WHEN: November 17, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pmWHERE: Integrative Learning CenterRoom S211, North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MACDR Studio practices what we call collectiveefforts - mining the possibilities to find thebest idea given each set of circumstances.These collectives can take many forms - theway we come together, who participates,and how we create ideas depends on theorigins of the project around which theyare configured.
In October, our student work was featured in the New York Post as one of the "5 Coolest Tiny Homes in America." http://nypost.com/2015/10/14/tour-5-of-americas-coolest-tiny-homes/ UMass Amherst's Architecture Department, in conjunction with the Yestermorrow Design Build Program, designed and built the tiny house during our inaugural Semester in Sustainable Design|build. The semester program is still going strong, and is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Fall Semester.
The series includes women with a wide range of specialties in the design fields. The goal of the Women in Design series is to recognize and celebrate the professional and personal accomplishments of women in the field of architecture and design. Speakers have been selected for their interdisciplinary interests.
The city of Holyoke, Mass. recently unveiled "Arrivals," its newest public art installation. "Arrivals" was designed by Department of Architecture professors Joseph Krupczynski and Caryn Brause and features a 30-foot-long illuminated display about local history.