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Parallel Projections

Competition Deadline: July 31st.

 


July Drinks x Design

Teams up with our UPC

 

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2014 Design Awards

Regististration extended to July 7th

 

 

AIAD Latest Articles

EVENT | 4th Annual Dumke Open

A Scramble Tournament Where Architecture Wins

Thursday, May 22, 2014 | Stonebridge Golf Club, Ann Arbor, MI

9:00am Registration
10:00am Shotgun Start
3:00pm Gathering
3:30pm Dinner

Entry Fee Options:

Par Package - $175 per golfer – includes your golf with cart, lunch, dinner, and eligibility for gifts and door prizes. A cash bar is available on the course and at dinner.
Birdie Package - $600 per foursome – includes your golf with cart, lunch, dinner, and eligibility for gifts and door prizes. A cash bar is available on the course and at dinner.

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EVENTS | Culture Lab Detroit

Other Industry Events & Competitions

April 30 | Midtown Viaducts Public Art + Light Project

Midtown Detroit, Inc. (MDI) in partnership with the New Economy Initiative (NEI) is seeking proposals to transform the undersides of two viaducts located in Midtown Detroit's TechTown district with public art and light.

Accepted proposals will be funded up to $75,000 per viaduct. For more information on how to apply, please go to www.midtownviaducts.com for a full set of guidelines. The deadline for applying is Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

May 15 - July 31 | Parallel Projections "Reanimate the Ruins" Competition

Parallel Projections invites you to participate in this open, international design competition; Reanimate The Ruins! Participants are charged to investigate and propose a new dynamic and adaptive urban node on one of the city's most iconic sites, the Packard Auto Plant.
Cast your vision for the rehabilitation of Detroit through the introduction of secondary urban nodes of destiny to support the city center. Use elements that make up a successful urban area through new mixed-use construction, while leaving part of the Packard in ruins as a monument to its history.

This competition is open to all include architects, engineers, urban designers, artists, and students. Competition registration opens May 15th and closes July 31st. First place includes a $3000 prize! Find out more at parallelprojections.com.

2014 Architecture / Digital Media Summer Camp

The University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture is currently enrolling students for the 2014 Architecture and Digital Media summer camp. The camp will take place at UDM between June 23rd - 27th and is open to any 9th - 12th graders. The application deadline is June 3rd. Preivous camps have been a great way of engaging young people and exposing them to school and architecture as a profession. For more information or to apply, visit the SOA website.

 

BEC Detroit Program Library

Archive Of BEC Past Programs

2012

January 2012

Selecting Aluminum Fenestration Systems: Storefronts/ Curtainwalls/ Ribbon/ Strip Windows/ Operable Windows - Mr. Dan Goodman, CSI and Mr. Matt Rinkowski

February 2012

Litigation and the Exterior Enclosure - LEED Risks - Mr. Kevin Gleeson

April 2012

Waterproofing - Mr. Jerome Misiolek, Mr. Paul Wild

May 2012

Prefabricated Masonry Systems - Mr. David T. Biggs, PE, SE

September 2012

Advanced Framing: Time to Green-up Your Structure - Mr. Bob Clark

October 2012 - SYMPOSIUM

Achieving High Performance Resilient Buildings and Communities - Mr. Henry Green, Hon. AIA

The State of the Interface: Achieving Building Enclosure Performance - Ms. Fiona Aldous

Evaluating Air Barriers: Test Methods and Standard Specifications - Ms. Theresa A. Weston, PhD

Why Buildings Matter: Part 2: How Long Will it Last? Addressing the Real Challenge of Sustainability - Mr. R. Christopher Mathis

November 2012

Coming November 2012!

Adventures In Building Science
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Vapor Barriers Do Not Protect Buildings,
Vapor Barriers Protect Architects
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Why Buildings Matter: A Perspective on the Past, Present and Future of Building Performance
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October:  The BEC Symposium 2011
Dr. Suess Does Building Science
Fundamentals of Moisture Transport
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Energy Consumption in Buildings
May 2011
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Building Enclosures: Legal Issues
April 2011
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Exterior Wall Assemblies - State of the Art
February 2011
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Optimizing Performance in Commercial Fenestration
January 2011
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Saving Energy with Masonry
November 2010
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DOE Update on Building Envelope Research
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Building Envelope Fundamentals:  When Old is New Again
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October:  The BEC Symposium 2010
GSA and Energy Efficient Building Enclosures
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BIM and Total Building Analysis
September 2010
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Blast Resistant Design
May 2010
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Introduction to Infrared Thermography
April 2010
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Guidelines for Sealant Selection and Application
February 2010
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Specifications to Avoid Three Concrete Problems
January 2010
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ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1
1999 to 2004 Changes
Relative to the Building Envelope
November 2009
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Lstiburek's Enclosure Definitions
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A Forensic Approach to Roofing Failure
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Controlling Masonry Cracks and Leaks
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October:  The BEC Symposium 2009
Solar Solutions for Commercial Roofing
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Thermal and Moisture Migration Analysis
September 2009
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Rainscreen Building Envelopes
May 2009
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Curtainwall 101
April 2009
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ROOFING APPLICATION AND
CONSIDERATIONS
March 2009
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An Introduction to Air Barriers
February 2009
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Preservation of Contemporary, Historic
and Architecturally Significant
Structures
January 2009
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Research and Development
Supporting the Evolution of EIFS
November 2008
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Environmental Loads and Masonry
October 2008
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