Over the weekend of February 9, Yale School of Architecture hosted the symposium "Is Drawing Dead?" to question the historic role of drawing in an architectural practice now focused on parametric modeling, computational design, digital design and fabrication, and Building Information Management (BIM).
BMW recently revealed plans for the 2012 Olympic Pavilion in London, designed by Serie co-founder and GSD Design Critic in Architecture, Christopher Lee.
In the inaugural year of off-campus J-Term externships, students expanded their experience in non-profit research, public arts design, and architecture and landscape practice between the fall and spring semesters. Students were paired with alumni for a two-week mentorship to broaden their disciplinary outreach and develop specific skill sets.
“The Garden in the Machine,” a collaborative project by an interdisciplinary team led by Jeanne Gang (MArch '93) which includes Roberta M. Feldman, Theaster Gates (Loeb Fellow '11), Greg Lindsay, Kate Orff (MLA '97), and Rafi Segal (Design Critic in Urban Planning and Design), will be on display at The Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream exhibition to open at the Museum of Modern Art on February 15, 2012. The project proposes a new plan for transforming Cicero, a former factory town outside Chicago, and reimagines the remains of the suburb's industry to transform it into an "arrival city."