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Aran Chadwick – Material Matters Lecture Series

Aran Chadwick – Material Matters Lecture Series

28 April 2015

Aran Chadwick is the Director of Atelier One, which has been described as ‘the most
Innovative Engineering Practice in the UK’.

Atelier One has gained an international reputation as a structural engineering practice specialising in challenging projects. Collaborations with architects, artists and designers has resulted in many interesting built projects ...
Sophie de Oliveira Barata – Material Matters Lecture Series

Sophie de Oliveira Barata – Material Matters Lecture Series

28 April 2015

Sophie de Oliveira Barata is an artist trained in special effects prosthetics who recognises the creative, self-expressive possibilities that artificial limbs hold. After nearly a decade of working for medical prosthetic providers, Sophie founded the Alternative Limb Project in 2011. Her studio offers a bespoke service to amputees that either ...
Jan Knippers – Material Matters Lecture Series

Jan Knippers – Material Matters Lecture Series

05 May 2015

Jan Knippers is Professor and Head of the Institute for Building Structures and Structural Design at the University of Stuttgart. He is also Partner and Co-founder of the international engineering practice Knippers Helbig ...
Reactivating the Social Condenser: Architecture against Privation

Reactivating the Social Condenser: Architecture against Privation

18 May 2015

'In the habits and attitudes of the mass population, low-voltage activity and a weak consciousness would be focused through the circuits of these ‘social condensers’ into high-voltage catalysts of change.' (Moisei Ginzburg, 1927)