Housing Futures Research Lab Wins Start-up Power Award

A juried prize given at Pratt’s Research Accelerator Open House. In recognition of research that suggests the greatest possibility to become a for-profit start-up or non-profit organization

Blough Named Co-Director of Housing Futures Research Lab

Pratt Institute School of Architecture. Located at the Institute’s newly launched Brooklyn Navy Yard IDC Research Accelerator.  See the article in the Brooklyn Eagle

Solar Sculpting Exhibited in IDC Research Show

An exhibition of four funded studios, directed by faculty, that explore contemporary real-world challenges through design prototypes employing new building technologies. Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Siegel Gallery

Blough Exhibited in “Pamphlet Architecture: Visions and Experiments in Architecture”

An exhibition showcasing the 40-year history of the publication and recent works by the finalists for the Pamphlet Architecture 37 open call. ‘T’ Space Rhinebeck

Blough Exhibited in the Group Show “In the Round, On the Flat”

An exhibition of architectural models in the age of the digital image. Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Siegel Gallery. See a vitual tour of the show

Blough Wins 3rd Prize in Pamphlet Architecture 37 Competition

“Domestic Mutations in the Age of the Sharing Paradigm”. Applicants submitted a 16 page sample spread for potential publication in PA 37

Blough & Giostra Awarded Honorable Mention for Course Development Prize

Columbia University’s Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture. Competition for coursework addressing architecture, climate change, and society. See the proposal “Energy Collectives: Towards a Self-Sustaining Neigborhhood

Blough & Giostra Present Paper at ACSA/EAAE

“Solar Sculpting – Building Form & Energy”: 2021 ACSA/EAAE Teacher’s Conference, Curriculum for Climate Agency Design (In)Action. Environmental Morphology session, moderated by Reese Campbell

Blough Speaks on Berlin Design Week Panel

“Provocation – Intensifying Forms”. Pratt SoA faculty research and Q&A with Jeffrey Anderson, Gisela Baurmann, Robert Brackett, Abigail Coover, Harriet Harriss , Olivia Vien and Lawrence Blough

Blough Presents IDC Research at Pratt SoA

“Solar Sculpting – Building Form & Energy” in collaboration with Simone Giostra. Faculty Flash Talks on Climate Research: Pratt Institute School of Architecture, moderated by Meredith TenHoor. Ben Erickson and Abhi Thakkar, Research Assistants and printed models

Blough Lectures at University of Cincinnati

“Domestic Mutations in the Age of the Sharing Paradigm”: University of Cincinatti, School of Architecture and Interior Design. See the lecture at DAAP

Blough & Giostra Awarded IDC Grant

The team received funding from the Institute of Design and Construction Foundation to conduct research studios in 2019-21 investigating the relationship between building form and energy for mid-rise housing typologies. They have also formed an international exchange program between Pratt and Politecnico di Milano to share content and expertise

Blough Publishes Essay in PLAT 8.5 tl;dr

Rice University School of Architecture Journal. See the essay “Domestic Mutations in the Age of the Sharing Paradigm”

Blough Opens Exhibition at Pratt Institute

“Domestic Mutations in the Age of the Sharing Paradigm”: School of Architecture, Siegel Gallery. Roundtable with Hilary Sample, Mark Rakatansky, Dagmar Richter and Lawrence Blough

Blough Opens Exhibition at USask

University of Saskatchewan, College or Arts and Science: Structurist Fellowship Exhibition Opening and Lecture for “Domestic Mutations in the Age of the Sharing Paradigm”

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