InnoChain Summer Lecture 2017
Wednesday 5th of July 2017
Flora Robotica / Challenging Customary Expectations of Architecture
@ 19.30, IAAC Auditorium
Open to the Public
Phil Ayres is an architect, researcher and educator. He joined CITA in 2009 after a decade of teaching and research at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London, and completing his PhD in Denmark at the Aarhus School of Architecture. He has also been a partner of the architectural research and fabrication practice sixteen*(makers) since 1998. Phil’s research explores the potentials that lie at the intersection between digital and material practice. His current focus is on adaptive systems that combine technical and organic systems, together with the development of complimentary design environments. This interest is currently pursued through the EU funded project flora robotica of which Phil is a Principle Investigator. Phil’s teaching roles are focused at Masters and PhD level and he is also the editor of the title Persistent Modelling – extending the role of architectural representation published by Routledge.