The TxA Emerging Design + Technology conference brings experimental research and exploration among academics to the TxA convention. Come listen to selected researchers present their peer-reviewed papers on how developments in digital technology are informing design and/or fabrication in architecture and building.
- Matias del Campo and Sandra Manninger (University of Michigan): “Plato’s Columns: Platonic Geometries vs. Vague Gestures in Robotic Construction”
- Alvin Huang (Synthesis Design + Architecture + USC), Anna Chaney (IBM Watson Advanced Cognitive Technology & Solutions): “Data Moire: Data Driven Design Beyond Performance”
- Brandon Clifford (MIT + Matter Design), Luisel Zayas (MIT), Dustin Brugmann (University of Michigan), Wes McGee (University of Michigan + Matter Design), James Durham (Quarra Stone Company): “Quarra Cairn”
- Andrei Jipa, Mathias Bernhard, and Benjamin Dillenburger (ETH Zurich): “Submillimetre Formwork”