Brian Mork wins Acanthus Award

Brian Mork, M.Arch.’11, Notre Dame Univ. M.A.D.U.’13, has recognized by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art- Chicago Midwest Chapter for a student project Acanthus Award. Advertisements

Slow Urbanism, Italian influences and the Ideal city: Urban lessons from Italy and Savannah, Georgia by Students of the Savannah College of Art and Design. Italian Cultural Institute of New York

This exhibition is part of the Slowness Project launched in 2012 by the Director of the Institute, Prof. R. Viale, that aims at participating in and enriching the debate that arises from a different and philosophical perception of time. The exhibition will showcase the principles behind the Slow Design movement-a paradigm that calls for a balance between the needs of individuals, cultures and nature-and feature a graphic and written urban analysis of the slower qualities of Savannah, Ga. in comparison to various Renaissance towns in Italy. Seven SCAD graduate students will present a number of diagrams, drawings and collages as…

Aurora, Charleston, Fergus Falls, Grand Rapids, Rockford, and Savannah

Aaron Holverson and Brian Mork. Savannah morphological analysis. 2010. This year’s projects in the Judson University Traditional Architecture + Urbanism graduate studio begin with proposals for increasing the use and pedestrian connectivity of historic downtowns and follow with specific building proposals:  a new downtown library (Aurora, IL); a rail station and transit-oriented development also for Aurora; a new symphonic hall for Charleston, SC; a new performing arts venue and re-urbanization proposal for Fergus Falls, MN; a new city hall for Grand Rapids, MI; the adaptive re-use of a historic armory for an aquarium; a new performance venue for Savannah, GA;…