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The University of Oklahoma College of Architecture prides itself on providing students with a dynamic professional education in Architecture, Construction Science, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Regional and City Planning and Environmental Design through a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in interdisciplinary and collaborative settings emphasizing excellence in education, research and service to the community.
BIM Summit held September, 2016
On September 15th OU Construction Science and bimSMART Foundation held a one day BIM Summit focused on “The State of the Industry”. BIM professionals from leading architecture, construction, and facilities operations organizations discussed their approaches and experiences using BIM at various phases during the life cycle of a project. Matt Krissel, partner with the prestigious KieranTimberlake firm, gave the keynote presentation titled “Information Amplified”.
Frank Peters, Program Manager for Central Building Information Management at Los Angeles World Airport, discussed BIM from the owner’s perspective and the need for delivery of usable information to the owner. The construction perspective was presented by BIM experts from industry on topics such as preconstruction, reconstruction, and prefabrication.
The Summit offered attendees insight into specific BIM uses and approaches to its implementation that are certain to add value over the lifetime of a project.
Students Complete Topographical 3D Map of Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon
Students and Faculty in association with the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial Museum and Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon ahave completed work on a topographical model of the marathon route. Landscape Architecture students are using the project to try and increase awareness and participation in the Memorial Marathon that is held each year, in April.
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Interior Design Division Students Win Interior Design Educators Council's Video Competition
Four students from the Interior Design division at the OU College of Architecture won First Place at the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) 2016 Video Competition. The theme of this years competition was "Interior Designers in Action". Students, Ashley Kime, Kylie Cowan, Paige McCumber and Sarah Flottman won for their video project titled: "Turning on the Green Light". Congratulations to them for their great work!
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OU Success at Associated Schools of Construction Region Five Student Competition
The 2016 OU Design-Build domestic team, comprised of Construction Science and Architecture students, placed 1st at the recent 2016 Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region V Design-Build Student Competition in Dallas, TX. Read More
OU College of Architecture Center for Middle Eastern Architecture and Culture Host Symposium on Iranian City of Isfahan
Architects and urban planning experts from around the world headlined a symposium focused on the Iranian city of Isfahan’s evolution as a model of urban planning. The University of Oklahoma College of Architecture’s Center for Middle Eastern Architecture and Culture’s Isfahan Symposium was held on March 29 and 30 in the Buskuhl Gallery of Gould Hall on the OU Norman campus. Read More.