Design in Focus

Design in Focus

As a sports-loving young child, Coerte Voorhees, BIND ’13, bent and broke pairs of glasses all the time. So when he decided to enter the 2013 International Eye Wear Design Competition, sponsored by German company OWP Brillen, he knew where to focus his attention. “My mind went right to a durable solution,” says Voorhees, who entered the competition while...

A River Runs Through It

A River Runs Through It

Convert a former military airport into a sustainable urban park? Now you can imagine the challenge faced by Associate Professor of Architecture Manuel Delgado (left) when he entered the Venezuelan design competition La Carlota. Along with a team of Venezuelan and Colombian architects, Delgado won the design challenge over 69 other entries. The team’s proposal,...

Honor Roll

Honor Roll

FACULTY Assistant Professor of Sciences James O’Brien was elected a board member of the International Association of Relativistic Dynamics (IARD). Associate Professor Mark Klopfer of the Department of Architecture and his landscape architecture firm Klopfer Martin Design Group have been awarded a silver medal from the Bruner Foundation, which sponsors the Rudy...