Alfred State College - Architecture and Design News
Alfred State student Kodie Tompkins is one of three area students who have been awarded a total of $6,000 in scholarship funds from the Rochester chapter of the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) and the Architectural Foundation of Greater Rochester.
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.
Frank 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
The 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.
Students 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.
The 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.
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.
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.
Following 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
Alfred 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.