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07-12-2010
Unit 20 crits at the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, London UK.
Critics: Colin Fournier, Ines Dantas, Johan Voordouw, Paula Morais, Alessandro Ayuso, Marjan Colletti and Marcos Cruz.



04-12-2010 
Lecture at architecture symposium 'COAST (architecture by/on/in the sea)', Arts University College, Bournemouth UK.
Organisation: Simon Beeson
Keynote speech: Sir Peter Cook
Speakers: Dennis Crompton; Mike Davies; Yael Reisner; Richard Horden; Roger Zogolovitch; Marcos Cruz
http://www.aucb.ac.uk/newsevents/architecturesymposium.aspx



30-11-2010
Lecture 'Nurbsters, Foldsters and Neoplasmatic' at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor USA.
http://www.tcaup.umich.edu/news_and_events/events/archives/2010-2011/?event=0000c0a8de10000007e05a010000012aa706756e6ddb0957


29-11-2010
Lecture 'Nurbsters, Foldsters and Neoplasmatic' at the Beyond the Fringe Lecture Series, UCLA, Los Angeles USA.


24-11-2010 
Lecture 'Nurbsters, Foldsters and Neoplasmatic' at AbsolutLab, Madrid Spain.
http://www.absolut-lab.com/es/evento/30/Nurbsters_Foldsters_and_Neoplasmatic_Design



04-11-2010 to 05-11-2010
Marcos Cruz invited jury for the Taiwan Tower Conceptual Design International Competition.
Location: Taichung, Taiwan
Jury: Yucheng Ann (Taiwan) - Dean of College of Design, Shih-Chien University; J.J. Pan (Taiwan) - Principal, J.J. Pan and Partners, Architects and Planners; Marcos Cruz (UK) - Director, Bartlett School of Architecture UCL; David Tseng (Taiwan) - Architecture Professor, National Chiao Tung University; Craig Hodgetts (USA) - Director, Hodgetts+Fung Design and Architecture; Junjieh Wand (Taiwan) - Media artist; Watanabe Kunio - President, Structural Design Group
Judging Results: Stefan Dorin (Romania) with Craciun Mihai Bogdan (USA) - First Prize; Cook Robotham Architectural Bureau Limited (UK) - Second Prize; Irma Maria Coello munoz with Leticia Gemma Montero Amice, Tomer Shimon kenin and Alvaro Guinea Martin (Spain) - Third Prize; Pablo Gil Martinez and Jaime bartolome Yllera (Spain) - Honourable Mention; Nicolas Laisne Architect (France) - Honourable Mention; Spatial Practice Ltd (Switzerland) - Honourable Mention; CYS.ASDO (Taiwan) - Honourable Mention; Institute of Architecture University of Applied Arts Vienna / Tze Chung Ma, Chien-Sheng Liu, Xinyu Wan, Emre Icdem (Austria) - Honourable Mention
http://www.twtower.com.tw/


29-10-2010
Unit 20 crits at the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, London UK.
Critics: Hannes Mayer, Marjan Colletti and Marcos Cruz.


12-10-2010
Lecture 'Pensamiento lateral / Proyectos laterales. El caso Bartlett' at the Universidad de los Andes (Auditorio Mario Laserna ML-A), Bogota' Columbia.
11-10-2010 
Lecture 'Experimentalismo/Experiencialismo - El caso Bartlett' at PEI, Universidad Pontificia Javeriana, Bogota' Columbia.


27-08-2010 
Opening of 'Exuberant and Sublime Flesh' exhibition at the Venice Biennale, Italy.
Location: Austrian Pavilion 
Curator of the Austrian Pavilion: Eric Owen Moss 
Curator of Exuberant and Sublime Flesh: Marjan Colletti 
Student work in show: Yousef Al-Mehdari, Ben Cowd, David Edwards, Peter Griebel, Tobias Klein, Jay Williams, Sara Shafiei, Johan Voordouw, Hannes Mayer, Vicky Patsalis, Jason Chan, Kasper Ax, Yaojen Chuang 
Sponsored: Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
Photography: Marjan Colletti


25-06-2010
Unit 20 exhibition opening at the Bartlett Summer Show, Slade School of Art UCL, London UK.


25-06-2010
Bartlett Summer Show opening 2013, London UK.
Welcome speeches: Marcos Cruz (Director), Alan Penn (Dean)
Guest opener: Hitoshi Abe


25-06-2010
Molly Wally at 350th Royal Society Exhibition at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank London UK.


17-06-2010
Keynote Lecture 'Lateral Design' at ENHSA-EAAE Conference: Educating Architects towards Innovative Architecture', Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul Turkey.


04-05-2010 
Seminar talk 'Inside-Out Urbanism' to the MArch UD at the Bartlett School of Architecture, London UK.


29-04-2010
Lecture 'Neoplasmatic Architecture' at Syracuse University, New York State USA.
http://soa.syr.edu/videos/ensemble.html?videoID=pVvVx3tAq0KiPlZyvtVDIw

24-04-2010
Opening of the 'Food Junction Kiosk' at the Reveal Festival, Camley Street Natural Park, London UK. 
Organisation: Stefanie Mills and Marina Chang from the Development Planning Unit, UCL
Design: marcosandmarjan with Unit students (Aleksandrina Rizova, Richard Beckett, Wendy Teo, Linda Hagberg, Amanda Bate, Leonhard Clemens, Luca Rizzi Brignoli)
www.food-junctions.org.uk
www.casa.ucl.ac.uk/fj/?p=496


Photography: Paul Smoothy


16-04-2010 
Lecture 'Sublime Flesh' as part of the Design Computing Community, at the RIBA, London UK.
Location: Wren Boardroom, 66 Portland Place, London
Speakers: Tim Lucas & Emmanuel Verkinderen; Eugene Lim; Rory Campbell-Lange; Uli Horner; Gregory Epps; Marcos Cruz
www.design-computing.com


13-04-2010
Unit 20 crits at the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, London UK.
Critics: Peter Cook, Caroline Rabourdin, Stephan Lengen, Marjan Colletti and Marcos Cruz, et al.


06-04-2010 
Symposium 'Sublime Flesh' at Christ Church Spitalfields, London UK.
www.sublimeflesh.blogspot.com 
Organiser and Moderator: Marcos Cruz 
Speakers: Rev Rod Greene, Sir Peter Cook, Ali Mangera, Robert Harbison, Yael Reisner, Marjan Colletti 
Media: M.A.D. London


29-03-2010 - 11-04-2010
Opening of 'Sublime Flesh' exhibition at Christ Church Spitalfields, London UK.
Location: Christ Church Spitalfields
Curators: Marcos Cruz with Lisa-Raine Hunt
Design: marcosandmarjan with Unit 20 students (Aleksandrina Rizova, Richard Beckett, Wendy Teo, Linda Hagberg, Luca Rizzi Bringoli, Amanda Bate, Leonhard Clemens)
Manufacturing of Exhibition Tables: Special Thanks to Emmanuel Vercruysse - CADCAM workshop at the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL and Guan Lee at Grymsdyke Farm.
Manufacturing of Models: DMC London
Student work in show: Yousef Al-Mehdari, David Edwards, Sam White, Tobias Klein, Jay Williams, Kenny Tsui, Johan Voordouw, Hannes Mayer, Vicky Patsalis, Jason Chan, Kasper Ax, Yaojen Chuang, Laurence Dudeney, Leonhard Clements, Aleksandrina Rizova, Amanda Bate, Richard Beckett, Lucca Rizzi Bringoli, Wnedy Teo, Linda Hagberg, Jenna Al-Ali. 
Sponsored: Christ Church Spitalfields, University College London / DMC London, Grymsdyke Farm + Mesa Studio, BDP
Photography: Paul Smoothy
Opening Recption Monday 29 March 19.00-21.00
Exhibition Continues 30 March to 11 April
Opening Hours Mon-Sat 11.00-18.00, Sun 13.00-18.00
(Exhibition closed on 2 and 3 April for Good Friday and Easter Saturday)


26-03-2010 - 01-04-2010
marcosandmarjan workshop 'Fluid Flesh', at Ecole Speciale d'Architecture, Paris France.
www.esa-paris.fr/Workshop-marcosandmarjan-Fluid/html 
workshop-esa-marcosandmarjan.blogspot.com
Photography: Guy Vacheret


25-03-2010 
Lecture 'Exuberant Flesh', at Ecole Speciale d'Architecture, Paris France.


24-03-2010 
Seminar talk 'Inside-Out Urbanism' to the China Research Group at the Bartlett School of Planning, London UK.


19-03-2010 
Sir Peter Cook and Eric Owen Moss in conversation with 'London Eight' exhibitors, at Sci-ARC, Los Angeles USA. 
Location: M.H.Keck Lecture Hall

19-03-2010 
Opening of 'London Eight' exhibition, at Sci-ARC, Los Angeles USA. 
Location: Library Gallery 
Curator: Sir Peter Cook 
Exhibitors: marcosandmarjan + Yousef Al-Mehdari; CJ Lim + Pascal Bronner; SmoutAllen + Johan Hybschmann

18-03-2010 
Final Crits - marcosandmarjan winter studio, at UCLA, Los Angeles USA.
Critics: Hitoshi Abe, Peter Cook, Kivi Sotamaa, Roland Wahlross-Ritter, Dana Bauer, Dina Krunic, Marjan Colletti, Marcos Cruz, et al.


15-03-2010 
Lecture 'marcosandmarjan' (back to back with Marjan Colletti), at LA FORUM, Los Angeles USA.


16-02-2010 
Interim Crits - marcosandmarjan winter studio, at UCLA, Los Angeles USA.
Critics: Hitoshi Abe, Kivi Sotamaa, Dina Krunic, Natalia Traverso-Caruana, Marjan Colletti, Marcos Cruz, et al.


21-01-2010 
Lecture 'Neoplasmatic Design' for the MA Design Interactions, at the Royal College of Art, London UK.


11-01-2010 
Crits - marcosandmarjan winter studio, at UCLA, Los Angeles USA.
Critics: Hadrian Predock, Kivi Sotamaa, Dina Krunic, Georgina Huljich, Michael Osman, Marjan Colletti, Marcos Cruz, et al.




04-01-2010 
Marcos Cruz and Marjan Colletti run marcosandmarjan studio (winter semester) at UCLA, Los Angeles USA.
Start of term with intro presentation by Marcos Cruz
Research topic: Alimentary Convolutions - from kitchen interface to Agropolis
Location: Lecture Hall, Perloff Hall