GREG LYNN FORM

Model Photo © Greg Lynn FORM 1992
Model Photo © Greg Lynn FORM 1992

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Stanley Tigerman organized an exhibition where young architects in Chicago were asked to relocate and redesign landmark buildings in the city. Stranded Sears Tower was done for this exhibition and was an excercise in redrawing the 'bundled tubes' of the tower horizontally on an adjacent riverfront site.

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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/

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 Microclimate 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

Newport Dermatology Institute

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Greg Lynn FORM recently completed an interior for the Newport Dermatology Institute. The project features a coved terrazzo floor, custom molded Corian cabinetry, and curved walls throughout.

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