Category Archives: Architecture

Bright Plans for Calvin Architecture Students

A number of current Calvin senior architecture students and past architecture alumni have been admitted to Masters of Architecture programs for fall 2016. Congratulations, all! Karl Sparrman (’13) : Admitted to the Master of Landscape Design programs at the University … Continue reading

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Alumni | Josiah Hanchett

Calvin alumnus Josiah Hanchett has recently become involved with the urban sketchers community in New York City. Moleskine invited Josiah to lead a series of classes where he will teach urban sketching techniques in order to promote Moleskine products. The … Continue reading

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The Artist Collaborative

Connect. Collaborate. Create. The Artist Collaborative is a program for first-year students who are interested in the arts. Through courses, activities and a January trip to a cultural center in the United States, you will explore your calling as an … Continue reading

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Events | Art Department Potluck

Dear art students, You all are cordially invited to Department potluck dinner and costume contest! This department event will be held in conjunction with Visual Art Guild’s Subterranean show this semester. Date: Friday, November 15th Time: 4:00-7:00 4:00-5:00 Art exhibition at SC100, … Continue reading

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SiTE:LAB Presents – 54Jeff Architectural Design Competition

Introduction In 1940, after years of storing and exhibiting its collection in borrowed or repurposed spaces, the Grand Rapids Public Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan moved into 54 Jefferson, one of the last projects to be funded under the W.P.A. … Continue reading

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Architecture Students Participate in Better Block Event

Designs by several architecture students were featured in the recent Better Block event on State Street near downtown Grand Rapids. For full coverage, see the Rapidian article here.

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re//STATE Better Block Event to Feature Student Work

On May 18-19, four Calvin architecture students will be displaying their designs for State St. as part a Better Block Grand Rapids event. They have worked with professor You-Kyong Ahn and Lynee Wells, from William & Works to re-imagine what … Continue reading

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Architecture Students Work With the Ada Historical Society

Professor You Kyong Ahn has worked with the Ada Historical Society to help the Society develop plans for converting an old barn into a meeting and storage space. Read the full story in the Scociety’s newsletter, Uniquely Ada April 2012.

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Meijer Gardens Announces Plans for 8.5-Acre Japanese Garden

  Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the nation’s most significant botanic and sculpture experiences, announces plans for The Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden. One of the most revered and deeply appreciated international garden styles, the 8½-acre … Continue reading

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Architecture Club Film Showing

  On Thursday March 1st, the Architecture Club will be showing the documentary, Urbanized. The showing will take place at 8pm in the Bytwerk Theater, in the basement of the DeVos Communications Center. The following description is from the official website. … Continue reading

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