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Bionic Materials: Architect-led R&D for Tomorrow’s Building Blocks

New research that combines the super powers of nature and technology is generating pioneering materials for interiors as well as exteriors. At the forefront of understanding new possibilities and applications are architecture and design firms with dedicated in-house Research & Development teams. Design reserachers will discuss the value of having in-house R&D for the practice as a whole, and present current projects that set new standards for building materials in terms of performance and health benefits to the end-user. 

Registration – 6:00-6:30
CEU Panel – 6:30-7:30
Cocktail Reception – 7:30-8:30

Erik Berg Kreider, Senior Inudstrial Designer (BIG Ideas), BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
Mitchell Joachim, Founder, Terreform ONE
Nicholas Desbiens, AIA, LEED AP, Head of Digital Practice, KPF

Moderator: Molly Heintz, Editor-in-Chief, Oculus

Organized by
Oculus Magazine, Architectural Record, and BNP Media
Thursday, 2/07
6pm to 8:45pm
ABC Stone, 129 W. 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011
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