Santiago Emergent Ecologies Ideas Competition - Call For Entries

Santiago Emergent Ecologies is an International ideas competition for the design of a new park in Santiago de Chile, a metropolitan park that can experiment with productive landscapes as a medium to establish an active relationship with the environment while protecting biodiversity in the area of the El Roble Ecological Conservation Site.

Current students from the Architectural Association have the exclusive opportunity to apply for free. The deadline for the submission is the 5th September 2016. For more information please visit:  

http://www.see-competition.net/indexEn.html   

Date Submitted: 28/6/2016

SUMMER VACATION LIBRARY OPENING HOURS

Monday 27 June – Friday 29 July  : open Monday to Saturday 10-6

Closed Saturday 30 July – Monday 29 August inclusive

Tuesday 30 August – Saturday 24 September : open Monday to Saturday 10-6

Normal term-time hours resume from Monday 26 September

Open Monday to Friday 10-9, Saturday 10-6

Date Submitted: 27/6/2016

PROGRAMME BOOK LOANS DURING SUMMER VACATION

During the summer vacation when the library is open, programme books can be borrowed

over each weekend from Friday 4pm to Monday 12midday.

From Thursday 28 July programme books can be borrowed until 12midday on Tuesday 30 August.

Max 2 programme books per person.

Date Submitted: 27/6/2016

LIBRARY OPENING HOURS WEEK 9

Monday 20 June to Thursday 23 June : open 10-9

Friday 24 June : closed

Saturday 25 June : closed

Date Submitted: 20/6/2016

LIBRARY OPENING HOURS WEEK 8

Monday 13 June: open 10-9

Tuesday 14 June : open 10-1

Wednesday 15 June : closed

Thursday 16 June : closed

Friday 17 June : open 11-9

Saturday 18 June : open 10-6

Date Submitted: 13/6/2016

London Festival of Architecture Talk: Designing Community Buildings

Thursday 16 June 7.15pm - 8.45pm

Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street, SE1 9NH

Speakers:

Amanda Baillieu (Chair, Founder, Archiboo and Editor-at-Large, BD Online)

Russell Curtis (RCKA)

Steve Tompkins (Haworth Tompkins)

Stephen Proctor (Proctor Matthews)

Sarah Featherstone (Featherstone Associates)

For more details visit architecturediary.org/london/events/6494

Organised by the LFA in partnership with Coin Street Community Builders.

Date Submitted: 7/6/2016

AArchitecture 28 Retraction

In the latest issue of AArchitecture, the editors incorrectly attributed the website www.black-square.eu to Sofia Pia Belenky, the author of ‘Thin Walls’ (p11).

To read more about recent projects by Black Square in the issue, see pages 50 and 64, or visit www.black-square.eu.

To find out more about the work of Sofia Pia Belenky, visit pr2015.aaschool.ac.uk.

Read the latest issue of AArchitecture.

Date Submitted: 1/6/2016

Late May Bank Holiday closure notice

All premises in 32-39 Bedford Square and 4 & 16 Morwell Street will be closed on Monday 30 May.

Date Submitted: 18/5/2016

NOTICE OF ORDINARY GENERAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given that an Ordinary General Meeting of the Registered Members (“Council”) of the Architectural Association, Inc. will be held at 32 Bedford Square, First Floor Back, London, WC1 on Monday, 6 June 2016 at 6:30 p.m. to transact the following business:

TO BE PROPOSED AS ORDINARY RESOLUTIONS:

1) The Council shall delegate signatory authority powers with regard to the existing
banking facilities for AA (Inc.) as follows:

  • "B" signatories for amounts up to £9,999.99 (or equivalent) to paid members of staff (to be named at the table); and
  • "A" signatories for amounts of £10,000 (or equivalent) or more to paid members of staff and members of Council (to be named at the table).

2) The Council shall appoint a Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee (to be named at the table).

PROXIES
A member entitled to attend and vote at the meeting convened by this notice is entitled to appoint a proxy to exercise his/her rights to attend, speak and vote at the meeting. In accordance with Article 31 of the Articles of Association, no person shall be appointed a proxy except a Registered Member. The instrument appointing a proxy shall be deposited at the registered office of the Association not less than three hours before the time for holding the meeting or adjourned meeting, as the case may be, at which the person named in such instrument proposed to vote. The appointment of a proxy does not preclude a member from subsequently attending and voting at the meeting in person if s/he so wishes.

Date Submitted: 17/5/2016

2 positions available at Steven Chilton Architects for the summer period

SCA | Steven Chilton Architects are currently looking for 2 talented and enthusiastic students or graduates to work on an exciting international design competition for 2-3 months this summer.

Minimum requirements:

-Excellent Rhino,3d Max, AutoCAD,Photoshop,InDesign and Illustrator skills
-Excellent design, 3d modelling and presentation skills
-Fluency in spoken English

Good Grasshopper skills would be advantageous
 
Please send CV's to steven@sca.design
www.sca.design
 
n.b.these are short term contracts with remuneration subject to negotiation.

Date Submitted: 16/5/2016

Renzo Piano Building Workshop Internship Genoa - 2016-17

Deadline for Applications Tuesday 31 May 5pm

Internship applications are now being accepted for the Renzo Piano Building Workshop. One internship will be filled by a 2016 AA Diploma graduate (Part 2). The internship includes a €8,500 scholarship paid by the Foundation at the outset of a six-month internship in the Genoa office.

Current fifth year students interested in applying and with permission to work in the EU should submit their application pack – including a sample A4 portfolio of student work and a statement on why/how interests would be furthered by experience in the workshop – to the Director’s Office no later than 5pm on Tuesday 31 May. All applicants should be prepared to begin the six-month internship in Genoa on 1 September 2016.

Date Submitted: 12/5/2016

Result of the Election of Officers and Council 2016/2017

As previously reported, there were seven vacancies among the ordinary membership of Council, with thirteen candidates competing for those vacancies. For the first time in at least 10 years, the elections resulted in a tie for one of those vacancies. In accordance with the AA’s by-laws, a vote of the members in attendance at the 9 May 2016 Ordinary General Meeting was taken, resulting in the confirmed election of Victoria Thornton to the AA Council.

The complete results of the election for the 2016/17 session of Council is thus:

President David Porter*

Hon. Vice President Joanna Chambers*

Hon. Vice President Richard Patterson*

Hon. Secretary Marko Milovanovic*

Hon. Treasurer Vicky Richardson*

Past President Paul Warner*

Ordinary Members

John Andrews*

Oliver Domeisen

Catherine du Toit*

David Gloster*

Christine Hawley

Patty Hopkins*

Robert Mull*

Elsie Owusu

Carlos Peters*

Rory Sherlock

Victoria Thornton*

Jane Wernick

* Newly elected 2016/17.

Date Submitted: 11/5/2016

INSPIRELI AWARDS COMPETITION 2016

Submission Requirements 

International social network INSPIRELI kicks off the 2nd annual INSPIRELI AWARDS competition for students and graduates of architecture and design under the age of 35. Attendants may enter the contest from May 1, 2016 until November 30, 2016 by uploading photographs or visualizations of their work on INSPIRELI website and by nominating 3 of them for the competition.

Sign up page for student available at http://www.inspireli.com/en/awards/


Jury and Prizes

Submissions will be judged by 25 prestigious architects and designers from 6 different continents as well as registered users of the social network. Only the 50 best-rated images will make it through to the finals for voting.

The first place winner will receive the “Wings to the Future” trophy, designed by renowned architect Bořek Šípek, an Apple IPad and other prizes. Second and third place winners will receive various prizes, including Apple IPads and professional graphic software. An additional public’s choice prize will be given to the submission with the highest number of votes from INSPIRELI users.

 

About INSPIRELI

INSPIRELI is an international global social network for architects, designers and home design fans. Users may browse, share and comment on thousands of photographs, communicating with each other and establishing contacts. INSPIRELI provides an ideal platform to present and share ideas for architects and designers.

On its 1st edition in 2015, the annual INSPIRELI AWARDS became one of the most successful competitions for talented young architects and designers. According to the organizers, “we managed to address more than 250 competitors from 45 universities in 25 countries; and that was only the first edition,” explains Ing. Karel Smejkal, Ph.D., president of the competition and co-founder of INSPIRELI. “As most architecture and design students around the world have similar questions with regards to professional representation, we expect a higher number of competitors this year.” said Karel Smejkal.   

Date Submitted: 10/5/2016

3rd and 5th Year Technical Studies High Passes 2016

The following students have been awarded a high pass for Technical Studies

TS3 (3rd Year) Design Project:

Inter 1
Jiehui CHEN
Christoph Heinz LENHART

Inter 3
Federico FAULI
Mikolaj KARCZEWSKI

Inter 5
Mizue KATAYMA
Paolo Emilio PISANO

Inter 6
Shu Kui LEE
Laura Maria VITZTHUM

Inter 8
May Ambre IBENTOUMERT

Inter 9
Antonin HAUTEFORT
Fabienne Nathalie TJIA
Henry Si Yuan NGO ***With Distinction***

Inter 10
Eyal AMSILI GIOVANETTI
Michael HO
Hana SHOKR

Inter 11
Ana Marianne WAHLSTEN

Inter 14
Cho Ying Lydia LIU

 

TS5 (5th Year) Design Thesis:

 
Diploma 1
Sho ITO  
Chek Nam Addison YICK 

Diploma 2
Norine YIN LOK CHU
Samuel ESSES
Steven PRICE
Michael Franz Filip WESTERLUND 

Diploma 4
Susan SUI SUM LI
Gulsah UNAL 

Diploma 5
Albane DUVILLIER 

Diploma 6 
Eleonore AUDI
Natali MARKANTONATOU 

Diploma 7
Ferghus RAFTERY 

Diploma 8
Frederique PARASKEVAS 

Diploma 9
Felix BRINKHEGE
Despoina Marousa (Maridia) KAFETZOPOULU
Andra Miruna MAZILU
Mark MCGLYNN
Sabrina MONREALE 

Diploma 11
Theclalin CHEUNG 
Lena EMANUELSEN  *** With Distinction***
Kai CHING LEUNG 

Diploma 13
Alex Butterworth 

Diploma 14
Michela BONOMO
Sorina Ana SIDDALL 

Diploma 16
Kerry Jo-Anne DICKINSON 

Diploma 17
Naida ILJAZOVIC 

Diploma 18
Bianca Elena MOLDOBEANU

Date Submitted: 6/5/2016
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