Roundtable Discussion: From Outside the Discipline Outside research is finding new influence within the discipline of architecture. This salon explores the influence of inquiries into topics not typically associated with the field. Presentations and discussion with invited contributors and panelists will explore the different ways research, ranging from the study of logistical networks to the air we breathe to the infrastructure of resource extraction to a self-organizing village, is being deployed as a design tool and the resulting implications for architectural practice.
Moderator Clare Lyster, CLUAA, Chicago / UIC
Panelists Jeanne Gang, Principal, Studio Gang Architects, Chicago Neeraj Bhatia, Director, InfraNet Lab; Founder, The Open Workshop / Visiting Professor, Cornell University Kathy Velikov, RVTR, Toronto and Ann Arbor / University of Michigan
Respondents Chris Bentley, Midwest Editor, The Architects Newspaper Ellen Grimes, Associate Professor, Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects, SAIC Sean Keller, Assistant Professor, Architectural History and Theory, IIT Jonathan Mekinda, Assistant Professor, Art History and School of Art and Design, UIC Paul Preissner, Paul Preissner Architects, UIC
Studio Gang Architects. Aqua Tower, c. 2005. Photo by Butler V. Adams.
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