On February 14 in New York, Daniels Faculty Assistant Professor Wei-Han Vivian Lee presented recent work — and jokes! — as part of Storefront for Art and Architecture's Cabaret Series. The event, entitled ha ha ha (The Funny, the Witty, and the Grotesque) explored the intersections between humour, art, and architecture through performance and discussion.
A group of masters students from ETH Zurich — including Daniels Faculty Adjunct Lecturer and Digital Fabrication Coordinator Nicholas Hoban (MArch 2012) — have created the world’s first two-storey wooden pavilion using robots. The group was based out of ETH Zurich's Gramazio Kohler Research lab. Hoban recently completed his MAS in Architecture and Digital Fabrication at ETH Zurich during a leave from the Daniels Faculty.
Assistant Professor Fadi Masoud was in South Florida last week with a team from MIT developing an online interactive educational multimedia platform to raise awareness around the impacts of climate change on urban development and design.
“In Toronto alone, the number of official noise complaints to the City has more than doubled since 2011, rising roughly in tandem with the new skyscrapers that are causing endless construction commotion downtown” writes Matthew Hague of The Globe and Mail.