New Co-Director Lydia Kallipoliti

The Geofutures program is very excited to welcome Assistant Professor, Lydia Kallipoliti, as Co-Director of the program alongside Chris Perry. Prof. Kallipoliti is a renowned scholar, designer, and curator who brings a wealth of intellectual and creative talent and accomplishments. Prof. Kallipoliti is the founder of ANAcycle thinktank and the author of Closed Worlds, Or, […]

Ambiguous Territory published in The Architects Newspaper

Architects Newspaper recently published a review of the exhibition Ambiguous Territory: Architecture, Landscape, and the Postnatural, which was co-curated by Chris Perry and includes work by Gustavo Crembil, Lydia Kallipoliti, Chris Perry, and student work from the Geofutures Master of Science in Architecture program. Please view this feature at Architects Newspaper for more information.   […]

Graduate Open House

April 14, 2018 / Troy, NY: GRADUATE OPEN HOUSE_ Rensselaer Architecture’s Graduate Open House will take place on Saturday April 14, 2018, and is a great opportunity for prospective students to become more familiar with the Geofutures MSArch program, the School of Architecture, as well as Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Visiting prospective students will have the opportunity to […]

pneumastudio featured in XXL-XS

Geofutures Director Chris Perry’s design practice, pneumastudio, has work featured in the publication XXL-XS: New Directions in Ecological Design, published by Actar. Please view this feature at Actar Publishers for more information.    

Ambiguous Territory

Geofutures director, Chris Perry, co-organized and co-curated the recent Ambiguous Territory symposium and exhibition at the University of Michigan. The exhibition featured student work from the Geofutures program, as well as design work by SoA faculty members Gustavo Crembil and Lydia Kallipoliti. Please view this feature at Taubman College for more information.    

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”. […]


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