SOM Foundation – International Research and Design Forum

On Materiality – Creating New Architecture Through Research
October 14, 2022

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International Research and Design Forum 2022:
On Materiality – Creating New Architecture Through Research

The SOM Foundation is organizing the second International Research and Design Forum in partnership with the Cluster of Excellence “Integrative Computational Design and Construction for Architecture” at the University of Stuttgart. At the full-day event thought leaders in academics and industry will deliver presentations on their groundbreaking ideas and research centered around materiality. The second edition of the forum will include leaders whose body of work, creativity, and expertise inspire the future of design of the built world.

Join us on Thursday, October 14, 2022, for inspiring insights and lively discussions.

The conference is presented as part of the Stuttgart Week of Advancing AEC.

 

SOM Foundation:
Creating New Architecture Through Research: On Materiality

    

PROGRAM
Friday, October 14, 2022

 

08:30 - 09:00 Registration & get together
09:00 - 09:30 Welcome
Iker Gil / Bill Baker (SOM Foundation)
Welcome Address
Achim Menges / Jan Knippers IntCDC
09:30 - 10:00 Sigrid Adriaenssens
Form Finding Lab at Princeton University
10:00 - 10:30 Thomas Auer
Transsolar / TU Munich
10:30 - 10:50 coffee break
10:50 - 11:20 Martina Bauer
Barkow Leibinger
11:20 - 11:50 Antón García-Abril and Débora Mesa
Ensamble Studio and MIT
11:50 - 12:20 Brandon Clifford
University Michigan and SOM Foundation fellow
12:20 - 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 - 14:00 Paul Fast
Fast + Epp
14:00 - 14:30 Mollie Claypool
UCL
14:30 - 15:00 Mariana Popescu
TU Delft
15:00 - 15:20 coffee break
15:20 - 15:50 Jenny Sabin
Cornell University
15:50 - 16:20 Mark Sarkisian
SOM
16:20 - 16:50 Gustavo Utrabo
Studio Utrabo
16:50 - 17:00 Award Werner Sobek
Lautation Bill Baker
17:00 - 17:20 Final Discussion
17:20 - 17:30 Closing Remarks
Iker Gil / Achim Menges
17:30 - 18:30  Farewell

 

Download the program here.

 

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The International Research and Design Forum will be hosted at the City Campus of the University of Stuttgart, Germany, Keplerstrasse 17, 70174 Stuttgart, Germany. We are looking forward to welcoming you all in October!

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