Doctoral Students to Present at 2009 ACSA Annual Meeting

Congratulations to doctoral students Kristina Luce and Nicholas Senske (co-authors) and to Suma Pandhi who had papers accepted at the upcoming Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Annual Meeting. The meeting, entitled “The Value of Design: Design is at the core of what we teach and practice,” will be held March 26-28, 2009, in Portland, Oregon.

Kristina and Nicholas will present their paper, “Reconsidering the Ethics of Transparency,” for the session about “Emerging Technologies: The Ethics Of Digital Design” paper session. In the architecture doctoral program, Kristina is specializing in History & Theory, and Nicholas is focusing on Design Studies.

Suma will present her paper, entitled “Collapsing the Empty and the Haptic: Explorations of the Immaterial and Material in Japanese Design and Architecture.” Suma is a doctoral student in architecture specializing in design studies, and she is also pursuing degrees in the master in architecture program and at the Center for Japanese Studies.