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History / Archeology - Architecture - 16.03.2017
Readers can virtually explore Italian archeology dig in new U-M publication
ANN ARBOR'A team of archeologists has published its first volume about the Gabii Project, a large-scale dig of an ancient city in Italy, in a first-of-its-kind online format.

Architecture - 15.03.2017
Why apartments fail the heat stress test
If a heat wave hit Melbourne and the power blacked out, most of the city's apartment buildings would simply bake as air conditioners failed and indoor temperatures exceeded international health standards, according to a new  study  by the University of Melbourne. Researchers from the Melbourne School of Design have now called on Australia to adopt building standards to protect occupants against heat stress.

Architecture - 07.03.2017
Building a nomadic pavilion out of old skis
Building a nomadic pavilion out of old skis
Could recovered materials play a key role in tomorrow's civil engineering' EPFL researchers set out to answer that question by creating an easily demountable pavilion out of more than 200 reclaimed skis.

Architecture - 07.03.2017
Building a nomad pavilion out of old skis
Building a nomad pavilion out of old skis
Could recovered materials play a key role in tomorrow's civil engineering' EPFL researchers set out to answer that question by creating an easily demountable pavilion out of more than 200 reclaimed skis.

Architecture - Environment - 01.03.2017
Back to the future of skyscraper design
Back to the future of skyscraper design
Answers to the problem of crippling electricity use by skyscrapers and large public buildings could be 'exhumed' from ingenious but forgotten architectural designs of the 19th and early 20th century - according to a world authority on climate and building design.

Physics - Architecture - 20.02.2017
New buildings for the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum
New buildings for the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum
Campus news The Research Neutron Source FRM II of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is a magnet for researchers from a wide array of disciplines.

Innovation - Architecture - 10.02.2017
The school with the largest solar facade in the world
The school with the largest solar facade in the world
The Copenhagen International School's new building is covered by 12,000 colored solar panels based on a technology developed at EPFL.

Architecture - 08.02.2017
Team create giant installation out of 25,000 pencils
Staff and students from the Welsh School of Architecture showcase novel design structure in Barcelona Staff and students from Cardiff University have taken to one of Europe's grandest cities to set-up a novel design installation with a twist.

Architecture - Career - 07.02.2017
Good Vibrations: CMU Professor’s Work Could Help Improve Elder Care
Noh Wins NSF CAREER Grant To Study Sensors in Smart Buildings By Adam Dove Carnegie Mellon University Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Hae Young Noh can tell a lot about a person by their walk.

Life Sciences - Architecture - 06.02.2017
Mimicking nature’s cellular architectures via 3D printing
Nature does amazing things with limited design materials. Grass, for example, can support its own weight, resist strong wind loads, and recover after being compressed.

Architecture - History / Archeology - 19.01.2017
Bringing energy-hungry buildings up to date
Bringing energy-hungry buildings up to date
As buildings evolve from energy consumers to energy producers, architecture is seeing a major paradigm shift, with building renovations becoming a real challenge.

Architecture - Environment - 13.01.2017
Indigenous architecture's relevance to the modern world
Indigenous architecture’s relevance to the modern world
Leading Indigenous architects will come together for a free public lecture in Brisbane, discussing state-of-the-art architecture designed for or by Indigenous people around the world.

Architecture - 12.01.2017
House rules
House rules
Britain's dazzling Houses of Parliament building, constructed from 1840 until 1870, is an international icon.

Architecture - Environment - 22.12.2016
Berkeley architect's border ideas in MOMA exhibit on displacement, shelter
Berkeley architect’s border ideas in MOMA exhibit on displacement, shelter
Copper plate prints of four architectural plans by  Ronald Rael , a UC Berkeley, associate professor of architecture, and his partner,  Virginia San Fratello , are featured in the New York Museum of Modern Art exhibit,  'Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter.

Environment - Architecture - 21.12.2016
Turning up the thermostat in tropics shows promise for energy and comfort
Turning up the thermostat in tropics shows promise for energy and comfort
Slightly raising indoor temperatures and equipping office workers with smart fans saves significantly on overall office building energy costs while maintaining employee comfort, according to new rese

Environment - Architecture - 21.12.2016
Research findings could save big on energy costs in the tropics
Research findings could save big on energy costs in the tropics
Slightly raising indoor temperatures and equipping office workers with smart fans saves significantly on overall office building energy costs while maintaining employee comfort, according to new research that could guide the design and operation of new and existing office buildings in the world's tropical regions.

Innovation - Architecture - 19.12.2016
The lab that's betting on low-tech
From the Saint Loup Chapel in Pompaples to the soon-to-be-completed Vidy Theatre Pavilion in Lausanne, the lab run by Yves Weinand is developing new innovations based on an age-old material: wood.

Environment - Architecture - 29.11.2016
Reconciling solar energy and heritage preservation
Reconciling solar energy and heritage preservation
Maria Cristina Munari Probst created a database of examples of solar panels that either fit or do not fit harmoniously in their urban setting.

Architecture - History / Archeology - 25.11.2016
Researchers honoured for humanities success
Two University of Queensland academics have been honoured for their achievements in the humanities in Australia.

Architecture - Career - 23.11.2016
Generous gift to bring the world’s top design thinkers to Melbourne
The Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning has received a gift of $1 million from Creative Futures, supported by Professor Daryl Le Grew and alumnus Dr Robert Treseder.

Architecture - Career - 23.11.2016
Alumnus gift to bring the world’s top design thinkers to Melbourne
The University of Melbourne has received a gift of $1 million from alumnus and educator Dr Robert Treseder.

Art and Design - Architecture - 09.11.2016
Architecture meets mythology in opera by Patrick Braga ’17
Composer Patrick Braga '17 conducts music for 'Eyes That Do Not See? during a rehearsal in Lincoln Hall with musicians Colin Barber '17 and Chris Worden '19.

Health - Architecture - 02.11.2016
’Goldwater’ explores former Roosevelt Island landmark
When Goldwater Memorial Hospital closed at the end of 2013 to make way for the new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City, architect-turned-photographer Charles Giraudet began a race against time.

Architecture - 21.10.2016
CMU Taking Precautionary Effort To Test Water Quality
Carnegie Mellon University's Environmental Health and Safety Department is proactively testing the drinking water in all campus buildings built before 1986 for elevated levels of lead. Lead pipes and solder were widely used in plumbing fixtures before they were prohibited in 1986. CMU is taking the precautionary step following recent tests by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority that found elevated lead levels in 17 of 100 randomly selected residential properties in Pittsburgh.

Health - Architecture - 13.10.2016
With drones abuzz, ’THE BEACON’ takes shape in Philadelphia
"THE BEACON," an installation designed by collaborators Jenny Sabin and Peter Lloyd Jones, features drone technology, responsive textiles and advanced digital fabrication.

Economics / Business - Architecture - 06.10.2016

Physics - Architecture - 21.09.2016
Pholiota Unlocked: most perfect and cheapest house? reborn for Cultural Collisions
When: 7-23 October Where: Dulux Gallery, ground floor, Melbourne School of Design , University of Melboure Entry: Free A full-scale replica of Walter Burley Griffin and Marian Mahony Griffin's cuttin

Civil Engineering - Architecture - 19.09.2016
Blueprints for renewal
Blueprints for renewal
Most of us have looked at an ugly building and thought: I could do better than that. Brent Ryan turned that idea into a career.

Architecture - Event - 14.09.2016
Berkeley Lab Awarded DOE Grants for Greener Buildings
Berkeley Lab Awarded DOE Grants for Greener Buildings
More than $4 million awarded for projects on high-tech insulation, HVAC control, and moisture resistance that could save billions in energy costs.

Architecture - 17.08.2016
Bower Studio builds for 50th Anniversary of Wave Hill Walk-off
In August 1966, Vincent Lingiari, a Gurindji leader, led a walk-off of 200 Aboriginal stockmen, house servants, and their families from Wave Hill as a protest against the work and pay conditions.

Architecture - 18.07.2016
New Dean for Faculty of Architecture, Building & Planning
Professor Julie Willis has been appointed the new Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne.

Architecture - Event - 08.07.2016
UCLA alumna, spouse chosen to lead design of Obama Presidential Library
Michael Moran The building housing the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia was designed by UCLA alumna Billie Tsien and her husband, Tod Williams.

Civil Engineering - Architecture - 05.07.2016
Cities of tomorrow
Cities can be confusing, messy places. Traffic jams make it hard to get around. Public transit can be puzzling.

Civil Engineering - Architecture - 30.06.2016
Living on the edge: succeeding in the slums
Cities exist in a state of constant flux: not always 'smart' and successful, they can be vulnerable, chaotic and seem on the edge of failure.

Architecture - Civil Engineering - 24.06.2016
UCLA architect Greg Lynn reenvisions site of abandoned factory in Detroit
UCLA Greg Lynn designed the Center for Fulfillment, Knowledge and Innovation for the site of a milelong abandoned building that once housed a bustling Packard automobile factory in Detroit.

Civil Engineering - Architecture - 23.06.2016
Would you live in a city made of bone?
The cities of today are built with concrete and steel - but some Cambridge researchers think that the cities of the future need to go back to nature if they are to support an ever-expanding population, while keeping carbon emissions under control.

Environment - Architecture - 22.06.2016
Tokyo’s urban cap-and-trade program soars past goals
By any measure, Tokyo's plan for reducing greenhouse gas emission and boosting energy saving has been a success.

Architecture - 13.06.2016
Architecture freshmen build a giant wooden pavilion on campus
Architecture freshmen build a giant wooden pavilion on campus
13.06.16 - The pavilion combines the outcome of twelve first-year architecture design studios into a single three-dimensional exploration of space.

Architecture - Art and Design - 08.06.2016

Environment - Architecture - 01.06.2016
Innovating for the future of cities
Today, we commence a month-long focus on the future of cities.

Architecture - Environment - 27.05.2016
MIT at the Venice Biennale
MIT at the Venice Biennale
At the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, opening Saturday, architects and designers have responded to a charge to "report from the front" on major challenges and issues facing humanity around the globe.

Architecture - Health - 26.05.2016
Transgender bathrooms: An architectural perspective
The question of what restroom a transgender person should use has become a national debate.

Architecture - Civil Engineering - 24.05.2016
U-M to represent US, Detroit at Venice Biennale, world's top architecture show
U-M to represent US, Detroit at Venice Biennale, world’s top architecture show
ANN ARBOR-With eight faculty participants representing three different countries, the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning will take center stage at the world's top architecture show this summer.

Linguistics / Literature - Architecture - 23.05.2016
New Stanford dance performances highlight different views toward ’space’
Four Stanford dance faculty members created four new dance works, showing how dance interacts and engages with space in different ways.

Architecture - 19.05.2016

Architecture - 18.05.2016
Declining residential rental yields suggest caution in the Melbourne market
Dr Andy Krause: 0421852228 Dr Gideon Aschwanden: 0415589047 Researchers from the University of Melbourne have created a system to model and predict house values and rental rates at the individual property level.  The comparison of these two values offers insight into rental yields in the market; an import metric that can be used by buyers, sellers, investors and renters to help make informed choices.

Architecture - Environment - 18.05.2016
Original MIT building restored for another 100 years
Original MIT building restored for another 100 years
The MIT campus Main Group buildings, which celebrate their 100th anniversary this year, were a marvel of modern construction when they were designed and built a century ago.

Administration - Architecture - 04.05.2016