In the News: December 2019

Two Cork Houses, a project by Emiliano López Mónica Rivera Arquitectos. Photos: José Hevia.

Posted by Sam Fox School December 13, 2019

 

Anne Fletcher (BA93), a managing principal at HOK's Los Angeles office, was named one of Bisnow's Los Angeles Power Women. At a December 12 event, this year's honorees were recognized for how they have helped shape cities, neighborhoods, businesses, and lifestyles in Southern California. Full story>>

Ebony G. Patterson's exhibition …to dig between the cuts, beneath the leaves, below the soil… was reviewed in Hyperallergic. The series of monumental paper collages is on view at Hales New York through December 20. Full story>>

What started as prank by WashU architecture students in 1966 has become an annual tradition: the holiday ribbon on the Planetarium in Forest Park. Officials found the ribbon tied in a bow around the building and a large card nearby with the words, "Merry Christmas St. Louis. Washington University School of Architecture." Full story>>

Daniel DuGoff (BA10), the founder of DDUGOFF and HOMOCO, was interviewed on Loosen the Bible Belt: A Podcast for Humanity. Full story>>

Lyndon Barrois (MFA-VA13) is featured in the group exhibition A Field of Meaning, on view through January 26 at Callicoon Fine Arts. Full story>>

Two Cork Houses, a project by Emiliano López Mónica Rivera Arquitectos, has been published in the latest issue of the German architecture magazine DETAIL, with a focus on how ­natural materials are being rediscovered as building materials. Mónica Rivera (professor of practice and chair of graduate architecture) and Emiliano López (senior lecturer) are co-founders of the firm. Full story>>

Curbed featured a story on Alloy Development's pursuit of forward-thinking sustainability measures for its project at 80 Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn. “This is a full block development, and we want to make this the most sustainable block in Downtown Brooklyn,” said Jared Della Valle (MArch96/MCM96), Alloy’s co-founder and CEO. Full story>>

Bianca Jackson (BFA10) has been selected to compete on Season 5 of the Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition. The two-hour premier will air December 12 on ABC. Jackson is a senior UX designer and researcher at Pro.com. Full story>>

Mike Konzen (MArch86), the chairman of PGAV Destinations, spoke with Fast Company about how business leaders can make a positive impact in the community. The firm's partnership with the School's Alberti Program helps make design education accessible to children at an early age. Full story>>

During the week of December 9, lecturer Alexandra Mei and Shira Grosman (BS15) will be doing a takeover of the WxLA Instagram account (@w_x_la) in an effort to increase the number of women landscape architects on Wikipedia. Full story>>

WashU's Office of Residential Life announced the winners of this year's room-decorating contest, #DECYOURDIGS. They include first-year undergraduate architecture student Ange Long, who created this Keith Haring-inspired mural with painter's tape and tissue paper. Full story>>

Brooke Bulmash, a junior in architecture, received a spring 2019 Civic Engagement Fund grant for a community mural project at Dunbar Elementary School, which is now in progress. Bulmash is a co-president of ArchEngage, a student that group works with community members on local design-build projects. Full story>>

Work by Harley Lafarrah Eaves (MFA18) and Jordan McGirk (MFA11) is featured in Winter Group Show, on view through February 8 at Houska Gallery. Full story>>

Wig Heavier Than a Boot, a collaboration between photographer David Johnson (MFA07) and poet Philip Matthews, an alum of WashU's graduate writing program, is featured at the High Low Gallery. Full story>>

This month, films by lecturer Zlatko Ćosić, will be screened at the Festival Internacional de Videoarte (Buenos Aires), nodoCCS Video Art Festival (Barcelona), Intimate Lens Ethnographic Film Festival (Caserta, Italy), and Addis Video Art Festival, as part of International Festival Les Instants Vidéo (Addis Abeba, Ethiopia). Full story>>

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