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Greg Lynn FORM to Participate in Venice Biennale

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Greg Lynn FORM will participate in the 2016 Venice Biennale as part of the US Pavilion curated by Cynthia Davidson and Monica Ponce de Leon.  This year the US Pavilion will feature 12 architects who were chosen to re-imagine 4 sites in Detroit, Michigan.  GLF was assigned the Packard Plant–the historic half mile-long, abandoned automobile factory.

Visit the US Pavilion in Venice, Italy from May 28 through November 27 to see all 12 designs.

http://www.thearchitecturalimagination.org/

Complexity and Convention opens at the CCA

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The final exhibition in the Archaeology of the Digital series curated by Greg Lynn at the Canadian Centre for Architecture opened last week and will run through October 16. Complexity and Convention looks at 15 projects from the late 90s to early 2000s when digital technology moved from experiment to acceptance.

http://www.cca.qc.ca/en/exhibitions/2667-archaeology-of-the-digital-complexity-and-convention

As part of the opening, the CCA organized “The Greg Lynn Show” as a mock talk show to explore the contents of the exhibition as a series of live interviews with the featured architects. Coverage from the Architect’s Newspaper below:

http://archpaper.com/2016/05/greg-lynn-show-live-schumacher-denari-cca/

RV Prototype in SFMoMA’s Grand Reopening Exhibition

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After acquiring the RV Prototype project last year, SFMoMA is featuring the 1:20 robotic model and section drawings of the RV Prototype as part of their grand re-opening show. The project will be on display from May 14 – September 18 in their Collection Campaign show on Experimental Architecture.

https://www.sfmoma.org/exhibitions-events/

Greg Lynn FORM Creates Athlete’s Chair for Nike at 2016 Salone del Mobile

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As part of Nike’s Nature of Motion exhibit at the 2016 Milan Salone, Greg Lynn FORM designed a carbon fiber chair to regulate the body temperature of elite athletes. The chair uses temperature sensors, Peltier devices, and a 3D printed air flow system to strategically heat and cool different muscle groups to optimize athletic performance and speed up recovery.

http://news.nike.com/news/inside-the-nature-of-motion-exhibition-milano-design-week-2016

Greg Lynn featured in Microsoft HoloLens Video

Coming out of our work with HoloLens for the Architectural Imagination Venice Biennale project, Microsoft chose to feature Greg Lynn FORM in a recent promo. We are excited to continue working with their immersive holographic technology and are looking forward to having them at the US Pavilion for the opening week of the Biennale.

Close-Up Exhibit at SCI-Arc

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Greg Lynn FORM created a 1:2 scale carbon fiber section of the RV Prototype for SCI-Arc’s Close Up Exhibition. The show runs from March 11 through May 29 at the SCI-Arc Gallery.

https://sciarc.edu/events/exhibitions/close-up/

Log #36 – Robolog Edited by Greg Lynn

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The latest issue of Log is edited by Greg Lynn. The issue focuses on robotics in architecture and features essays by Paola Antonelli, Francois Roche, Andrew Witt, Erin and Ian Besler, and Guvenc Ozel among others.

http://www.anycorp.com/log/36

Curbside Pickup Pod featured on Fast Company

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The Greg Lynn FORM designed Curbside Pickup Pod is featured in the article “From App to Architecture” on Fast Company. The first Pickup Pod of many will open next week at the Glendale Galleria.

http://www.fastcompany.com/3049675/tech-forecast/from-app-to-architecture-how-curbside-designed-and-built-its-pickup-pod#5

Greg Lynn to Give Keynote at 2015 Alvar Aalto Symposium

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Greg Lynn is the keynote speaker at the 2015 Alvar Aalto Symposium on 8 August in Jyvaskyla, Finland.

http://alvaraaltosymposium.fi/

Greg Lynn to Speak at 2015 IBEX Conference

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Greg Lynn and Kurt Jordan will give a talk at the 2015 International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference about 3D printing in high performance sailboats on 17 September in Louisville, Kentucky.

http://network.ibexshow.com/IBEX2015/Public/SessionDetails.aspx?FromPage=Sessions.aspx&SessionID=316&SessionDateID=12

2015 Index Awards Open in Oslo, Norway

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The Greg Lynn FORM designed award pavilions showcase the 2015 INDEX Award nominees. The travelling pavilions are in their third biannual award cycle and tenth overall use. The nominees are on display in Oslo, Norway from 25 June to 16 August, 2015.

http://designtoimprovelife.dk/

Greg Lynn Named Chief Creative Officer of Piaggio Fast Forward

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Greg Lynn is now Chief Creative Officer in the newly launched Cambridge, MA based company Piaggio Fast Forward.

http://www.piaggiofastforward.com/

Greg Lynn Suprastudio Featured in UCLA Magazine

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photo by Elena Zhukova

UCLA Magazine‘s July issue features an article about Greg Lynn’s 2014-15 Suprastudio collaboration with Cirque du Soleil.

http://magazine.ucla.edu/features/big-ideas-inside-the-suprastudio/index.html

METYX FACADE MOCK-UP

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Metyx composite facade mock-up at the factory before leaving for Istanbul where it is currently on display at the Yapi Turkeybuild Expo from April 21-25

http://www.yapifuari.com.tr

CORRIERE DELLA SERA LIVING

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The Bloom House and a portrait on the recently launched GF42 Trimaran appeared in the CORRIERE DELLA SERA magazine “Living” (no.3, 2015) in the section “Venice: L’apripista sull’oceano.”

http://living.corriere.it/lifestyle/design/2015/design_tour_venice-50283661293_21.shtml

CHURCH ON PRIME TIME

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The Korean Presbyterian Church of New York makes a cameo in Madam Secretary, “The Ninth Circle” at minute 34:15

http://www.cbs.com/shows/madam-secretary/video/vkw_Y4bFWek8TQWshJZxjU39NqgWVHMO/madam-secretary-the-ninth-circle/

Carbon Crystal Sails

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Return of the Swarovski Carbon Crystal Sails at the Superyacht Design Symposium in Kitzbühel

http://superyachtdesignsymposium.com/

Raimund at the Helm

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Love the picture of Raimund at the wheel of Kraken in Wolf Prix’s new book:
“3 FREUNDE AUS TYROL:
RAIMUND ABRAHAM
PETER NOEVER
CARL PRUSCHA”

INTERVIEW IN PLACE-HOLDER

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Archinect posted an interview with Greg from issue 1/2 of Place-Holder, the Univerisity of Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design Journal.

http://archinect.com/features/article/120144801/screen-print-28-place-holder-s-interview-with-greg-lynn-for-issue-1-2-afterschool

GF42 Trimaran Exhibition

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“Performative Composites: Sailing Architecture” is an exhibition featuring the design and construction of a 42’ prototype trimaran built in California by Westerly Marine, designed by Greg Lynn FORM and Courouble Design & Engineering.  Models, renderings, videos of computational fluid dynamic analysis, construction documents, documentary photographs and molds used in manufacturing will be on display from November 3rd until November 16th in Watt Hall Gallery at the USC School of Architecture.

https://arch.usc.edu/calendar/performative-composites-sailing-architecture