Table of Contents The Alternative Approach: Observation, Speculation, Experimentation Difficult Synthesis Aggregation Joints and Junctions Weaving Modulation Responsive Materials Ephemeral Phenomena Encoding The Future of Material Design
Thomas Schroepfer is Associate Professor and Programme Director of Architecture at Singapore University of Technology and Design SUTD. James Carpenter is principal of James Carpenter Design Associates in New York. Sheila Kennedy is principal of Kennedy & Violich Architecture in Boston and teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Toshiko Mori is principal of Toshiko Mori Architect in New York and teaches at the Hardvard University Graduate School of Design. Liat Margolis is a landscape architect and teaches at the John Daniels Architecture School of the University of Toronto. Nader Tehrani is principal of Office dA in Boston and Head of the Department of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Peter Yeadon is principal of Decker Yeadon in New York and teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design. Erwin Viray is an architect and teaches at the National University of Singapore
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