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Dr. Ajla Aksamija’s recent article featured in the Journal of Architectural Engineering Editor’s Choice

A recent article by Dr. Ajla Aksamija and Suncica Milosevic published in the Journal of Architectural Engineering (JAE) has been featured in the Editor’s Choice section of the journal. The article is titled “Condensation Study: Thermal Analysis of Aluminum-Framed Window Systems under Different Environmental Conditions.” This announcement is included on the JAE’s homepage:, and full […]

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Assistant Professor Valerie Greer Participated and Presented at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting


Assistant Professor Valerie Greer attended and presented part of her research work at the just concluded Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. The Annual Meeting was held from October 15-18. Greer presented a research work titled “Building Age-Friendly Ecosystems Through Neighborhoods, Health Systems and Campus.” The detailed information about […]

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Associate Professor and Associate Dean Lisa Henry Co-Edits and Contributes to the Latest Issue of the Architect Magazine

The School of Architecture is pleased to announce the new publication of Associate Professor and Associate Dean Lisa Henry. Professor Lisa Henry co-edited and contributed to the latest issue of the Architect magazine. Please read extracts (below) from the contribution. Dark Matter U would like to introduce the latest issue of ARCHITECT magazine: “Architectures of […]

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2023-24 Lecture Series: Crafting Materiality / Examining Construction: New Dimensions in Design and Building 

We explore the relationship between architects and the craft of materiality in this lecture series by examining ways of working with materials through contemporary design build practices, broadly defined. While today’s professional practice has largely isolated itself from the risks of building construction, a growing body of architects, fabricators, and designers are rejuvenating material exploration […]

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Assistant Professor Kate Malaia Publishes a Book

Taking the Soviet Union Apart Room by Room: Domestic Architecture before and after 1991 by Kateryna Malaia Northern Illinois University Press/ Cornell University Press Taking the Soviet Union Apart Room by Room investigates what happened to residential architecture, domestic spaces, and the lives of urbanites during the collapse of the USSR. Malaia looks at apartment […]

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Jonathan Hickerson Appointment

Jonathan is a passionate and innovative design thinker, maker, and artist with professional experience in product design, architecture and planning, and photography. He brings a problem-seeking approach to design based on years of co-creation with professionals in many industries. Jonathan’s experience includes teaching and research endeavors that explore design thinking methodologies and creative communication across […]

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