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BTES Conference 2013
Roger Williams University | New Jersey Institute of Technology

July 11-13, 2013
Bristol, Rhode Island, United States


updated Thursday, June 20, 2013 3:45 PM

Meeting Point for Tour - Lobby of Architecture Building
Accommodation - North Campus Residence Hall
Paper Sessions - Architecture Building Rooms 132 and 143
Breakfast - RWU Dining Commons for those attendees staying on campus
Lunch - Friday in Architecture Gallery, Saturday in RWU Dining Commons

4:00 - 7:00PM Arrivals for those attending optional tour on Thursday. Registration in North Campus Residence Hall Lobby
7:00 PM Optional group dinner in Bristol for early arrivals
8:00 - 9:00AM Registration in North Campus Residence Hall

Optional architectural walking tour of Newport, RI
Meet in ARCH Bldg Lobby

4:00 - 7:00PM Registration in North Campus Residence Hall
7:00PM Dinner on own - A map and suggestions will be provided for local restaurants in downtown Bristol
7:00AM Breakfast opens at RWU Commons for those attendees staying in dorm on RWU campus
7:30AM - 8:30AM Registration in School of Architecture Building lobby
8:30AM Conference Opening
8:45AM Welcoming Remarks, Dean Stephen White, AIA


9:00AM-10:30AM Paper Session 1A – Structures in the Curriculum
Moderator – Robert J. Dermody
Paper Session 1B – Design Model Build

Moderator – Franca Trubiano

  Architectural Engineering in the Curriculum:  An Examination of AE and its Relationship to Architecture
Marci S. Uihlein

Expanding Expectations: A Community Service Accessible Design-Build Project as an Instigator of Curricular Change
Sinéad C. MacNamara

  Abstract Calculations vs. Contextual Study: The Need for New Approaches in the Teaching of (Complex) Structures
Terri Boake

Toward an Integrated Fabrication Pedagogy
Erin Carraher

  Quantitative Evidence-Based Research in Architectural Structures Education: Lessons from Science and Engineering Education Research
Deborah Oakley
Exploring Adaptive Designs with Physical and Digital Prototyping
Andrzej Zarzycki


10:30AM-11:00AM Morning Coffee Break and Networking
11:00AM-12:30PM Paper Session 2A – Teaching: from Detailing to Comprehensive
Moderator – Terri Boake

Paper Session 2B – Digital Tools for Design

Moderator – Vincent Hui

  The Wall Section as Architectural Inhabitation Through Constructive Inquiry
Patrick Doan
Computational Design in the Architecture Studio: An Examination of Scripted Creativity
Simi Hoque, Kenfield Griffith
  Detailing a Method of Teaching
Raj Parikh
Computational Design and Construction - Introducing a New Post-Graduate Master Program
Marco Hemmerling
  Architecture in a Comprehensive Studio for Architectural Engineering Students
John J. Phillips
Repeat Performance: Acoustics as a Data-Driven Theme in Comprehensive Design Studio
Kris Nelson, Thomas Leslie
  Collaboration, Integration, and Redesign in the Comprehensive Design Studio
Jeanne Homer, Khaled Mansy, John Phillips





Lunch in Architecture Gallery-Junior Faculty Mentoring Session





Poster Pecha Kucha!

3:00PM-4:30PM Paper Session 3A – Teaching Technology as Design
Moderator – Michele Chiuini
Paper Session 3B – Emerging Teaching Technologies
Moderator – Thomas Leslie

  The Iteration for Integration:  Techniques for Integrating Building Technology and Design
Kathrina Simonen, Carrie Sturts Dossick
Integrated Design Pedagogy in Building Design Education;  Tools for Teaching Sustainable Building Design
Shahin Vassigh, Ebru Ozer, Jason Chandler, Thomas Spiegelhalter
  Data + Design: Integrating Building Information Modeling in Architectural Education
Franca Trubiano
Flipping Structures
Patrick Tripeny
  The Interdisciplinary Design Studio – Identifying Collaboration
Kevin Dong, James Doerfler, Tom Fowler
Teaching Sustainability: What Comes First? Interactive Digital Tools to Prioritize Realistic Sustainable Choices, for Renovation and New Construction
Margaret Hickey, Hubert Hohn
  Down the Rabbit Hole and Out Again: Reflections on Building Technology in the Design Studio
Julie Ju-Youn Kim

Structural Support at a Distance: Studio Consultation and Hybrid Education
David Foxe

4:30PM-5:00PM Afternoon Coffee Break and Networking



Keynote Address – Eric M. Hines, Ph.D., P.E


7:00PM- Dinner on own - A Map and suggestions will be provided for local restaurants in downtown Bristol
7:00AM Breakfast opens at RWU Commons for those attendees staying in dorm on RWU campus
8:30AM-10:00AM Paper Session 4A – Research in Building Technology
Moderator – Marci S. Uihlein

Paper Session 4B – Assembling Architecture
Moderator – Patrick Charles

  Teaching for the Cycle
Randall Deutsch
Teaching Building Technology Through Haptic Learning Techniques
Alexis Gregory
  Forgetting Virtual and Keeping It Real: Augmented Reality in Design Development
Vincent Hui, Matthew Compeau
Prototyping Architecture: Learning How to Manufacture Things
Christian Volkmann
  Emergent Futures: Nanotechology and Emergent Materials in Architecture
Martina Decker
Material Teaching
Dale Clifford
  Physical Prototypes for Interactive Building Technology
Taro Narahara
V.E.I.L.S. | Performance Based Case Study
Nathan Howe
10:00AM-10:30AM Morning Coffee Break and Networking



Keynote Address – John A. Ochsendorf, Ph.D.





BTES Business Meeting – all attendees are invited to participate



12:30 pm-2:00PM


Lunch in RWU Dining Commons





Research Panel Discussion


3:30PM-4:00PM Afternoon Coffee Break and Networking
4:00PM-5:30PM Paper Session 5A – Developing Technical pedagogy
Moderator –  Dale Clifford

Paper Session 5B – Evaluating Design

Moderator – Martina Decker

  Begin at the Beginning: Teaching the Roots of Technology to Students of the Twenty-First Century
Terry Moor
Environmental Impact Matters: An Approach to Sustainability Using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Ash Ragheb
  Revealing Research

Mark Taylor
Carbon Goggles and Other Tools for Viewing Building Materials for Design
Erin Moore
  Take Me Out to the Trade Fair; An architecture short Course Travels to BAU
Patrick Charles
Performance-Based Design: A Case Study of High Performance Facades in Hot Climates
Kyoung-Hee Kim



Emerging Faculty Award Winner Presentation





Closing Dinner / Remarks in Architecture Gallery



Check out of North Campus Residence hall by 12 noon



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