GREG LYNN FORM

Model Photograph © Greg Lynn FORM 2007
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Rendering © Greg Lynn FORM 2007
Rendering © Greg Lynn FORM 2007
Rendering © Greg Lynn FORM 2007

Amsterdam, 2007
Renovation of 500 housing units in the district of the Bijlmermeer using a mixture of elevators, ramps, connecting stairs and escalators to create distinct compact neighborhoods.

NEWS

DNA and Gita

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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:

https://www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/design-and-architecture/meet-gita-and-dirty-girl-joan-barton

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

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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.

http://www.schlosslichtspiele.info/

Architectural Imagination at A+D

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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.

http://aplusd.org/portfolio/coming-soon-ad-architectural-imagination/

Architectural Record Innovation Conference

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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.

http://west.arinnovationconference.com/

Mass Customization Symposium

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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.

http://sites.psu.edu/mcdd/program/

Gita wins design award

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

https://competition.adesignaward.com/design.php?ID=55645

Secret Table at the MAK Forum Vienna

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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.

http://www.mak.at/jart/prj3/mak-resp/main.jart?rel=de&reserve-mode=active&content-id=1461203004297&article_id=1489976247258

Greg to speak at Silicon Valley Comic Con

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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.

http://svcomiccon.com/

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.

http://blaserarchitekten.com/web/de/content/digitalspace-no8

Greg Lynn FORM and Atelier Swarovski Home

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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.

http://www.atelierswarovski.com/articles/AtelierHome_2017

The Architectural Imagination at MOCAD

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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.

https://mocadetroit.org/the-architectural-imagination/

Vertigo at the Pompidou Center

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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.

http://vertigo.ircam.fr/agenda/architecture-et-conception-3d/detail/

Hello, Robot on Dezeen

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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.

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