. Here’s youre official invitation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUYag6nMwrk&feature=youtu.be Here’s a song about Cincinnati, written by their AIAS chapter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7tO23n2jGc Check back soon, registration begins Sept 1st
Our featured speaker tonight is Professor Grabow. As many times as you’ve heard the pitch for “Vitruvius on the Plains” do know what’s actually in it? Find out. Illustrations, images, excerpts, and more, along with a brief history of KU Architecture Education. Also, find out how we’re adopting a farm for harvest, many a difference [...]
Which KU professor went to school for astronomy, left as a cellist, and went on to work for Foster in London? Genevieve Baudoin. AIAS welcomes the newest KU SADP faculty member and thank her for her new commitment to our program. We appreciate what she has done so far for the revised site class, as [...]
Because the AIAS is an organization built from the students up, we want to recognize the efforts of our members and friends for their achievements in the school. This month, we had no nominations, so we’ll take this opportunity to encourage members to nominate each other for their work. You’ve ALL earned it, let us [...]
The Master of Architecture students who are currently pursuing the Health & Wellness Internship Option will be in Marvin Hall on Friday, September 9 and will be available at Noon in 308 Marvin to answer questions about their work in a variety of design firms. Pizza and drinks will be provided. If you are interested in this professional [...]
Internationally-renown acoustician and nationally-recognized educator Bob Coffeen receives the AIAS KU Faculty Honor for September. His knowledge, and excited commitment to sharing that knowledge with our students is unmatched and highly valued by the School of Architecture Design and Planning, exemplified in his advisory position in the KU Student Chapter of the Acoustical Society of [...]
Recently featured in Dwell Magazine, the highly honored El Dorado firm opens its studio and offices to the members and potential members of AIAS KU this September 2nd at 3:00 pm. Students attending should sign up at the AIAS meeting Sept 1st, on a poster in Marvin. Firm visit will be followed by an evening [...]
Alex Hogrefe shares an amazing process for renderings-made-simple.
Nothing says urban density like our t-shirt!