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Fwd: 30 days until ACADIA 2011. in Calgary/Banff, Canada – October 13 — 16, 2011

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ACADIA 2011 Annual Conference
October 13 — 16, 2011          
Calgary/Banff, Canada

The ACADIA 2011 Annual Conference will explore integrative trajectories and areas of overlap that have emerged through computation between design, its allied disciplines of engineering and construction, and other fields, such as computer science, material science, mathematics and biology. The conference will highlight experimental projects in which methods, processes, and techniques are discovered, appropriated, adapted, and altered from elsewhere, and digitally pursued.

6 days: 2 pre-conference (Oct 11-12) + 4 conference (Oct 13-16)
8 preconference *WORKSHOPS*
1 panel discussion (Integrative Parametrics)
2 exhibitions (in Calgary & Banff)
30 paper presentations
10 work-in-progress presentations
7 invited speakers
1 scenic tour of the Canadian Rocky Mountains

Computation, Formation and Materiality
Form, Geometry, and Complexity
Integrative Tools and Techniques
Information Management and Integration
Fabrication and Production Techniques
Kinetics, Matter and Computation
Interface and Immersion

Garnet HERTZ (ConceptLAB, Los Angeles)
Chuck HOBERMAN (Hoberman Associates, New York)
Lisa IWAMOTO (IwamotoScott, San Francisco)
Marcos NOVAK (TransLAB, Los Angeles)
Joseph ROSA (U of Michigan Museum of Art)
Micheal SPEAKS (U of Kentucky)
Michael WEINSTOCK (Architectural Association, London)

Jason S. Johnson
Branko Kolarevic
Vera Parlac
Joshua M. Taron

Laboratory for Integrative Design (LID)
Faculty of Environmental Design (EVDS)
University of Calgary, Canada

SPACE IS LIMITED – register now at

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