Co-architect of the Wild Beast music pavilion at CalArts will be President of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)
April 11, 2013
Hsinming Fung of SCI-Arc Appointed ACSA President-Elect
By Globe Newswire
LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) today announced that the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) designated Hsinming Fung, SCI-Arc's Director of Academic Affairs, as president-elect of the prestigious organization representing accredited architecture colleges nationwide. The appointment recognizes Fung's leadership and forward-thinking vision in today's rapidly shifting political and economic context that has brought about profound changes in architecture education.
"It is time to re-tune the expectations of our programs," says Fung. "As the practice of architecture transforms, and it will, it is the schools and their programs which must look ahead to exploit the opportunities of new, practical and effective roles for the profession."