Thursday, April 15, 2010

NBBJ + CCDI: Hangzhou Sports Park on ArchDaily

USC Arch 517 Grasshopper Course: It's Alive!

We are now half-way through the 5-week Grasshopper course at USC and The Proving Ground Wiki is coming alive!

Students are posting their experiments,the forum is becoming quite active, and class materials are being made available to download.... have a look!

Student: Mohamed El Sheikh
Student: Eve Lin
Student: Jeffrey Vaglio

Sunday, April 11, 2010

arcCA 10.1: Parametrics and IPD

arcCA (Architecture California) has recently published its latest issue on Parametrics and IPD. Included is an article titled "Parametric Voices" where various practitioners and academics have chimed in with their thoughts on the relevance and potential of parametric technology. I am happy to have my thoughts included alongside other leading practitioners involved in the field....

Integrated Project Delivery: A History of Leadership, Advocacy, and Commitment
by Stephan Castellanos, FAIA

Toward Integrated Project Delivery: A New Design and Delivery Method
by Armando L. Gonzalez, FAIA and David L. Goodale, AIA

Internships for IPD: Gaining Perspective on Collaboration
by Dorit Fromm, AIA

Parametric Design: A Brief History
by Stephen Phillips, PhD

Parametric Voices

With contributions from....
Mark Anderson, Anderson Anderson Architecture
Phil Bernstein, Autodesk
Thomas W. Chessum, CO Architects
Tim Durfee, DurfeeRegn
John Enright, Griffen Enright Architects
Thom Faulders, Faulders Studio
Lisa Iwamoto, IwamotoScott Architecture
Hina Jamelle, Contemporary Architecture Practice
Michael Meredith, MOS
Nathan Miller, NBBJ
Pierluigi Serraino, Author
Nick Sowers, UC Berkeley
Carrie Byles, SOM
Mark Sarkisian, Eric Long, David Shook, SOM Structural Group
Craig Hartman, SOM

Pick it up if happen to come across it!