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  • Ceramic artist Terry Rothrock to share his large-scale work in lecture and demonstrations Oct. 20-22 at ISU

    10/13/16 AMES, Iowa — Ceramic artist and educator Terry Rothrock will present a lecture and several demonstrations Oct. 20-22 at the Iowa State University College of Design. Rothrock will demonstrate "Throwing Large Forms" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, in the ceramics studio, room 038 Design. He will speak about "One…

  • Architect James Timberlake to speak at ISU Oct. 26

    AMES, Iowa —  James Timberlake, FAIA, founding partner in KieranTimberlake, Philadelphia, will present the Curt F. Dale Guest Lecture in Architecture Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Iowa State University. Timberlake's presentation, "Ortlieb's!", will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design. Part of the 2016-17 ISU Department of Architecture Lecture Series, his talk is free and open to the public. Timberlake will describe the renovation of…

  • Architecture student team wins ACSA international design competition

    AMES, Iowa — A project by Iowa State University architecture students is one of three winners in the 2015-2016 Preservation as Provocation International Student Design Competition sponsored by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). The competition asked students to create a new visitor center and approach experience for the iconic Farnsworth House in Plano, Ill. "Collecting Pieces: Three Elements of Experience" by Bohyun Chang and Suk…

  • Iowa State’s Rico-Gutierrez named one of the nation’s top 25 design educators

    Each year, DesignIntelligence honors excellence in education and education administration by naming 25 exemplary professionals in these fields. The 2016-17 class of education role models includes Luis Rico-Gutierrez, professor of architecture and dean of the ISU College of Design More Information

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  • Common Threads III collaborative exhibition at ISU Design on Main Gallery Oct. 1-31

    09/21/16 AMES, Iowa — A collaborative exhibition by local fiber artist Catherine Reinhart and Minnesota printmaker and fiber artist Allison Wegren Metzger will be on display Oct. 1-31 at the Iowa State University Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames. "Common Threads III" will feature a series of works on paper and an interactive installation inspired by artwork on the Iowa State campus. The show will open with a reception…

  • Architect Peggy Deamer to speak at ISU Sept. 28

    09/20/16 AMES, Iowa — Peggy Deamer, principal of Deamer Architects and a professor of architecture at Yale University, will speak at Iowa State University Wednesday, Sept. 28. Deamer will talk about her work in a lecture at 5:30 p.m. in Kocimski Auditorium, room 0101 College of Design. Part of the ISU Department of Architecture's Architecture Advisory Council Lecture Series, "Beyond: Architecture and Its Outsides," her talk is free and open…

  • Interdisciplinary student team takes top-three finish in international urban design competition

    09/14/16 AMES, Iowa — A team of students from the Iowa State University College of Design and the Technical University of Kenya is among the top three finishers in an international competition that sought creative planning and design ideas for sustainable urban development in Kenya. The International Design Collaboration for Kenya (IDCK) competition was hosted by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in collaboration with Kenya's Ministry of Transport,…

  • Co-authors of book on digital technologies and landscape architecture to speak at ISU Oct. 6

    09/13/16 AMES, Iowa — Jillian Walliss and Heike Rahmann, co-authors of "Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies: Re-Conceptualising Design and Making" (Routledge, 2016), will speak about the book and their work in a lecture at Iowa State University. Their presentation, "Towards a Digital Design Practice of Landscape Architecture," will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in Kocimski Auditorium, room 0101 College of Design. Part of the ISU Department of Landscape…

  • Architect and urban planner Claudia Yamu to speak about energy and smart cities Sept. 22

    09/07/16 AMES, Iowa — Architect and urban planner Claudia Yamu will speak about "Energy and Smart Cities: Participatory Models" in a lecture Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Iowa State University College of Design. Yamu's presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Kocimski Auditorium, room 0101 Design. Part of the 2016-2017 Contemporary Issues in Planning and Design Lecture Series, her talk is cosponsored by the College of Design, Department of Community and…