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  • lecture: Philip BEESLEY

    Philip BEESLEY.
    new york NEW YORK

    Philip Beesley will be providing a lecture at The City College of New York, Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, on Thursday, March 27, 2017 at 6.30 p.m. The lecture will be held in the school’s Sciame Auditorium and is free and open to the public.

    lecture: Philip BEESLEY, “Dissipative Models: Towards Living Systems in Architecture.”
    Thursday, 04/27
    6.30 p.m. / Sciame Auditorium
    The City College of New York
    141 Convent Avenue
    New York, NY 10031

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    Philip Beesley, MRAIC OAA RCA, is a practicing visual artist, architect, and Professor in Architecture at the University of Waterloo and Professor of Digital Design and Architecture & Urbanism at the European Graduate School. Beesley’s work is widely cited in contemporary art and architecture, focused on the rapidly expanding technology and culture of responsive and interactive systems. He was educated in visual art at Queen’s University, in technology at Humber College, and in archi­tecture at the University of Toronto. He serves as the Director for the Living Architecture Systems Group, and as Director for Riverside Architectural Press. His Toronto-based practice Philip Beesley Architect Inc. operates in partnership with the Europe-based practice Pucher Seifert and the Waterloo-based Adaptive Systems Group, and in numerous other collaborations.. Beesley frequently collaborates with artists, scientists and engineers. His research focuses on responsive and distributed architectural environments and interactive systems, flexible lightweight structures integrating kinetic functions, microprocessing, sensor and actuator systems, with particular focus on digital fabrication methods and sheet-material derivations. His work was selected to represent Canada at the 2010 Venice Biennale for Architecture, and has received distinctions including the Prix de Rome, VIDA 11.0, FEIDAD, Azure AZ, and Architizer A+.

    The school is located at 141 Convent Avenue (at 135th Street). Continuing Education Credits for registered New York architects is available.

    The Lecture Series is sponsored by Sciame…Where Building is an Art.

    For more information, please visit the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture Web site.

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