Cecil Blamond – Informal Networks

Cecil Blamond – Informal Networks

Lecture date: 2003-03-20Cecil Balmond presents his approach to breaking down the cage between structural design and architecture. He likes to see structure less as...
Ciro Najle – Material Discipline

Ciro Najle – Material Discipline

Lecture date: 2014-02-03Before the delineation of design manners, architecture upgrades modalities of material organization in a body of knowledge, structuring process of formation and...
Jun Sato (November 1, 2017)

Jun Sato (November 1, 2017)

Herwig Baumgartner introduces Jun Sato, currently conducting a workshop at SCI-Arc with Elena Manferdini’s design studio, noting his parallel professional work at Jun Sato...
Jurg Conzett – Some Backgrounds

Jurg Conzett – Some Backgrounds

Lecture date: 2006-11-29A lecture to celebrate the AA publication Structure as Space: Engineering and Architecture in the works of Jrg Conzett and his Partners....
Jan Knippers – Biological Design and Integrative Structures

Jan Knippers – Biological Design and Integrative Structures

Lecture date: 2015-01-21Jan Knippers studied civil engineering at the Technical University in Berlin. After several years in an international operating consultancy he founded Knippers...
Klaus Bollinger – Innovative Structures: From Purist Design Concepts to Complex Geometries

Klaus Bollinger – Innovative Structures: From Purist Design Concepts to Complex Geometries

Lecture date: 2014-03-06The passion for high-quality architecture and innovative structures has motivated the office of Bollinger + Grohmann since its foundation in 1983. As...
Liu Yichun, “Structure Matters”

Liu Yichun, “Structure Matters”

4/19/16Liu Yichun, a principal of Atelier Deshaus, will offer a tectonic and symbolic perspective illustrated by some of his architecture firm’s projects, showing how...
Looking At My Desk – Jurg Conzett

Looking At My Desk – Jurg Conzett

Part of the GSD Lectures on Technology: Engineering Design series.Jürg Conzett lives and works as a structural engineer in Chur, Switzerland. After having studied...
Studies in Scale and Topology: the Structural Engineer’s Role in Creating New Architecture

Studies in Scale and Topology: the Structural Engineer’s Role in Creating New Architecture

William F. Baker is the Structural and Civil Engineering Partner for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP. While his best known contribution has been the...
“Form and Forces” – John Ochsendorf

“Form and Forces” – John Ochsendorf

John Ochsendorf, Associate Professor of Building Technology at MIT, is a structural engineer with multi-disciplinary research interests including archaeology, the history of construction, and...