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About Ruairi Glynn

Staff
Artist / Director of IALab
Irish/UK

Ruairi Glynn

Ruairi Glynn is Director of the Interactive Architecture Lab at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. Alongside his teaching and research he practices as an Installation Artist recently exhibiting at the Centre Pompidou Paris, National Art Museum of China Beijing and Tate Modern London. His interactive installations reflect on rapid developments in robotics, material science and computational technologies examining the emerging aesthetics of behaviour permeating across art, architecture and design. He has worked with cultural and research institutions including the Royal Academy of Arts, the Medical Research Council and BBC and built public works for Twitter, Nike, Arup, Buro Happold, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He has co-authored two books ‘Digital Architecture, Passages Through Hinterlands’ & ‘Fabricate, Making Digital Architecture’ in parallel to curating over a dozen international conferences, competitions and exhibitions. He’s taught internationally including ETH, Zurich, TU, Delft, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Denmark & the Angewandte, Vienna.

Projects By Ruairi Glynn

Posts By Ruairi Glynn

Dance x Digital Arts 26/1/17

January 12, 2017 |

Dance x Digital Arts is the inaugural event of the Performance Interactions Lecture Series held by Bartlett’s new master programme: M.Arch Design for Performance & Interaction. It will explore the intersection between dance, art & technology with talks from digital artists Memo … Read More

Study Design for Performance & Interaction at UCL

September 29, 2016 |

At the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London – the UK’s leading and largest Faculty of the Built Environment – we are starting a new 15-month Masters programme Design for Performance & Interaction offering students an opportunity to learning about Design in 4 … Read More

Event: Video games and architecture

September 17, 2016 |

24 October 2016 at the Museum of London – Director of the Interactive Architecture Lab, Ruairi Glynn, will be joined by Dr Diane Carr (UCL), Nic Clear (Greenwich University), Usman Haque (Umbrellium) and Ed Mascarenhas to discuss Video games and … Read More

IALab exhibiting at Ars Electronica

August 6, 2016 |

We’re pleased to announce that the Interactive Architecture Lab will be exhibiting our 3m tall spherical garden robot Hortum machina, B at this years Ars Electronica Festival in Linz. The project was shortlisted for the prestigious STARTS Prize https://starts-prize.aec.at

Hortum machina, … Read More

New tutors joining the Lab

July 28, 2016 |

We’re very pleased to announce the arrival of three new tutors to the Interactive Architecture Lab team. Everyone of them brings a unique set of skills and industry and arts practice experience. Its going to be thrilling to see how … Read More

Teaching roles at IALab

July 19, 2016 |

The Bartlett School of Architecture is looking to fill teaching roles within the Interactive Architecture Lab – please get in touch for more details

The Interactive Architecture Lab is an anti-disciplinary studio interested in the Behaviour and Interaction of Things, Environments and their Inhabitants. … Read More

Event: This Happened #25

April 17, 2016 |

The Interactive Architecture Lab are proud to be hosting This Happened #25 on May 17th. It open to the public.

6pm Start Location Bartlett School of Architecture, 140 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 2PT Map

http://www.meetup.com/This-Happened-London/events/229714325/?a=socialmedia

Speakers

Open Call for Participants – Brazil Workshops

April 11, 2016 | | 2 Comments

Bartlett Brazil Workshops: Robotics and Interaction Design for Architects – Open Call for Participants

Rio de Janeiro 27-30 April – Museu do Amanhã in collaboration with UFRJ Sao Paulo 2-5 May – FABLAB LIVRE & FAUUSP Sao Paulo

Introducing how sensors, code, electronics, lighting and … Read More

Marshmallow Laser Feast Artist Residency

March 3, 2016 |

We’re so pleased to announce that the renowned Marshmallow Laser Feast join Interactive Architecture Lab this year as Artists in Residence bringing their unique combination of visual art, technology hacking and experience design to the Bartlett School of Architecture. MLF … Read More

Soft Bodies – Masters Brief 2015-16

November 21, 2015 |

We’ve just released this years brief for the Masters Students of The Interactive Architecture Lab 2015-16. Each year’s theme is intended to drive early research exploration and the development of core skills. However, the studio actively encourages students to break … Read More