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Xu Weiguo
The MSD-AAD Meet the Building Experts Lecture Series Presents: Xu Weiguo

Xu Weiguo is a Professor and former Chair of the Architecture Department at Tsinghua University's School of Architecture. He is also the Executive Dean of Future Human Habitats Research Institute in Tsinghua SIGS and the Director of the DADA.

Xu is a pioneering architect who has been active internationally in the field of digital design and digital fabrication for many years. He has devoted his research and practical projects to the innovation of architecture and construction, including robotic masonry system construction, concrete 3D printing, AI form finding and big data in architecture. One of his prominent works is a 3D printed concrete bridge and is listed as the world’s longest 3D-printed concrete pedestrian bridge in the world.

Xu has published more than 140 papers and 17 books. A series of his research projects have been funded by NSFC. He has lectured worldwide, been a visiting scholar at MIT in 2007, and taught at SCI-Arc and USC in 2011-2012. He has curated the DADA series events in 2013 and co-curated Architecture Biennial Beijing 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010.

The Master of Science in Design: Advanced Architecture Design (MSD-AAD) program at the Weitzman School of Design is hosting six Building Expert talks by practitioner-educators whose design work and buildings serves as exemplary in the discipline of architecture. The six talks will be delivered by three Western and three Eastern architects. Each presenter will describe one building from concept to built form. Speakers include Preston Scott Cohen, Nader Tehrani, Patrik Schumacher, Xu Weiguo, Rosanna Hu and Zhu Pei.

Nov 13, 2020 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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