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55th Annual Alagasco Competition

Alagasco 2016

Fourth-year architecture celebrated the end of Fall 2016 with the 55th annual Alagasco competition. This year's challenge was to design 50 units of market rate housing with a 25-room hotel in downtown Mobile.

Led by professors Christian Dagg, Il Kim, and Kevin Moore, the project investigated two of

Professor Il Kim Researches Yukari Cultural Kindergarten, Tokyo

Yukari Cultural Kindergarten

This summer I will be at Tokyo University of the Arts as a visiting scholar, conducting research on the kindergarten building designed by Kenzo Tange.  

Tange was one of the most influential architects in the post World War II era not only in Japan but also in the international context of

54th Annual Alagasco Competition

Ning-Shi winning presentation board

Fourth-year architecture celebrated the end of Fall 2015 with the 54th annual Alagasco competition. This year's challenge was to design a new 150,000 square-foot assisted living facility in the Civil Rights District of Birmingham.

View the Gallery of winning images and presentation boards.

Led by

Il Kim Presents Paper in Berlin

Taccula Sunkun Ship

Visiting Professor Il Kim presented his paper, "Reading Cusanus’ Cribratio alkorani (1461) in the Light of Christian Antiquarianism at the Papal Court in the 1450s," at the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America in Berlin on March 27. The paper discusses the development of

Breeden Grant Supports City Scenarios

City Scenarios

In Fall 2014, fourth year architecture tested a new approach to teaching comprehensive design by coordinating studios with history courses dedicated to urban architecture.  Directed by professors Kevin Moore and Carla Keyvanian, design and history were linked to outline the complexity of

53rd Alagasco Competition

Kyle Keirsey Final Drawing

Fourth year architecture celebrated the end of Fall 2014 with the 53rd annual Alagasco competition. This year's challenge was to design a new 150,000 square-foot assisted living facility in Birmingham.

View the gallery of winning entries.

Led by professors Christian Dagg, Matt Hall, Il Kim, and