Associate Professor William W. Taylor Released Book of Architectural Theory

Associate Professor William Wesley Taylor’s book Drylongso: Excursions in the Production of Place and the Maintenance of Identity was released by college textbook publisher Linus Learning. Professor Taylor comprehensively writes about place and identity from a perspective of over forty years of design practice and thirty-three years of teaching.

In Drylongso: Excursions in the Production of Place and the Maintenance of Identity, Professor Taylor "looks carefully and in detail at two questions. First, what is place - not this one or that one but place itself - 'placeness'? The second question is, why and how does the experience of placeness become meaningful. What are the processes, the mechanisms and means by which we become connected to places and why does it matter? This examination, these excursions are made with the use of common language that illuminates common experience" (back cover text).

Drylongso: Excursions in the Production of Place and the Maintenance of Identity is currently used by Professor Taylor for third year students of the architecture program here at Howard University.


Department of Architecture Hosts ARE 5.0 Workshop with NOMA, NCARB and DCRA

Mon, November 19, 2018

The Department of Architecture hosted a workshop on the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) and the path to licensure, in collaboration with the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) on November 14, 2018. The workshop was facilitated by representatives of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and the District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Agency (DCRA) Board of Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture. Read More >>

AIA President Carl Elefante Talks about Architecture’s Relevance Revolution with Our Students

Wed, October 17, 2018

Carl Elefante, FAIA, president of the American Institute of Architects delivered a powerful talk on “Architecture’s Relevance Revolution” on Monday, October 15 in our Innovation Space. Elefante is Principal and Director of Sustainability for Quinn Evans Architects, which has offices in Washington, D.C., Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan, and Madison, Wisconsin. He serves as design principal for a broad spectrum of projects including architecture, historic preservation, and community revitalization. Read More >>


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