SCI-Arc's advances in architectural geometry are highlighted in this short version of the film produced by the school for the AAG symposium held September 27-30, 2012 at the Centre Pompidou, Paris. The unprecedented event introduced theoretical works and practices linked to new geometrical development applicable to architecture. A reference in the professional field, this symposium is attended by some of the most renowned architectural design and engineering offices, along with academic laboratories.

SCI-Arc was among 15 world-renowned architecture schools invited to submit a video presentation dedicated to recent developments in architectural geometry and computation. This presentation was shown at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, allowing a large public to discover some of the most interesting and challenging experiments currently being carried out at SCI-Arc.

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Production: Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc)
Film Director: Herwig Baumgartner
Filming & Editing: Ryan Tyler Martinez
Interviews: Marcelyn Gow
Music: Jad Atoui; Moderat-Bpitch Control


Eric Owen Moss (Eric Owen Moss Architects, SCI-Arc Director)
Hernan Diaz Alonso (Xefirotarch, SCI-Arc Graduate Programs Chair)
Andrew Atwood (First Office, SCI-Arc faculty)
Herwig Baumgartner (B+U Architects, SCI-Arc faculty)
Marcelyn Gow (Servo Los Angeles, SCI-Arc faculty)
Elena Manferdini (Atelier Manferdini, SCI-Arc faculty)
Florencia Pita (Fpmod, SCI-Arc faculty)
Marcelo Spina (Patterns, SCI-Arc faculty)
Peter Testa (Testa/Weiser, SCI-Arc faculty)
Devyn Weiser (Testa/Weiser, SCI-Arc faculty)
Tom Wiscombe (Tom Wiscombe Design, SCI-Arc faculty)


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