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About Center for Architecture Lab

Center for Architecture Lab is a multi-month, multi-disciplinary residency program that offers new voices in architecture and design full authorship over dedicated areas of the Center for Architecture's digital platforms, including social media, web site, and email with compelling and provocative content that will elevate underrepresented perspectives.

Created in response to the destabilizing forces of the global COVID-19 pandemic and reinvigorated racial justice movement in the United States, the Center for Architecture Lab will offer programming that invites a greater diversity of professionals to participate in the fields of architecture and design, and encourages our community to consider outside perspectives, critical questions, and innovative solutions to systemic problems in architecture and other design professions.

Graphic Design: Manuel Miranda Practice

Explore the Digital Exhibition for the Indigenous Scholars of Architecture, Planning, and Design (ISAPD) >

2021 Program Overview

Selection Process

Selected by the Center for Architecture Lab Advisory Committee, the two inaugural residents are invited to participate in the digital spring/summer 2021 Center for Architecture Lab. The digital program will provide recipients with the opportunity to intimately connect with leaders in the field of architecture, access to the Center for Architecture’s robust digital programming platforms and broad audience, and shape the nature of the Center for Architecture Lab program going forward. Residents will have access to the organization’s tools and pathways to engage students, peers, community groups, and professional practices. Each resident will receive a stipend and the support of the Center for Architecture staff, who will work with recipients to facilitate digital programs and takeovers. 

Schedule

Residency I – Indigenous Scholars of Architecture, Planning, and Design (ISAPD)
May 10 - July 23, 2021

Led by Anjelica S. Gallegos (Santa Ana Pueblo/Jicarilla Apache), MArch I Candidate 2021, and Summer Sutton (Lumbee), Architecture PhD Candidate 2022, the Indigenous Scholars of Architecture, Planning, and Design (ISAPD) will be the inaugural Center for Architecture Lab residents. Established in 2018 by Gallegos, Sutton, and Charelle Brown (Kewa Pueblo), BA in Architecture Studies 2020, the ISAPD is a collective student group focused on increasing the knowledge, consciousness, and appreciation of indigenous architecture, planning, and design at the Yale School of Architecture and the Yale community at large. Sutton and Gallegos intend to utilize the Center for Architecture Lab platform to expand the scope and influence of ISAPD to reach Indigenous students and practitioners of architecture and design nationwide.

Explore the Digital Exhibition for the Indigenous Scholars of Architecture, Planning, and Design (ISAPD) here.

The Center for Architecture Lab’s second residency will be announced in August 2021. 

Advisory Committee

Barry Bergdoll, Hon. AIANY, President, Center for Architecture; Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University 

Mark Gardner, AIA, NOMA, Principal, Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects; Assistant Professor of Architectural Practice and Society, Parsons The New School for Design

Christine Gaspar, Executive Director, Center for Urban Pedagogy

Ken Lum, Co-Founder and Chief Curatorial Advisor, Monument Lab

Shawhin Roudbari, Dissent x Design, Assistant Professor, Program in Environmental Design, University of Colorado Boulder 

Jennifer Sage, FAIA, Partner, Sage and Coombe

Center for Architecture Lab is Supported by

Founding Sponsor
Sponsor

Supporters

Arup; Sciame; Silman

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