Aaron Forrest (Assistant Professor, Architecture) and Yasmin Vobis (Critic, Architecture) were invited to participate in this Summer’s Design Biennial Boston, in which four emerging architecture offices were invited to create installations on the Boston Greenway. Their project entitled, Primitive, was a pavilion composed of 120 cedar poles supporting a canopy made of aluminum insect screen, […]
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Michael Lye (Assistant Professor, Industrial Design) was featured on Horizon the BBC television’s premier science program. In an episode titled, Mars – A Traveler’s Guide, Lye was interviewed and filmed testing the MS1 space suit simulator in the Kilauea Iki crater on the big island of Hawaii. Lye was featured on the program along with […]
Carl Lostritto (Assistant Professor, Architecture) will speak as part of the Cal Poly Pamona Architecture Department’s Fall lecture series on 27th October 2017. His talk is entitled Drawing Thickness and will use his recent work to explore the foundational elements of architecture that manifest in abstract, computational drawing. The talk is open to the public and […]
John Gardner (Critic, Architecture) has recently had his work featured in an article, Painting on planes: Stunning sketches of airplane life, on the CNN: Travel website. The article takes the form of an extended interview with Gardner in which he talks about the formation of his body of observational sketches during his international travels.
Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) recently delivered a lecture at Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art, and Planning in Lower Manhattan. The presentation entitled, Material Prospects, focused on new, innovative applications for smart materials and nanomaterials in the built environment, and it contained many insights that Yeadon had developed at the MacDowell Colony and the China […]
Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) has been included in a new book by Actar Publishers, the book features a nano-robotics project developed at his practice in New York City. The book, XXL – XS. New Directions in Ecological Design, was edited by Dr. Mitchell Joachim (New York University) and Michael Silver (University of Buffalo), with interviews and […]
Carl Lostritto (Assistant Professor, Architecture) will have his work exhibited, he will give a talk and he offer a workshop at the forthcoming, Designing the Computational Image + Imagining Computational Design Exhibition, at Carnegie Mellon’s Miller Gallery in Pittsburgh, PA on October 7th and 8th. The exhibit, which draws from both history and contemporary practices […]
Paul Karasik (Critic, Illustration) and his co-author Mark Newgarden have had their new book, How To Read Nancy : The Elements of Comics in Three Easy Panels, published by Fantagraphics. They were also interviewed about their new book in, The Daily Heller, a PRINT Magazine blog from renown design authority, Steven Heller.
Artist and poet Jen Bervin will be on campus for the launch of her book, Silk Poems, on Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 at 6:30PM at the GD Commons, Design Center. The book is the final component of Jen’s Silk Poems project, conducted in conjunction with Tufts’ University’s Silk Lab. The project premiered at MASSMoCA in a yearlong exhibition and includes […]