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Call for Papers - "Suffragette City: Gender, Politics, and the Built Environment"

15:00 - 17 May, 2015
Call for Papers - "Suffragette City: Gender, Politics, and the Built Environment", Courtesy of College of Charleston
Courtesy of College of Charleston

The College of Charleston is now accepting abstracts for its upcoming symposium Suffragette City: Gender, Politics, and the Built Environment. Exploring the convergence of these topics throughout history, the interdisciplinary event aims to inspire new research that examines how both past and present efforts have challenged customary gender roles and impacted the physical, social, and conceptual identities of cities. The deadline for paper proposals, which must be 300 words or fewer, is July 1, 2015. For more information or to submit a topic, visit arthistory.cofc.edu.

Safdie Architects Release Final Designs for National Medal of Honor Museum

17:15 - 22 April, 2015
Safdie Architects Release Final Designs for National Medal of Honor Museum, © Neoscape, courtesy of Safdie Architects
© Neoscape, courtesy of Safdie Architects

Images have been released of Safdie Architects' design for the new National Medal of Honor Museum in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The commission, awarded to Safdie following a national search in October, will honor the men and women who "served and sacrificed in defense of the US" and have received the nation's highest military award - the Medal of Honor - from the Civil War to the present.

Two Universities Win NCARB Award for Merging Practice and Education

00:00 - 10 November, 2014
Two Universities Win NCARB Award for Merging Practice and Education, "The Dean of Parsons: Design Education Must Change" (click image for article). Image Courtesy of Metropolis Magazine
"The Dean of Parsons: Design Education Must Change" (click image for article). Image Courtesy of Metropolis Magazine

The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has awarded Parsons The New School for Design and Clemson University the 2014 NCARB Award to aid the development of innovative programs that merge practice and education.

Safdie Architects to Design Medal of Honor Museum in South Carolina

00:00 - 27 October, 2014
Safdie Architects to Design Medal of Honor Museum in South Carolina, Artscience Museum and Marina Bay Sands In Singapore / Safdie Architects. Image © MBS Digital Media
Artscience Museum and Marina Bay Sands In Singapore / Safdie Architects. Image © MBS Digital Media

Following a national search, the National Medal of Honor Foundation has selected Safdie Architects to design its new museum and education center at Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Safdie was selected for their “extensive experience with cultural projects and national monuments across the U.S. and abroad.” The National Medal of Honor Museum will bring the stories of the Medal of Honor recipients to life for visitors.

"The Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalization" Symposium

00:00 - 29 September, 2013
"The Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalization" Symposium

Clemson School of Architecture will host a symposium on "The Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalization", with Alexander Tzonis, Liane Lefaivre, Marlon Blackwell, Merrill Elam, and Frank Harmon, on Friday, October 18, 2013. The symposium celebrates the school's centennial.

Myrtle Beach International Airport / inFORM Studio

00:00 - 8 August, 2011
© inFORM Studio
© inFORM Studio

The Terminal Expansion Capacity Program for the Myrtle Beach International Airport demonstrated a need to develop a new terminal for airport operations and additional gates to serve the increased passenger load. inFORM Studio‘s $129 million project, governed by a tight budget and site parameters, includes a new ticketing lobby, baggage claim, baggage handling, TSA screening, a new 5 gate concourse and connector bridge to existing concourse with an additional gate integrated into the bridge to maximize the efficiency of circulation space. More information and images of the Myrtle Beach International Airport after the break.