Catalyst No. 04 edited by Zaneta Hong and including fonts from Leighton Beaman is now available for pre-order here. Catalyst, now in its fourth volume, is an interdisciplinary catalogue of ideas, methods, and discourses that have recently taken place at the University of Virginia School of Architecture. This cross section of design, research, and pedagogy is organized as a sequence of endeavors, from the practical to the speculative; and represents the breadth of applied and theoretical production embarked within the school’s degree programs and minors including architectural history, architecture, constructed environments, design thinking, global sustainability, historic preservation, landscape architecture, and urban planning & design. Catalyst IV catalogs the work of UVA School of Architecture’s faculty and students – celebrating the heterogeneity of multiple disciplines, multiple voices, and multiple approaches within design. Read More
Leighton Beaman rambles through an explanation of his approach to design practice and research through the mode of “Collections” & “Series” in the generation and development of spaces, objects, processes, and procedures. Join us at the American Academy in Rome, starting at 6:00pm / 18:00.
Via Angelo Masina, 5, 00153 Roma RM , Italy Read More
Leighton Beaman was named a 2018/2019 Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome. His Design Research project there will focus on material affects through transmogrification techniques in Architecture and sculpture. Read More
Zaneta Hong was named a 2018 MacDowell Fellow. Her work will investigate the representation of material affects and systems through mappings, information graphics and a series of drawings that explore material visualization across scales. Read More
Zaneta was named the Garden Club of America Rome Prize winner for 2018. Her project “Material Traceability” will examine the various systems at play made it possible for Marble to become the key material of Rome and it’s subsequent value in the built environment around the world. Read More
Leighton Beaman presents "Alterities" at North Carolina State University, College of Design. The lecture gives an overview of research, education and practice within a post-human and increasingly post-digital design environment. Read More