Urban Swales featured by Archinect

Rendering of artificial island proposal for endangered species incubation, Coropolis (Geofutures, 2013). Archinect featured the Geofutures program in a recent editorial that includes Geofutures graduate Ahmed Khan’s Urban Swales student design proposal which won second prize in the speculative category of the Dry Futures international design competition sponsored by Archinect. Please view this feature at […]

Urban Swales Featured in Rensselaer

Geofutures program and student project featured in the Spring 2016 issue of Rensselaer magazine. 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 Geofutures graduate Ahmad Khan, […]

Tanzil Shafique in Dry Futures

Geofutures graduate Tanzil Shafique’s Master’s Project from the Spring semester of 2014, titled Lagoonous Assemblage, received an honorable mention in the speculative category of the Dry Futures competition sponsored by Archinect. This is the second former Geofutures student to be recognized in this competition, given that Muhammad Ahmad Khan’s Master’s Project from the Spring semester […]

Pneumastudio in 104th ACSA Meeting

Geofutures Director, Chris Perry, and his pneumastudio partner, Cathryn Dwyre chaired two paper sessions at the recent 104th Annual Meeting of the ACSA in Seattle: Shaping New Knowledges. The two sessions were titled “Knowledge Fields: Between Architecture and Landscape”. Visit ACSA 2016 for more information.

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.

Perry and Diniz at ACADIA 2015

Geofutures Director Chris Perry is Co-Technical Chair for ACADIA 2015, hosted by the University of Cincinnati, Oct 22-24. Geofutures faculty member, Nancy Diniz, will serve as a session chair in addition to presenting a paper. The conference theme, Computational Ecologies: Design in the Anthropocene, was developed by Perry along with his co-chair, both of whom also […]

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“.

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