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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

Graduate Project Faire 2018

November 15, 2018 |

On behalf of the staff and students of the Bartlett’s new masters programme M.Arch Design for Performance & Interaction we would like to invite you to join us for our first Graduate Project Faire on the 14th December at UCL … Read More

Work in Progress Show 2018

June 13, 2018 |

On behalf of the staff and students of the Bartlett’s new masters programme M.Arch Design for Performance & Interaction I would like to invite you to join us for our Work in Progress Show on the 29th & 30th June. … Read More

Working Title – Week 1

February 1, 2018 |

This is an example of a work In progress report. This should be written throughout the week, beginning shortly after your tutorial with a reflection on the previous week and feedback from the tutorial.

State your aims of the week.

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Study Design for Performance & Interaction at UCL

January 26, 2018 |

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

New IALab Tutor: Paul Bavister

September 25, 2017 |

Image: Soundforms – Flanagan Lawrence

We’re pleased to welcome Paul Bavister to the IALab teaching team. He has been project architect for several award winning public schemes including the Acoustic Shells in Littlehampton; Soundforms, the first-ever mobile acoustic shell with … Read More

New IALab Tutor: Phoenix Perry

September 21, 2017 |

Continuing our posts on our growing Lab – we’re pleased to announce computer science researcher, game company owner, artist, programmer, game designer, activist + lunatic extraordinaire, the one and only Phoenix Perry will be joining us our teaching team on our Masters in Design … Read More

New IALab Tutor: Choreographer Alexander Whitley

September 20, 2017 |

We’re announcing a number of new tutors joining our Masters in Design for Performance and Interaction this week. First up, Choreographer Alexander Whitley is not only an internationally recognised performance artist, but also a passionately anti-disciplinary practitioner. He often collaborates with digital artists, … Read More

DfPI newsletter #1

May 24, 2017 |

Applications for the Masters in Design for Performance & Interaction at IALab have exceeded all expectation and the standard of submissions has been really impressive. We thought in the build up to the new course we’d begin a monthly newsletter and show … Read More

Dance x Digital Arts

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

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