Eyal Weizman, founding director of Forensic Architecture and Professor of Spatial and Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, will join the IAAC to discuss the fundamental notion of architecture as political intervention.
Enric Ruiz Geli is Professor of Practice at Virginia Tech CAUS, IAAC Senior Faculty and Adjunct faculty of RMIT. Enric and his interdisciplinary architectural team Cloud 9 in Barcelona work at the interface between architecture and art, digital processes and technological material development.
Winy Maas: The ‘M’ of MVRDV, Founding Partner and Principal Architect Winy Maas Ir. Ing (Schijndel, NL – 1959), has received international acclaim for his broad range of urban planning and building projects, across all typologies and scales.
John Palmesino is an architect and urbanist, He has established Territorial Agency an independent organisation that combines architecture, research and advocacy to address the complex transformations of the Anthropocene epoch.
Construction and design principles of Free Form timber architecture in Asia and Europe. The presentation from Kai Strehlke, head of CAD/CAM-programming at Swiss timber construction company Blumer Lehmann, puts an emphasis on production.
Margaret D. Lowman, Ph.D. a.k.a. Canopy Meg is an American biologist, educator, ecologist, writer, explorer, and public speaker. Her expertise involves canopy ecology canopy plant-insect relationships, and constructing canopy walkways.
Nadya Peek is Professor, Human Centered Design & Engineering(HCDE), at the University of Washington, where she directs the Machine Agency. Her work focuses on unconventional digital fabrication tools, small scale automation, networked control systems, and advanced manufacturing.