MSD at HOME with Eva Castro

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Online - ABP Zoom Webinar

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Practice: Fields of Operation / Procedural Fields / Plotting Fields

The lecture will attempt to thread a set of recurrent interests through the various scales, times, types and cultures the research – and works unfolded, have been situated -from Plasma Studio to GroundLab to formAxioms / UK to China to Singapore / architecture to landscape urbanism to territorial agency / practice to academia /// :

(un)forming / (re)forming relationships

abstracting the traditional / intending the unfamiliar

ground – surface / unfolding the ground / breaking solidity

scales form(ing) / meshingreading / indexing / plotting fictions

infrastructure / (proto)typing

About the presenter

Eva Castro

Eva Castro is the co-founder of formAxioms a research laboratory based at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore, where she is a Professor of Practice and currently coordinates core Studio 2 and co-leads advanced option studios. She has been the director of the Landscape Urbanism Unit at Tsinghua University in Beijing and a visiting professor at the Architectural Association in London, where she taught – as a diploma unit master and director of the Landscape Urbanism Master program since 2003. She has also held positions as visiting professor at HKU, Hong Kong and honorary professor at Xi’an Tech University. As a practitioner, Castro is cofounder of Plasma Studio and GroundLab. She has been recognized with several awards including the Next Generation Architects Award, the Young Architect of the Year Award and the Contract World Award. Her work is published and exhibited worldwide, including Archilab’s ‘Naturalising Architecture’ and various solo exhibitions and art installations -at the DAZ (Deutsches Architectural Museun) in Germany and the Architectural Association in London.

Presentation and Q+A

Date: Wednesday 02 September 2020

Time: 18:00 - 19:30 AEST* Melbourne (UTC +10)

Venue: Online - ABP Zoom Webinar

Event link: Once you have registered for the event, the event link (Zoom URL) will be sent to you via your Eventbrite confirmation email and reminder emails.

* Singapore: Wednesday 02 September 2020, 16:00 - 17:30; SGT
* Dubai: Wednesday 02 September 2020, 12:00 - 13:30; GST
* London: Wednesday 02 September 2020, 09:00 - 10:30; BST
* New York: Wednesday 02 September 2020, 04:00 - 05:30; EDT
* Los Angeles: Wednesday 02 September 2020, 01:00 - 02:30; PDT

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