02/10/2016 - 6:00pm

Keisuke Toyoda | NOIZ, Tokyo/Taipei | Wednesday, Feb. 10

Expanding Dimensions

http://www.noizarchitects.com/

Keisuke Toyoda is co-founder and director of Noiz architects, a Tokyo-based firm that is at the forefront of computational design and digital fabrication in Asia. In this lecture he will present his latest projects from Japan and Taiwan, as well as show excerpts from his latest book on parametric design.

Mr. Toyoda holds a master’s degree in architecture from Tokyo University. He worked in the office of Tadao Ando for four years before completing Advanced Architectural Design degree (AAD) at Columbia University. Mr. Toyoda subsequently worked for SHoP architects in New York for several years before returning to Tokyo to set up Noiz architects with his partner Jia-Shuan Tsai in 2007.

Mr. Toyoda is currently assistant professor at NCTU in Taiwan, as well as adjunct professor at the Art Media Center of Tokyo University of the Arts.

02/17/2016 - 6:00pm

Learning from Kahn

Wednesday 17 February, Arch 147

Galen Minah ·Anthony Pellechia| UW, Seattle

All lectures are held at 6 pm and free and open to the public.

Continuing education and IDP credits are available for attendance.

Galen Minah ·Anthony Pellechia

http://arch.be.washington.edu/arch/arch2010d6/school/people/gminah

Galen Minah is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Washington. He teaches graduate and undergraduate design studios, freehand drawing and watercolor classes, and ‘Color & Light’, a course exploring the role of color in design.  He also teaches in the Architecture in Rome program.

 

Professor Minah received his B.A. in English from Duke University and his B.Arch. and M.Arch. from the University of Pennsylvania with Louis Kahn. He worked in the offices of Robert Venturi and Louis Kahn in Philadelphia. He is a registered architect in the State of Washington, and was the founder of ARC Architectural Resources Collaborative, in Seattle, 1975. With this partnership his work included schools, sheltered workshops, training centers, community centers, housing and specialized facilities for special users, disadvantaged children and adults. His present practice includes residential design and development.

 

Professor Minah’s research in the role of color in architectural and urban form has been presented at several international conferences. This work is published in Aspects in Color, University of Art and Design, Helsinki, and the AD, Architectural Design special issue on color and architecture. "Figural Colors in the Seattle Landscape" was presented in Kyoto, Japan and Rome, Italy, and received an award from the University of Washington. "Color and Significance," was presented in Oslo, Norway, and published in Colour between Art and Science, Oslo National College of Art and Design. “Color Constellations” was presented in Rochester, New York, and was the keynote address at a color symposium in Stockholm, Sweden. “Urban Fabric: Color Patterns in Aerial Views of Cities” was presented in Maribor, Slovenia and published in Fargnotiser, Stockholm, Sweden. “Urban Color and Place Legibility”, presented in Granada, Spain, and “Color as Idea”  presented in Johannesburg, South Africa, were published in  Colour, Design, and Creativity’, 2008. “Methodology for Teaching Color in Architecture” was a keynote address at the 11th Congress of the International Colour Association 2009, Sydney, Australia.  Recent work: “Camouflage, Mimicry, and Display”, and, “Superfigure, High Visibility in the Modern City” have been presented in Bangkok, Thailand, Albuquerque, and Salt Lake City.    

 

http://www.anthonypellecchia.com

Anthony Pellecchia is an architect, architectural theorist and painter. Pellecchia studied at the University of Illinois School of Architecture from 1959-1964. He worked for the firms of Louis I. Kahn, Venturi and Rauch and Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. He was a founder of Pellecchia and Meyers in 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and completed the Yale Center for British Art after the death of Louis Kahn. After the completion of the Tabor Center, he founded Pellecchia Olson Architects in Denver in 1984. In 1994 he established WPA Architecture and Graphic Design in Seattle. Pellecchia has taught design and architecture since 1972 at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Drexel University in Philadelphia, the University of Colorado at Denver and Boulder and the University of Washington in Seattle. He has been a guest lecturer and visiting critic at several universities. His work is in the permanent collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Denver Art Museum's Design and Architecture collection. Pellecchia's work has been widely published in national and international publications and he has received several American Institute of Architecture awards.

02/24/2016 - 6:00pm
Please join the UW College of Built Environments for the
2016 Dean’s Distinguished Lecture: 
 
Delivered by James Cheng, BAArch '70
 
 
As urban centers become increasingly dense, acclaimed architect James Cheng has made a commitment to preserving culture, conceiving spaces to foster social exchange and recognizing the relationship between design and nature. Throughout his 30 plus year career, Cheng is most widely known for helping define the urban identity of Vancouver, BC.
 
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
6:00pm
 
Architecture Hall Room 147
UW Seattle Campus
Reception to follow program
 
James Cheng is a world-renowned architect who has contributed more than 50 structures to the Vancouver, BC skyline. Mr. Cheng lectures at the University of British Columbia and serves on a number of national and international design juries. He is the recipient of numerous architecture and cultural awards including honors from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the American Society of Landscape Architects, Canada’s Governor General’s Medal in Architecture and has been named a Member of the Order of Canada – the country’s highest civilian honor.
 
Date:  Wednesday, February 24, 2016 
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
If you'd like to attend this event, you can register online.
03/11/2016 - 12:30pm

Information Session & Tour for prospective Master of Architecture applicants. Review of application process, curriculum, and tour of facilities provided.

Space is limited to 15. RSVP required.

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Questions:  Contact Claudine Manio, claudine@uw.edu

04/15/2016 - 12:30pm

Information Session & Tour for prospective Master of Architecture applicants. Review of application process, curriculum, and tour of facilities provided.

Space is limited to 15. RSVP required.

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Questions:  Contact Claudine Manio, claudine@uw.edu

05/13/2016 - 12:30pm

Information Session & Tour for prospective Master of Architecture applicants. Review of application process, curriculum, and tour of facilities provided.

Space is limited to 15. RSVP required.

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Questions:  Contact Claudine Manio, claudine@uw.edu

06/03/2016 - 12:30pm

Information Session & Tour for prospective Master of Architecture applicants. Review of application process, curriculum, and tour of facilities provided.

Space is limited to 15. RSVP required.

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Questions:  Contact Claudine Manio, claudine@uw.edu

02/11/2016 - 12:00pm

Information Session for students interested in the Architectural Design and Architecture majors.  Review of prerequisites, application process, curriculum, and professional and graduate program opportunities.

Space is limited to 20. RSVP required.

https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/sawada/282803

Questions:  Contact Kim Sawada, sawada@uw.edu

02/19/2016 - 12:30pm

Information Session for students interested in the Architectural Design and Architecture majors.  Review of prerequisites, application process, curriculum, and professional and graduate program opportunities.

Space is limited to 20. RSVP required.

https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/sawada/282803

Questions:  Contact Kim Sawada, sawada@uw.edu

03/10/2016 - 12:00pm

Information Session for students interested in the Architectural Design and Architecture majors.  Review of prerequisites, application process, curriculum, and professional and graduate program opportunities.

Space is limited to 20. RSVP required.

https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/sawada/282803

Questions:  Contact Kim Sawada, sawada@uw.edu