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11.16.15


 
    11.16.2015 
 
SPARK PLUG
Join  SPARK for a special session Monday at 6 PM as we Zoom in with two IAPD alumni (Alexis Kiel and Hannah Polys) currently with Katalyst Group. They will share their knowledge on Revit including models and families, rendering, various tools, and other skills they use on a daily basis. Don't miss out on this great opportunity! Be sure and check out the SPARK calendar for the remainder of the semester.
WINE & CHEESE
4th Year has the details for the Wine and Cheese gathering...see the poster for details.

CHECK OUT - NEW RESOURCES IN WEIGEL LIBRARY
Weigel Library has new resources that might be of interest to you.
BOOKS:
1)  Museum exhibition planning and design - Elizabeth Bogle - AM 151 .B64 2013
2)  Wegner - just one good chair - Christian Homsted Olesen - NK 2586 .W4 A4 2014
DVDs:
1)  Designers at work - Product design: process and inspiration - TS 171 .D46 2013
2)  What inspires design - Product design: process and inspiration - TS 171 .W43 2013
These can be found on the "November New Resources" shelf in Weigel.
NEW ISSUE OF OFFICEINSIGHT
Another informative issue of OfficeInsight is out this week. Check it out here.
INTERSESSION AND SPRING ELECTIVE CLASSES
We have a new intersession course offering that Vibha Jani will be teaching called Draw Design Dance: Creating an immersive experience at the Museum.  For spring we will also have several elective options!  Donna will be teaching Glass Studio; Chris will be teaching Tiny House: Building Big with Habitat; Allan will be teaching Product Design Illustration; Dave Richter-O'Connell will have Introduction to Product/Industrial Design; Dave Brown will teach Digital Furniture Production.  To learn more about all of these courses click here.
APD WEST THANKSGIVING WEEK SCHEDULE
The Dean has made adjustments to the Fall Break/Thanksgiving holiday schedule for APD West. The building will be open regular hours on Monday, Nov 23rd and Tuesday, Nov 24th. The building will be open on Wednesday, Nov 25th from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm and will then close for the holiday. The building will reopen Saturday, Nov 28th at 10:00 am to 1:00 am, but no shuttles will be operating. On Sunday, Nov 29th the building will open at 8:00 am to begin the 24-hour open period. 
OPPORTUNITIES
APPLY FOR EDRA GRADUATE STUDENT WORKSHOP
The Graduate Student Workshop is an initiative of the Environmental Design Research Association designed to provide a forum for graduate students to present and discuss their ongoing research with senior mentors in environment-behavior design research.  Deadline to apply is Jan. 8, 2016.  Learn more here.
 
2016 ZINC CHALLENGE
Interzinc is hosting a competition to design a suitable product or tool that takes advantage of the properties of zinc die casting for use in the environment.  All information for this competition can be found on theirwebsite. The Deadline is March 1st.
 
 IIDA STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION
This competition celebrates original design and rewards individuals or teams whose projects demonstrate innovative, functional design solutions that have a positive environmental and human impact, while allowing the opportunity to showcase work and fresh design ideas to professionals in the field. The Deadline is Feb. 1st, 2016.  Learn morehere.
 
EVENTS & DEADLINES
 
NOVEMBER
16 - Spark 6:00 APD West
16 - IAPD Student Council 7:00 APD West
23-27 - Thanksgiving Break, no classes.
19 IAPD Faculty Meeting 11:30
 
DECEMBER
4 - Wine and Cheese
 
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