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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

Posts By Ruairi Glynn

Keynote – Ruairi Glynn @ Fascinate Conference 2013

November 5, 2013 |

I thought I’d share a Keynote that I gave a few months ago at the brilliantly well organised and ambitiously curated Fascinate Conference. My thanks to the guys in Falmouth for the invitation and for sharing the conference footage also.

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Smartgeometry

March 12, 2013 |

Smartgeometry is pleased to announce that sg2013 will be at The Bartlett in London from 15-20 April 2013. The four day Workshop (15-18 April) and two day conference (19-20 April) will follow the format of the highly successful preceding … Read More

Fabricate 2014

February 12, 2013 |

Organised by the Professorship for Architecture and Digital Fabrication of ETH Zurich in collaboration with the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, FABRICATE 2014 will bring together researchers and practitioners in design and making within architecture, construction, engineering, … Read More

Motive Mythologies

November 23, 2012 |

This years Lab Research Theme is ‘Motive Mythologies’. Below is the brief handed out to students at the beginning of the year to stimulate responses. If you’re interested in studying with the Interactive Architecture Lab, you can find out more … Read More

Fearful Symmetry

August 19, 2012 | | One Comment

Tomorrow I go into the Tate Modern to install my new interactive work that has been a year in the making. That among other things is the reason this blog has been so quiet in recent times … Read More

FABRICATE Conference

February 14, 2011 |

FABRICATE Conference is coming up and the schedule if finalised. Here are all the keynotes, chair and speaker. I excited to say I think its going to be a great event. If you’re in London in April please do try … Read More

Constructing Realities

August 30, 2010 | | 3 Comments

Image above – Alan Worn – Discordant folly encountered at daybreak, at the foot of the mountain

‘Constructing Realities’ is the summer exhibition at Arup’s Phase 2 Gallery presenting some of the best of London’s young graduate architecture students work. It … Read More

FABRICATE Conference Call for Work

August 10, 2010 |

I’m pleased to announce my new conference to be held in London in 2011 with Keynote Speakers (clockwise): Mark Burry, Matthias Kohler, Philip Beesley and Neri Oxman.

 

FABRICATE is an International Peer Reviewed Conference with supporting publication and exhibition … Read More

Five copies of Digital Architecture to be won

June 11, 2010 | | One Comment

Dezeen are running a competition to win copies of my recent book Digital Architecture: Passages Through Hinterlands.

http://www.dezeen.com/2010/06/10/competition-five-copies-of-digital-architecture-to-be-won

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Homesense

May 18, 2010 |

Homesense is an open research project collaboration between Tinker London and EDF R&D. Bringing open collaboration methods of online communities to physical infrastructures in the home selected households will create their own smart homes and live with the technologies that … Read More