Posts Tagged ‘nanomaterials’

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 Lectures at China Academy of Art

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) will deliver a public lecture at the China Academy of Art (CAA) in Hangzhou, China, on March 8, 2017. His presentation, titled Material Manipulations will include some current and recent projects that use advanced materials and manufacturing to achieve design innovation. Yeadon is also running a workshop on biomaterials, smart materials, […]

Yeadon lectures at the Royal College of Art

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) recently delivered a lecture at the Royal College of Art in London. His presentation, entitled Nanovation: a new architectural problem focused on challenges that smart materials and nanomaterials present to those engaged in innovation. Yeadon posited a future trajectory for nanomaterials in architecture by using architecture’s own history of materials advancements, from stone and cast […]

Yeadon lectures at Cornell

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) recently delivered a lecture on advanced materials to architecture students at Cornell University. He described how advancements in the development of new materials offer tremendous opportunities for innovation, and demonstrated how this is particularly so with smart materials and nanostructured materials that adapt to changes that they “sense” in their environment, such as variations in temperature, humidity, […]

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 lectures in Canada

Peter Yeadon (Associate Professor, Interior Architecture) was one of eight architects invited to give a lecture on professional practice at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. Every year, the University’s Faculty of Architecture and Planning invites students, faculty, professionals, and the local community to a full week of events and lectures on innovative architectural practices. This […]

Yeadon Delivers Keynote on Matter

Peter Yeadon (Associate Professor, Interior Architecture) recently delivered the keynote address at a symposium on matter, held at the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. Sixteen speakers preceded his evening presentation, each with their own interpretation of matter. Yeadon’s lecture was titled “Nanostructured Futures” and focused on how nanotechnology is emerging in architecture, and where […]

Yeadon in Two Materia Articles

Two recent articles published by Materia, in The Netherlands, feature work by Peter Yeadon (Associate Professor, Interior Architecture) and Martina Decker. Last month, “Smart Materials for Architecture” discussed various architects that focus on smart materials and intelligent environments. This month, their “Homeostatic Facade System” project is the topic of an article that asks, “So is […]