Travelling Scholarship Travelling Studio
Rotch Studio exhibit.

Rotch Studio exhibit 2009

2009 Rotch Studio winner

Recipient

Marshall Brown

Institution

Illinois Institute of Technology

Destination

Agadir, Morocco

Jury

Jury Chair Tim Love AIA, Boston Society of Architects board member, associate professor at Northeastern School of Architecture and principal of Utile, an architecture and urban-planning firm

Alexander d’Hooghe, assistant professor of architecture and urbanism at MIT

Ana Miljacki, assistant professor of architecture at MIT

Richard Sommer, associate professor and director of the Urban Design program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

Peter Wiederspahn, secretary of the Rotch Fellowship, Boston Society of Architects board member, associate professor at Northeastern School of Architecture and practicing architect

Studio

Marshall Brown, a professor at Illinois Institute of Technology, received the 2009 Rotch Travelling Studio grant to study Agadir, Morocco with his students. His design studio, “Extending the Synthetic City,” exposed students to the North African take on Modern architecture and urbanism by travelling to Agadir, a town reconstructed according to CIAM Athens Charter principles after an earthquake in 1960.

Full studio submission

Final studio report

Past winners