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Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture Added

Alfred State is pleased to announce the addition of a Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) degree to program offerings at the college. This addition to the School of Architecture, Management and Engineering Technology will be accepting new students beginning in fall 2013.

Alfred State is pleased to announce the addition of a Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) degree to program offerings at the college. This addition to the School of Architecture, Management and Engineering Technology will be accepting new students beginning in fall 2013.

The Bachelor of Architecture degree joins two other architecture programs: Associate of Applied Science degree in architectural engineering technology and a Bachelor of Science in architectural technology.

Students Studying at Sant'Anna Institute Learn From Professor Ching

Courtney Traver, Emily Konka, and Professor Frank Ching Ching on a sandy beachFrank Ching, professor emeritus, Department of Architecture, College of Built Environments, University of Washington, Seattle, who enjoys rock star status among architectural students around the world, visited Sorrento to conduct four days of sketching workshops with the architecture and interior desig

Alfred State College students enrolled in the college’s architectural technology and interior design programs, studying at Sant'Anna Institute (formerly Sorrento Lingue International Language Institute), recently had “a remarkable educational experience,” according to Jeffrey Johnston, ASC assistant professor, Computer Imaging & Architectural Engineering Technology Department at Alfred State, who accompanied the group to Sorrento during the spring semester.

Renowned Architect Mark Lakeman at Alfred State College

Mark LakemanThe evening presentation focused on the City Repair Project which began in Portland, OR, with the idea that localization—of culture, economy, decision making—is a necessary foundation of sustainability. Lakeman shared insights gathered from the story of the City Repair movement, including the struggles and journeys that brought it into being.

Mark LakemanAlfred State College recently welcomed renowned architect Mark Lakeman, founder and principal Communitecture, Inc., a cutting-edge design firm geared toward sustainable building and planning projects, who reviewed and advised senior students in the final stages of their architecture thesis, gave two presentations about the relationship of sustainability to architecture.

ASC Students Present Port Project to Mayor of Sorrento

ASC students and faculty with President Anderson and Mayor of SorrentoStudents began preliminary work on the Marina Piccola project, focusing on enhancing the experience of the port as the gateway to Sorrento through rehabilitation of many of its older existing buildings as well as through the creation of several new features.

As students enrolled in the architectural technology program at Alfred State College wind down their semester in sunny Sorrento, Italy, the end-of-the-year projects still need to be completed.

Dean Appointed IDP Education Coordinator for Architectural Programs

Professor William C. DeanThe Intern Development Program, or IDP, is a nationally recognized architectural internship program administered by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). It is required for becoming an architect in New York State.

Professor William C. DeanAlfred State College has announced the appointment of Professor William C. Dean, RA, AIA, as the Intern Development Program education coordinator for the architectural programs. Dean assumed this position Jan.1, 2011, in addition to his duties as chairman of the Department of Computer Imaging and Architectural Engineering Technology.

ASC Among Winners of International Student Design Competition

The architectural design competition, held by the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), is open to students of architecture currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program. This year’s project was to design a building to house a Classroom of the Future on a site in Tennessee utilizing tilt-up concrete construction.

Alfred State College was well represented among the winners of the 2010 International Student Design Competition. The architectural design competition, held by the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), is open to students of architecture currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program. This year’s project was to design a building to house a Classroom of the Future on a site in Tennessee utilizing tilt-up concrete construction. Emphasis was placed on the overall quality of the design and its strength as an environmentally sustainable building solution.

Dean Develops Project Involving Students, Colleagues, Appalachian Teaching Project, and Community of Cuba, NY

William Dean, AIA, professor and chair, Computer Imaging and Architectural Engineering Technology Department, wanted to involve civic engagement in Allegany County throughout his courses during the fall 2010 semester. Dean teamed with Professors Jeffrey Johnston and Rex Simpson, AIA, to teach this year’s Urban Design Studio.

What began as a germ of an idea in the mind of an Alfred State architecture professor developed into a multi-faceted project involving his students, colleagues, the Appalachian Teaching Project, and the small community of Cuba, NY.

ASC Hosts Two Visitors From Italy

Archeology Professor Ilaria TartagliaFollowing a campus tour, Tartaglia gave a presentation regarding her work, both as an archeologist at Pompeii and as an adjunct professor at the Sorrento Lingue International La

Archeology Professor Ilaria TartagliaAlfred State College recently hosted two visitors from Italy: Archeology Professor Ilaria Tartaglia and her colleague Maria Chiara Giovenco.

ASC Will Host Two Visitors From Italy on Aug. 27

staff archaeologists at the excavations of PompeiiAlfred State College will host two visitors from Italy on Friday, Aug. 27. Archeology Professor Ilaria Tartaglia and her colleague Maria Chiara Giovenco will tour campus in the morning, and at 1 p.m. Tartaglia will give a presentation in the Engineering Building, room 215.

staff archaeologists at the excavations of PompeiiAlfred State College will host two visitors from Italy on Friday, Aug. 27. Archeology Professor Ilaria Tartaglia and her colleague Maria Chiara Giovenco will tour campus in the morning, and at 1 p.m. Tartaglia will give a presentation in the Engineering Building, room 215.

ASC Student a Finalist in the KRob Memorial Achitectural Delineation Exhibition

Heather Yaple drawingAlfred State College student Heather Yaple, Stittville, an architectural technology major, has had one of her Independent Study drawings named as a finalist in the KRob Memorial Architectural Delineation Exhibition.

Heather Yaple drawingAlfred State College student Heather Yaple, Stittville, an architectural technology major, has had one of her Independent Study drawings named as a finalist in the KRob Memorial Architectural Delineation Exhibition.

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