07.2019 4th International Sustainable Buildings Symposium
MacDonald and Schumann to present paper "Structural Performance of Faced Calcutta Bamboo (Dendrocalamus Strictus) for use in Joined Structural Assemblies.”
05.2019 Architectural Research Centers Consortium 2019 International Conference
MacDonald to present paper “"Digital Postmodernism: Making Architecture from Virtual Tropes."
MacDonald and Schumann to present paper "Barriers for Bamboo: Stigma and Perception in the Western Cultural Context."
05.2019 Architect Magazine
MacDonald and Schumann are featured in Architect Magazine’s Next Progressives series.
05.2019 Virginia Tech
MacDonald awarded Leonard and Virginia Currie Faculty Development Award.
04.2019 University of Arkansas
MacDonald served as critic on University of Arkansas Final Reviews of Jessica Colangelo, Charles Sharpless, and Hilary Sample.
04.2019 24th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia
Schumann’s paper "Airforming: Adaptive Robotic Molding of Freeform Surfaces through Incremental Heat and Variable Pressure” published in CAADRIA proceedings.
04.2019 AIA NY Center for Architecture
MacDonald and Schumann awarded $13,000 Arnold W. Brunner Grant from the Center for Architecture, American Institute of Architects New York for their research project “Smart Cross-Laminated Bamboo.”
03-04.2019 Centre de Design Montreal
MacDonald presented paper and project in “The Projection of the City: How Time-Based Media Redefines the Agency of Mapping" at the Urban Inventories Conference and Exhibition: Urban Documentation as Design Project.at the Centre de design in Montreal, Canada.
03.2019 Tradition and Invention: Robert A.M Stern Architects Travel Fellowship 2013-17
Schumann published chapter “Alpine Modernism: Sensitive Identities and Regional Placemaking” in book Tradition and Invention: RAMSA Travel Fellowship 2013-17.
11.2018 Syracuse University
MacDonald served as critic on Syracuse Final Reviews of Charlotte Algie and Kyle Schumann.
11.2018 Sculptural Objects Functional Art and Design Expo
MacDonald spoke as part of CONNECT Panel Discussion moderated by William Ganis.
10.2018 Virginia Tech Science Festival
MacDonald and Schumann exhibited bamboo research.
10.2018 American Institute of Architects
MacDonald and Schumann awarded $30,000 AIA Upjohn Research Initiative Grant for their research project “Retooling Bamboo Tectonics: From Vernacular Aesthetics to Milled Material System.”
05.2018 Madame Architect
MacDonald profiled in Madame Architect article, "Emerging with Rigor: Katie MacDonald on After Architecture."
05.2018 Current Newspapers
Article in Current Newspapers, "Public art in Van Ness aims to evoke landscape, history" discusses After Architecture's project for Van Ness.
05.2018 Forest Hills Connection
After Architecture's latest project in Washington, D.C., Canopy, announced in Forest Hills Connection article, "Design chosen for new public art at Van Ness. The next step: Fundraising." (Washington, D.C.)
05.2018 Branch Museum of Architecture and Design
MacDonald’s work exhibited in Virginia by Design exhibit at the Branch Museum of Architecture and Design. (Richmond, VA)
04.2018 Richmond Magazine
MacDonald mentioned in Richmond Magazine article, "Design for Good: Richmond’s Branch Museum of Architecture and Design bestows the first Virginia by Design Awards."
04.2018 Cornell University Architecture
MacDonald and Schumann speak about their practice at Cornell University. (Ithaca, New York)
04.2018 Nine Constructionists
Schumann’s work is featured in the show Nine Constructionists at the Van Der Plas Gallery. His project After Regionalism: Constructing Mythos on the Appalachian Trail will be on view. (New York, NY)
04.2018 Virginia Tech
MacDonald’s students awarded Creativity and Innovation funding from Virginia Tech for their project, The Mudline, which addresses the post-disaster condition of Montecito, California. Virginia Tech News.
03.2018 Ragdale Ring
After Architecture named Finalist in Ragdale Ring competition. (Lake Forest, Illinois)
03.2018 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture 106th Annual Meeting. (Denver, Colorado) MacDonald to present paper, "Social Engagement and the Construction of Place." Schumann to present paper, "Crutches No More: Reframing Philip Johnson's Seven Crutches as Pedagogic Tools."
02.2018 Virginia by Design Awards
MacDonald awarded Emerging Designer Award in the inaugural Virginia by Design Awards through The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design. (Richmond, Virginia)
12.2017 Van Ness Main Street
After Architecture selected for Van Ness Main Street canopy project. (Van Ness, Washington, D.C.)
12.2017 Virginia Tech
MacDonald receives Instructional Innovation Grant from the Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research. (Blacskburg, VA)
12.2017 Princeton University School of Architecture
MacDonald served as a critic on Annie Barrett's final review at Princeton University School of Architecture. (Princeton, NJ)
10.2017 American Institute of Architecture Students
MacDonald and Schumann gave closing keynote at CRIT Live: AIAS Research Symposia at Cornell University. (Ithaca, NY)
09.2017 Cornell Alumni Magazine
09.2017 The Arts & Science Council Functional Art Directory
After Architecture selected for The Arts & Science Council Functional Art Directory. (Charlotte, NC)
After Architecture profiled on Archinect's Small Studio Snapshots. (Web)
06.2017 Camp Barker Memorial
After Architecture selected to design Camp Barker Memorial at Garrison Elementary School in collaboration with artist Vinnie Bagwell. (Washington, D.C.)
06.2017 Portman’s America and Other Speculations
MacDonald’s work published in book Portman's America and Other Speculations by Lars Müller Publishers. (Print)
05.2017 Mies van der Rohe Award
Peak House published in European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award book. (Print)
05.2017 San Antonio Public Art
After Architecture selected for the Public Art San Antonio 2017 Pre-Qualified Artist List. (San Antonio, TX)
05.2017 Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Schumann awarded the Robert A.M. Stern Architects Travel Fellowship for his research project, Alpine Modernism: Sensitive Identities and Regional Placemaking. (New York, NY)
05.2017 Cornell University
MacDonald and Schumann awarded the Robert James Eidlitz Fellowship for their research project, Edoardo Gellner: The Regional Modernism of an Austro-Italian.
05.2017 Cornell University
MacDonald attended Thesis Reviews at Cornell University. (Ithaca, NY)
03.2017 American Institute of Architects
Logjam featured in AIA Emerging Professionals Exhibit 2017, Citizen Design. (Washington, D.C.)
01.2017 Rotch Fellowship
MacDonald named 2017 Rotch Travelling Scholarship Finalist. (Boston, MA)
03.2017 Marie Reed Community Learning Center
After Architecture shortlisted for Marie Reed Community Learning Center public art. (Washington, D.C.)
02.2017 San Francisco Arts Commission
After Architecture selected for San Francisco Arts Commission's Prequalified Artist Pool 2017 - 2018. (San Francisco, CA)
01.2017 Saint Paul Public Art
After Architecture selected for Saint Paul's City List of Qualified Public Artists 2017 - 2018. (Saint Paul, MN)
12.2016 Mies Van der Rohe Award
Peak House nominated for Mies Van der Rohe Award: 2017 EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture. (European Union) Media Coverage: ArchDaily
MacDonald’s Alpine Shelter Skuta featured in CNN Article "Prefabulous: How to Set Up Home in the Most Remote Places on Earth." (Web)
11.2016 Elemental Living
Peak House featured on the cover of Elemental Living published by Phaidon. (Print)
Domus includes Peak House in article, "Best of #Small Spaces." (Web)
11.2016 New York Times Magazine
New York Times Magazine features MacDonald's Peak House on its Instagram page. (Web)
11.2016 Palo Alto Public Art
After Architecture selected for Palo Alto Prequalified Artist Pool 2016 - 2017. (Palo Alto, CA)
10.2016 Dwell Magazine
09.2016 Philadelphia University
MacDonald presents workshop "Ergonomics in Healthcare" at Philadelphia University's "Nexus Maximus: Personal Health: Innovation, Data, and Empowerment" conference. (Philadelphia, PA)
07.2016 San Diego
Second Sea Form installation completed along the Marina Walk at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina. (San Diego, CA) Cool San Diego Sites, San Diego Metro, Unified Port of San Diego, PR Newswire.
06.2016 Core 77
Peak House honored with Core 77 Design Award in the category of Built Environment. (Web)
05.2016 Architizer A+ Awards
04.2016 Architizer A+ Awards
MacDonald's Alpine Shelter Skuta awarded Architizer A+ Award: Architecture and Collaboration, Jury Winner and Architizer A+ Award: Architecture and Collaboration, Popular Choice Winner.
03.2016 Harvard Graduate School of Design
MacDonald's Alpine Shelter Skuta, an exhibition at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, opens. (Cambridge, MA)
Peak House featured in "Platform 8", an exhibition at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. (Cambridge, MA)
02.2016 Cornell University Architecture
Courting Miami and Pitch featured in "Competition", an exhibition at Cornell University's College of Architecture, Art, and Planning. (Ithaca, NY)
MacDonald’s Peak House featured as Architizer Project of the Day. (Web)
12.2015 Wentworth Institute of Technology
MacDonald served as critic on Tom Chung's graduate design studio final jury at Wentworth Institute of Technology. (Boston, MA)
12.2015 Design Miami
10.2015 AIA New England Design Awards
MacDonald’s Peak House awarded an AIA New England Design Awards Honor Award at the AIA New England 2015 Annual Conference. (Hartford, CT)
10.2015 Lycoming College
After Architecture's Logjam outdoor classroom is installed on Lycoming College's campus. (Williamsport, PA)
After Architecture's work featured in "Association" exhibition at Cornell AAP in New York City. (New York, NY)
09.2015 Cornell University Architecture
After Architecture's work featured in "Portfolio", an exhibition at Cornell University's College of Architecture, Art, and Planning. (Ithaca, NY)
Domus publishes article about Peak House.
08.2015 Living Anatomy: an Exhibition about Housing
08.2015 Peak House Installed
Peak House installed in the Slovenian Alps (collaboration with Frederick Kim, Erin Pellegrino, Ofis Arhitekti, AKT II Engineering, the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and Rieder). Media Coverage: Architectural Digest, Wallpaper, ArchDaily, Fast Company, Dezeen, Design Boom, Inhabitat, Curbed, Financial Times, El Pais, and la Repubblica.
After Architecture's Hearth published in Association, Vol. 7. (Print Publication)
05.06.2015 Habitation in Extreme Environments
05.2015 Robert A.M. Stern Architects
MacDonald named RAMSA Travel Fellowship Finalist. (New York, NY)
04.2015 Arctic States Symposium
MacDonald presents project at Arctic States Symposium at the University of Virginia. (Charlottesville, VA)
04.2015 Cambridge Health Alliance
After Architecture present renovation project at Cambridge Health Alliance. (Cambridge, MA)
04.2015 Kirkland Gallery
Fossa Olfactoria installation (a collaboration with Erin Pellegrino) on on view at Cambridge's Kirkland Gallery. (Cambridge, MA)
02.2015 Rotch Fellowship
Schumann named 2015 Rotch Travelling Scholarship Finalist. (Boston, MA)
02.2015 Habitation in Extreme Environments
12.2014 Paul M. Heffernan International Travel Grant
MacDonald receives Paul M. Heffernan International Travel Grant from Harvard University.
12.2014 Curbed Young Guns
After Architecture featured on Curbed - "Meet After Architecture: Inventors and Curbed Young Guns." (Web)
12.2014 Curbed Young Guns
MacDonald and Schumann are named Curbed Young Guns. (Web)
10.2014 AIA Los Angeles Next LA Honor Award
After Architecture's Twofold published in Association, Vol. 6. (Print Publication)
08.2014 CLOG: Rem
Schumann’s article "Devil in the Diagram" featured in CLOG: Rem. (Print Publication)
04.2014 CLOG: Prisons
MacDonald and Schumann’s article "Architecture, Villanized" featured in CLOG: Prisons. (Print)
04.2014 Dawntown Miami Design Build Competition
03.2014 Community Forests International Cabin Competition
Hearth wins Judge's Award for Architectural Poetry in Community Forests International Cabin Design Competition. Media Coverage: Inhabitat. (New Brunswick, Canada)
10.2013 Design Milk
09.2013 Portland Design Festival Street Seats
08.2013 Cornell University
Lightwave installed on Cornell University campus. (Ithaca, NY)
08.2013 CLOG: Sci-fi
MacDonald and Schumann’s graphic, "Home Sweet Space" featured in CLOG: Sci-fi. (Print Publication)
After Architecture's work is featured in Association, Vol. 5. (Print Publication)
04.2013 Design Museum Boston: Street Seats Exhibition
After Architecture installs exhibition of Association, Volume 5. (Ithaca, NY)
10.2012 Cornell Council for the Arts
Lightwave receives Cornell Council for the Arts grant for on-campus, installation piece. (Ithaca, NY) Media Coverage: Cornell Chronicle, "CCA Grant Winners to Present Art Projects at Cornell."
Crater Project wins Finalist in ArchMedium Northern Lights Observatory Competition. (Rovaniemi, FINLAND)