Fall 2016 Graduate Open House Events

November 17th & 19th, 2016, Troy and New York City, NY Fall 2016 Graduate Open House Events Two Open House Events for graduate programs at the Rensselaer School of Architecture will take place this fall 2016. Thursday, November 17, 2016: CASE (Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology) Open House in New York City. Please contact the […]

Fall 2016 Lecture Series

LECTURE SERIES (FALL 2016). Admission is FREE. All lectures unless otherwise noted start 6:00pm at EMPAC / The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media + Performing Arts Center . 110 8th Street, Troy NY 12180. Contemporary Design Conference is from 2-7:00pm on Tuesday, November 8th.

Spring’16 Lecture Series

LECTURE SERIES (SPRING 2016). Admission is FREE. All lectures start 6:00pm at EMPAC / The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media + Performing Arts Center . 110 8th Street, Troy NY 12180.  

Tanzil Shafique (Geofutures’14) at STUDIO Magazine, Milan

Tanzil Shafique, who graduated from the Geofutures program in 2014, has published an article in STUDIO, an independent magazine published in Milan which focuses on contemporary urbanism. The article is titled “Towards ‘Antifragile Urbanism’: Beyond the Fragility of Utopia and the Robustness of Resilience” and is featured in Issue no. 9 of STUDIO, titled “Beyond”. […]

Urban Swales in Dry Futures – Archinect

Geofutures MArch II program/student project featured in the December issue of Inside Rensselaer. The featured project, which placed second in the speculative category of the Dry Futures competition sponsored by Archinect, is called Urban Swales and was the culmination of a year’s worth of research and design work by recent MArch II graduate Ahmad Khan, […]

Geofutures at AICAD Conference

Geofutures director Chris Perry will present work from the Geofutures MArch II program at the AICAD conference (Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design) hosted by California College of the Arts in San Francisco on Nov. 6 and 7. The conference explores the general topic of science in the art and design studio.

Nancy Diniz at TxA Emerging Design+Technology

Assistant Professor Nancy Diniz presents at TxA Emerging Design+Technoloty at the Texas Society of Architects Convention, November 5-7, 2015. Presenting Fabrication-Informed Design Strategies for Inter-Scalar Surfaces Using a Textile Bio Material. More information can be found on the Texas Society of Architects Page.

Nancy Diniz awarded residency fellowship at EYEBEAM

Nancy Diniz awarded a residency fellowship at EYEBEAM, NY, USA Assistant Professor Nancy Diniz has been awarded a residency fellowship at the prestigious Eyebeam art + technology center in New York City, under their newly launched program “New Works from Innovators at the Intersection of Art and Technology“.

Between the Autonomous & Contingent Object

  Geofutures director Chris Perry will participate in the forthcoming ACSA Fall Conference at Syracuse University, October 8-10: More information about the debate here

Potential Fields

Program director Chris Perry’s design practice, pneumastudio, which he shares with landscape architect, Cathryn Dwyre, recently exhibited a 3D printed scale model of their Anthropocene Folly project at an outdoor group exhibition titled “Potential Fields” organized and curated by CR10 Arts for the Clermont Historic Site in Clermont, New York. Perry recently published an article […]


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