GSD at the ACSA conference

GSD students and faculty are addressing a spectrum of urgent issues at the ACSA (Association of Collegiate Schools  of Architecture) 101 conference: New Constellations / New Ecologies.

Their topics:
The Demilitarized Zone: Redrawing the 151-mile border between North and South Korea Dongsei Kim, (MDesS ’12, DDes)
The Fallacy of Efficiency and Scarcity Kiel Moe (assistant professor of architectural technology)
Gob Piles and Culm Dumps
Christian Stayner (MArch ’08, AB ’05)
Naturalizing Architecture – Beauty Becoming Beast A Design Study: Condensation House Carl Solander (2012 lecturer in architecture), with Skender Luarasi, RISD
Strategies Beyond the Compact City Felipe Correa (associate professor in urban planning and design and director of the urban design degree program)
Grand Manner Alla Turca: Istanbul’s Territorial Appropriations Erkin Ozay, (lecturer in urban planning and design, Aga Khan Fellow)
The Scarcity Aesthetic: The Technics of Malthus in Late Modernity Charissa N. Terranova (PhD 2004)
Negotiated Territory
John McMorrough (PhD ’04)
Roadmap 2050 and the Promised Landscapes of Low-Carbon Rania Ghosn, (DDes ‘10)
Remaking Paris as the ‘City of Flows’ Lara Belkind (PhD candidate)
Discursive Networks Ana Miljaki (PhD ‘07) Amanda Reeser Lawrence (PhD ‘07)
Anonymity and Influence: Corporate Authorship and The Architects Collaborative Michael Kubo (MArch ’06)
Learn more about the ACSA conference and the presentations.
Aerial photo of Istanbul courtesy of NASA Earth Observatory