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Lecture by Bob Sheil
Bob Sheil is an educator and experimental designer focused on transgressions between making, craft and technology in architectural design practice. He is an architect and Director of The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, where he is Professor
Sheil studied architecture at Dublin Institute of Technology (1982-1985) and The Bartlett School of Architecture (1989-1994). With Nick Callicott, Ayres, Chris Leung and Emmanuel Vercruysse, he is a partner in sixteen*(makers), whose work includes 55/02 at Kielder Forest, a shelter designed and made in collaboration with Stahlbogen GmbH, which received a RIBA award for in 2011 for design. Sheil has authored many books, refereed papers, and articles on design,
He has edited ﬁve books, including three issues of Architectural Design: "Design through Making" (2005), "Protoarchitecture" (2008), "High Deﬁnition: Zero Tolerance in Design and Production" (2014). In 2011, Sheil co-chaired the international conference FABRICATE with Ruairi Glynn, with whom he edited a parallel publication. In 2014 he founded the Protoarchitecture Lab, developing collaborative research between making, performance and laser scanning, in collaboration with the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and ScanLAB Projects.
This talk will ﬁrstly set out the basis of a body of work that began in the 1990s when
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