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Architecture Professor Imdat As Presents Paper at ACADIA Conference


Posted 11/16/2017
Submitted by Katrina Mill
Category: Campus Announcements
Cover of the ACADIA 2017 Conference Proceedings

Cover of the ACADIA 2017 Conference Proceedings

Hashim Sarkis, Dean of the School of Architecture, MIT, giving the opening talk to the ACADIA 2017 Conference

Hashim Sarkis, Dean of the School of Architecture, MIT, giving the opening talk to the ACADIA 2017 Conference

On Friday, November 3, Architecture Assistant Professor Imdat As presented a paper at the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) conference at MIT. The paper Professor As presented is titled “Crowdsourcing the Obama Presidential Center— An Alternative Design Delivery Model: Democratizing Architectural Design.” The paper was co-authored with Associate Professor Takehiko Nagakura from the MIT School of Architecture.

The ACADIA conference was held in Cambridge, MA on November 2-4. “ACADIA was formed for the purpose of facilitating communication and critical thinking regarding the use of computers in architecture, planning and building science. The organization is committed to the research and development of computational methods that enhance design creativity, rather than simply production, and that aim at contributing to the construction of humane physical environments. A particular focus is education and the software, hardware and pedagogy involved in education.”— http://2017.acadia.org/about.html

Cover of the ACADIA 2017 Conference Proceedings

Cover of the ACADIA 2017 Conference Proceedings

Hashim Sarkis, Dean of the School of Architecture, MIT, giving the opening talk to the ACADIA 2017 Conference

Hashim Sarkis, Dean of the School of Architecture, MIT, giving the opening talk to the ACADIA 2017 Conference