Skylar Tibbits – Saturday, October 26
Skylar Tibbits is a trained architect, designer, computer scientist, and artist whose research focuses on developing self-assembly technologies for large-scale applications in our physical environment. He is currently a faculty member in MIT’s Department of Architecture. Previously, he worked at a number of renowned design offices, has designed and built large-scale installations around the world, and has exhibited work at The Guggenheim Museum, NY. Tibbits has been published in The New York Times, Wired, and Fast Company, and has guest lectured at The University of Pennsylvania, Pratt Institute, and Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. He was recently named R&D Magazine’s 2015 Innovator of the Year and awarded an Architectural League Prize and a TED Senior Fellowship.