Eric Randolph (MArch '86) is designing a new soccer stadium in Sao Paulo, Brasil, for the Corinthians F.C. Randolph is a Sports practice project manager at the Gensler–Los Angeles office.
A recently completed project by Ben Ledbetter (MArch '84) has won first place in the Connecticut Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Awards for 2011.
Venice-based Spedstudio, founded by Saverio Panata (MArch '08), has won the competiton for the Aalst masterplan in Belgium. The integrated schematic design for 40 hectares will include 800 dwellings.
The 2012 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has elevated RTKL’s Timothy Twomey, MArch '78, to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession.
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).
Steven Landau (MArch '86) of Touch Graphics, Inc. developed the Talking Tactile Campus Model at Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, MA.
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."