4dspace
Participants
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Speakers and lecture titles:

Ron Arad: 'Low res'
Architect, designer and Professor of Design Products at the Royal College of Art, and founder of Ron Arad Associates, the architecture and design practice, with Caroline Thorman.
www.ronarad.com

 


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Tobi Schneidler:
'The dynamic scale of interactive space'

Architect fusing digital media and concrete space, director of maoworks, London, and formerly in charge of projects at the Smart studio of the Interactive Institute, Stockholm.
www.smart.tii.se | www.remotehome.org | www.maoworks.com





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Lars Spuybroek: 'Machining architecture'
Architect and principal of NOX, a leading Dutch practice based in Rotterdam, and Professor of digital design techniques, University of Kassel, Germany.
www.nox.nl

 


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Jim Read 'Integrating people, technology and place'
Technology/ICT specialist and associate consultant, Arup Communications, London, experts in the design of infrastructure facilities enabling information and communication technology solutions.
www.arup.com/communiactions

Marcelyn Gow: 'Algo_rhythmic environments'
Architect based in Zurich, Switzerland, and principal of servo, a multi-disciplinary architecture and design collaborative, together with David Erdman (Los Angeles), Ulrika Karlsson (Stockholm) and Chris Perry (New York).
www.s-e-r-v-o.com



Marc Neelen: 'Info-spaces'
Architect and founder of Stealth, a research and design collective based in Belgrade and Rotterdam evolving the theme of architecture and its time-based transformation. www.framework.v2.nl



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Josephine Pletts and Usman Haque: 'Scents of space'
Architects and founders of Pletts Haque, an architectural practice specialising in interaction design and research. They are now working independently. Haque's practice, Haque design & research, is based in London.

www.haque.co.uk

 
 


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Shona Kitchen and Ben Hooker: 'Edge Town'
Shona Kitchen is an architect whose work explores the space in between the virtual and the real. She collaborates with Ben Hooker, and from 1997-2004 ran the design practice KRD (Kitchen Rogers Design) with Ab Rogers.
Shona Kitchen
www.krd-uk.com

Ben Hooker
is a multimedia designer, research fellow and tutor at the Interaction Design Research studio, Royal College of Art.
www.dataclimates.net

 


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Chris Allen: 'The Light Surgeons: Towards A Total Environment'
The Light Surgeons is a collective of designers, film makers and musicians formed by Chris Allen and Andy Flywheel in 1995 best known for their design of new media, sound and light installations at various club nights, music events and design exhibitions.
www.thelightsurgeons.co.uk



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Christian Grou and Tapio Snellman:
'Neutral: fake architecture'

Neutral was founded in Tokyo in 1998 by architects Christian Grou and Tapio Snellman. Since opening their London office in the same year, the partnership has developed into an international ideas and design research laboratory with a multilateral approach. Projects have included commercial, conceptual and artistic work ranging from film , video, animation and interactive design to 3d virtual reality and architecture.
www.neutral.gs

 
 


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Dr Paul Verschure: 'Buildings As Organisms: The neuromorphic design of the Ada interactive exhibit'
Psychologist at the Institute of Neuroinformatics, ETH-UZ, Zurich, and project leader of the creative team behind Ada, the intelligent room, an interactive, multidisciplinary project being developed by the Institute, which was exhibited at the Swiss Expo 02.
www.ada-exhibition.ch



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Ole Bouman: 'Time, space and social relations'
Editor-in-chief of Volume, formerly Archis, the leading magazine on architecture, the city and visual culture, an architectural historian, and a curator and cultural programmer.
www.archis.org



Professor Antonino Saggio: 'New crisis, new researches: interactivity vs transparency, subjectivity vs objectivity, needs vs desires'
An architect and Professor of Architectural Design, University of Rome 'La Sapienza'. Founder and editor of the book series 'IT revolution in architecture' published by Birkhäuser (English), Testo & Immagine (Italian) and Prominence (Chinese).
www.arc1.uniroma1.it/saggio/



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