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WWSF CIRCUS FOR CONSTRUCTION IN BUFFALO

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It was a pleasure to speak at the Worldwide Storefront Circus for Construction event, “Buffalo’s Radical Re-imaging,” and an honor to be among a group of awesome presenters: Sean Burkholder, Chris Romano + Nick Bruscia, and Sean Wrafter. Thanks to Silo City for hosting a great crowd! And a very big Thank You and Congratulations to the Circus Team (Ann Lui, Ashley Mendelsohn, Ben Widger, Craig Reschke, Larisa Ovalles, and Buffalo correspondent Trenton Van Epps) for pulling off an amazing feat! Check out photos of their adventures in Buffalo here!

2014 AIA NYS CONFERENCE: NEW PRACTICE, NEW DESIGN

Joyce Hwang, Courtney Creenan-Chorley, Peter Schmidt and Chris Romano presented “Cross-Profession Practices: Mixing-up the Academy with Industry,” a discussion that centered on models of research and practice that have emerged from collaborative work between the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning, Rigidized Metals, and Boston Valley Terra Cotta. Joyce also participated as the representative for UB SUNY on the “NYS Schools of Architecture Roundtable,” together with Lance Jay Brown (CCNY), Dennis Andrejko (RIT), Frank Mruk (NYIT), and Mark Mistur (RPI). Congratulations to AIA New York State for putting together an inspiring set of keynotes, seminars, and events in Saratoga Springs!

METROPOLIS SUMMER READING LIST

great list of summer (and year round) reading! Check out Joyce’s picks, including books by Wu Ming-Yi, Meghan Daum, Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, Jeremy Till, and Ernest Hemingway. Thanks, Metropolis, for the invitation to contribute!

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WORLD JOURNAL

Thanks to Emma Wang for featuring our work in the World Journal (世界日報). Also see the online version here!

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UB GREEN FACULTY Q&A

UB Green’s Q & A with Joyce Hwang is now online! Thank you to Erin Moscati for her interest in our work!

TECTONICS: NYFA

We are honored to be part of Tectonics, an exhibition of projects by winners of the 2013 NYFA Artists’ Fellowships in Choreography and Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design. Curated by NYFA, the show located at Westbeth Gallery, 55 Bethune St., New York, NY from August 1 – 18.

ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE LECTURE AND INTERVIEW

Joyce Hwang’s 2014 Emerging Voices lecture and interview are now online! Thank you again to the Architectural League of New York for this great opportunity and honor.2014_Arch League LecturePhoto by Laurice Hwang

THE EXPANDED ENVIRONMENT

“You know, the Pantheon didn’t have bird spikes. It wasn’t so exclusive.” -Joyce Hwang, in an interview by Ned Dodington of The Expanded Environment (formerly Animal Architecture). Read the conversation here.

AV PROYECTOS

Bat Tower is featured in Arquitectura Viva – AV Proyectos 62, in “Shelters for Animals, Bees, Bats and Birds.”
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IABR 2014 – URBAN BY NATURE

We are excited to be part of the 2014 International Architecture Biennale in Rotterdam – Urban by Nature, opening on May 29 at the Kunsthal.

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LETTERS TO THE MAYOR @ STOREFRONT

Joyce Hwang’s letter concerning the City of Buffalo is included in Letters to the Mayor, an exhibition at Storefront for Art and Architecture that presents fifty letters written by international architects to the political leaders of more than 20 cities around the world. Each letter provides a space of reflection for the architect to present ideas and methodologies and express some of the concerns and desires that might contribute to action within political spheres. April 30 – May 24, 2014.

ARCHITECT MAGAZINE: NEXT PROGRESSIVES

We are honored to be profiled in Architect Magazine. The article, “Into the Wild,” offers glimpses into Joyce’s professional history — including her influences as a student, early competitions, as well as recent work by Ants of the Prairie. Thanks to Alex Hoyt, Robb Ogle, and Scott Gable.

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ARCHITECT’S NEWSPAPER

We are excited to be featured in the Architect’s Newspaper. Check out the article “Emerging Voices> Ants of the Prairie” by Henry Melcher.

TRANSECTIONS

Joyce Hwang will speak at Transections, an interdisciplinary symposium at Syracuse University School of Architecture: Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

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2014 EMERGING VOICES LECTURE

It was an incredible honor to present our work as part of the Architectural League of New York’s Emerging Voices Lecture Series (March 13, 2014, 7 pm @ Scholastic Auditorium, NYC). Many thanks to Anne Rieselbach and the Architectural League for organizing an outstanding evening! 14-EmergingVoicesPhoto by Laurice Hwang