Philip F. Yuan
Associate Dean, tenured professor of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) at Tongji University, Council Member
of Architects Sector, Virtual and Automated Construction Sector as well as Academic Committee of Computational Design Sector
at Architectural Society of China; Director of Academic Committee of Shanghai Digital Fabrication Engineering Technology Center;
Co-Chair of DigitalFUTURES Association.
He founded Shanghai based firms: Archi-Union Architects and Fab-Union Technology. Yuan is also a member
in the Scientific Committee of The International Association on Spatial Structures (IASS) and the International Conference
on 3D Printing and Transportation3D Printing and Transportation (3DTRB).
His research mainly focuses
on the field of performance-based architectural tectonics, the application of robotic fabrication equipment as weak as developments
of robotic fabrication technologies and is able to realize many of his research theories in architectural practices.
academic year SLIVER is presenting a „Mixtape“ compiled by members of our faculty who contributed with their professional
interests and pedagogical objectives. The summer term is as well a collection of architects, artists, and theoreticians whose
work is circulating through the IoA in form of theoretical underpinnings, built references, and research ambitions.
IoA Sliver Lecture Series summer term 2021:
Paola Antonelli (New York/USA) April 22,
Joanne McNeil (USA) April 29, 7pm
Pezo von Ellrichshausen
(Chile) May 7, 7pm
Thomas Krarup/Cobe architects (Copenhagen/Denmark) May 27, 7pm
Lokko (Accra/Ghana) June 10, 7pm