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2016 Emerging Design + Technology: Call for Papers

Download the 2016 Call for Papers The TxA Emerging Design + Technology conference brings experimental research and exploration among academics and practitioners to a broad audience of designers, practicing architects, construction industry executives, building products manufacturers, students, and other researchers. It takes advantage of the collection of over 3,000 representatives of these fields at the Texas Society of Architects Annual Conference and Design Expo to create a forum for sharing new ideas being formulated in schools of architecture and elsewhere. Selected academics and researchers will have the opportunity to present their papers during three 90-minute sessions at the Texas Society of Architects 77th Annual Conference and…

UTSOA Studio to Bring the WATNEY to SXSW

The WATNEY will be installed at Republic Square Park in Austin during SXSW Eco – rendering courtesy Kory Bieg The Bieg Design V studio at The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture is currently designing an ambitious installation project called WATNEY to be on display at SXSW Eco this March. The installation will be designed and built by a group of 13 students, led by Assistant Professor Kory Bieg. The design explores how digital software and fabrication techniques can be applied to art and architecture and offers a new way of using waffle, or structural rib-systems, for the construction of complex forms.…