Copenhagen Named 2023 World Capital of Architecture
The International Union of Architects (UIA) will hold their triennial World Congress of Architects in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2023. Copenhagen has been chosen in partnership by the UIA and UNESCO as the second World Capital of Architecture designee.
2020 Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture
“Great public architecture embodies the identity and values of a society. The Thomas Jefferson Awards for Public Architecture recognize architects in the public and private sectors, public officials, or other individuals who design distinguished public facilities and/or who advocate for design excellence”
Kansas Architect License Renewal FAQ’s
Kansas architects must renew their licenses every two years by June 30th. The deadline is fast approaching, and we have put together some answers to frequently asked questions about architect license renewal in Kansas.
Wisconsin Architect License Renewal FAQ’s
Wisconsin architects must renew their licenses every even-numbered year by July 31st. The deadline is fast approaching, and we have put together some answers to frequently asked questions about architect license renewal in Wisconsin.
Iowa Architect License Renewal Changes for 2020 COVID-19 Response
While Iowa Architects must typically renew their license by June 30th, architects whose license expires in 2020 have received an extension to their renewal window in order to accommodate for COVID-19.
World Famous Architect Michael Sorkin Dies at 78
Sorkin specialized in projects in and around cities with particular focus on sustainability, flexibility and cohesiveness with nature. He designed environmental spaces in Hamburg, Germany, New York, numerous cities in China, and tens of other cities around the world.
How Coronavirus Could Impact Architectural Design
“Some [employers] may find that they only need half as much space as they did before, and that they only need a physical office for staff meetings and in-person client meetings…This health crisis could possibly have a long-term effect on how important a home office—or at least a working nook—is in residential design.”
Architectural Firms, Schools Use Laboratories to Make Medical Supplies
At Columbia University, librarians wanted to make use of their 3D printers. They recruited the help from experts at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation to help them design face shields for medical professionals.
Architects Spring into Action to Build Emergency Structures During Global Pandemic
The pandemic hit especially hard in Italy, with hundreds of thousands of cases reported. Architect Carlo Ratti has come up with what he calls CURA: Connected Units for Respiratory Ailments. The pods are intensive care units housed in old shipping containers.
Washington Architect Licensing Renewal FAQs
Architects in Washington are required to complete 24-hours of continuing education including 16-hours in HSW subjects every two years on the licensee’s birthday.