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Yellow Workshop: Architectural Scale – Absorbing contemporary technologies

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Yellow Workshop: Architectural Scale – Absorbing contemporary technologies

The notion of performance was explored in its technological as well as its social, political, constructive, and aesthetic dimensions, in different geographical and temporal contexts, through discussion of concrete examples of buildings and their components.

Experts

Philippe Block
Host Philippe Block Associate Professor of Architecture & Structure, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and member of the Academic Committee (AC) of the LafargeHolcim Foundation Read CV »
Laurent Stalder
Moderator Laurent Stalder Professor for the Theory of Architecture, Department of Architecture, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland Read CV »
Georges Teyssot
Moderator Georges Teyssot Professor, School of Architecture, Laval University, Canada Read CV »
Tom Avermaete
Tom Avermaete Chair in Methods & Analysis, Department of Architecture, Technical University of Delft (TU Delft), Netherlands Read CV »
François Charbonnet
François Charbonnet Principal, Made in, Switzerland Read CV »
Salmaan Craig
Salmaan Craig Lecturer in Environmental Technology, Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard University, USA Read CV »
Gökçe Günel
Gökçe Günel Lecturer in Anthropology, Columbia University, USA Read CV »
Orit Halpern
Orit Halpern Associate Professor of Strategic Hire in Interactive Design, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Concordia University, Canada Read CV »
Julia King
Julia King Researcher, LSE Cities, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), United Kingdom Read CV »
Michael Osman
Michael Osman Assistant Professor of Architectural History, Department of Architecture & Urban Design (A.UD), University of California Los Angeles, USA Read CV »
Yoshiharu Tsukamoto
Yoshiharu Tsukamoto Principal, Atelier Bow-Wow and Professor, Graduate School of Architecture & Building Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan Read CV »
Reed Kroloff
Mobile Workshop Organizer Reed Kroloff former Director, Cranbrook Academy of Art & Museum, USA Read CV »
Gregory Wittkopp
Mobile Workshop Organizer Gregory Wittkopp Director, Cranbrook Center for Collections & Research, Cranbrook Academy of Art & Museum, USA Read CV »
 

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The infrastructure of dwelling, from house to campus
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April 7 to April 9, 2016

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