• TxA Emerging Design + Technology Conference.
    houston TEXAS

    The TxA Emerging Design + Technology conference brings experimental research and exploration among academics and practitioners to a broad audience of designers, practicing architects, construction industry executives, building products manufacturers, students, and other researchers.

    call for papers: “TxA Emerging Design + Technology Conference.”
    Tuesday, 07/01 (abstract submission deadline)
    Thursday, 11/06 – 11/08 (conference)
    Houston, TX 77010



  • facades+ PERFORMANCE.
    new york NEW YORK

    The Architect’s Newspaper and Enclos present a two day conference, facades+ PERFORMANCE (April 24–25), that will examine the increasingly fast-paced evolution of facade technology and explore innovative, sustainable design practices.

    symposium: “facades+ PERFORMANCE.”
    Thursay, 04/24-Friday, 04/25
    CUNY Graduate Center / Pratt Manhattan Campus
    New York, NY



  • In Pursuit of Architecture: A Conference on Buildings and Ideas.
    new york NEW YORK

    To mark its 10th anniversary and 29th issue, Log presents In Pursuit of Architecture, a conference featuring recent built work selected from an open, international call for submissions. Join architects & critics for a daylong discussion of architectural ideas, what it takes to build them, & how we measure the cultural value of architecture.

    Saturday, 09/21
    10.00 a.m.–5.00 p.m. / The Museum of Modern Art, Film Entrance
    11 West 53rd Street
    New York, NY 10019



  • 3-D Printing In Concrete. Visualization by Behnaz FARAHI & Connor WINGFIELD.
    dessau GERMANY

    A conference on “3-D Printing in Concrete: Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Applications” will be held in the Main Lecture Hall, Building 08, Room 006, Dessau Institute of Architecture, Bauhaustrasse 5, Dessau, Germany 14.00-18.00 on Saturday 22 June 2013.

    conference: “3-D Printing In Concrete: Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Applications” with DINI, KHOSHNEVIS, HANSMEYER, & LEACH.
    Saturday, 06/22
    2.00–6.00 p.m. / Main Lecture Hall
    Dessau Institute of Architecture
    Bauhaustrasse 5
    Dessau, Germany


  • permanent change
    new york NY

    Permanent Change: Plastics In Architecture And Engineering
    Wednesday 30 March – 1 April
    Columbia GSAPP
    Avery Hall
    1172 Amsterdam Ave
    New York, NY

  • conference: SCI-Arc
    los angeles CA

    A Composite Tectonics Conference on Advanced Materials and Digital Manufacturing
    Friday 25 March 6:00 pm
    Saturday 26 March 10:00 am
    960 E. 3rd Street
    Los Angeles, CA

    Fostering direct exchange between architects and companies invested in the field of advanced materials and fabrication technologies, the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) hosts Material beyond Materials—a composite tectonics conference on advanced materials and digital manufacturing.


  • future of technology
    ann arbor MICHIGAN

    Friday, September 24, 2010 1:30 PM–6:30 PM
    Saturday, September 25, 2010 10:00 AM–4:15 PM

    Rackham Auditorium
    915 East Washington Street
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109

    The Future of Technology Conference at University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, September 24-25, features critics, practitioners and academics presenting how technology empowers, inspires and adapts. The presentations and hosted conversations by the international roster of speakers are free and open to the public.


  • fabricate
    london UK

    FABRICATE is an International Peer Reviewed Conference with supporting publication and exhibition to be held at The Building Centre in London from 15-16 April 2011. Discussing the progressive integration of digital design with manufacturing processes, and its impact on design and making in the 21st century, FABRICATE will bring together pioneers in design and making within architecture, construction, engineering, manufacturing, materials technology and computation.

    Keynote Speakers: Mark Burry, Philip Beesley, Neri Oxman and Matthias Kohler


  • the state of architecture at the beginning of the 21st century

    before bernard TSCHUMI stepped down as dean of the gsapp, he held a conference in new york inviting forty architects and theorists to take on the state of architectural practice at the start of the 21st century. the essays, conversations, and manifestos revolved around categories such as form, aesthetics, politics, detail, electronics, and material. the book features forty essays including peter eisenman’s the affects of disaster, sylvia lavin’s how architecture stopped being the 97 pound weakling and became cool, jeff kipnis’s form’s second coming, sanford kwinter’s four arguments for the elimination of architecture (long live architecture), and others by lars spuybroek, greg lynn, hani rashid, mark wigley, terrence riley, karl chu, zaha hadid, thom mayne.

  • any conferences

    there are ten books documenting the ten conferences held by cythia davidson’s any corporation in the 90s. within these books contains the major architects, discourses, and arguments within architecture during the decade and the beginning of the digital age. beautifully designed with discussions and lecture transcriptions from speakers such as greg lynn, peter eisenman, zaha hadid, jeff kipnis, robert somol, jaques derrida, william gibson, ben van berkel, and sanford kwinter. sylvia lavin.