Congratulations to outstanding BTES Members who are recipients of 2020 Architectural Education Awards: Karen Kensek, Distinguished Professor Award, (University of Southern California). Shelby Doyle, Creative Achievement Award, (Iowa State University Computation + Construction Lab). Federico Garcia Lammers, AIA/ACSA Practice + Leadership Award, (Forensics Studio, South Dakota State University). Kathrina Simonen (with Barbara X. Rodriguez Droguett, & Catherine De Wolf), TAD Research Contribution Award, Benchmarking the Embodied Carbon of Buildings, Volume 1, (University of Washington).
The BTES Board is seeking expressions of interest in hosting our 8th biennial conference in the summer of 2021. Please see the full RFP for details. We have a two stage process. The first step is a two page initial proposal due to the Board by November 15, 2019. We strongly encourage any inquiries and will be happy to answer any questions at secretary@BTES.org
We are pleased to announce the calls for the BTES Emerging Faculty Award, Book Award, and Student Scholarship that will be presented at the 2019 BTES conference at U Mass Amherst this June. We hope you will consider applying for these awards and that you will encourage eligible colleagues and students to do so as well. See the Awards section of the website for eligibility and submission requirements for each award. Please email contact.BTES@gmail.com with any questions.
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The call for papers for BTES 2019: Integration and Innovation is now available! Please see the conference details and the Call for Papers which contains the full conference brief and submission deadlines. BTES 2019: INTEGRATION AND INNOVATION 2019 BTES: Call for Papers PDF
Please read about this year's candidates for BTES president elect, board members, and secretary. 2018 Nomination Packet Voting is taking place now through Election-Buddy. This service allows us to tabulate votes with ensured anonymity to all of our voting members. Please note only BTES members can vote. To verify your membership, please follow this link: https://btes.wildapricot.org/directory.
2017 Emerging Faculty Award Winners: Congratulations Chandler Ahrens, Washington University in St. Louis, and Lisa Huang, University of Florida on winning the 2017 BTES Emerging Faculty Award. Huang and Ahrens demonstrate excellence and innovation in teaching and inspiring student engagement in building technology. 2017 Book Award Winners: Congratulations to the following authors for demonstrating professional expertise, insight, and innovation in their building technology scholarship: First Prize: Caryn Brause, The Designer's Field Guide to Collaboration Second Prize: Victoria Ballard Bell and Patrick Rand, Material for Design, Volume 2 Honorable Mention: Chad Schwartz, Introducing Architectural Tectonics: Exploring the Intersection of Design and Construction The BTES Student Scholarship: Congratulations to Zachary Henry of Mississippi State University for recognition of his research paper, "Ecological Functionalism in the Work of Glenn Murcutt: A Case…
We welcome our new BTES officers and board of directors! President-Elect: Erin Carraher, University of Utah Treasurer: Peter Raab, Texas Tech University Board of Directors, Class 2: Patrick Tripeny, University of Utah Shelby Doyle, Iowa State University