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TxA Interactive Session 1: Information Constructs


CE Sessions
1.50 LUH


Saturday, November 9, 2013
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Class Code: 94

Room / Location

Room 104 / Convention Center First Floor


Come listen to academics and researchers from across the world present their peer-reviewed papers on how digital technology is affecting architecture, exploring digital fabrication and rapid prototyping, robotic craft and assembly, integrated design tools, computational models of building performance, composite and synthetic materials, responsive environments, and more!

Presenters and abstracts for this session:

Code in the Clouds: Situated technologies in public art

Andrew Vrana, Principal Architect, Metalab; Director, TEX-FAB; Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Houston College of Architecture
Joe Meppelink, Principal, Metalab; Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Houston College of Architecture

Hacklikes, weird interactions between things

Jose Sanchez, Assistant Professor, University of Southern California School of Architecture; Director of Plethora-Project

World Building

Benjamin Rice, Principal MTTR MGMT, Senior Lecturer California College of the Arts

Towards a Pedagogy of Material Systems Research

Sean Ahlquist, Assistant Professor of Architecture, Cluster in Computational Media and Interactive Systems, University of Michigan
Catie Newell, Assistant Professor of Architecture, University of Michigan; Principal, Alibi Studio
Geoffrey Thün, MUD, B.Arch, BES, BA(Soc), MRAIC, LEED AP; Associate Professor of Architecture, University of Michigan; Partner, RVTR
Kathy Velikov, OAA, MRAIC, LEED AP, Assistant Professor of Architecture, University of Michigan; Partner, RVTR

2013 TxA Interactive Chair: Kory Bieg, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Austin, School of Architecture, Principal OTA+


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