Computational Design Laboratory

Computational Design Lecture Series, Spring ’22


The Spring 2022 Computational Design Lecture Series at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture brings together researchers from both academia and industry to critically explore our discipline’s material and conceptual reconfigurations in response to computational ideas and methods across visual, material, and interactive domains.


Thursday March 24
5-6:15 pm | Kresge Theatre
Collateral Architecture
Jordan Geiger
Partner, Gekh; Visiting Scholar in Computational Design, CMU
Co-presented with the SoA Lecture Series

Tuesday March 29
5-6:15pm | Virtual
Software Timelines: New Research into the Origins of Today’s Architectural Software Culture
Teresa Fankhänel
Independent Curator
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Thursday April 7th
5-6:15pm | Virtual
Mediating Form and Matter: From Control to Uncertainty and Back
Benay Gursoy
Assistant Professor, Penn State; Founder, ForMAT
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Thursday April 14th
5-6:15pm | Virtual
Formulations: Practices of Design Mathematics
Andrew Witt
Associate Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Design
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Thursday April 21st
5-6:15pm | Virtual
Reinforcement Learning for Building Construction and Design
Rodger Luo
Principal AI Research Scientist, Autodesk AI Lab
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Thursday April 28th
5-6:15pm | TBC
Parameter, Material, and Function in Computational Fabrication
Chengyuan Wei
Co-founder, Morphing Program LLC
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Organized by Prof. Daniel Cardoso Llach; Design and coordination assistance: Stella Shen (MSCD ’22).

Author: Stella Shen
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