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Brick Education Prize

Brick Industry Association and Z announce a competitive call for Brick in Architecture Education. The prize features the most innovative and sustainable ways to design with clay brick. Special consideration is given to proposals that include methods and themes that innovate and promote sustainable design.
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Z Transfer Toolkit: Best Practices for Facilitating Community College Transfer

This document is the outcome of work initially begun at the Z 2023 Convening to Advance Community College Transfer and Articulation in Architectural Education.
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Academy for Public Scholarship on the Built Environment: Climate Action

Z is establishing an extended training opportunity for faculty to expand the impact of their research and scholarship beyond the academy. This opportunity is for architecture faculty, whose research intersects with climate action or climate justice, and is intended to help them impact conversations that affect everyone.
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2024 Timber Education Prize

The Timber Education Prize seeks to recognize effective, innovative courses and curricula that create a stimulating and evidence-based environment for learning about timber.
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2024 Course Development Prize

Education in architecture and urbanism is well-positioned creatively and critically to address the exigencies of climate change. However, pedagogical methods that prioritize immediate applicability can come at the expense of teaching and research that explore the sociocultural and ecopolitical dimensions of the crisis...
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Z Conference Keynotes

Each Z conference highlights several keynotes who establish the framework or underlying or theme. Most often our conferences keynotes reflect the current and pressing issues that we face daily.
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Professional Practice Education Library

ProPEL is a library of video resources on foundational and emerging topics ranging from contracts to lean construction and design. ProPEL was developed in partnership between Z and NCARB.
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Z Online Discussions

Since March of 2020, the Z has been hosting a series of online discussions centered around the pivot to online learning and equity in architecture. This page is a growing repository of resource videos and audio files of the online events.
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Steel Video Resources

Below are Steel Resource videos from Professor Terri Meyer Boake from the University of Waterloo, School of Architecture on Architecturally Exposed Structural Steel (AESS). These video are provided from The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, and Professor Boake.
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A collaborative effort of the AIA and the National Institute of Building Sciences, Building Research Information Knowledgebase (BRIK) is an interactive portal offering online access to peer-reviewed research projects and case studies in all facets of building.

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We invite each of you to submit current coursework from any level of the curriculum, in any program, on any topic—studio, seminar, or lecture; design or research; foreign or domestic study.