ARCC 36-2 Fall 2012 Newsletter


Year 36, Issue 2 | Fall 2012


ARCC Newsletter 36-2 Fall 2012

President’s Message

President’s Letter, September 2012

Keith Diaz Moore, PhD, AIA (University of Kansas)

Featured Articles

Iterative Resilience: Synchronizing Dynamic Landscapes with Responsive Architectural Systems

By Meredith Sattler, Louisiana State University


ARCC 2013 Architectural Research Conference at UNCC

University Of North Carolina At Charlotte
March 27-31, 2013

> Call For Papers: Abstracts Due: October 8, 2012

EAAE-ARCC 2014 Conference: University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Architecture

Beyond Architecture: Making New Connections and Intersections
Dates: February 12-15, 2014
Call to be announced – subscribe to the ARCC newsletter to receive notice


King Medal 2011-12 Recipients

Student Award For Excellence in Architectural +Environmental Research

2011 Incentive Fund Award – Major Award

Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design

2011 Incentive Fund Award – Minor Award

Lawrence Tech’s makeLab

2011 Haecker Award Winner

Lisa Heschong,Heschong Mahone Group, Inc.

2011 New Researcher Award Winners

Dr. Rima Al Ajlouni, Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University

Dr. Zhongjie Lin, Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina – Charlotte

2011 Best Paper Award

The best paper for the 2011 ARCC Architectural Research Conference was awarded to Michael D. Gibson of Kansas State University for his paper “Integrating geometry and light: daylight solutions through performance-based algorithms.


ARCC Member Reports

Exhibition As Research: An Interior Affair: A State Of Becoming

Curtin University, Australia

Human-environment-technology interactions and the lower Mississippi River delta

Louisiana State University

UTSA Architecture Researchers Study Sustainability in San Antonio Neighborhoods

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Architecture

sLAB Costa Rica: building a recycling center for Nosara

NYIT/HOLLER Architecture

Research Projects at Mississippi State: Prof. Alexis Gregory

Mississippi State

Ball State and the Greening of Campus IX

Ball State University



New Issue: Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology

University of Michigan Architecture PhD Program

Fully funded positions available to study in focus area of Design Studies

BSU Geothermal Conclave I

Ground-Source Geothermal Resources: An Important Source of Renewable Energy
11-13 February 2013

EDRA44PROVIDENCE (EDRA 2013 Conference)

EDRA44Providence takes place May 29-June 1, 2013 at the Westin Providence Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island.

AIA-NIBS Memorandum of Understanding

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding underscoring the two organizations’ mutual interest in the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance buildings and the desire to collaborate on issues surrounding these topics.


New Publications

New Book: Stewardship of the Built Environment: Sustainability, Preservation and Reuse

Robert A. Young, Professor of Architecture at the University of Utah College of Architecture + Planning

UTSA Professor Publishes a Book About The Historic Center Of Lima, Peru.

Angela Lombardi, College of Architecture, University of Texas at San Antonio

New Essay Collection Investigates Public-Interest Architectural Internships

Bridging the Gap: Public-Interest Architectural Internships, a collection of 19 essays edited by Professor Georgia Bizios (North Carolina State University) and Katie Wakeford.

New Publication: Integral Sustainable Design by Mark DeKay

Integral Sustainable Design: transformative perspectives by Mark DeKay (Earthscan/Routledge 2011)


Book Reviews

Book Review: Integrated Sustainable Design

Hamilton, M. (2011). Integral Sustainable Design: Transformative Perspectives, by Mark DeKay [book review]. Journal of Integral Theory and Practice, 6(3), 137-148.