Bucky Dome Home Restoration Receives Awards

The restoration of the home of Buckminster Fuller in Carbondale, Il has recently received two awards: One from the City of Carbondale (Carbondale’s Historic Preservation Award) http://thesouthern.com/news/local/communities/carbondale/bucky-dome-receives-historic-preservation-award/article_f5578cb8-9eb4-59eb-b448-656fd70a58a6.html

and the other from Landmarks, Illinois (Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award for Restoration) http://www.landmarks.org/

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Sabin Chakradhar Henry Adams Award Winner

Sabin Chakradhar was awarded the Henry Adams Award for the top architecture masters student – congratulations Sabin!!

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SIU 4th year architecture students working with Encitra 4D model

SIU 4th year architecture students working with Encitra 4D model

Phil Jordan is working with Christer Linstrom developing an Encitra model for Santa Cruz that the studio will use for final presentation

see:  http://www.encitra.com/

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Assistant Prof McDonald spoke at APEC, Carbondale

 Assistant Prof McDonald gave a lunchtime presentation to APEC, Carbondale
Solar, Solar Everywhere
This program will discuss passive and active solar design from buildings to transportation and the new ideas about mobility, sustainability and resiliency.
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Assistant Prof McDonald to speak at USI

Assistant Professor McDonald is an invited speaker at the Fall USI (Unmanned Systems Institute) 2015 conference in September.

http://unmannedsystemsinstitute.com/event/agenda-2015/

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Sabin Chakradhar

Received a Scholarship to attend the SBSE (Society of Building Science Educators) retreat in Highlands, NC this June.  Sabin will present a paper titled:  Energy Efficient Commercial Complex in Kathmandu

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On-Line Masters Student work presented in Sweden

Pod-Car City Conference – Arlanda Airport- http://www.podcarcity.org/arlanda

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