February 16, 2018
This conference addresses how the fields of Visual Studies and Technology have merged in pedagogy and in practice at GSAPP. Catalyzed by accelerations, with constantly updated versions of digital technology, this expanded terrain has become an opportunity for GSAPP to reimagine its relationship to the built environment and to the design process. Organized by Laura Kurgan and Craig Schwitter.
Listen to Laura Kurgan in Podcast episode #24
January 26, 2018
Presentations on emerging approaches to design and fabrication by Arielle Assouline-Lichten, Wendy W Fok, Ryan Luke Johns, Josh Jordan, Madison Maxey, and Wes Rozen. By bringing these creative practitioners together, and in conversation with the GSAPP Fabrication Lab, the event aims to plot a local geography of innovative fabrication in New York City.
September 15, 2017
Writer and urbanist Adam Greenfield in conversation with Laura Kurgan on the relationship between humans and the networked objects, services, and spaces that define their lives, as well as the Silicon Valley consensus that is determining the shape of our future. Presented by the Center for Spatial Research.
January 27, 2017
This discussion focuses on current modes of architectural storytelling from social media to photography and filmmaking, digital visualization to immersive experience, and VR. Presentations by Rama Allen, Kai-Uwe Bergmann, James Ewing, and Ziv Schneider, followed by a conversation moderated by Cassim Shepard.
October 28, 2016
This discussion explores how the overlaps among architectural technology, fabrication, and engineering redefine a multidisciplinary space for design. A conversation among John Cerone, Ben Gilmartin, and Thorsten Helbig, moderated by Craig Schwitter.
October 7, 2016
Eyal Weizman and Enrico Bertini participate in a roundtable with members of the Center for Spatial Research (CSR) including Laura Kurgan, Juan Francisco Saldarriaga, Grga Basic, Dare Brawley, Violet Whitney, and Michael Storm. The discussion focuses on the CSR project “Conflict Urbanism: Aleppo,” an interactive web-based map representing the intensifying violence in urban Aleppo after five years of civil war in Syria. Co-Organized by the Center for Spatial Research.
September 16, 2016
This event focuses on the role of research and its different methodologies in a range of creative practices. A conversation among Amale Andraos, Kadambari Baxi, Giovanna Borasi, Matthew Buckingham, Michael Meredith, and Nader Tehrani.
September 9, 2016
While technology proliferates and becomes ever-more democratized, the expectation of technological expertise expands and speciates into new roles for makers. A conversation among Billie Faircloth, Mariana Ibañez, and Quayola, moderated by Josh Jordan.
October 9, 2015
How might the current wave of incubator spaces and co-working communities impact architecture and urban development? Presentations from Daniel Doctoroff and Vishaan Chakrabarti followed by a discussion about entrepreneurship, technology, and the city with Amale Andraos and David Benjamin*.