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Bending light: the GSD/Wyss Institute collaboration

The GSD and the Wyss Institute Adaptive Material Technologies platform have unveiled their first jointly developed patent pending system: the Dynamic Daylight Control System. The new prototypes have the potential to revolutionize building lighting systems with dramatic environmental and economic impacts.

Sep 4, 2014

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Innovating Ceramics: the future of architectural applications

Computer-aided design, manufacturing, and engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE) technologies are increasingly integrated into many aspects of design and construction. ‘Digital Fabrication’ has been deeply embedded in today’s architectural discourse, has enabled new modes of practice, and has informed design pedagogy on a global scale. Whether driven by…

exhibition dates: FEB 26 – APR 11, 2014

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GSD at Rob/Arch

Martin Bechthold (professor of architectural technology, co-director of the DDes Program and director of the GSD Technology Platform) and a group of GSD students joined hundreds of artists, designers, fabricators and industry leaders at Rob|Arch 2014, a biannual conference created by the Association for Robots in Architecture.

May 27, 2014

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Meet the Deans’ Design Challenge finalists

In March, the deans announced 18 finalists in the deans innovation challenges, including four from the GSD. We sat down with the Design Challenge finalists to find out more about their propsals and what winning the challenge—and its $50,000 prize—would mean to them.

May 20, 2014