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NEWS

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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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.