Posts Tagged ‘Michael Beaman’

Beaman & Hong Open Platform 8 Exhibition at Harvard U.

Michael Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture) and Zaneta Hong (ID ’02) have opened the Platform 8 Exhibition at the Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard University (48 Quincy Street, Cambridge). The exhibition features research and design across multiple media forms and disciplines, chronicling a year of academic production from architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and their associated […]

Beaman’s Localizing Coordinates Exhibition, Seeking Submissions

GA Collaborative led by Michael Leighton Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture) Yutaka Sho (LA, 01), Zaneta Hong (ID, 03) and James Setzler, in collaboration with Tyler Survant of Shop Architects, is seeking submissions to the Localizing Coordinates Exhibition being held at Syracuse University’s Fisher Center in mid-town Manhattan. The story of the African built environment is […]

Professional Development Fund grants awarded

The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-April to review project proposals submitted for its Spring 2015 funding cycle. The Committee is pleased to announce the following awards to: Silvia Acosta (ARCH) – drawing and writing spatial concepts, islands of Seto, Sea of Japan Eric Anderson (HAVC) – book project The Media of Objects: Design and Culture in Nineteenth-Century […]

United Nations features Beaman work in habitat publication

Two housing projects from GA Collaborative, a non-profit design office run by Interior Architecture faculty Michael Leighton Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture), RISD alumni Yutaka Sho and Zaneta Hong, and Boston-based designer James Setzler are featured in the United Nations publication on Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility. The book examines best practices and innovative […]

Beaman awarded Graham Foundation Grant

The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts announces its 2014 Grants to Individuals, which will award over $520,000 to 68 projects that demonstrate innovative and thought-provoking ideas in architecture. Micheal Leighton Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture) and Zaneta Hong (lecturer in Landscape at Harvard University) were awarded a grant for their research/exhibition: The […]

Beaman presents at the Design for Urban Disaster conference

Michael Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture) presented a session at the Design for Urban Disaster Conference, Harvard University, May 5-7, 2014, with Zaneta Hong (Harvard University), Yutaka Sho (Syracuse University) and James Setzler (GA Collaborative). The discussion focused on how, in the context of accelerating climate change, where human actions have demonstrably altered the patterns and […]

Beaman on “Ground-formations”

Michael Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture) presented with Zaneta Hong (Harvard) at the 2014 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) conference. An excerpt from the paper, titled “Ground-formations | Simulation + Representation in Landscape Design,” is included below.   Paper Excerpt: Ground is both the material and location of design production for the discipline of […]

Beaman on “Materials as Collections”

Michael Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture) recently presented at the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student (NCBDS), hosted by the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology. The NCBDS is a national peer review scholarly gathering dedicated to the study and practice of beginning design education. Celebrating 30 years at the 2014 conference, the […]