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Justin DILES, "Plastic Stereotomy."
austin TEXAS

TEX-FAB is extremely pleased to announce the WINNING ENTRY for the TEX-FAB PLASTICITY International Design Competition. A total of 70 entries were reviewed by the second round jury, consisting of Craig Dykers, Bill Kreysler, Roland Snooks and Greg Lynn. Each juror evaluated the final projects according to their conceptual clarity, technical potential, innovative use of materials and methods, and project feasibility. Though all entries were scored with exceptional marks, the winning entry is PLASTIC STEREOTOMY, designed by Justin Diles.

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The Instruments Project: Princeton Conversations.
princeton NEW JERSEY

The Instruments Project is a research project that examines the philosophical and historical dimensions of architecture’s current technological predicament. . . .

symposium: “The Instruments Project: Princeton Conversations.”
Saturday, 11/22
09.00 a.m. – 06.00 p.m. / Betts Auditorium
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

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Asteriskos Design + Fabrication, "Memorial Transit Shelter."
phoenix ARIZONA

suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.

Asteriskos Design + Fabrication: This project, supported by numerous donors for The City of Tempe as a memorial for Mary O’Connor, is an investigation into the usage of parametric design processes, methods of digital fabrication and material adaptation.

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Anne HOLTROP.
stockholm SWEDEN

“I am interested in a possible architecture. In my work I start with form or material that often comes from outside of it. In the conviction that things can always be re-examined and reinterpreted, they can also be seen as architecture. . . .”

lecture: Anne HOLTROP, “Caves and Temples” with respondent Daniel NORELL.
Draw Point Talk lecture series.
Thursday, 11/20
6.00 p.m. / The KTH School of Architecture
Östermalmsgatan 26
114 26 Stockholm, Sweden

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Preston Scott COHEN.
philadelphia PENNSYLVANIA

Preston Scott Cohen is the Gerald M. McCue Professor of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD). His work is recognized for its distinctive geometry and for its new approach to integrating buildings with their environments.

lecture: Preston Scott COHEN.
Monday, 11/17
6.30 p.m. / Lower Gallery, Meyerson Hall
PennDesign
210 South 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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lecture: Maxi SPINA.
rome ITALY

Maxi Spina’s lecture, “Lines of Thinking,” will speculate on how issues of differential geometry, computation and new means of fabrication influence the emergence of novel formal and tectonic logics for architecture.

lecture: Maxi SPINA, “Lines of Thinking.”
Saturday, 11/15
07.00 p.m. / Outdoor Urban Art Festival 2014
Ex Dogana
via dello Scalo San Lorenzo 10
Rome, ITALY

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"Advanced Architectural Design Workshops: Pixel[ism]."
athens GREECE

X|Atelier is organizing an international intensive workshop of Advanced Architectural Design. The X|Pixel[ism] Winter Workshop 2014 is led by X|A principals Erick Carcamo (SCI-Arc) and Nefeli Chatzimina (USC) both Graduates of Columbia University in New York City, GSAPP AAD.

“Pixel[ism]” Advanced Architectural Design Workshop with X|Atelier
X|A Athens: 12/15–12/23 @ Benaki Museum

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Alexander Nikolas WALZER, "Tectonic Glitch."
innsbruck AUSTRIA

University of Innsbruck
“FUNCTION|LESS,” X|Atelier workshop.
critics: Erick CARCAMO & Nefeli CHATZIMINA.

suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.

Alexander Nikolas WALZER: Where as a “glitch” is usually a product of image-based manipulation done in post-processing, the objective of this project was to embed the “error” within the geometry. . . .

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Chad GORDON, "Untitled."
brooklyn NEW YORK

suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.

Chad GORDON: Brooklyn-based artist, Chad Gordon works with found images to generate idiosyncratic, often absurd combinations. In Gordon’s highly specific compositions of clipped, clustered, and layered fragments, generic price tag stickers, normally associated with the American dollar store, puncture ceremonial tribal masks, interrupt advertisements, and confront iconic contemporary artworks.

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Possible Mediums.
new york NEW YORK

The Possible Mediums project is a series of events showcasing design investigations based in speculative architectural mediums.

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