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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Theatre

The Theatre Program of Columbia University School of the Arts invites applications for a scholar to be hired at the rank of tenure-track assistant/associate or tenured associate professor effective July 1, 2022. The successful candidate will play a key cross-disciplinary role in a complex and multi-faceted MFA program with concentrations in Acting, Directing, Dramaturgy, Playwriting, Theatre Management and Producing, and Stage Management. The Program aims to attract dynamic and dedicated teacher...
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This conceptual observation tower also filters Central Park’s ponds

Designed to be the world’s tallest timber structure, and built with its own filtration system, the Central Park Observation Tower concept by DFA aims at doing two things. Increasing public interaction by giving them a centrally located bird’s eye view of the entire park, while also filtering the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, a polluted water-body that accounts for 1/8th of the park’s area.The proposed Observation Tower would be constructed using Glulam (glue-laminated timber) technology,...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Manhattan, Central Park, Timber, Water Filter, Observation Tower, DFA, Central Park South, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, German Design Award, Central Park Observation Tower


Link About It: Zero-Impact 'Agrihood' Community of 3D-Printed Huts

The Galini Sleeping Pod, a zero-impact 3D-printed hut proposed by New York-based architecture practice DFA offers an idyllic vision of future reprieves. The 300-square-foot suspended pod features a water system (show, sink and toilet) that pulls its...... Continue Reading...
Tags: New York, Design, Tech, Linkaboutit, DFA, 3dprinting, Pods, Huts, Tinyhomes, Agrihoods, Zeroimpacthousing, Waldenmonterey, Dfaarchitecture


DFA's flood-proof towers could survive six feet of sea level rise in New York City

New York-based architecture firm DFA just unveiled plans for 19 cylindrical apartment towers that can survive six feet of sea level rise at Manhattan’s Pier 40. The towers are wrapped in lattice facades with lots of vegetation, and they’re designed to address the city’s lack of affordable housing and flood-resistant buildings. The towers would offer apartments as well as recreational and commercial spaces, and they’re designed for a site currently occupied by car parking facilities and a foot...
Tags: New York, Design, Climate Change, New York City, Architecture, Gallery, Manhattan, Flooding, Green Building, Green Architecture, Affordable Housing, Floating Architecture, DFA, Green Tower, Waterstudio, Koen Olthuis


Soaring timber tower could clean up contaminated water in NYC's Central Park

New York-based DFA Studio has unveiled plans for a soaring wooden tower in Central Park that could actually purify the heavily contaminated Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. The proposed tower measures 712 feet tall with a 112-foot-tall spire – and if it comes to fruition, it will be the world’s tallest timber tower. The tower’s helix structure is wrapped with a lattice of curved timber beams. The building would be anchored securely to a pre-cast concrete base with tensile steel cables. A t...
Tags: New York, Design, Central Park, Heidelberg, DFA, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, Harlem Meer, DFA Studio, Laith Sayigh, Sayigh, Central Park Tower



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