Posts Tagged ‘materials’

Gaetano-Adi Presents at Material Desire Symposium at Duke University

  Paula Gaetano-Adi (Associate Professor, Experimental + Foundation Studies) presented at Duke University in the Symposium, Material Desire in the Digital Age, hosted by the Humanities Futures Franklin Humanities Institute, and the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies on 7-8 September, 2017. The symposium closely probed the complex processes of current modes of cultural […]

Yeadon Thrice Featured in Transmaterial Next

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his colleagues are featured in a new book released by Princeton Architectural Press. The book, Transmaterial Next: A Catalogue of Materials That Redefine Our Future, includes three of their innovative projects. It is the latest installment in the bestselling Transmaterial series by Blaine Brownell, one of the preeminent scholars of […]

Yeadon Awarded MacDowell Fellowship

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) has been awarded a fellowship from The MacDowell Colony, where he will be in residence during 2017. Its mission is “to nurture the arts by offering creative individuals of the highest talent an inspiring environment in which they can produce enduring works of the imagination” and is awarded on the […]

Yeadon Nanomaterials Article in Paprika

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) is featured in the next issue of Paprika, a publication produced by architecture students and faculty at Yale University. This edition is entitled On the Advantages and Disadvantages of Instrumentality for Architecture and asks external contributors to critically investigate the power and pitfalls of instruments and instrumentalization. The publication will encourage critical reflections on our […]

Yeadon lectures at Cornell AAP in Lower Manhattan

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) recently delivered a lecture at Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art, and Planning location in Lower Manhattan. The presentation, titled Adaptive Materials focused on new, innovative applications for smart materials and nanomaterials in the built environment. The lecture was followed by a sixty-minute discussion with Yeadon on a few key […]

Yeadon to judge genetic machines

The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation has asked Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) to return as a Judge at their annual international synthetic biology competition. iGEM spun out of MIT in 2012 and became an independent nonprofit organization that fosters scientific research and education through organizing and operating the annual iGEM Competition, the world’s […]

Yeadon to judge international research

The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation has invited Peter Yeadon (Professor,  Interior Architecture) to serve as a juror for their annual international synthetic biology competition. iGEM spun out of MIT in 2012 and became an independent nonprofit organization that fosters scientific research and education through organizing and operating the annual iGEM Competition, the world’s […]

Yeadon lectures at AIA NY Center for Architecture

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) will give a lecture at the Center for Architecture in Manhattan on Tuesday 9 September, 6:00 – 8:00 PM. This presentation, titled “Substance Abuse: Various Exotic States of Manipulated Matter,” has been organized by the Technology Committee of the American Institute of Architects New York. In his talk, Peter will […]

Yeadon in Synthetic Aesthetics book

A new MIT Press book, Synthetic Aesthetics: Investigating Synthetic Biology’s Designs on Nature, includes the arsenic biosensor project that Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) worked on with his Industrial Design students several years ago. In a chapter titled “Design Evolution,” author Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg provides a brief history of the project and lingers on the challenges […]

Yeadon in ARCHITECT

A new article published by ARCHITECT, the official magazine of the American Institute of Architects, highlights a selection of student projects that were supervised by Peter Yeadon (Associate Professor, Interior Architecture). In the article, titled “What Students Can Dream Up with Smart Materials,” author Blaine Brownell discusses a range of recent student works that exploit the […]