Joel Chen on DNA

Joel Chen was on KCRW’s DNA speaking about his life in design and his upcoming Christie’s auction. Greg Lynn FORM’s Numinous Lamps and Sciara Lantern are featured in the DNA blog post about the show.

Christie’s Presents JF Chen Collection

Christie’s will auction the Joel Chen Collection on February 13, 2018. Joel is widely considered the most important fine furniture collector and dealer in Los Angeles. Joel’s showrooms contain many Greg Lynn FORM pieces, including Numinous Lamps (pictured hanging above Joel in the press release photo) and early Ravioli Chair prototypes.

Film + Talk: Tom Jennings, Greg Lynn, and The Architects

Greg and Tom Jennings will be at the CCA in Montreal presenting a preview of the film The Architects: A Story of Loss, Memory and Real Estate. The film follows United Architects (Alejandro Zaera-Polo and Farshid Moussavi of Foreign Office Architects, Greg Lynn of Greg Lynn FORM, Kevin Kennon of Kevin Kennon Architects, Jesse Reiser and Nanako Umemoto of Reiser + Umemoto Architects, and Ben van Berkel of UNStudio) through the competition to design the new World Trade Center after 9/11.

Norman Foster Foundation: Digital X

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Greg will be speaking at the Norman Foster Foundation Digital X Public Debates in Madrid on January 16. Greg will be in conversation with Benedetta Tagliabue of Miralles Tagliabue.

DNA and Gita

photo: Frances Anderton

Frances Anderton from KCRW’s DNA came by the office a couple weeks ago to take a look at Gita and talk to Greg about the future of robots and mobility. The episode is available here:

Greg Lynn FORM featured in Microsoft Video

Greg Lynn FORM is featured in Microsoft’s new video about augmented reality and the contemporary workplace.

Greg Lynn FORM at Schlosslichtspiele 2017


Greg Lynn FORM presented a 10 minute film projected onto the facade of a castle in Karsruhe, Germany as part of this year’s Schlosslichtspiele Festival. The film follows Green Gita from Boston to Los Angeles to San Francisco using a robot-mounted DSLR and 360 degree GoPro Odyssey array. The festival also features films by Zaha Hadid Architects and Asymptote, among others. The show runs through September 10.

Architectural Imagination at A+D


The Architetural Imagination is coming to the A+D Museum in Los Angeles. The exhibition that first opened at the US Pavilion in Venice, Italy in 2016 is coming to LA after a few month stint in Detroit. Greg Lynn FORM’s Center for Fulfillment, Knowledge and Innovation will be exhibited alongside projects from Stan Allen, MOS, Pita and Bloom, and TEAM among others. The opening reception is on July 14, and the show runs through September 23.

Architectural Record Innovation Conference

Greg will be in San Francisco on June 7 speaking at the Architectural Record Innovation Conference-West. Greg and Andy Cohen, Co-CEO of Gensler, will speak about Mobility and the City.

Mass Customization Symposium


Greg will be speaking in Philadelphia on Friday at the Mass Customization and Design Democratization Symposium, organized by Penn State. Other speakers include Marc Fornes, Elena Manferdini, and Philippe Starck.

Gita wins design award


Gita won a Silver A’Design Award in the Vehicle, Mobility and Transportation Design Category, chosen by the International Design Academy.

Secret Table at the MAK Forum Vienna

The Mak Forum in Vienna dipped into their permanent collection and will exhibit Greg Lynn FORM’s Secret Table from May 17 to June 11. The table was originally exhibited at the MAK in 2009.

Greg to speak at Silicon Valley Comic Con


Greg will be speaking about architecture, robotics and Gita this Saturday, April 22 at the Silicon Valley Comic Con. Other speakers include Buzz Aldrin, William Shatner, Pam Grier, and Adam West.

Digital Space in Basel

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The Center for Fulfillment, Knowledge and Innovation will be on display in Basel, Switzerland from April 26 to September 29. The project was originally exhibited in the US Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale as part of the Architectural Imagination. Greg will be speaking about the project and augmented reality on June 28 in Basel.

Greg Lynn FORM and Atelier Swarovski Home


Greg Lynn FORM and Atelier Swarovski developed a set of pieces for an at-home bar that integrate oak wood, stainless steel and crystals for Atelier Swarovski Home. The Coronel collection launches next week at the 2017 Salone del Mobile in Milan.

The Architectural Imagination at MOCAD

The Architectural Imagination exhibition has moved out of the US Pavilion in Venice, Italy and into the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. Our project, The Center for Fulfillment, Knowledge and Innovation along with 11 others will be on display until April 16.

Vertigo at the Pompidou Center

Greg will be in Paris on March 15 speaking with composer Olga Neuwirth at the Pompidou Center as part of the Vertigo: Architecture and 3D Conception event.

Hello, Robot on Dezeen

photo: Mark Niedermann

Dezeen has a feature on the Hello, Robot exhibit that opened last week at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein. Two 5-foot tall Mobile Suits from Greg’s personal collection greet visitors as they enter. You can also see 14 of Greg’s 1:100 scale Gundams, plus the 1:20 scale RV Prototype on loan from SFMoMA.

Be3D in Toronto


Greg will be speaking at the Be3D conference in Toronto on March 9. The conference will focus on VR/AR in creative industries.

When is the Digital in Architecture?

Greg will be speaking with Peter Testa, Wolf Prix, and Devyn Weiser about his Archaeology of the Digital series that wrapped up last year at the CCA.  The talk is in Room 160 at SCI Arc on Friday, February 24 at 1pm.