AIA Europe Scholarship Awarded
AIA Europe is pleased to announce the 2016-17 AIA Europe Scholarship has been awarded to Jasmin Sadegh, a graduate student at the University of Stuttgart Integrative Technology and Architectural Design Research program (ITECH).
Jasmin moved from the US to Germany after earning a degree in Civil Engineering from Tufts University in 2013. At ITECH, she studies architectural design from various perspectives including structural, computational and fabrication, while her thesis research focuses on lightweight structures and Frei Otto’s form finding methods developed in Stuttgart.
AIA Europe supports architects with ties to both Europe and the United States, and The AIA Europe Scholarship supports the future generation of architects who aim to think and work across borders.
AIA Europe Section Event in Paris
In addition to its twice yearly international conferences, AIA Europe organizes smaller 'section events' for members to gather locally and learn about projects developing in their regions. The most recent section event took place in Paris on June 7th; Pierre-Emmanuel Escoffier from Atelier Christian de Portzamparc and Katarína Hladíková and Radim Koštial from SIPRAL led a guided tour of the ARENA 92 project, a multi-use sports / concert / convention facility designed by the office of Christian de Portzamparc FAIA. Long-time AIA Europe Sponsor SIPRAL is supplying and installing the unique glass curtain wall system which they developed in collaboration with the architect and structural engineer. Click below for more information.
News From AIA International
Of the nearly 88,000 members of the American Institute of Architects, more than 2,400 live and work in markets outside of the United States – and thousands more work from the US on projects in other countries. AIA Europe is one of six chapters of the American Institute of Architects belonging to the AIA International Region. The others are AIA Middle East, AIA Hong Kong, AIA Japan, AIA Shanghai, and AIA United Kingdom. Click below to read the news from AIA International.