"WILD CARDS" Exhibition
ACADIA 2012 will feature a new exhibition entitled "WILD CARDS" - composed of both peer-reviewed ACADIA projects and curated projects from emerging West Coast design firms. The exhibition will be hosted in the main Nave space at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco (1111 8th Street). The exhibition opening will take place on Friday, Oct 19th, 2012 from 7-9pm. It is free and open to the public. Download the invitation, exhibition statement and the floor plan here [PDF].
"Pneuma 1" by ACADIA 2012 Keynote Neri Oxman
Confirmed participants for the curated exhibition include: Achim Menges, Neri Oxman, Faulders Studio, MATSYS, Rael/San Fratello, IwamotoScott, Kruysman | Proto, FreelandBuck, Doris Sung (DOSU) with Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter and Matthew Melnyk, Ogrydziac/Prillinger, Atelier Manferdini, Future Cities Lab, Ball-Nogues, Cabrinha-Kudless-Shook, Fletcher Studio, Oyler Wu Colaborative, Price Studio, VeeV / Raveevarn Choksombatchai.
Juried Projects include: Cutwork, Dragon Skin Pavilion, Digital Plaster, Flowing Matter, Gleaned, Green Negligee, IM BLANKY, Learning from Candela, MANTA, Plis/Replis, Spring Challenge, Sartorical Tectonics, Dynamic Support, Terri-Form, Unnatural Materials.
Nataly Gattegno, Associate Professor
CCA & Future Cities Lab
Brian Price, Adjunct Professor
CCA & Price Studio
"HygroScope" by ACADIA 2012 Keynote Achim Menges
"APPLIED: Research Through Fabrication" Competition and Exhibition
ACADIA 2012 is excited to be collaborating with the organizers of the "APPLIED Research Through Fabrication International Competition" to be exhibiting the second-stage finalists and final stage judging at ACADIA 2012. The APPLIED Competition is co-production of the TEX-FAB, The Digital Fabrication Alliance and ACADIA 2012. It's primary media sponsor will be the Architect's Newspaper. APPLIED is a two-stage international design competition. All submissions will be judged in the first round in San Antonio, from this field of submissions 4 projects will be selected for further design and fabrication development and will be exhibited and judged at ACADIA 2012 in San Francisco, at which time a winner will be selected to complete a full-scale installation for the 4th annual TEX-FAB event in Dallas/Ft. Worth. The exhibition will be hosted in the main Nave space at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco (1111 8th Street). The exhibition opening will take place on Friday, Oct 19th, 2012 from 7-9pm. It is free and open to the public. Winners will be announced at the ACADIA Awards Dinner the following evening. The four finalists can be viewed here. The finalists are:
Please visit the APPLIED Competition website for details including submission specifics, industry partners, prize money, sponsors, judging, schedule and more.
2012 APPLIED COMPETITION: The "Minimal Complexity" project by Vlad Tenu was the winner of the 2011 TEX-FAB REPEAT Digital Fabrication Competition. The final piece was commissioned and built in January 2011 by TEX-FAB.