Sam Fox School fall Public Lecture Series
Architects Hilary Sample and Thomas Phifer; artists Katharina Grosse, Derrick Adams and Meleko Mokgosi; and fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg are among the internationally known visual thinkers who will discuss their work as part of the fall Public Lecture Series sponsored by the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts.
‘I feel really supported’
The Sam Fox Ambassadors Graduate Fellowship Program, which each year provides full-tuition waivers for 10 outstanding graduate candidates in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, has been permanently endowed thanks to a new $10 million pledge from the Sam and Marilyn Fox Foundation.
Arijit Chatterjee wins Steedman Fellowship in Architecture
Arijit Chatterjee, an architect based in Ahmedabad, India, has been selected as winner of the 2021-22 James Harrison Steedman Memorial Fellowship in Architecture.
Class Acts: Nathan Stanfield
Misi-ziibi means “great river” in the Anishinaabe language. For the Native peoples of upper Minnesota, misi-ziibi referred to the long, 1,300-mile stretch flowing south of the Crow Wing River, past present-day St. Louis and into the Gulf of Mexico. But the name was not the only thing taken from the Anishinaabe, argues Nathan Stanfield, who is about to earn his master’s degree in architecture.
Sam Fox School, Pulitzer Arts Foundation name Voraakhom designer-in-residence
Internationally celebrated landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom will serve a yearlong appointment as designer-in-residence for the Pulitzer Arts Foundation and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. Voraakhom is founder of the Bangkok-based design firm Landprocess as well as the nonprofit Porous City Network.
Sam Fox School to bestow Awards for Distinction
Architecture firm KieranTimberlake will receive the Dean’s Medal for outstanding service to the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts April 21 as part of the school’s 2022 Awards for Distinction ceremony, which will be held virtually April 21.
Architecture, biology and ‘Cellular Transformations’
Architecture inspired by biology is not a new concept. But typically, “architecture has imitated the imagery of biology and nature without awareness of the underlying mechanisms,” argue Ram Dixit and Sung Ho Kim in “Cellular Transformations: Between Architecture and Biology.”
Between Architecture And Biology
“Cellular Transformations” presents a course developed for students who are interested in emerging technologies and cross-disciplinary approaches in design strategies. Relying on how advances in engineering and biology are influencing design production and implementation, professors Ram Dixit and Sung Ho Kim at Washington University in St. Louis explore the premise that structure (or form) and […]
Sam Fox School announces spring Public Lecture Series
Barcelona collaborative H ARQUITECTES will launch the Sam Fox School’s spring Public Lecture Series Feb. 3. In all, the series will feature 18 talks by nationally and internationally renowned figures, from architects Tatiana Bilbao and Thomas Phifer to artists Maya Muchawsky Parnas and Chitra Ganesh.
The master of transition
Renowned architect Soo K. Chan, AB ’84, is the master of blurring the line between indoors and out.