• Artists don’t typically start with a hypothesis, or structure their practice to prove that hypothesis. But I think that artistic practice can itself be a form of research and knowledge production. In art, the outcomes may be more open-ended, but they’re driven by a similar process of inquiry and desire for discovery.
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Architectural Geometry

  • October 28, 2013
  • By a2ru      
Architectural geometry is an emerging field using geometrical principles to approach new design challenges.


 


This video was featured at the “Advances in Architectural Geometry” symposium at the Centre Pompidou in Paris from September 27-30, 2012. Architectural geometry is an emerging field using geometrical principles to approach current design challenges with a renewed mathematical rigor. As part of a presentation on the most advanced and challenging research in the field, the video spotlights the groundbreaking technologies, materials, and processes produced at MIT. Curated by Skylar Tibbits.

Exhibited work and comments by:

Material: John Fernandez
Associate Professor, Building Technology Faculty, Department of Architecture
Principal and Founder of LFArc and Urban Metabolism Group

Scale: Skylar Tibbits
Lecturer, Design Faculty, Department of Architecture, MIT
Principal and Founder of SJET LLC

Prototype: William O’Brien Jr.
Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture
Principal, William O’Brien Jr. LLC

Movement: Joel Lamere
Assistant Professor, Design Faculty, Department of Architecture, MIT
Principal and Founder of GLD

Modules: Nader Tehrani
Department Chair, Department of Architecture, MIT
Principal and Founder of NADAA

Interaction: Meejin Yoon
Associate Professor, Design, Faculty, Department of Architecture, MIT
Principal and Founder of Howeler + Yoon/MY Studio

Innovation: Sheila Kennedy
Professor of Practice, Design Faculty, Department of Architecture, MIT
Principal and Founder of Kennedy & Violich, www.kvarch.net

Digital: Mark Goulthorpe
Associate Professor, Design, Faculty, Department of Architecture, MIT
Principal and Founder of dECOi Architects, HypoSurface Corp and Zero+

Link to Full Source: MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology