Ahmad Tehrani Mini-Symposium at MIT Thursday

Posted on November 30th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Academic, Lectures

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Steven Holl and Guy Nordenson will be lecturing on ‘Poetry of Structure’ at this Thursday’s Ahmad Tehrani Mini-Symposium from 1-4pm in the Long Lounge at MIT. Following will be a conversation moderated by Anton Garcia-Abril and Nader.

More info on facebook here.

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“God Is in the Details”: 6 Moments to Make Mies Proud

Posted on November 30th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: _Melbourne School of Design, Press

Architizer’s Paul Keskeys calls out the ceiling of Studio Hall at the MSD as part of his new mini-series on extraordinary detailing. See the other detail “moments” here.

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Nader lecturing Monday at the University of East London

Posted on November 25th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Lectures

Nader will lecture at the UEL School of Architecture on November 30th in the AVA Atrium Theatre, Docklands Campus at 5pm. More information here.

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Construction progress in Austin

Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: construction, Urban Design

Over 750 pre-cast 8x8x14 concrete posts are being fabricated in green, blue, yellow, light grey and charcoal for the new Seaholm Electric Substation urban wall. This urban wall will not only veil an existing power substation, but offer subtly programmed experiences to the emerging neighborhood surrounding Austin’s new Central Library, an urban bike-way, and several mixed use developments.

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MSD wins top Interior Design Excellence Award

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: _Melbourne School of Design, Awards

The Melbourne School of Design is winner in the Public Spaces category and the Overall Winner in the 2015 Interior Design Excellence Awards of Australia. See the other winners here and photos of the awards party here!

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A VISUAL ESSAY OF THE MSD BY PETER HYATT

Posted on November 20th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: _Melbourne School of Design

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Filmed and directed by Peter Hyatt at: hyattgallery.com.au

 

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NADAAA’s ‘The Tectonic Grain’ on Display at Georgia Tech’s Stubbins Gallery

Posted on November 19th, 2015 by Jacob Hangen

Posted under: Academic, construction, Installations + Exhibitions, Lectures, NADLAB

NADAAA approaches architecture with an awareness of the shared ability between academia and its own buildings to teach and challenge the conventions of built space. NADAAA’s work includes three schools of architecture and design: The Hinman Building at Georgia Tech, the University of Melbourne School of Design, and the Daniels Faculty of Architecture at the University of Toronto. Consequently, NADAAA integrates within its practice an extensive understanding of design schools and the structural and circulatory factors that impact learning about design.

The Tectonic Grain is a textual and visual array which draws from this experience of designing space for design. The exhibit’s program has at its center a pedagogical display suspended in the gallery space. Fine cables balance each panel of the display, acting both as quiet framework, and embodied lines aware of the visual display below. Paper and acrylic form spine and vertebrae at the seam between each foam board. Routed slots and metal shunts mediate the meeting of foam and cable, folding the drawings along the two center boards and demonstrating the tension and compression found in each school’s realized design.

 

An eponymous lecture given by Nader marked the exhibit’s opening on October 24th. To read the corresponding essay click HERE. The exhibit is on display until December 7th. To learn more about The Tectonic Grain and the Stubbins Gallery at the Georgia Tech College of Design click HERE.

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MSD WINS BIG WITH INAUGURAL AIA AWARD

Posted on November 6th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: _Melbourne School of Design, Awards

At Australia’s 2015 National Architecture Awards The Melbourne School of Design took home the inaugural Daryl Jackson Award for Educational Architecture, the highest honor for educational architecture in Australia. Daryl Jackson is a fixture in Australian architecture having won the first Sir Zelman Cowen Award and the Royal Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal. He has led a very successful practice while continually contributing to the academy. We are proud to win such a prestigious honor and to be featured on the cover of AA!

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Learning in Fluid: A New University Typology

Posted on November 5th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: _Melbourne School of Design, Press

The Melbourne School of Design is featured in C3 no.374, an issue that examines five new University buildings that are beginning to form a new building typology.

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DRAWING AMBIENCE DISCUSSION THIS FRIDAY AT COOPER

Posted on November 4th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Events, The Cooper Union

This Friday at 6:30 in Cooper’s Great Hall: Nicholas Boyarsky, Robin Middleton, Joan Ockman, Bernard Tschumi, Anthony Vidler, Michael Webb, and Dean Nader Tehrani on “Drawing Ambience”

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