Share and inspire your friends!

COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN: NEXT 1.0

Topic: COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN: NEXT 1.0
Time: 13th & 14th June 2020, Saturday and Sunday
Where: ClickMeeting platform, hosted by PA (Click here)
Duration: Two Days Conference
Format: Online
Total Hours: 14 Hours
Speakers: Arturo Tedeschi, Hamid Hassanzadeh, Michael Pryor, Sushant Verma
Collaborators: PA, A>T, DesignMorphine, rat[LAB]EDUCATION
Early-bird Registration: €38 (is extened till 13th May) (is closed)
General Registration: €50

REGISTER

THE PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE: An Online Interactive Conference with global frontiers.
Two-Day Online Conference with Live Presentations, Tutorials, Interactive Sessions, Live Mentorship & Panel Discussions.
A collaborative initiative by ParametricArchitecture (PA) with rat[LAB]EDUCATION, DesignMorphine, A>T

What:

Computational Design: NEXT is a collaborative initiative by some of the global frontiers of Computational Design to open up an Online Learning platform as a comprehensive ONLINE CONFERENCE comprising of discussions, dialogues, tutorials and mentorship to a global audience through thought-provoking and meaningful dialogues curated by ParametricArchitecture (PA), one of the leading media platforms focussing on Computational Design and its various subsets.

The first iteration of online conference NEXT 1.0 takes place in June and brings forth all collaborators on a single platform in a power-packed 2-day dialogue with live tutorials and mentorship for designers for an immersive learning and knowledge-building experience.

When:

13th & 14th June 2020 (Saturday & Sunday)

Where:

ClickMeeting platform, hosted by PA

Programme Outline

Day 01: Saturday, 13th June 2020

[Time Zone: GMT]
All sessions / tracks are led by the following panellists, unless specified otherwise:
– Hamid Hassanzadeh (Turkey) – Founder & Editor in Chief, ParametricArchitecture)
– Sushant Verma (India) – Co-founder & Design Head, rat[LAB] Studio
– Arturo Tedeschi (Italy) – Founder Architect & Computational Designer, A>T
– Michael Pryor (USA) – Design Director & Computational Designer, DesignMorphine

Track 01: Personal journeys (Individual Presentation)
2 PM – 3 PM GMT
Duration –  1 Hour

  • The story behind AAD, on of the first publications on Parametric Architecture: Arturo Tedeschi
  • The facets of computational design in Architecture in a globally connected world: Sushant Verma
  • Shifting scales and disciplines – use of design technologies & creating a powerful tool: Michael Pryor
  • Architecture to Media – and the journey in between: Hamid Hassanzadeh

Track 02: Architecture 2.0 (Open Dialogue + Q&A)
3 PM – 4:30 PM GMT
Duration –  1.5 Hours

  • Is architecture limited to architecture?
  • Design Entrepreneurship & global journeys.
  • How Computational Design / Design Technology facilitated in Architecture 2.0?
  • Tips & Tricks for upcoming designers & technologists.

Workshop / Tutorial 01 (Scale A: Product)
Jewellery Design using Computational Tools by Michael Pryor
5 PM – 6:30 PM GMT
Duration –  1.5 Hours

Michael Pryor will teach and demonstrate workflows for avant-garde 3d printable jewelry design using Grasshopper3D along with his Pufferfish plug-in for Grasshopper3D in an interactive live session. The use of Computational Design on a product-scaled wearable typology will be showcased by methods of designing, morphing, and interconnecting unit cells to form water tight jewelry pieces ready for manufacturing.  

Track 03: Education 2.0 (Open Dialogue + Q&A)
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM GMT
Duration –  1.5 Hours

  • Post-pandemic times in architecture
  • Changing landscape of design education
  • What can we foresee in the changing times post COVID-19 pandemic?
  • Interdependency of profession and academia

End of Day 01: Endnote by Hamid Hassanzadeh
8:00 PM – 8:30 PM GMT
Duration – 0.5 Hours


Day 02: Sunday, 14th June 2020

[Time Zone: GMT]
All sessions / tracks are led by the following panellists, unless specified otherwise:

  • Hamid Hassanzadeh (Turkey) – Founder & Editor in Chief, Parametric Architecture)
  • Sushant Verma (India) – Co-founder & Design Head, rat[LAB] Studio
  • Arturo Tedeschi (Italy) – Founder Architect & Computational Designer, A>T
  • Michael Pryor (USA) – Design Director & Computational Designer, DesignMorphine

Workshop / Tutorial 02 (Scale B: Automobile)
Automobile Design using Computational Tools by Arturo Tedeschi
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM GMT
Duration –  1.5 Hours

Arturo Tedeschi will teach and demonstrate workflow of design of automotive using Computational Tools, showcasing the process of iterative form-finding, 3D printing and manufacturing using live examples of his projects. Use of Computational Design on an automotive-scale would be showcased which can benefit any designer wanting to explore design technology in this application of works.

Workshop / Tutorial 03 (Scale C: Architecture)
Architecture & Structure Design for a Building Skin using Computational Tools by Sushant Verma
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM GMT
Duration –  1.5 Hours

Sushant Verma will demonstrate the Computational workflow of one of rat[LAB]’s collaborative project from Tokyo where a parametric workflow was used to design the building skin using tools within Grasshopper3D such as Kangaroo (form finding) and Ladybug (Environmental Analysis). The shopping center project, proposed in Japan, has a large-span roof structure that is designed as an adaptive skin that controls the interior environmental of the complex.

Track 04: Role of New Media in New Architecture (Open Dialogue + Q&A)
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM GMT
Duration –  1 Hour

  • Parametric-Architecture (PA) & its global impact
  • New avenues for architects in 21st century
  • Power of Social Media
  • Creating a global impact

Track 05: Beyond Undergraduate School (Live Mentorship Session on Post-Graduate Studies)
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM GMT
Duration –  1.5 Hour

  • Is post-graduation important?
  • Choosing the right programme.
  • Role of city in shaping your future.
  • How to make an impactful portfolio.

End of Day 02: Vote of thanks by organizers & speakers
6:30 PM – 7:00 PM GMT
Duration – 0.5 Hours


Registration Fee:

  • Early-bird Registration (limited spots): €38 for 2-day pass. (Till 11:59 GMT, 5th May 2020) (Early-bird registration has been extended till 11:59 GMT, 13th May 2020, or till limited tickets end) (Early-bird registration is closed)
  • General Registration: €50 for 2-day pass. (Till 11:59 GMT, 5th June 2020, or till limited tickets end)
  • For some reasons you we had to remove PayPal payments, the only way we can accept the payments is via bank transfer. Payment link will be shown at the end stage of the registration.
  • After the payment you will need to email us the photo of the receipt to next@parametric-architecture.com
  • After you send us the email, in a couple of days we will send you an a link to the conference room and a password called TOKEN to login.
  • Note that this password will be assigned to just one email address, and it is the one you send us the email. If you want to use another email you should inform us.
  • After the event ended, you will have the access to all the videos and data of the conference with the same TOKEN password.

 *The conference has a limited attendance. Tickets are non-transferable & non-refundable.


Presenters:

Arturo Tedeschi:

Arturo Tedeschi is an architect and computational design specialist with more of ten years of experience in the avant-garde segment of architecture and industrial design (furniture, automotive, installations, products, footwear). He works as a consultant for leading companies, providing services and training related to algorithmic modeling, complex geometry, digital fabrication and data driven design.

He is the author of Parametric Architecture with Grasshopper and AAD Algorithms-Aided Design, the worldwide reference book on algorithmic modeling. He taught and was an invited speaker at Architectural Association School (London), Politecnico di Milano, IUAV (Venice), The University of Sydney, Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation, University of Edinburgh, Universidad Europea (Madrid). His personal work has been featured on international magazines and exhibited worldwide. He has collaborated with major architecture and design firms, including Zaha Hadid Architects and Ross Lovegrove Studio.

Hamid Hassanzadeh:

Hamid Hassanzadeh is an Iranian architect, computational designer, researcher, and speaker. He studied his architecture education in Iran. With eight years of experience in this field, he worked on multiple projects in Iran, Turkey, Russia, Kuwait, and the USA. Early in 2016, he established Parametric Architecture magazine by starting from Instagram. Since then, he interviewed many architects and designers, conducted and supported workshops, organized events and lectures, and globally shared knowledge and information about computational and parametric design tools.

Michael Pryor:

Michael Pryor is a computational designer currently at Nike NXT | Innovation. He has been involved in various major built or in construction works in the US, China, Dubai, and Lebanon and is currently the Design Director for DesignMorphine. In the past, he has worked at Trahan Architects, SOMA Architects, OLI Architecture, and [AY] Architecture on a range of architectural design projects ranging from museums, housing, restaurants, furniture, products, and prototypes.

He was granted The New York Society of Architects Matthew W. Del Gaudio award for excellence in total design upon graduation. Additionally, Michael is the author of the popular Grasshopper3d plug-in Pufferfish and an avid Grasshopper forum aide. He has been the tutor to multiple design and parametric design workshops organized by Rese.Arch, 3D-Dreaming, the AA visiting school Paris with [Ay] Studio, MIT, Open Styles Lab, Harvard GSD, rat[LAB], and DesignMorphine.

Sushant Verma:

Sushant Jai-Amita Verma is a Design Entrepreneur, Architect, Computational Designer & Educator, currently leading rat[LAB] Studio (Research in Architecture and Technology) (www.rat-lab.org) that investigates intersections of design, art & technology through architecture, interior design and art installations. He holds a Masters Degree in Emergent Technologies & Design from Architectural Association, London and is a former architect at Zaha Hadid Architects, London & a Sr. Editor at Arch2O. He is the founder of rat[LAB] EDUCATION, which is an initiative to spread the idea of computation in design through independently-organized design workshops for profession and academia.

Recipient of MAK Schindler Award from Vienna / Los Angeles and a finalist for AIA Emerging Leaders Fellowship from Chicago, his work is widely published and exhibited in London, Los Angeles, New York, Tokyo, San Francisco, Taipei, New Delhi, Mumbai among other places. Sushant joined the elite list of TEDx Speakers by speaking at TEDxGurugram on ‘Smart Cities need Smarter Design Education’.

His second TEDxTalk was recently given at the prestigious IIT KGP where he inspired the young professionals to pursue their passions in Design & Technology. He also started and currently heads Smart Labs – India’s first 6 month hybrid programme on Computational Design that blends studio learning and e-learning using a technology-oriented approach. His third TEDxTalk was delivered at IIT Bhubaneswar on Diffusion of Technology in Architecture recently.

Collaborators:

A > T:

Arturo Tedeschi is an architect and computational design specialist with more of ten years of experience in the avant-garde segment of architecture and industrial design (furniture, automotive, installations, products, footwear). He works as a consultant for leading companies, providing services and training related to algorithmic modeling, complex geometry, digital fabrication and data driven design. He is the author of Parametric Architecture with Grasshopper and AAD Algorithms-Aided Design, the worldwide reference book on algorithmic modeling. He taught and was an invited speaker at Architectural Association School (London), Politecnico di Milano, IUAV (Venice), The University of Sydney, Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation, University of Edinburgh, Universidad Europea (Madrid). His personal work has been featured on international magazines and exhibited worldwide. He has collaborated with major architecture and design firms, including Zaha Hadid Architects and Ross Lovegrove Studio.

ParametricArchitecture:

PA is an art, architecture, and design magazine focusing on computational, parametric, and digital design tools. These tools help us to understand and analyse our environment better to come up with more efficient solutions.

With more than 600 thousand followers on social media, PA curates and publishes the best parametric, computational, and digital design projects in architecture, design, art, and technology. Our audience is engaged and looking for inspirations, and solutions for their projects.

PA caters to discerning architecture enthusiasts looking for fresh ideas. With multiple Posts and daily Stories reflecting the impact of new tools in today’s architecture and design world, PA’s 600 thousand followers on social media look for the unique ideas and ways to reinvent their own projects. The PA brand carefully curates Posts, Stories, photos, videos, and sponsored content to drive engagement and show followers what’s possible in their own projects.

DesignMorphine:

DesignMorphine is a global creative hub for design through workshops, lectures, projects & explorations in the fields of architecture, design, and the arts with the goal of providing custom workflows you can’t find anywhere else. With a team of 30+ active designers from various backgrounds, we provide a multidisciplinary approach to design and its education across a gradient of applications.

Founded by Tsvetelina Georgieva, Pavlina Vardoulaki, and Michael Pryor who all also actively engage in design and education through DesignMorphine, we have provided over 60 workshops in 30+ locations around the world by way of countless software and topics. Inject some DesignMorphine into your education to enhance your capabilities in design and stand out above the rest!

rat[LAB]EDUCATION

rat[LAB]  – Research in Architecture & Technology, is an independent research organization and network of designers & researchers specializing in computational design or similar technology-related domains. rat[LAB] is operated as a cloud-based organization with an international network of researchers & computational designers spread across UK, USA, Europe & Asia, and a studio in New Delhi, India, the research cell functions as a global collaborative and multidisciplinary laboratory facilitating design research that leads to novel spatial tectonics and smart built environments.

The research agendas broadly focus on use of computational design & parametric design in architecture, with intersections between design & technology spread across scales and disciplines. rat[LAB] offers collaborations to architecture and design firms to develop systemic models using advanced computational techniques and carry out project-specific or agenda-specific work in all fields of design.

Topic: COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN: NEXT 1.0
Time: 13th & 14th June 2020, Saturday and Sunday
Where: ClickMeeting platform, hosted by PA (Click here)
Duration: Two Days Conference
Format: Online
Total Hours: 14 Hours
Speakers: Arturo Tedeschi, Hamid Hassanzadeh, Michael Pryor, Sushant Verma
Collaborators: PA, A>T, DesignMorphine, rat[LAB]EDUCATION
Early-bird Registration: €37 (€35 + nominal platform charge)
General Registration: €62 (€60 + nominal platform charge)

REGISTER

Share and inspire your friends!