Washington University in St. Louis

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Washington University in St. Louis

 •  October 24, 2017

A project created by WashU students for the course Developing Urban Sustainable Communities received the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association's 2017 Outstanding Student Project Award. The award recognizes a student or group of students in a Missouri planning program for an outstanding paper or class project that demonstrates the...

Washington University in St. Louis

 •  October 20, 2017

From October 11-14, hundreds of design professionals and approximately 350 architecture students from over 30 colleges and universities converged upon Houston, Texas, for the 45th annual International Conference and Exhibition for the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA). Among the attendees were six Washington University students...

Washington University in St. Louis

 •  August 29, 2017

Derek Hoeferlin, associate professor of architecture, along with research assistants Jess Vanecek and Rob Birch, both master's degree candidates in the Sam Fox School, has won first prize in the inaugural Designing Resilience in Asia International Open Competition. Sponsored by the School of Design and Environment of the National University of...

Washington University in St. Louis

 •  August 18, 2017

Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world. Billions of tons are produced annually. But for the 2017 Solar Decathlon, “we wanted to demonstrate a new approach,” said Dylan Weber Callahan, a master’s candidate in both architecture and construction management at Washington University in St. Louis. “We wanted to show that...

How do you create an artwork light enough to hang from the ceiling but substantial enough to fill an airport terminal? Over the last four months, eight students in the Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design have digitally designed, modeled, and constructed prototypes for Spectroplexus, a new, 100-foot-long public sculpture that is being...