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New Book Alert: Louis Kahn on the Psychoanalyst's Couch (Collection du Divan Book 1)

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Jul 18, 2018

By Jean-Christophe Betrisey Stretched out on the psychoanalyst’s couch, the famous architect Louis Kahn tells us surprising stories of his life, his families, his women and his architectural vision. His complex personality influenced a large part of his work and culminated in his spiritual peak which is engraved in the concrete and brick of Dhaka in Bangladesh.The reader will be carried away by an exchange akin to talking, thus experiencing live this unique session in the analyst’s room. The dialogues are profound, direct,…Read Full Story

Winners of CCCAP Student Design Competition 2018

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Jul 18, 2018
First Place | Mark Davis, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD., Professor Michael Ryan

The winners of the fourth annual CCCAP Student Design Competition 2018 were announced at the CCCAP Conference NYC 2018 on June 23rd, 2018.  Applicants were restricted to 1st or 2nd year of architecture studies at community college architecture programs or four-year programs. Prize money was awarded to the top three winners.The competition project was a Visitor Center for the Joshua Tree National Park in Twenty-Nine Palms, California. The designs were to communicate the significance of Joshua Tree National Park and the surrounding…Read Full Story

CHAD Community Update

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Jun 25, 2018

 Dear CHADvocate:Thank you on behalf of the Charter High School for Architecture + Design (CHAD). Since our founding, August 31st, 1999, we have enjoyed a proud history of commitment to the success of our school, displayed last Thursday by those who joined us at the School District of Philadelphia.You may already be aware that the School Reform Commission (SRC) held a meeting, June 21st, 2018 at 1:00 PM, and voted to recommend the issuance of a non-renewal notice to be delivered to CHAD and begin the non-renewal process of our…Read Full Story

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