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Dana Cupkova

+ Calendar 2023-04-11 12:30:00 2023-04-11 13:30:00 America/Detroit Dana Cupkova Dana Cupkova
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

 Dana Cupkova

Dana Cupkova

On Politics of Ecological Intimacy

This lecture will present a biotechnological approach to environmental empathy and stewardship in architecture. Rooted in specific geo-political contexts, the design and shaping of architectural materials and environments within cradle-to-cradle frameworks aspires towards diverse aesthetics, and localized redistribution of resources and labor, while positioning architecture as a vehicle for ecological and communal restoration.

CEU: This lecture equals 1 credit. To prepare for any potential audit, we suggest you register for this lecture. Upon request and verification of attendance, CoAD will supply a certificate of completion.

This lecture is part of Lawrence Technological University's CoAD Lunch + Learn lecture series. LTU CoAD's Lunch + Learn lecture series is free and open to the public. Choose either an on campus or livestream ticket.

There will be a Q & A after the presentation. Your on-campus registration includes a pizza lunch.

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About Dana: DANA CUPKOVA is a founding director and design principal of EPIPHYTE Lab. She currently holds an Assistant Professorship at the Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture and serves as a Track Chair for the school's Master of Science in Sustainable Design program. From 2005-2012 Dana was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Cornell University Department of Architecture. Before founding EPIPHYTE Lab, Dana directed the architectural design practice DCm-STUDIO. She currently serves on the ACADIA Board of Directors. Dana's design work is focused on the relationship between design-space and ecology as it engages computational methods, thermodynamic processes, and experimentation with geometrically-driven performance logic. Her research has been supported by the NYSCA 2013 Grant, the AIA NY Center for Architecture Foundation Arnold W. Brunner Grant, the Cornell University Faculty Innovation Grant, Architectural League of NY, AIA Urban and Regional Solution Grant, the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Technology Alliance Grant, and others. Dana's design work has been published internationally in professional venues such as Dwell, The Architectural Review, Green Building & Design, The Cornell Journal of Architecture, IJAC and Architect's Newspaper; it has also been presented at academic conferences such as Smart Geometry, ACADIA, Encoding Architecture, Sustaining Sustainability: Alternative Approaches in Urban Ecology and Architecture, and Design Modeling Symposium: Modeling Behavior, among others.

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