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28 July 2018

     Alan is writing the introduction to the first reprinting of the 1902 book Color Problems, a Practical Guide to the Lay Student of Color” by Emily Noyes Vanderpoel.

02  Februrary 2018

    Salon, a game of Tables & Chairs presented for the first time at the Pratt Interior Provocations Symposium: “Interiors without Architecture”, Brooklyn.

18 November 2017

    In Minneapolis for the screening of The Gruen Effect.

10 June 2017

    The Houston AIA made/unmade Show is up, including two of the studio’s projects: Stress Wallpaper and Ink on Paper Folded.

23 May 2017

    Alan presents the research on Timber Architecture and Music from the students in his senior studio to the Environmental Design Research Association “The Voices of Place” Conference in Madison,WI

24 March 2017

    Ziad Qureshi and Alan present their research into downtown shopping and identity to the Interior Design Educators Council in Chicago.

01 May 2016

    Alan has been appointed to Director of Interior Architecture at the Gerald D. Hines School of Architecture and Design at the University of Houston.

05 October 2015

    The Chicago Biennial show gathered for Parsons is up. What a great first biennial exhibition in Chicago. Sarah Herda and Joseph Grima have curated a sensitive and spectacular cross section of questions and practices !

30 September 2015

    Alan has chosen the site, written the program and enrolled the international jury for the Timber in the City Competition. Run as studio in dozens of architecture schools throughout North America, the competition is publicized by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and generously sponsored by the Binational Softwoods Lumber Council. Visit the ACSA competition site for more details. Look for an exhibition at Parsons in November 2016. @ParsonsTimber

05 September 2014

    Just mounted the Venice Biennale show at Parsons. Students and faculty have tactile access to the wide range of practices exhibited.

01 July 2012

    Alan has received his NCIDQ - National Council of Interior Design Qualification - status to receive a NY State License to practice Interior Design

01 February 2012

    Alan appointed as Director of Summer Programs at the School of Constructed Environments. This entails the leadership of an expanding set of programs

4 and 5 weeks in duration in the fields of Architecture, Interior Design and Lighting Design. All in all there are 12 studios with a faculty of 48.

22 September 2010

    Dates in early February are in the works for screenings of  the film ‘The Gruen Effect’, a documentary film about Victor Gruen, consumerism, and the transformation of our cities at the MAK in Los Angeles, Northland Mall in Detroit, and the Austrian Culture Forum in New York in association with the Municipal Arts Society.

20 July 2010

    Alan will be documenting the 12th Venice Biennale for Parsons starting August 26th, joined by Anees Assali,  a Palestinian architect and multimedia designer from from Jerusalem. 

15 July 2010

    The documentary film “The Gruen Effect" (Wailand Filmproduktion/ORF. Wien/New York 2010.)

Producers: Anette Baldauf and Katherina Weingartner.) is finally translated into English. It will be screened in February at the Austrian Cultural Forum.

    In the film, Alan gives commentary on aspects of Victor Gruen's tragic well-intentioned invention of the shopping mall in relationship to his concurrent work in theater set, exhibition, retail, building, and urban design. Anette Baldauf and Katerina Weingartner will be flying over in February for screenings in New York, we hope to screen in Detroit and Los Angeles as well. Purchase film here .

01 July 2010

    Great progress being made by MFA Lighting Design student Virna Abraham and myself on the Em and City4 Projects. We’re working on the background for an article to publish in the journal Critical Productive, and are building a trans-disciplinary team to consider taking the project to the next step.

20 June 2010

    Getting closer to the subject artifacts for Em’s color studies. Speaking with the conservators about the potential for an exhibition. More to come soon.

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