Interaction Design + Architecture: what better topic for another event cohosted with our friends at SEGD?
Michael Fox, cofounder and principal of FoxLin (http://foxlin.com/)Architecture, will talk about his work in designing interactive experiences at architectural scale. FoxLin is a San Clemente-based architecture firm that bridges the worlds of art and design. The office has completed numerous site-specific large-scale art projects centered on issues of social interaction. All of the projects have a social agenda, working to actively engage people over time.
Light food and beverages courtesy of Vitamin T (https://vitamintalent.com/contact-us/san-diego).
6:00-6:30 pm Networking and socializing
6:30-6:45 pm Announcements and introduction
6:45-7:45 pm Presentation
7:45-8:00 pm Q&A
8:00-9:00 pm Networking and socializing
About Michael Fox
Michael Fox is the author of the book Interactive Architecture by Princeton Architectural Press and the upcoming book entitled: IA: Adaptive World. After graduation, Fox founded the Kinetic Design Group at MIT as a sponsored research group to investigate interactive architecture. His practice, teaching and research are centered on interactive architecture. He is the President of ACADIA (Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture) and has lectured internationally on the subject matter of interactive, behavioral and kinetic architecture. Michael has won numerous awards in architectural ideas competitions and his masters’ thesis at MIT received the outstanding thesis award for his work on computation and design processes. Fox’s work has been featured in numerous international periodicals and books, and has been exhibited worldwide. His work has been funded by NASA, the Annenberg Foundation, the Graham Foundation, the Space Grant Foundation and others. Fox is an Associate Professor of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona and has taught previously at MIT, The Hong Polytechnic University, the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI_ARC) in Los Angeles as well as numerous international workshops. He is also very involved with his local community and serves on the Board of Directors for the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce and on the City Homeless Task Force.
Food and Beverage Sponsor
Special thanks to our generous food and beverage sponsor, Vitamin T (https://vitamintalent.com/contact-us/san-diego).
Special thanks to Mitchell International (http://www.mitchell.com/) for graciously opening its doors to our group.
San Diego Experience Design (SDXD (http://www.meetup.com/s-d-x-d/)) is a vibrant local network of professionals working in UX design, UX research, interaction design, visual design, prototyping, and other disciplines all in service to designing effective, intuitive, and captivating experiences. (www.meetup.com/s-d-x-d/)
The Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD (http://www.segd.org)) is a global, multidisciplinary community of professionals creating experiences that connect people to place. We are an association of design professionals, industry experts, educators, and artists. Our work creates a sense of place, helps people find their way, communicates important information, and fuels a dialogue between users and the spaces they inhabit. (www.segd.org)