College of Design,
Construction & Planning
Oct. 9, 2009
Students help "bridge" Orlando
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Construction and Planning
The Architecture Advanced Graduate Design One studio recently
participated in a four-day workshop with Yasha Grobman, post
doctoral fellow in Harvard Graduate School of Design, as part of their
semester-long collaboration with the city of Orlando, through DCP's
The 48 students are developing design ideas for the city's Bridge
District, a section of Orlando between Washington and Church streets
that is split by Interstate 4.
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A n 1noun1cements
Michael Kuenstle was
elected to serve on the
Board of Trustees as a
director to the Florida
Joseli Macedo presented
her paper, "Ten Years of
an Informal Settlement
in Brazil," at the ACSP
Conference Oct. 1.
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Disaster Training Seminar:
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This past summer, 22
students spent four weeks
in Guadalajara, Mexico
working on design projects
in historic areas.
Their work will be on
display from Oct. 12-17 in
the gallery. There will be a
reception at 5 p.m.
Monday Oct. 12.
On Sept. 14, two graduate Advanced Structures classes gathered
to learn how to evaluate building structures after natural
disasters, such as hurricanes and earthquakes.
The speaker was Michael Lingerfelt, AIA, LEED, an Orlando based
architect currently providing similar training through AIA Florida
to architects and engineers throughout the country.
The event was organized by architecture structures faculty
Michael Kuenstle and Nawari Nawari.
"Bringing a person like that to our school is part of a continued
effort to bridge between academy, profession and community,"
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Architecture Lecture Series
Oct. 12: Juhani Pallasmaa, an architect and professor from
Helsinki, Finland, will present "Touching the World-Architecture and
the Senses," from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Norman Hall.
Oct. 12: The Studio Mexico Exhibit begins with a reception at 5 p.
m. in the gallery. All are welcome.
Building Construction Career Fair
Oct. 13: Each year over 100 companies and over 400 students
attend the career fair. This semester's fair will be held from 9:30 a.
m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Stephen C. O'Connell Center.
BCN Homecoming BBQ
Oct. 17: The Gators are scheduled to play Arkansas. Plan to stop
at Rinker Hall at 9:30 a.m. for a tour of Rinker Hall, the Charles R.
Perry Construction Yard and to visit with fellow alumni. BBQ runs
from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Architecture Lecture Series
Oct. 22: Heinz Tesar, an architect and a professor from Vienna,
Austria, will present "Recent Works-Architecture of Layers," from 6
p.m. to 8 p.m. in Norman Hall.
The Changing Place of Business Reception and Lecture
Oct. 22: David Lanthrop, director of Research and Strategy for
Steelcase, Inc., will speak at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
about the new meanings of knowledge work, creative class,
innovation and learning in a world of social enabling technology.
Southwest Florida Gator BCN Club 2009 Golf Classic
Oct. 23: For more information, contact Kim Stanley at the Rinker
School of Building Construction at 352-273-1187.
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