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May 08

During the architecture program masters thesis presentations, the issue of taking up space to be more powerful came up. Truly, stretching out, putting your shoulders back and chin up, puts you in a more powerful pose, and the act of maintaining a powerful pose actually causes you to behave more powerfully. For anyone making a […]

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Apr 05

The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation grants graduate degrees in Historic Preservation, Architecture and Real Estate Development, as well as a Ph.D. program in Urban and Regional Planning and Design. At the undergraduate level you can get a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture.  But, what do you do with one of these? You […]

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Mar 23

From time to time, I will post about websites that deal with Sustainability in its many permutations: architecture, real estate, city planning, historic preservation, and energy. The following list will start us off with connections to a broad selection of technologies, building design, and event tax credits. http://inhabitat.com/ Website covers topics on emerging technologies, green […]

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Nov 29

From time to time, I will post an blog entry by one of my staff, about a favorite building.  Today’s entry is by Lucinda Philumalee, current MRED candidate and Historic Preservation degree holder. Eisenhower Executive Office Building: Eyesore or Icon? Located just west of the White House is a Federal building built in the Second […]

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Nov 09

Here in the Visual Resources Collection we are taking an inventory of everything in the room. We have LCD projectors, slide projectors, cameras, video cameras, light sets, some books and travel guides; even film cameras of the Nikon variety. However, the slides, slides, slides, are what I have in the most quantity.  Now, slides are […]

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Oct 26

For Architects, Planners, Historic Preservationists, and Real Estate Developers, the Prezi format for presentations offers a flexible canvas for building your case, or explaining a topic, or presenting a thesis. It is not easier than Powerpoint, but rather, different. An image can become the framework for the entire presentation. Start at Prezi.com and register for […]

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Oct 07

Let’s Talk – starting on Tuesday October 11th, the VRC will be conducting weekly conversations, demonstrations and collaborations focused on digital media, teaching tools, university resources and your suggestions. We will start off with “How to Navigate Artstor – the Basics” On Tuesday 10/11 from 12 to 12:30, and again on Friday 10/14 from 12 […]

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Sep 22

Take a look at What Was There: http://www.whatwasthere.com/ This website adds photos to places, tagged by location and year.  If there is a street view in Google maps, the photograph is  lined up from the same point of view to provide a glimpse of the same place at a different time. You can see how […]

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