WORKiNG MODELS FORUM

MAY 8th-10th, 2014 · McGILL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
FACILITY FOR ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH IN MEDIA AND MEDIATION

Schedule

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MAY 5-7
10:00 am
4:00 pm
Pre-Forum charrette: Furnishing the shacks [U2 / FARMM]
THURSDAY, MAY 8
9:00 am Registration opens, coffee [Room 101]
3:00 pm Pre-Forum charrette: Furnishing the shacks wrap up [U2 / FARMM]
5:00 pm LECTURE: Richard Tyson [G10]
6:00 pm VERNISSAGE: North Is 'x' Positive [Exhibition Rm]
FRIDAY, MAY 9
9:30 am Coffee [MCENG 304]
10:00 am Welcome and presenter introductions [MCENG 304]
10:15 am
Noon
SESSION 1: Prototyping Thought

JONATHAN POWERS, McGill University
The Early Modern Foundations of the Concept of Design Intelligence

BRIGHITA LUNGU, McGill University,
The Archimedian Perspective In Digital Fabrication: Entering The Void With Gaspar Noe

FREDERIKA EILERS, McGill University
Workshop, Tools, and the Miniature Masculine

JAMES HAYES, Carleton University
Tools of the Trade
[MCENG 304]
12:15 pm
12:45 pm
Session #1 Discussion and Q&A
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
BREAK
1:45 pm Presenter introductions
1:30 pm
3:45 pm
SESSION 2: Redefining Technics

KEITH G. RAGSDALE, McGill University
Coming to Terms with Technics

JOHN CIRKA, Ryerson University
Objects and Effects: The Nature of Form in Technics

PATRICK HARROP, University of Manitoba
Long Circuits and Minor Perfections: Transidividuation, Technics and the Architectural Commons

KIEL MOE, Harvard University GSD
The Technological & Ontological Fix
[MCENG 304]
4:00 pm
4:30 pm
Session #2 Discussion and Q&A
6:00 pm KEYNOTE LECTURE: Graham Harman, the American University in Cairo
Overcoming Flatness in Architecture and the Arts
[G10]
SATURDAY, MAY 10
9:30 am Coffee [MCENG 304]
10:00 am Welcome and presenter introductions [MCENG 304]
10:15 am
11:30 am
SESSION 3: Mobilizing Models

JASON CROW, Louisiana State University
Biology Ain’t Natural

DAVID NEWTON, McGill University
The Social Network: Emerging Models of Program

TOM BESSAI, University of Toronto
Process Artifacts for Architectural Design: Feedback between Computational and Physical Models
[MCENG 304]
11:45 am
12:15 pm
Session #3 Discussion and Q&A
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
BREAK
1:30 pm Presenter introductions [MCENG 304]
1:45 pm
3:00 pm
SESSION 4: Design Intelligence & Prototyping

SIMON KIM & MARIANA IBANEZ, STUDIO IK
Full-Scale

SCOTT MARBLE, Columbia University GSAPP
Columbia Building Intelligence Project

FILIZ KLASSEN, Ryerson University
Climate and Building: Active Boundaries
[MCENG 304]
3:15 pm
3:45 pm
Session #4 Discussion and Q&A
4:00 pm Roundtable Discussion

McGill Buildings