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New Modes Lecture Series
Cruz Garcia & Nathalie Frankowski, WAI THINK TANK
Week 04
Sep 02 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Kovacs, OFFICE KOVACS
Week 06
Sep 16 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Anna Neimark, FIRST OFFICE
Week 07
Sep 23 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Jerome Haferd and Brandt Knapp, BRANDT : HAFERD
Week 08
Sep 30 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Ana Luisa Soares & Ahmed Belkhodja, ATELIER FALA
Week 09
Oct 07 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Bryony Roberts, BRYONY ROBERTS STUDIO
Week 10
Oct 14 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Erin Besler, BESLER AND SONS
Week 11
Oct 21 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Zeina Koreitem & John May, MILLIØNS
Week 12
Oct 28 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Mira Henry and Matthew Au, CURRENT INTERESTS
Week 13
Nov 04 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Holder, The LADG
Week 14
Nov 11 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Deadline: Call for Ideas
Week 17
Dec 04 • 11:59
online

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021

Make a poster or short video (no more than 90 seconds long, can be a pre-recorded presentation of a slide deck) to propose your theme for next semester:

Present the organizing thread that connects 6-8 consecutive online ‘zoom’ lectures. Propose a team of students and at least one faculty member to lead the series. Speakers do not need to be specified, but examples are desirable. Other formats, such as a symposium, are possible. This is an open call for ideas, and all proposals are welcome.

Due December 4, 11:59 PM.

New Modes Lecture Series
Town Hall
Week 18
Dec 07 • 5:00
zoom

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021


Vote on the proposals in a town hall jury.

Join a public viewing of the proposals. There will be time for questions and discussion. Proposals will be shown in the order received, and a link will be provided to a shared Google folder just before the town hall. All attendees of the Town Hall will have decisive input on the series through ranking their preferences. Top ranking entries will have one week to draw up a budget after the Town Hall. Funding will be sought for the series, starting with the top ranked proposal.
New Modes Lecture Series
Week -31
Jan 01
Architecture Fridays
Doug Pierson
Week 06
Sep 18 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus architect Doug Pierson will lecture to my lab about his award winning Rabbit Hole Distillery in Louisville, KY.

The focus will be on the use steel.

Architecture Fridays
Daniel Gillen
Week 09
Oct 09 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus Architect Daniel Gillen, AIA, Associate and Studio Head at SOM Chicago, will lecture to our design labs about his career path/projects since VT from his work at Asymptote to MAD, and currently SOM.

Although not a focus of the talk, I suggest looking at Daniel’s entry to the Brooklyn Bridge Competition: #brooklynbridge #competitions “The Brooklyn Bluff” which speaks to Daniel’s fierce commitment to innovation in architecture.

Architecture Fridays
BRISTOW PROFFITT
Week 11
Oct 23 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumni architects Robert Bristow and Pilar Proffitt are partners in BRISTOW PROFFITT, an architecture and interior design studio. Housed in a 125’ long former dairy barn, their work includes professional architecture, but they also enjoy experiments with fabricating and prototyping architecture related objects and furniture. Pilar’s and Rob’s portfolio includes houses, hotels, and public buildings such as Quirk Hotel, Harney Tea Room SoHo, Hotel Ralph Pucci. They are currently working with Kimpton Hotels re-purposing a historic Daniel Burnham building in Cincinnati.

 

Thesis
Beginnings: Pin-Up
Week 06
Sep 14 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 09
Oct 05 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 10
Oct 12 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 11
Oct 19 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 12
Oct 26 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Nov 30 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 01 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 02 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 03 • 4-5PM
Ways of Worldmaking
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture
Week 09
Oct 06 • 10:30am-12pm
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture, Santiago de Chile https://www.onarchitecture.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular
Week 10
Oct 13 • 10:30am-12pm
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular, Los Angeles http://bureau-spectacular.net/
Ways of Worldmaking
Traumnovelle
Week 11
Oct 20 • 10:30am-12pm
Traumnovelle, Brussels, Belgium https://traumnovelle.eu/
Ways of Worldmaking
APRDELESP
Week 12
Oct 27 • 9 am

APRDELESP, Mexico City http://aprdelesp.com/en/

 

Ways of Worldmaking
Insaf Ben Othmane
Week 13
Nov 03 • 10:30am-12pm
Ways of Worldmaking
Office Ca
Week 14
Nov 10 • 10:30am-12pm
Office Ca, Texas, https://officeca.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
To be announced
Week 15
Nov 17 • 10:30am-12pm
To be announced
Ways of Worldmaking
Aranda\Lasch
Week 12
Oct 27 • 10:30 am

Aranda\Lasch, New York /Tucson http://arandalasch.com/work/featured/

Ways of Worldmaking
Stefan Gruber
Week 13
Nov 03 • 9 am

Stefan Gruber, Pittsburgh https://www.studiogruber.com/

Ways of Worldmaking
Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL
Week 17
Dec 01 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are:  Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

Ways of Worldmaking
pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture
Week 18
Dec 08 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are: pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

WAAC
Attunement : historically contextualizing atmosphere
Week 13
Nov 06 • 10 - 11:15
zoom

A visiting lecture by Alberto Perez-Gomez, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

 

WAAC
Intertwining fiction, reality and embodied imagination through the interaction of performance
Week 14
Nov 13 • 10 to 11 am
zoom

A visiting lecture by Lisa Landrum, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

WAAC
Rhythm and Architecture: A Residential Study
Week 17
Nov 30 • 1:30
zoom

For the last WAAC Monday Forum of the semester, here architect, adjunct, and percussionist  Peter VanderPoel talk about polyrhythms in architecture.

WAAC
The Breath of Architecture
Week 15
Nov 16 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Barbara Kenda, affiliated faculty at the WAAC—talks today on the breath of architecture, the city, the landscape–

WAAC
Architectural Models: Oneiric and Didactice
Week 13
Nov 02 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Matt Mindrup, a graduate of our PhD program, literally wrote the book on models: The Architectural Model: Histories of the Miniature and the Prototype, the Exemplar and the Muse.

 

WAAC
The Washington Alley Project
Week 11
Oct 19 • 1:30
zoom

DC architects Mark Lawrence and Elizabeth Emerson are the E and L in EL Studio, a small practice in an alley, Naylor Court DC. And, proving that as EO Wilson says, the obvious is often profoundly significant, in addition to making wonderful architecture, E and L developed an interest in alleys…

WAAC
The Timeless Voice of Maquettes
Week 10
Oct 12 • 1:30
zoom

Victoria Baran is an architect in New York City.  She is a graduate of Barnard College at Columbia University and has a Master of Architecture from Princeton University.  Victoria practiced for many years  with Robert A.M. Stern, and she is currently the Design Director with Povero & Co.

WAAC
Washington Area Interschool Design Competition
Week 07
Sep 27

Annual design competition/conversation for students at DC area architecture schools: Catholic University, Howard University, University of Maryland, Morgan State University, University of the District of Columbia, WAAC

WAAC
End of semester exhibition and zoom toast
Week 19
Dec 17 • 6:30
zoom!
WAAC
Week -31
Jan 01
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Tutorial
Week 10
Oct 13 • 6:30PM
DMCO Workshops
DIY Atelier Bow-Wow Workshops
Week 11
Oct 20 • 6:30PM
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Workflow
Week 12
Oct 27 • 6:30pm
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Discussion: LADG/Andrew Holder + DMCO lectures
Week 14
Nov 10 • 6:30pm

Discussion on the work of Andrew Holder (The LADG) ahead of his lecture this month. This will be a focus point as DMCO begins to open discourse around student involvement in school lectures. We want to hear your input on future workshops and guest speakers. More info to come.

Check out the LADG website here: https://theladg.com/

DMCO Workshops
How To: Code Your Own Website (Start to Finish)
Week 15
Nov 19 • 6:30PM
zoom

No coding experience required. Sign up to get the guide beforehand: howtocode.website

Launch a super simple website for your portfolio, thesis, or studio project.

Workshop led by invited guest Chris Morgan, co-founder of DMCO, VT architecture alumnus, creator of allthearchitects.com, and partner at Morgan & Hyland, who created the new website and brand for the School of Architecture + Design.

New Modes Lecture Series
University Calendar
Classes Begin
Week 03
Aug 24
University Calendar
Labor Day (No Classes - University Offices Closed)
Week 05
Sep 07
University Calendar
Fall Break (No Classes - University Offices Open)
Week 10
Oct 16
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 23
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 24
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 25
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 26
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 27
University Calendar
Reading Day
Week 18
Dec 10
New Modes Lecture Series
Cruz Garcia & Nathalie Frankowski, WAI THINK TANK
Week 04
Sep 02 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Kovacs, OFFICE KOVACS
Week 06
Sep 16 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Anna Neimark, FIRST OFFICE
Week 07
Sep 23 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Jerome Haferd and Brandt Knapp, BRANDT : HAFERD
Week 08
Sep 30 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Ana Luisa Soares & Ahmed Belkhodja, ATELIER FALA
Week 09
Oct 07 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Bryony Roberts, BRYONY ROBERTS STUDIO
Week 10
Oct 14 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Erin Besler, BESLER AND SONS
Week 11
Oct 21 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Zeina Koreitem & John May, MILLIØNS
Week 12
Oct 28 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Mira Henry and Matthew Au, CURRENT INTERESTS
Week 13
Nov 04 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Holder, The LADG
Week 14
Nov 11 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Deadline: Call for Ideas
Week 17
Dec 04 • 11:59
online

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021

Make a poster or short video (no more than 90 seconds long, can be a pre-recorded presentation of a slide deck) to propose your theme for next semester:

Present the organizing thread that connects 6-8 consecutive online ‘zoom’ lectures. Propose a team of students and at least one faculty member to lead the series. Speakers do not need to be specified, but examples are desirable. Other formats, such as a symposium, are possible. This is an open call for ideas, and all proposals are welcome.

Due December 4, 11:59 PM.

New Modes Lecture Series
Town Hall
Week 18
Dec 07 • 5:00
zoom

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021


Vote on the proposals in a town hall jury.

Join a public viewing of the proposals. There will be time for questions and discussion. Proposals will be shown in the order received, and a link will be provided to a shared Google folder just before the town hall. All attendees of the Town Hall will have decisive input on the series through ranking their preferences. Top ranking entries will have one week to draw up a budget after the Town Hall. Funding will be sought for the series, starting with the top ranked proposal.
New Modes Lecture Series
Week -31
Jan 01
Architecture Fridays
Doug Pierson
Week 06
Sep 18 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus architect Doug Pierson will lecture to my lab about his award winning Rabbit Hole Distillery in Louisville, KY.

The focus will be on the use steel.

Architecture Fridays
Daniel Gillen
Week 09
Oct 09 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus Architect Daniel Gillen, AIA, Associate and Studio Head at SOM Chicago, will lecture to our design labs about his career path/projects since VT from his work at Asymptote to MAD, and currently SOM.

Although not a focus of the talk, I suggest looking at Daniel’s entry to the Brooklyn Bridge Competition: #brooklynbridge #competitions “The Brooklyn Bluff” which speaks to Daniel’s fierce commitment to innovation in architecture.

Architecture Fridays
BRISTOW PROFFITT
Week 11
Oct 23 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumni architects Robert Bristow and Pilar Proffitt are partners in BRISTOW PROFFITT, an architecture and interior design studio. Housed in a 125’ long former dairy barn, their work includes professional architecture, but they also enjoy experiments with fabricating and prototyping architecture related objects and furniture. Pilar’s and Rob’s portfolio includes houses, hotels, and public buildings such as Quirk Hotel, Harney Tea Room SoHo, Hotel Ralph Pucci. They are currently working with Kimpton Hotels re-purposing a historic Daniel Burnham building in Cincinnati.

 

Thesis
Beginnings: Pin-Up
Week 06
Sep 14 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 09
Oct 05 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 10
Oct 12 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 11
Oct 19 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 12
Oct 26 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Nov 30 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 01 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 02 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 03 • 4-5PM
Ways of Worldmaking
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture
Week 09
Oct 06 • 10:30am-12pm
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture, Santiago de Chile https://www.onarchitecture.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular
Week 10
Oct 13 • 10:30am-12pm
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular, Los Angeles http://bureau-spectacular.net/
Ways of Worldmaking
Traumnovelle
Week 11
Oct 20 • 10:30am-12pm
Traumnovelle, Brussels, Belgium https://traumnovelle.eu/
Ways of Worldmaking
APRDELESP
Week 12
Oct 27 • 9 am

APRDELESP, Mexico City http://aprdelesp.com/en/

 

Ways of Worldmaking
Insaf Ben Othmane
Week 13
Nov 03 • 10:30am-12pm
Ways of Worldmaking
Office Ca
Week 14
Nov 10 • 10:30am-12pm
Office Ca, Texas, https://officeca.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
To be announced
Week 15
Nov 17 • 10:30am-12pm
To be announced
Ways of Worldmaking
Aranda\Lasch
Week 12
Oct 27 • 10:30 am

Aranda\Lasch, New York /Tucson http://arandalasch.com/work/featured/

Ways of Worldmaking
Stefan Gruber
Week 13
Nov 03 • 9 am

Stefan Gruber, Pittsburgh https://www.studiogruber.com/

Ways of Worldmaking
Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL
Week 17
Dec 01 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are:  Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

Ways of Worldmaking
pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture
Week 18
Dec 08 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are: pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

WAAC
Attunement : historically contextualizing atmosphere
Week 13
Nov 06 • 10 - 11:15
zoom

A visiting lecture by Alberto Perez-Gomez, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

 

WAAC
Intertwining fiction, reality and embodied imagination through the interaction of performance
Week 14
Nov 13 • 10 to 11 am
zoom

A visiting lecture by Lisa Landrum, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

WAAC
Rhythm and Architecture: A Residential Study
Week 17
Nov 30 • 1:30
zoom

For the last WAAC Monday Forum of the semester, here architect, adjunct, and percussionist  Peter VanderPoel talk about polyrhythms in architecture.

WAAC
The Breath of Architecture
Week 15
Nov 16 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Barbara Kenda, affiliated faculty at the WAAC—talks today on the breath of architecture, the city, the landscape–

WAAC
Architectural Models: Oneiric and Didactice
Week 13
Nov 02 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Matt Mindrup, a graduate of our PhD program, literally wrote the book on models: The Architectural Model: Histories of the Miniature and the Prototype, the Exemplar and the Muse.

 

WAAC
The Washington Alley Project
Week 11
Oct 19 • 1:30
zoom

DC architects Mark Lawrence and Elizabeth Emerson are the E and L in EL Studio, a small practice in an alley, Naylor Court DC. And, proving that as EO Wilson says, the obvious is often profoundly significant, in addition to making wonderful architecture, E and L developed an interest in alleys…

WAAC
The Timeless Voice of Maquettes
Week 10
Oct 12 • 1:30
zoom

Victoria Baran is an architect in New York City.  She is a graduate of Barnard College at Columbia University and has a Master of Architecture from Princeton University.  Victoria practiced for many years  with Robert A.M. Stern, and she is currently the Design Director with Povero & Co.

WAAC
Washington Area Interschool Design Competition
Week 07
Sep 27

Annual design competition/conversation for students at DC area architecture schools: Catholic University, Howard University, University of Maryland, Morgan State University, University of the District of Columbia, WAAC

WAAC
End of semester exhibition and zoom toast
Week 19
Dec 17 • 6:30
zoom!
WAAC
Week -31
Jan 01
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Tutorial
Week 10
Oct 13 • 6:30PM
DMCO Workshops
DIY Atelier Bow-Wow Workshops
Week 11
Oct 20 • 6:30PM
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Workflow
Week 12
Oct 27 • 6:30pm
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Discussion: LADG/Andrew Holder + DMCO lectures
Week 14
Nov 10 • 6:30pm

Discussion on the work of Andrew Holder (The LADG) ahead of his lecture this month. This will be a focus point as DMCO begins to open discourse around student involvement in school lectures. We want to hear your input on future workshops and guest speakers. More info to come.

Check out the LADG website here: https://theladg.com/

DMCO Workshops
How To: Code Your Own Website (Start to Finish)
Week 15
Nov 19 • 6:30PM
zoom

No coding experience required. Sign up to get the guide beforehand: howtocode.website

Launch a super simple website for your portfolio, thesis, or studio project.

Workshop led by invited guest Chris Morgan, co-founder of DMCO, VT architecture alumnus, creator of allthearchitects.com, and partner at Morgan & Hyland, who created the new website and brand for the School of Architecture + Design.

Architecture Fridays
University Calendar
Classes Begin
Week 03
Aug 24
University Calendar
Labor Day (No Classes - University Offices Closed)
Week 05
Sep 07
University Calendar
Fall Break (No Classes - University Offices Open)
Week 10
Oct 16
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 23
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 24
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 25
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 26
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 27
University Calendar
Reading Day
Week 18
Dec 10
New Modes Lecture Series
Cruz Garcia & Nathalie Frankowski, WAI THINK TANK
Week 04
Sep 02 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Kovacs, OFFICE KOVACS
Week 06
Sep 16 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Anna Neimark, FIRST OFFICE
Week 07
Sep 23 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Jerome Haferd and Brandt Knapp, BRANDT : HAFERD
Week 08
Sep 30 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Ana Luisa Soares & Ahmed Belkhodja, ATELIER FALA
Week 09
Oct 07 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Bryony Roberts, BRYONY ROBERTS STUDIO
Week 10
Oct 14 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Erin Besler, BESLER AND SONS
Week 11
Oct 21 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Zeina Koreitem & John May, MILLIØNS
Week 12
Oct 28 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Mira Henry and Matthew Au, CURRENT INTERESTS
Week 13
Nov 04 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Holder, The LADG
Week 14
Nov 11 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Deadline: Call for Ideas
Week 17
Dec 04 • 11:59
online

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021

Make a poster or short video (no more than 90 seconds long, can be a pre-recorded presentation of a slide deck) to propose your theme for next semester:

Present the organizing thread that connects 6-8 consecutive online ‘zoom’ lectures. Propose a team of students and at least one faculty member to lead the series. Speakers do not need to be specified, but examples are desirable. Other formats, such as a symposium, are possible. This is an open call for ideas, and all proposals are welcome.

Due December 4, 11:59 PM.

New Modes Lecture Series
Town Hall
Week 18
Dec 07 • 5:00
zoom

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021


Vote on the proposals in a town hall jury.

Join a public viewing of the proposals. There will be time for questions and discussion. Proposals will be shown in the order received, and a link will be provided to a shared Google folder just before the town hall. All attendees of the Town Hall will have decisive input on the series through ranking their preferences. Top ranking entries will have one week to draw up a budget after the Town Hall. Funding will be sought for the series, starting with the top ranked proposal.
New Modes Lecture Series
Week -31
Jan 01
Architecture Fridays
Doug Pierson
Week 06
Sep 18 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus architect Doug Pierson will lecture to my lab about his award winning Rabbit Hole Distillery in Louisville, KY.

The focus will be on the use steel.

Architecture Fridays
Daniel Gillen
Week 09
Oct 09 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus Architect Daniel Gillen, AIA, Associate and Studio Head at SOM Chicago, will lecture to our design labs about his career path/projects since VT from his work at Asymptote to MAD, and currently SOM.

Although not a focus of the talk, I suggest looking at Daniel’s entry to the Brooklyn Bridge Competition: #brooklynbridge #competitions “The Brooklyn Bluff” which speaks to Daniel’s fierce commitment to innovation in architecture.

Architecture Fridays
BRISTOW PROFFITT
Week 11
Oct 23 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumni architects Robert Bristow and Pilar Proffitt are partners in BRISTOW PROFFITT, an architecture and interior design studio. Housed in a 125’ long former dairy barn, their work includes professional architecture, but they also enjoy experiments with fabricating and prototyping architecture related objects and furniture. Pilar’s and Rob’s portfolio includes houses, hotels, and public buildings such as Quirk Hotel, Harney Tea Room SoHo, Hotel Ralph Pucci. They are currently working with Kimpton Hotels re-purposing a historic Daniel Burnham building in Cincinnati.

 

Thesis
Beginnings: Pin-Up
Week 06
Sep 14 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 09
Oct 05 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 10
Oct 12 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 11
Oct 19 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 12
Oct 26 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Nov 30 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 01 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 02 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 03 • 4-5PM
Ways of Worldmaking
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture
Week 09
Oct 06 • 10:30am-12pm
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture, Santiago de Chile https://www.onarchitecture.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular
Week 10
Oct 13 • 10:30am-12pm
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular, Los Angeles http://bureau-spectacular.net/
Ways of Worldmaking
Traumnovelle
Week 11
Oct 20 • 10:30am-12pm
Traumnovelle, Brussels, Belgium https://traumnovelle.eu/
Ways of Worldmaking
APRDELESP
Week 12
Oct 27 • 9 am

APRDELESP, Mexico City http://aprdelesp.com/en/

 

Ways of Worldmaking
Insaf Ben Othmane
Week 13
Nov 03 • 10:30am-12pm
Ways of Worldmaking
Office Ca
Week 14
Nov 10 • 10:30am-12pm
Office Ca, Texas, https://officeca.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
To be announced
Week 15
Nov 17 • 10:30am-12pm
To be announced
Ways of Worldmaking
Aranda\Lasch
Week 12
Oct 27 • 10:30 am

Aranda\Lasch, New York /Tucson http://arandalasch.com/work/featured/

Ways of Worldmaking
Stefan Gruber
Week 13
Nov 03 • 9 am

Stefan Gruber, Pittsburgh https://www.studiogruber.com/

Ways of Worldmaking
Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL
Week 17
Dec 01 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are:  Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

Ways of Worldmaking
pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture
Week 18
Dec 08 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are: pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

WAAC
Attunement : historically contextualizing atmosphere
Week 13
Nov 06 • 10 - 11:15
zoom

A visiting lecture by Alberto Perez-Gomez, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

 

WAAC
Intertwining fiction, reality and embodied imagination through the interaction of performance
Week 14
Nov 13 • 10 to 11 am
zoom

A visiting lecture by Lisa Landrum, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

WAAC
Rhythm and Architecture: A Residential Study
Week 17
Nov 30 • 1:30
zoom

For the last WAAC Monday Forum of the semester, here architect, adjunct, and percussionist  Peter VanderPoel talk about polyrhythms in architecture.

WAAC
The Breath of Architecture
Week 15
Nov 16 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Barbara Kenda, affiliated faculty at the WAAC—talks today on the breath of architecture, the city, the landscape–

WAAC
Architectural Models: Oneiric and Didactice
Week 13
Nov 02 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Matt Mindrup, a graduate of our PhD program, literally wrote the book on models: The Architectural Model: Histories of the Miniature and the Prototype, the Exemplar and the Muse.

 

WAAC
The Washington Alley Project
Week 11
Oct 19 • 1:30
zoom

DC architects Mark Lawrence and Elizabeth Emerson are the E and L in EL Studio, a small practice in an alley, Naylor Court DC. And, proving that as EO Wilson says, the obvious is often profoundly significant, in addition to making wonderful architecture, E and L developed an interest in alleys…

WAAC
The Timeless Voice of Maquettes
Week 10
Oct 12 • 1:30
zoom

Victoria Baran is an architect in New York City.  She is a graduate of Barnard College at Columbia University and has a Master of Architecture from Princeton University.  Victoria practiced for many years  with Robert A.M. Stern, and she is currently the Design Director with Povero & Co.

WAAC
Washington Area Interschool Design Competition
Week 07
Sep 27

Annual design competition/conversation for students at DC area architecture schools: Catholic University, Howard University, University of Maryland, Morgan State University, University of the District of Columbia, WAAC

WAAC
End of semester exhibition and zoom toast
Week 19
Dec 17 • 6:30
zoom!
WAAC
Week -31
Jan 01
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Tutorial
Week 10
Oct 13 • 6:30PM
DMCO Workshops
DIY Atelier Bow-Wow Workshops
Week 11
Oct 20 • 6:30PM
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Workflow
Week 12
Oct 27 • 6:30pm
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Discussion: LADG/Andrew Holder + DMCO lectures
Week 14
Nov 10 • 6:30pm

Discussion on the work of Andrew Holder (The LADG) ahead of his lecture this month. This will be a focus point as DMCO begins to open discourse around student involvement in school lectures. We want to hear your input on future workshops and guest speakers. More info to come.

Check out the LADG website here: https://theladg.com/

DMCO Workshops
How To: Code Your Own Website (Start to Finish)
Week 15
Nov 19 • 6:30PM
zoom

No coding experience required. Sign up to get the guide beforehand: howtocode.website

Launch a super simple website for your portfolio, thesis, or studio project.

Workshop led by invited guest Chris Morgan, co-founder of DMCO, VT architecture alumnus, creator of allthearchitects.com, and partner at Morgan & Hyland, who created the new website and brand for the School of Architecture + Design.

Thesis
University Calendar
Classes Begin
Week 03
Aug 24
University Calendar
Labor Day (No Classes - University Offices Closed)
Week 05
Sep 07
University Calendar
Fall Break (No Classes - University Offices Open)
Week 10
Oct 16
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 23
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 24
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 25
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 26
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 27
University Calendar
Reading Day
Week 18
Dec 10
New Modes Lecture Series
Cruz Garcia & Nathalie Frankowski, WAI THINK TANK
Week 04
Sep 02 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Kovacs, OFFICE KOVACS
Week 06
Sep 16 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Anna Neimark, FIRST OFFICE
Week 07
Sep 23 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Jerome Haferd and Brandt Knapp, BRANDT : HAFERD
Week 08
Sep 30 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Ana Luisa Soares & Ahmed Belkhodja, ATELIER FALA
Week 09
Oct 07 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Bryony Roberts, BRYONY ROBERTS STUDIO
Week 10
Oct 14 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Erin Besler, BESLER AND SONS
Week 11
Oct 21 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Zeina Koreitem & John May, MILLIØNS
Week 12
Oct 28 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Mira Henry and Matthew Au, CURRENT INTERESTS
Week 13
Nov 04 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Holder, The LADG
Week 14
Nov 11 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Deadline: Call for Ideas
Week 17
Dec 04 • 11:59
online

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021

Make a poster or short video (no more than 90 seconds long, can be a pre-recorded presentation of a slide deck) to propose your theme for next semester:

Present the organizing thread that connects 6-8 consecutive online ‘zoom’ lectures. Propose a team of students and at least one faculty member to lead the series. Speakers do not need to be specified, but examples are desirable. Other formats, such as a symposium, are possible. This is an open call for ideas, and all proposals are welcome.

Due December 4, 11:59 PM.

New Modes Lecture Series
Town Hall
Week 18
Dec 07 • 5:00
zoom

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021


Vote on the proposals in a town hall jury.

Join a public viewing of the proposals. There will be time for questions and discussion. Proposals will be shown in the order received, and a link will be provided to a shared Google folder just before the town hall. All attendees of the Town Hall will have decisive input on the series through ranking their preferences. Top ranking entries will have one week to draw up a budget after the Town Hall. Funding will be sought for the series, starting with the top ranked proposal.
New Modes Lecture Series
Week -31
Jan 01
Architecture Fridays
Doug Pierson
Week 06
Sep 18 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus architect Doug Pierson will lecture to my lab about his award winning Rabbit Hole Distillery in Louisville, KY.

The focus will be on the use steel.

Architecture Fridays
Daniel Gillen
Week 09
Oct 09 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus Architect Daniel Gillen, AIA, Associate and Studio Head at SOM Chicago, will lecture to our design labs about his career path/projects since VT from his work at Asymptote to MAD, and currently SOM.

Although not a focus of the talk, I suggest looking at Daniel’s entry to the Brooklyn Bridge Competition: #brooklynbridge #competitions “The Brooklyn Bluff” which speaks to Daniel’s fierce commitment to innovation in architecture.

Architecture Fridays
BRISTOW PROFFITT
Week 11
Oct 23 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumni architects Robert Bristow and Pilar Proffitt are partners in BRISTOW PROFFITT, an architecture and interior design studio. Housed in a 125’ long former dairy barn, their work includes professional architecture, but they also enjoy experiments with fabricating and prototyping architecture related objects and furniture. Pilar’s and Rob’s portfolio includes houses, hotels, and public buildings such as Quirk Hotel, Harney Tea Room SoHo, Hotel Ralph Pucci. They are currently working with Kimpton Hotels re-purposing a historic Daniel Burnham building in Cincinnati.

 

Thesis
Beginnings: Pin-Up
Week 06
Sep 14 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 09
Oct 05 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 10
Oct 12 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 11
Oct 19 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 12
Oct 26 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Nov 30 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 01 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 02 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 03 • 4-5PM
Ways of Worldmaking
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture
Week 09
Oct 06 • 10:30am-12pm
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture, Santiago de Chile https://www.onarchitecture.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular
Week 10
Oct 13 • 10:30am-12pm
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular, Los Angeles http://bureau-spectacular.net/
Ways of Worldmaking
Traumnovelle
Week 11
Oct 20 • 10:30am-12pm
Traumnovelle, Brussels, Belgium https://traumnovelle.eu/
Ways of Worldmaking
APRDELESP
Week 12
Oct 27 • 9 am

APRDELESP, Mexico City http://aprdelesp.com/en/

 

Ways of Worldmaking
Insaf Ben Othmane
Week 13
Nov 03 • 10:30am-12pm
Ways of Worldmaking
Office Ca
Week 14
Nov 10 • 10:30am-12pm
Office Ca, Texas, https://officeca.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
To be announced
Week 15
Nov 17 • 10:30am-12pm
To be announced
Ways of Worldmaking
Aranda\Lasch
Week 12
Oct 27 • 10:30 am

Aranda\Lasch, New York /Tucson http://arandalasch.com/work/featured/

Ways of Worldmaking
Stefan Gruber
Week 13
Nov 03 • 9 am

Stefan Gruber, Pittsburgh https://www.studiogruber.com/

Ways of Worldmaking
Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL
Week 17
Dec 01 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are:  Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

Ways of Worldmaking
pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture
Week 18
Dec 08 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are: pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

WAAC
Attunement : historically contextualizing atmosphere
Week 13
Nov 06 • 10 - 11:15
zoom

A visiting lecture by Alberto Perez-Gomez, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

 

WAAC
Intertwining fiction, reality and embodied imagination through the interaction of performance
Week 14
Nov 13 • 10 to 11 am
zoom

A visiting lecture by Lisa Landrum, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

WAAC
Rhythm and Architecture: A Residential Study
Week 17
Nov 30 • 1:30
zoom

For the last WAAC Monday Forum of the semester, here architect, adjunct, and percussionist  Peter VanderPoel talk about polyrhythms in architecture.

WAAC
The Breath of Architecture
Week 15
Nov 16 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Barbara Kenda, affiliated faculty at the WAAC—talks today on the breath of architecture, the city, the landscape–

WAAC
Architectural Models: Oneiric and Didactice
Week 13
Nov 02 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Matt Mindrup, a graduate of our PhD program, literally wrote the book on models: The Architectural Model: Histories of the Miniature and the Prototype, the Exemplar and the Muse.

 

WAAC
The Washington Alley Project
Week 11
Oct 19 • 1:30
zoom

DC architects Mark Lawrence and Elizabeth Emerson are the E and L in EL Studio, a small practice in an alley, Naylor Court DC. And, proving that as EO Wilson says, the obvious is often profoundly significant, in addition to making wonderful architecture, E and L developed an interest in alleys…

WAAC
The Timeless Voice of Maquettes
Week 10
Oct 12 • 1:30
zoom

Victoria Baran is an architect in New York City.  She is a graduate of Barnard College at Columbia University and has a Master of Architecture from Princeton University.  Victoria practiced for many years  with Robert A.M. Stern, and she is currently the Design Director with Povero & Co.

WAAC
Washington Area Interschool Design Competition
Week 07
Sep 27

Annual design competition/conversation for students at DC area architecture schools: Catholic University, Howard University, University of Maryland, Morgan State University, University of the District of Columbia, WAAC

WAAC
End of semester exhibition and zoom toast
Week 19
Dec 17 • 6:30
zoom!
WAAC
Week -31
Jan 01
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Tutorial
Week 10
Oct 13 • 6:30PM
DMCO Workshops
DIY Atelier Bow-Wow Workshops
Week 11
Oct 20 • 6:30PM
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Workflow
Week 12
Oct 27 • 6:30pm
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Discussion: LADG/Andrew Holder + DMCO lectures
Week 14
Nov 10 • 6:30pm

Discussion on the work of Andrew Holder (The LADG) ahead of his lecture this month. This will be a focus point as DMCO begins to open discourse around student involvement in school lectures. We want to hear your input on future workshops and guest speakers. More info to come.

Check out the LADG website here: https://theladg.com/

DMCO Workshops
How To: Code Your Own Website (Start to Finish)
Week 15
Nov 19 • 6:30PM
zoom

No coding experience required. Sign up to get the guide beforehand: howtocode.website

Launch a super simple website for your portfolio, thesis, or studio project.

Workshop led by invited guest Chris Morgan, co-founder of DMCO, VT architecture alumnus, creator of allthearchitects.com, and partner at Morgan & Hyland, who created the new website and brand for the School of Architecture + Design.

Ways of Worldmaking
University Calendar
Classes Begin
Week 03
Aug 24
University Calendar
Labor Day (No Classes - University Offices Closed)
Week 05
Sep 07
University Calendar
Fall Break (No Classes - University Offices Open)
Week 10
Oct 16
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 23
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 24
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 25
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 26
University Calendar
Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 27
University Calendar
Reading Day
Week 18
Dec 10
New Modes Lecture Series
Cruz Garcia & Nathalie Frankowski, WAI THINK TANK
Week 04
Sep 02 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Kovacs, OFFICE KOVACS
Week 06
Sep 16 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Anna Neimark, FIRST OFFICE
Week 07
Sep 23 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Jerome Haferd and Brandt Knapp, BRANDT : HAFERD
Week 08
Sep 30 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Ana Luisa Soares & Ahmed Belkhodja, ATELIER FALA
Week 09
Oct 07 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Bryony Roberts, BRYONY ROBERTS STUDIO
Week 10
Oct 14 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Erin Besler, BESLER AND SONS
Week 11
Oct 21 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Zeina Koreitem & John May, MILLIØNS
Week 12
Oct 28 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Mira Henry and Matthew Au, CURRENT INTERESTS
Week 13
Nov 04 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Holder, The LADG
Week 14
Nov 11 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Deadline: Call for Ideas
Week 17
Dec 04 • 11:59
online

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021

Make a poster or short video (no more than 90 seconds long, can be a pre-recorded presentation of a slide deck) to propose your theme for next semester:

Present the organizing thread that connects 6-8 consecutive online ‘zoom’ lectures. Propose a team of students and at least one faculty member to lead the series. Speakers do not need to be specified, but examples are desirable. Other formats, such as a symposium, are possible. This is an open call for ideas, and all proposals are welcome.

Due December 4, 11:59 PM.

New Modes Lecture Series
Town Hall
Week 18
Dec 07 • 5:00
zoom

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021


Vote on the proposals in a town hall jury.

Join a public viewing of the proposals. There will be time for questions and discussion. Proposals will be shown in the order received, and a link will be provided to a shared Google folder just before the town hall. All attendees of the Town Hall will have decisive input on the series through ranking their preferences. Top ranking entries will have one week to draw up a budget after the Town Hall. Funding will be sought for the series, starting with the top ranked proposal.
New Modes Lecture Series
Week -31
Jan 01
Architecture Fridays
Doug Pierson
Week 06
Sep 18 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus architect Doug Pierson will lecture to my lab about his award winning Rabbit Hole Distillery in Louisville, KY.

The focus will be on the use steel.

Architecture Fridays
Daniel Gillen
Week 09
Oct 09 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus Architect Daniel Gillen, AIA, Associate and Studio Head at SOM Chicago, will lecture to our design labs about his career path/projects since VT from his work at Asymptote to MAD, and currently SOM.

Although not a focus of the talk, I suggest looking at Daniel’s entry to the Brooklyn Bridge Competition: #brooklynbridge #competitions “The Brooklyn Bluff” which speaks to Daniel’s fierce commitment to innovation in architecture.

Architecture Fridays
BRISTOW PROFFITT
Week 11
Oct 23 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumni architects Robert Bristow and Pilar Proffitt are partners in BRISTOW PROFFITT, an architecture and interior design studio. Housed in a 125’ long former dairy barn, their work includes professional architecture, but they also enjoy experiments with fabricating and prototyping architecture related objects and furniture. Pilar’s and Rob’s portfolio includes houses, hotels, and public buildings such as Quirk Hotel, Harney Tea Room SoHo, Hotel Ralph Pucci. They are currently working with Kimpton Hotels re-purposing a historic Daniel Burnham building in Cincinnati.

 

Thesis
Beginnings: Pin-Up
Week 06
Sep 14 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 09
Oct 05 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 10
Oct 12 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 11
Oct 19 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 12
Oct 26 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Nov 30 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 01 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 02 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 03 • 4-5PM
Ways of Worldmaking
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture
Week 09
Oct 06 • 10:30am-12pm
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture, Santiago de Chile https://www.onarchitecture.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular
Week 10
Oct 13 • 10:30am-12pm
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular, Los Angeles http://bureau-spectacular.net/
Ways of Worldmaking
Traumnovelle
Week 11
Oct 20 • 10:30am-12pm
Traumnovelle, Brussels, Belgium https://traumnovelle.eu/
Ways of Worldmaking
APRDELESP
Week 12
Oct 27 • 9 am

APRDELESP, Mexico City http://aprdelesp.com/en/

 

Ways of Worldmaking
Insaf Ben Othmane
Week 13
Nov 03 • 10:30am-12pm
Ways of Worldmaking
Office Ca
Week 14
Nov 10 • 10:30am-12pm
Office Ca, Texas, https://officeca.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
To be announced
Week 15
Nov 17 • 10:30am-12pm
To be announced
Ways of Worldmaking
Aranda\Lasch
Week 12
Oct 27 • 10:30 am

Aranda\Lasch, New York /Tucson http://arandalasch.com/work/featured/

Ways of Worldmaking
Stefan Gruber
Week 13
Nov 03 • 9 am

Stefan Gruber, Pittsburgh https://www.studiogruber.com/

Ways of Worldmaking
Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL
Week 17
Dec 01 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are:  Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

Ways of Worldmaking
pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture
Week 18
Dec 08 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are: pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

WAAC
Attunement : historically contextualizing atmosphere
Week 13
Nov 06 • 10 - 11:15
zoom

A visiting lecture by Alberto Perez-Gomez, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

 

WAAC
Intertwining fiction, reality and embodied imagination through the interaction of performance
Week 14
Nov 13 • 10 to 11 am
zoom

A visiting lecture by Lisa Landrum, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

WAAC
Rhythm and Architecture: A Residential Study
Week 17
Nov 30 • 1:30
zoom

For the last WAAC Monday Forum of the semester, here architect, adjunct, and percussionist  Peter VanderPoel talk about polyrhythms in architecture.

WAAC
The Breath of Architecture
Week 15
Nov 16 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Barbara Kenda, affiliated faculty at the WAAC—talks today on the breath of architecture, the city, the landscape–

WAAC
Architectural Models: Oneiric and Didactice
Week 13
Nov 02 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Matt Mindrup, a graduate of our PhD program, literally wrote the book on models: The Architectural Model: Histories of the Miniature and the Prototype, the Exemplar and the Muse.

 

WAAC
The Washington Alley Project
Week 11
Oct 19 • 1:30
zoom

DC architects Mark Lawrence and Elizabeth Emerson are the E and L in EL Studio, a small practice in an alley, Naylor Court DC. And, proving that as EO Wilson says, the obvious is often profoundly significant, in addition to making wonderful architecture, E and L developed an interest in alleys…

WAAC
The Timeless Voice of Maquettes
Week 10
Oct 12 • 1:30
zoom

Victoria Baran is an architect in New York City.  She is a graduate of Barnard College at Columbia University and has a Master of Architecture from Princeton University.  Victoria practiced for many years  with Robert A.M. Stern, and she is currently the Design Director with Povero & Co.

WAAC
Washington Area Interschool Design Competition
Week 07
Sep 27

Annual design competition/conversation for students at DC area architecture schools: Catholic University, Howard University, University of Maryland, Morgan State University, University of the District of Columbia, WAAC

WAAC
End of semester exhibition and zoom toast
Week 19
Dec 17 • 6:30
zoom!
WAAC
Week -31
Jan 01
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Tutorial
Week 10
Oct 13 • 6:30PM
DMCO Workshops
DIY Atelier Bow-Wow Workshops
Week 11
Oct 20 • 6:30PM
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Workflow
Week 12
Oct 27 • 6:30pm
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Discussion: LADG/Andrew Holder + DMCO lectures
Week 14
Nov 10 • 6:30pm

Discussion on the work of Andrew Holder (The LADG) ahead of his lecture this month. This will be a focus point as DMCO begins to open discourse around student involvement in school lectures. We want to hear your input on future workshops and guest speakers. More info to come.

Check out the LADG website here: https://theladg.com/

DMCO Workshops
How To: Code Your Own Website (Start to Finish)
Week 15
Nov 19 • 6:30PM
zoom

No coding experience required. Sign up to get the guide beforehand: howtocode.website

Launch a super simple website for your portfolio, thesis, or studio project.

Workshop led by invited guest Chris Morgan, co-founder of DMCO, VT architecture alumnus, creator of allthearchitects.com, and partner at Morgan & Hyland, who created the new website and brand for the School of Architecture + Design.

WAAC
University Calendar
Classes Begin
Week 03
Aug 24
University Calendar
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Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
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Nov 27
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Reading Day
Week 18
Dec 10
New Modes Lecture Series
Cruz Garcia & Nathalie Frankowski, WAI THINK TANK
Week 04
Sep 02 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Kovacs, OFFICE KOVACS
Week 06
Sep 16 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Anna Neimark, FIRST OFFICE
Week 07
Sep 23 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Jerome Haferd and Brandt Knapp, BRANDT : HAFERD
Week 08
Sep 30 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Ana Luisa Soares & Ahmed Belkhodja, ATELIER FALA
Week 09
Oct 07 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Bryony Roberts, BRYONY ROBERTS STUDIO
Week 10
Oct 14 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Erin Besler, BESLER AND SONS
Week 11
Oct 21 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Zeina Koreitem & John May, MILLIØNS
Week 12
Oct 28 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Mira Henry and Matthew Au, CURRENT INTERESTS
Week 13
Nov 04 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Holder, The LADG
Week 14
Nov 11 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Deadline: Call for Ideas
Week 17
Dec 04 • 11:59
online

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021

Make a poster or short video (no more than 90 seconds long, can be a pre-recorded presentation of a slide deck) to propose your theme for next semester:

Present the organizing thread that connects 6-8 consecutive online ‘zoom’ lectures. Propose a team of students and at least one faculty member to lead the series. Speakers do not need to be specified, but examples are desirable. Other formats, such as a symposium, are possible. This is an open call for ideas, and all proposals are welcome.

Due December 4, 11:59 PM.

New Modes Lecture Series
Town Hall
Week 18
Dec 07 • 5:00
zoom

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021


Vote on the proposals in a town hall jury.

Join a public viewing of the proposals. There will be time for questions and discussion. Proposals will be shown in the order received, and a link will be provided to a shared Google folder just before the town hall. All attendees of the Town Hall will have decisive input on the series through ranking their preferences. Top ranking entries will have one week to draw up a budget after the Town Hall. Funding will be sought for the series, starting with the top ranked proposal.
New Modes Lecture Series
Week -31
Jan 01
Architecture Fridays
Doug Pierson
Week 06
Sep 18 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus architect Doug Pierson will lecture to my lab about his award winning Rabbit Hole Distillery in Louisville, KY.

The focus will be on the use steel.

Architecture Fridays
Daniel Gillen
Week 09
Oct 09 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus Architect Daniel Gillen, AIA, Associate and Studio Head at SOM Chicago, will lecture to our design labs about his career path/projects since VT from his work at Asymptote to MAD, and currently SOM.

Although not a focus of the talk, I suggest looking at Daniel’s entry to the Brooklyn Bridge Competition: #brooklynbridge #competitions “The Brooklyn Bluff” which speaks to Daniel’s fierce commitment to innovation in architecture.

Architecture Fridays
BRISTOW PROFFITT
Week 11
Oct 23 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumni architects Robert Bristow and Pilar Proffitt are partners in BRISTOW PROFFITT, an architecture and interior design studio. Housed in a 125’ long former dairy barn, their work includes professional architecture, but they also enjoy experiments with fabricating and prototyping architecture related objects and furniture. Pilar’s and Rob’s portfolio includes houses, hotels, and public buildings such as Quirk Hotel, Harney Tea Room SoHo, Hotel Ralph Pucci. They are currently working with Kimpton Hotels re-purposing a historic Daniel Burnham building in Cincinnati.

 

Thesis
Beginnings: Pin-Up
Week 06
Sep 14 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 09
Oct 05 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 10
Oct 12 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 11
Oct 19 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 12
Oct 26 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Nov 30 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 01 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 02 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 03 • 4-5PM
Ways of Worldmaking
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture
Week 09
Oct 06 • 10:30am-12pm
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture, Santiago de Chile https://www.onarchitecture.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular
Week 10
Oct 13 • 10:30am-12pm
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular, Los Angeles http://bureau-spectacular.net/
Ways of Worldmaking
Traumnovelle
Week 11
Oct 20 • 10:30am-12pm
Traumnovelle, Brussels, Belgium https://traumnovelle.eu/
Ways of Worldmaking
APRDELESP
Week 12
Oct 27 • 9 am

APRDELESP, Mexico City http://aprdelesp.com/en/

 

Ways of Worldmaking
Insaf Ben Othmane
Week 13
Nov 03 • 10:30am-12pm
Ways of Worldmaking
Office Ca
Week 14
Nov 10 • 10:30am-12pm
Office Ca, Texas, https://officeca.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
To be announced
Week 15
Nov 17 • 10:30am-12pm
To be announced
Ways of Worldmaking
Aranda\Lasch
Week 12
Oct 27 • 10:30 am

Aranda\Lasch, New York /Tucson http://arandalasch.com/work/featured/

Ways of Worldmaking
Stefan Gruber
Week 13
Nov 03 • 9 am

Stefan Gruber, Pittsburgh https://www.studiogruber.com/

Ways of Worldmaking
Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL
Week 17
Dec 01 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are:  Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

Ways of Worldmaking
pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture
Week 18
Dec 08 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are: pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

WAAC
Attunement : historically contextualizing atmosphere
Week 13
Nov 06 • 10 - 11:15
zoom

A visiting lecture by Alberto Perez-Gomez, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

 

WAAC
Intertwining fiction, reality and embodied imagination through the interaction of performance
Week 14
Nov 13 • 10 to 11 am
zoom

A visiting lecture by Lisa Landrum, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

WAAC
Rhythm and Architecture: A Residential Study
Week 17
Nov 30 • 1:30
zoom

For the last WAAC Monday Forum of the semester, here architect, adjunct, and percussionist  Peter VanderPoel talk about polyrhythms in architecture.

WAAC
The Breath of Architecture
Week 15
Nov 16 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Barbara Kenda, affiliated faculty at the WAAC—talks today on the breath of architecture, the city, the landscape–

WAAC
Architectural Models: Oneiric and Didactice
Week 13
Nov 02 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Matt Mindrup, a graduate of our PhD program, literally wrote the book on models: The Architectural Model: Histories of the Miniature and the Prototype, the Exemplar and the Muse.

 

WAAC
The Washington Alley Project
Week 11
Oct 19 • 1:30
zoom

DC architects Mark Lawrence and Elizabeth Emerson are the E and L in EL Studio, a small practice in an alley, Naylor Court DC. And, proving that as EO Wilson says, the obvious is often profoundly significant, in addition to making wonderful architecture, E and L developed an interest in alleys…

WAAC
The Timeless Voice of Maquettes
Week 10
Oct 12 • 1:30
zoom

Victoria Baran is an architect in New York City.  She is a graduate of Barnard College at Columbia University and has a Master of Architecture from Princeton University.  Victoria practiced for many years  with Robert A.M. Stern, and she is currently the Design Director with Povero & Co.

WAAC
Washington Area Interschool Design Competition
Week 07
Sep 27

Annual design competition/conversation for students at DC area architecture schools: Catholic University, Howard University, University of Maryland, Morgan State University, University of the District of Columbia, WAAC

WAAC
End of semester exhibition and zoom toast
Week 19
Dec 17 • 6:30
zoom!
WAAC
Week -31
Jan 01
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Tutorial
Week 10
Oct 13 • 6:30PM
DMCO Workshops
DIY Atelier Bow-Wow Workshops
Week 11
Oct 20 • 6:30PM
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Workflow
Week 12
Oct 27 • 6:30pm
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Discussion: LADG/Andrew Holder + DMCO lectures
Week 14
Nov 10 • 6:30pm

Discussion on the work of Andrew Holder (The LADG) ahead of his lecture this month. This will be a focus point as DMCO begins to open discourse around student involvement in school lectures. We want to hear your input on future workshops and guest speakers. More info to come.

Check out the LADG website here: https://theladg.com/

DMCO Workshops
How To: Code Your Own Website (Start to Finish)
Week 15
Nov 19 • 6:30PM
zoom

No coding experience required. Sign up to get the guide beforehand: howtocode.website

Launch a super simple website for your portfolio, thesis, or studio project.

Workshop led by invited guest Chris Morgan, co-founder of DMCO, VT architecture alumnus, creator of allthearchitects.com, and partner at Morgan & Hyland, who created the new website and brand for the School of Architecture + Design.

DMCO Workshops
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Week 03
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Week 05
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Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
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Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 26
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Thanksgiving holiday (Courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
Week 16
Nov 27
University Calendar
Reading Day
Week 18
Dec 10
New Modes Lecture Series
Cruz Garcia & Nathalie Frankowski, WAI THINK TANK
Week 04
Sep 02 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Kovacs, OFFICE KOVACS
Week 06
Sep 16 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Anna Neimark, FIRST OFFICE
Week 07
Sep 23 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Jerome Haferd and Brandt Knapp, BRANDT : HAFERD
Week 08
Sep 30 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Ana Luisa Soares & Ahmed Belkhodja, ATELIER FALA
Week 09
Oct 07 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Bryony Roberts, BRYONY ROBERTS STUDIO
Week 10
Oct 14 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Erin Besler, BESLER AND SONS
Week 11
Oct 21 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Zeina Koreitem & John May, MILLIØNS
Week 12
Oct 28 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Mira Henry and Matthew Au, CURRENT INTERESTS
Week 13
Nov 04 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Andrew Holder, The LADG
Week 14
Nov 11 • 7PM
Zoom
New Modes Lecture Series
Deadline: Call for Ideas
Week 17
Dec 04 • 11:59
online

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021

Make a poster or short video (no more than 90 seconds long, can be a pre-recorded presentation of a slide deck) to propose your theme for next semester:

Present the organizing thread that connects 6-8 consecutive online ‘zoom’ lectures. Propose a team of students and at least one faculty member to lead the series. Speakers do not need to be specified, but examples are desirable. Other formats, such as a symposium, are possible. This is an open call for ideas, and all proposals are welcome.

Due December 4, 11:59 PM.

New Modes Lecture Series
Town Hall
Week 18
Dec 07 • 5:00
zoom

Open call —
Design the architecture lecture series for Spring 2021


Vote on the proposals in a town hall jury.

Join a public viewing of the proposals. There will be time for questions and discussion. Proposals will be shown in the order received, and a link will be provided to a shared Google folder just before the town hall. All attendees of the Town Hall will have decisive input on the series through ranking their preferences. Top ranking entries will have one week to draw up a budget after the Town Hall. Funding will be sought for the series, starting with the top ranked proposal.
New Modes Lecture Series
Week -31
Jan 01
Architecture Fridays
Doug Pierson
Week 06
Sep 18 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus architect Doug Pierson will lecture to my lab about his award winning Rabbit Hole Distillery in Louisville, KY.

The focus will be on the use steel.

Architecture Fridays
Daniel Gillen
Week 09
Oct 09 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumnus Architect Daniel Gillen, AIA, Associate and Studio Head at SOM Chicago, will lecture to our design labs about his career path/projects since VT from his work at Asymptote to MAD, and currently SOM.

Although not a focus of the talk, I suggest looking at Daniel’s entry to the Brooklyn Bridge Competition: #brooklynbridge #competitions “The Brooklyn Bluff” which speaks to Daniel’s fierce commitment to innovation in architecture.

Architecture Fridays
BRISTOW PROFFITT
Week 11
Oct 23 • 3:30PM
ZOOM

Alumni architects Robert Bristow and Pilar Proffitt are partners in BRISTOW PROFFITT, an architecture and interior design studio. Housed in a 125’ long former dairy barn, their work includes professional architecture, but they also enjoy experiments with fabricating and prototyping architecture related objects and furniture. Pilar’s and Rob’s portfolio includes houses, hotels, and public buildings such as Quirk Hotel, Harney Tea Room SoHo, Hotel Ralph Pucci. They are currently working with Kimpton Hotels re-purposing a historic Daniel Burnham building in Cincinnati.

 

Thesis
Beginnings: Pin-Up
Week 06
Sep 14 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 09
Oct 05 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 10
Oct 12 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 11
Oct 19 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Monday Reviews
Week 12
Oct 26 • 2-4PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Nov 30 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 01 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 02 • 4-5PM
Thesis
Middle Exhibition
Week 17
Dec 03 • 4-5PM
Ways of Worldmaking
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture
Week 09
Oct 06 • 10:30am-12pm
Diego Grass Puga, OnArchitecture, Santiago de Chile https://www.onarchitecture.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular
Week 10
Oct 13 • 10:30am-12pm
Jimenez Lai, Bureau Spectacular, Los Angeles http://bureau-spectacular.net/
Ways of Worldmaking
Traumnovelle
Week 11
Oct 20 • 10:30am-12pm
Traumnovelle, Brussels, Belgium https://traumnovelle.eu/
Ways of Worldmaking
APRDELESP
Week 12
Oct 27 • 9 am

APRDELESP, Mexico City http://aprdelesp.com/en/

 

Ways of Worldmaking
Insaf Ben Othmane
Week 13
Nov 03 • 10:30am-12pm
Ways of Worldmaking
Office Ca
Week 14
Nov 10 • 10:30am-12pm
Office Ca, Texas, https://officeca.com/
Ways of Worldmaking
To be announced
Week 15
Nov 17 • 10:30am-12pm
To be announced
Ways of Worldmaking
Aranda\Lasch
Week 12
Oct 27 • 10:30 am

Aranda\Lasch, New York /Tucson http://arandalasch.com/work/featured/

Ways of Worldmaking
Stefan Gruber
Week 13
Nov 03 • 9 am

Stefan Gruber, Pittsburgh https://www.studiogruber.com/

Ways of Worldmaking
Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL
Week 17
Dec 01 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are:  Notes / IA: Intelligent Architecture / matREAL

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

Ways of Worldmaking
pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture
Week 18
Dec 08 • 9:30
zoom

We’re glad to welcome you to the final presentations of Ways of Worldmaking.

On the occasion of the Professional Practice class, students will be presenting six online publications (in the form of webpages) that address ways of practicing architecture.

Today’s teams are: pod: People Oriented Design / FOR: Formats of Re-Use / SOS: Evaluating the Sustainability Movement in Architecture

These platforms feature interviews and contributions by Barbara Brown Wilson, Chris Cornelius, Peggy Deamer, Stefan Gruber, Galo Cañizares Proaño, Stephanie Sang, Insaf Bon Othmane, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Aki Ishida, and more

WAAC
Attunement : historically contextualizing atmosphere
Week 13
Nov 06 • 10 - 11:15
zoom

A visiting lecture by Alberto Perez-Gomez, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

 

WAAC
Intertwining fiction, reality and embodied imagination through the interaction of performance
Week 14
Nov 13 • 10 to 11 am
zoom

A visiting lecture by Lisa Landrum, PhD in Professor Feuerstein’s theory seminar  ” Embodied Design Thinking: Thinking through the Body.

 

WAAC
Rhythm and Architecture: A Residential Study
Week 17
Nov 30 • 1:30
zoom

For the last WAAC Monday Forum of the semester, here architect, adjunct, and percussionist  Peter VanderPoel talk about polyrhythms in architecture.

WAAC
The Breath of Architecture
Week 15
Nov 16 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Barbara Kenda, affiliated faculty at the WAAC—talks today on the breath of architecture, the city, the landscape–

WAAC
Architectural Models: Oneiric and Didactice
Week 13
Nov 02 • 1:30
zoom

Dr. Matt Mindrup, a graduate of our PhD program, literally wrote the book on models: The Architectural Model: Histories of the Miniature and the Prototype, the Exemplar and the Muse.

 

WAAC
The Washington Alley Project
Week 11
Oct 19 • 1:30
zoom

DC architects Mark Lawrence and Elizabeth Emerson are the E and L in EL Studio, a small practice in an alley, Naylor Court DC. And, proving that as EO Wilson says, the obvious is often profoundly significant, in addition to making wonderful architecture, E and L developed an interest in alleys…

WAAC
The Timeless Voice of Maquettes
Week 10
Oct 12 • 1:30
zoom

Victoria Baran is an architect in New York City.  She is a graduate of Barnard College at Columbia University and has a Master of Architecture from Princeton University.  Victoria practiced for many years  with Robert A.M. Stern, and she is currently the Design Director with Povero & Co.

WAAC
Washington Area Interschool Design Competition
Week 07
Sep 27

Annual design competition/conversation for students at DC area architecture schools: Catholic University, Howard University, University of Maryland, Morgan State University, University of the District of Columbia, WAAC

WAAC
End of semester exhibition and zoom toast
Week 19
Dec 17 • 6:30
zoom!
WAAC
Week -31
Jan 01
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Tutorial
Week 10
Oct 13 • 6:30PM
DMCO Workshops
DIY Atelier Bow-Wow Workshops
Week 11
Oct 20 • 6:30PM
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Rhino Workflow
Week 12
Oct 27 • 6:30pm
zoom
DMCO Workshops
Discussion: LADG/Andrew Holder + DMCO lectures
Week 14
Nov 10 • 6:30pm

Discussion on the work of Andrew Holder (The LADG) ahead of his lecture this month. This will be a focus point as DMCO begins to open discourse around student involvement in school lectures. We want to hear your input on future workshops and guest speakers. More info to come.

Check out the LADG website here: https://theladg.com/

DMCO Workshops
How To: Code Your Own Website (Start to Finish)
Week 15
Nov 19 • 6:30PM
zoom

No coding experience required. Sign up to get the guide beforehand: howtocode.website

Launch a super simple website for your portfolio, thesis, or studio project.

Workshop led by invited guest Chris Morgan, co-founder of DMCO, VT architecture alumnus, creator of allthearchitects.com, and partner at Morgan & Hyland, who created the new website and brand for the School of Architecture + Design.