The RMIT School of Architecture and Design and the Design Research Institute invite you to a symposium titled “SPECULATIVE FORMATION: complex systems and non-linear design strategies”.

Venue: RMIT, Building 8, 368 Swanston Street, Level 11, Room 68

Time: Friday 09 March 2012,  06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

The symposium will explore the role of computation within highly speculative approaches to architectural design. The discussion will address the volatile nature of complex systems and their indeterminacy in opposition to the role of computational design in exercising hierarchical control. The symposium brings together international and local architects and critics who are exploring complex systems of formation.

T Event Supported by:

DRI Future Fabric of Cities – Speculative Architecture Laboratory

Presentations and panel discussions will include: Andrew Benjamin, Francois Roche, Camille Lacadee, Ezio Blasetti, Anthony Burke, Dave Pigram, Vivian Mitsogianni, Paul Minifie, Pia Ednie-Brown, Tim Schork, Tom Kovac, and Roland Snooks.