The New York Digital Design Community is a forum that focuses on showcasing technology-driven design by leading New York individuals, practices and universities. It is dedicated to disseminating the application of cutting-edge design methodologies and fabrication techniques related to digital technologies, computation, and digital prototyping in a collegial setting. In a series of quarterly events, design leaders from multiple industries showcase their most current and stimulating work at a variety of scales and stages of design. These gatherings bring together individuals from across the field who are in the forefront of developments in digital design, establishing a platform for those who are actively shaping a new profile for their industries and raising the bar for methods of practice in the future.

In this installment of the quarterly series, three practitioners from WeWork and SHoP Architects will showcase the various design methods and technologies that they employ in their workflow, highlighting their recent work on in-house design tooling and infrastructure, as well as visualization techniques in their practice, respectively.

Introduction and Moderation:
Andrew Haas
, Computational Designer, KPF; Director, AA Visiting School New York
Alfonso Oliva, Director of LERA+ Consulting Structural Engineers

Andrew Heumann, Senior Scientist, Research & Applied Science at WeWork
Jonatan Schumacher, Director of Design & Construction Technology at WeWork
Christopher Morse, Associate, Interactive Visualization at SHoP Architects

6:30 – Doors open, networking and AR/VR experiences available
7:00 – Introduction
7:05-7:45 – Presentations
7:45-8:00 – Open discussion with audience
8:00-8:30 – Closing reception, networking and AR/VR experiences available

Photo ID required for entering building.

The New York Digital Design Community runs in collaboration with the AIANY Technology Committee and offers attendees AIA Learning Hours for Continuing Education.

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