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About Ruairi Glynn

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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

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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

Lab Field Trip 2015

July 14, 2015 |

The IALab this year visited China beginning in the northern sub-zero temperatures of Beijing and ending almost a month later in the tropical warmth of Hong Kong. On our travels the Lab visited many cities and historical sites as well … Read More

Kinetica Art Fair 2014

November 24, 2014 |

We’ve had a fantastic few days at the Kinetica Art Fair held at the Truman Brewery –  part of the Frieze London art fair 2014. Kinetica featured over 50 exhibitors, as well as a number of performance pieces. With our … Read More

Domestic Ecologies

October 24, 2014 |

“It is now highly feasible to take care of everybody on earth at a higher standard of living than any have ever known. It no longer has to be you or me. Selfishness is unnecessary. War is obsolete. It … Read More

Interactive Architecture Lab Catalog 2013

August 29, 2014 |

Very please to be posting this today as it feels somewhat like a new start for this website that has been static now for a few years while I have built a number of quite large kinetic installation pieces and … Read More

Flights of Fancy

November 24, 2013 |

“We believe in the possibility of an incalculable number of human transformations, and we say without smiling that wings sleep in the flesh of man”  – Multiplied Man and the Reign of the Machine (1911), Marinetti

This years … Read More