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Saturday, October 17 • 2:55pm - 3:55pm
Trending Tomorrow: An Architecture Intelligence Forecast LIMITED

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What does the future hold for today's architects? Is traditional design giving way to cutting-edge approaches? Look into the crystal ball at "Trending Tomorrow." This session will cover the intellectual, experimental trends shaping contemporary architecture. Explore a variety of challenges impacting the future of the practice, including:

social activism and humanitarian architecture; 
concerns over climate change, resiliency, and sustainability;
ecology, biological processes, and relational systems; 
the role of new technologies in contemporary culture;
algorithmic and parametric approaches to design;
digital fabrication and the use of microcontrollers in architectural design.

Discover the intellectual trends that are shaping practices around the world that have lately become more experimental, speculative, and future-oriented than in recent decades. Learn approaches that could redefine your practice to address tomorrow's wicked problems.

Speakers
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William Willoughby

Associate Dean, Kent State University
William T. Willoughby, AIA is an architect, educator, and essayist. After graduating from Kent State University and beginning his career as an architect in Cleveland, he served as a visiting assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and became an architectural educator and administrator at Louisiana Tech University where he served for 15 years. He returned to Kent State University's College of Architecture and... Read More →


Saturday October 17, 2015 2:55pm - 3:55pm
02 - Rhythms Sheraton Hotel
  • CEU Hours 1
  • HSW/LU LU