Compositional Physics and Other Forms of Disorder - Symposium Kicks Off with Student Exhibition and Keynote Speaker Zeynep Çelik Alexander, Columbia University

Feb. 17, 2020
Compositional Physics and Other Forms of Disorder, February 20 - 21, an exhibition and symposium organized by Rice Architecture Wortham Fellow Viola Ago, invites critics, theorists, and designers to argue, articulate, and think through projects of compositional physics in architecture in relationship to current cultural, technological, and pedagogical conditions.
Epics in the Everyday

Available Now: Epics in the Everyday: Photography, Architecture, and the Problem of Realism by Rice Architecture Professor Jesús Vassallo

Feb. 14, 2020
Epics in the Everyday: Photography, Architecture, and the Problem of Realism (Park Books AG and Rice Architecture), a new book by Rice Architecture Gus Wortham Assistant Professor Jesús Vassallo, proposes an alternative history of both modern architecture and documentary photography through its analysis of a series of collaborations between architects and photographers. The book is now available on Amazon, with a Noon Talk by the author on Monday, March 23, in Farish Gallery, Anderson Hall, at Rice University.
Architectural Drawing

Spring 2020 Lecture Series

Jan. 28, 2020
The Rice Architecture Spring 2020 Lecture Series includes a selection of evening lectures, symposia, and noon talks, in addition to the Rice Design Alliance Spotlight Award + Lecture and Civic Forum, which this year focuses on questions around housing.
Architectural Drawing

Call for Papers: Rice Architecture Dissertation Colloquium

Jan. 17, 2020
The Rice School of Architecture is inviting submissions from doctoral students for its inaugural dissertation colloquium, to be held at Rice University on March 27 and March 28, 2020. With a focus on trans-atlantic dimensions of architectural history and theory, we are inviting an international group of doctoral students to present new research that will fuel dialogues across national borders and sub-disciplinary boundaries.
Houston Design Research Grant

Applications Open for Rice Design Alliance Houston Design Research Grant - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 15

Jan. 13, 2020
Applications are now open for the Rice Design Alliance Houston Design Research Grant. The grant is open nationally to university students and faculty looking to work on research projects that contribute to the improvement of Houston’s urban environment, with a submission deadline of April 15.
Winning design by KDA Architects. Image © KDA Architects.

Rice Alumnus Kevin Daly and Rice Architecture Cullinan Professor Wonne Ickx Win Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition

Nov. 21, 2019
Rice Architecture alumnus Kevin Daly (M.Arch. ’85), of Kevin Daly Architects, in association with Rice Architecture Cullinan Visiting Professor Wonne Ickx, of Mexico City-based PRODUCTORA, and TLS Landscape Architecture were named the winning team for the Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition on Nov. 7.

Rice Architecture Student Yi Luo Designed #HomeSweetRice Popup

Nov. 01, 2019
Rice Architecture student Yi Luo designed the #HomeSweetRice interactive popup installation at the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University during the Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2019 Weekend.
Dawn Finley

Rice Architecture Professor Dawn Finley Receives AIA Houston Educator of the Year Award

Oct. 30, 2019
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston chapter last week honored Rice Architecture Associate Professor Dawn Finley with the Educator of the Year Award during the organization’s annual awards ceremony on October 22. Finley who is also the director of graduate studies at Rice Architecture and founding principal of Interloop—Architecture, was recognized for her many years of excellence in teaching.
Faculty Photo

Christof Spieler Interviewed in The Seattle Times

Oct. 21, 2019
Rice Architecture Senior Lecturer Christof Spieler recently visited Seattle as part of his Trains, Buses, People: An Opinionated Atlas of U.S. Transit, during which he sat down for a Traffic Lab Ask an Expert Q&A with The Seattle Times.
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