Archive for December, 2013

This webinar, presented by Mardelle M.Shepley (Director of the Center for Health Systems & Design, Texas A&M University), serves as a primer for designers seeking to understand the meaning and implications of evidence-based design as well as provide advanced techniques for the understanding and use of design research.  

 





Documentary series lifting the lid on the decisions behind planning approvals and refusals, telling the story through the eyes, ears and drawings of the planners themselves. These are the people who interpret the rules, evaluate the proposals and make the recommendations, making homeowners’ dreams come true or bringing them crashing down. Episode 1 In this […]

 





A great, engaging, and practice-oriented lecture was given by Dak Kopec at the Boston Architectural College on November 13th.    

 





EDRA45NewOrleans takes place May 28-31, 2014 at the Astor Crowne Plaza in the heart of the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. Conference Theme: EDRA45: Building With Change Co-chairs: Jeffrey Carney and Kristi Cheramie Civilizations flourish along the edges of dynamic environmental systems. Many of our greatest cities are located on rivers, coastlines, or deltas […]

 





The Department of Psychology at Washington College is searching for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2014. Ph.D. by August 2014 is required. The position involves senior thesis advising; offering courses in Environmental Psychology, Health Psychology with lab, and Statistics & Design with lab; and teaching in the introductory psychology sequence and the […]

 





A Cross-Disciplinary Conference 5-6 June 2014 Trinity College Dublin ‘Place is security, space is freedom: we are attached to the one and long for the other.’ – Yi Fu Tuan, Space and Place, 1977. Within the context of Human Geography, seminal thinkers such as Yi-Fu Tuan have provocatively interrogated the age-old and intricately tangled question of […]

 





Responsibilities The New School’s Tishman Environment and Design Center (TEDC) seeks a post-doctoral research scientist to examine the role and value of urban social-ecosystems in the context of resilience and sustainability planning in the greater metropolitan region of New York City (NYC). This research program will be linked to a local and international interdisciplinary team […]