GREG LYNN FORM

OLYMPIC DOME Rendering© Christian Moeller & Greg Lynn FORM, 2009
OLYMPIC DOME Rendering© Christian Moeller & Greg Lynn FORM, 2009

LONDON, ENGLAND, 2009
A proposal for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London

NEWS

Hello, Robot on Dezeen

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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.

https://www.dezeen.com/2017/02/18/hello-robot-exhibition-explores-mixed-feelings-intelligent-machines-vitra-design-museum/

Be3D in Toronto

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

http://be3dimensional.com/

When is the Digital in Architecture?

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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.

https://sciarc.edu/events/lectures/when-is-the-digital-in-architecture/

Greg to speak at mana nanoarchitectonics symposium

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Greg will be speaking at the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics in Tsukuba, Japan on February 28.

http://www.nims.go.jp/mana/2017/index.html

PFF Launches Gita and Kilo

Piaggio Fast Forward launched its first two products yesterday.  Gita and Kilo are light vehicles designed to follow a user, move autonomously, or travel in a convoy while carrying 4o lbs. (Gita) and 200 lbs. (Kilo).  Greg explains above, or take a look at the website here:

http://gita.piaggiofastforward.com/

 

GF42 in WIRED MAGAZINE

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photo: Adrian Gaut

The GF42 is featured in Wired this week in Sam Lubell’s article “Amazing Things Architects Make When They Aren’t Architecting.”

https://www.wired.com/2017/01/this-is-what-architects-do-when-theyre-bored-with-buildings/

RV Prototype in Vitra’s Hello, Robot Exhibition

The 1:20 scale RV Prototype begins its 5 year tour of Europe in February for “Hello, Robot. Design Between Human and Machine”. The show opens on February 10 at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany and then travels to the Museum of Fine Arts Vienna in June, and the Design Museum Gent in October.

http://www.design-museum.de/en/exhibitions/preview.html

Alessi IN-Possible Exhibit in Milan

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Alessi’s IN-Possible exhibit will showcase products from its archives that never made it to public production, including Greg Lynn FORM’s Grill (2003) and Flatware (2005). The exhibit also features works by Zaha Hadid, Toyo Ito and Ettore Sotsass, among others.

In-Possible runs from December 16 to January 8 at Triennale Design Museum in Milan, with an opening party on December 16 at 7:30 pm.

http://www.triennale.org/en/mostra/alessi-in-possible-quando-lidea-non-e-ancora-prodotto/

Episode 11 of the Greg Lynn Show

The final episode of the Greg Lynn Show, produced by the CCA, is available for view. Here Patrik Schumacher talks about early digital projects from ZHA and parametricism. You can view all of the 11 episodes here:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWywjnkq2zH8Lyvxkz3L4NW7XpB_afKeM

The Architects: A Story of Loss, Memory and Real Estate

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A yet-to-be-completed film about United Architects in the competition to rebuild the site of the World Trade Center after 9/11 will be screened at the Architecture Film Festival in NYC by director Tom Jennings.

http://www.businessinsider.com/world-trade-center-documentary-2016-9

New Digs

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We’re moving on up. New Greg Lynn FORM office address: 3617 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016.

Greg Lynn to give keynote speech at CAMX Conference

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Greg will be giving the keynote speech at the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo on September 27 in Anaheim. Other speakers at the conference include Julia Koerner, Herwig Baumgartner, and Bill Kreysler. Tickets to the Exhibit Hall and Keynote Speech are free for current students.

http://www.thecamx.org/camx-general-session/

Episode 1 of the Greg Lynn Show

The CCA posted the first episode of The Greg Lynn Show. Here Greg talks to Neil Denari about technology, architectural form, drawing and Hollywood.

Log #37 – CataLog features Detroit Projects from Venice Biennale

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The newest issue of Log features the 12 Detroit projects presented at the US Pavilion in Venice this year. Pick up a copy and read about our Center for Fulfillment, Knowledge and Innovation.

http://www.anycorp.com/log

Greg Lynn FORM and Framestore

We’re excited to share the film we worked on with Framestore for the 2016 Venice Biennale. Known for their work on award winning films like Gravity , Framestore created a 5 minute short to be shown along with our design for The Architectural Imagination at the US Pavilion.

Greg Lynn FORM featured in the Los Angeles Times

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Greg Lynn FORM’s Center for Fulfillment, Knowledge and Innovation is featured in an article by Christopher Hawthorne about this year’s Venice Biennale. The project is on view through November 27 in the US Pavilion.

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-venice-biennale-review-20160530-snap-story.html

PFF Headquarters opens in Boston

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The Piaggio Fast Forward Headquarters is now open in Boston. The 6,000 square foot office and workspace features furniture by Vitra/Prouve, lighting by FLOS, and a 7-axis KUKA Robot.

http://piaggiofastforward.com/

HoloLens Demo at the Venice Biennale

If you’re attending the Venice Biennale this week, you can take a look at our Packard Plant project in augmented reality through Microsoft/Trimble’s HoloLens. Sunday, May 30 is your last chance! Reserve a spot here:

https://calendly.com/glfhololens/venicebiennale

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/