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31-12-2013
Publication of authored book THE INHABITABLE FLESH OF ARCHITECTURE, Ashgate Publishing, December 2013, UK.
See on Ashgate website http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409469346  
See on Amazon website  http://www.amazon.co.uk/Inhabitable-Flesh-Architecture-Design-Research/dp/1409469344



13-12-2013
Unit 20 End-of-term Crits at the Bartlett, London UK. 
Critics: Manuel Jimenez, Mollie Claypool, Justin Nicholls, Luca Rizzi Brignoli, Jeffrey Lee, Michael Pelken, Vasilena Vassilev, Peter Scully, Richard Beckett, Marcos Cruz


12-12-2013
Keynote speech at the Westminster Media Forum, Architecture and the Built Environment, London UK.


 
09-12-2013
Guest Lecture at Syracuse University in London, UK.


04-12-2013
Bartlett students win unprecedented 6 awards at the RIBA President's Medals, London UK.
Bronze Medal: Ness Lafoy (Tutors: Rhys Cannon, Ben Addy)
Silver Medal: Ben Hayes (Tutors: Prof Niall McLaughlin, Dr Yeoryia Manolopoulou, Michiko Sumi)
Dissertation Medal: Tamsin Hanke (Tutor: Sofia Psarra)
SOM Award: Ben Hayes (Tutors: Prof Niall McLaughlin, Dr Yeoryia Manolopoulou, Michiko Sumi)
Research Award for Outstanding University-located Research: Prof Adrian Forty
Research Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis: Dr Ricardo Agarez
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/1213/051213-Bartlett-students-make-clean-sweep-of-2013-RIBA-Presidents-Medals/
See also article in AJ: ‘Shock at Bartlett clean sweep in RIBA President’s Medals awards’, by Merlin Fulcher
http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/shock-at-bartlett-clean-sweep-in-riba-presidents-medals-awards/8656369.article
See also article in BD: ‘Bartlett hat-trick at 2013 RIBA President's Medals’, by Mark Wilding http://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/bartlett-hat-trick-at-2013-riba-presidents-medals/5064560.article
See also article in Dezeen ‘RIBA President's Medals Student Awards 2013
all go to one London school’
http://www.dezeen.com/2013/12/04/riba-presidents-medals-student-awards-2013-winners/


07-11-2013
Lecture (with Richard Beckett) 'Hybrid Ecologies, and the emergence of novel bio-digital manifolds', at the American University of Sharjah / AUS, UAE 



05-11-2013
Talk at Virginia Commenwealth University / VCUQ, Doha Qatar



01-11-2013
Unit 20 Crits at the Bartlett, London UK. 
Critics: Marjan Colletti, Richard Beckett, Marcos Cruz

 
30-10-2013
Speaker at the symposium Relational Architectural Ecologies, Bartlett School of Architecture, London UK.
Organiser: Peg Rawes
Speakers: Verena Andermatt Conley; Anita Berlin; Nathan Moore; Barbara Penner; Adrian Lahoud; Oliver Wilton; Mark Smout/Laura Allen; Jonathan Hill; Jane Rendell; Katie Lloyd Thomas; Marcos Cruz

25-10-2013
Keynote (with Marjan Colletti) 'Novel Beautesque - between beautiful and grotesque bio-digital manifolds' at 9th ARCHILAB Symposium - Architecture et science: une nouvelle naturalite', FRAC, Orleans France
Speakers: Alisa Andrasek/Biothing; Claudia Pasquero-Marco Poletto/Ecologic Studio; Theo Spyropoulos/Minimaforms; Michael Hansmeyer; Philippe Morel/EZCT; Marc Fornes/Theverymany; Achim Menges; TU Architects; Kristina Schenigger/SOMA; Marcos Cruz-Marjan Colletti/marcosandmarjan
Panel discussion (from left to right): Alisa Andrasek, Claudia Pasquero, Marco Poletto, Michael Hansmeyer, Philippe Morel, Marjan Colletti, Marcos Cruz, Frederic Migayrou


05-09-2013
marcosandmarjan 'Algae-Cellunoi' wall installation at 9th ARCHILAB - Naturalizing Architecture, Orleans France
Location: FRAC Centre, Orleans
Duration: 14.09.2013 - 02.02.2014
Design: marcosandmarjan with Guan Lee and Richard Beckett
Fabrication: Grymsdyke Farm; DMC London
Algae technology: Marin Sawa with Nixon Group and Hellgardt Group (Imperial College); Richard Beckett (UCL)
Collaboration: Olivia Pearson: Emu Masuyama; Jessie Lee; Keith McDonald; Jonas Brazys; Cullum Perry
Sponsors for Algae-Cellunoi: Bartlett School of Architecture; Grymsdyke Farm; Innsbruck University
Photo: Marcos Cruz



01-09-2013
Keynote lecture at the 16th ENHSA Heads of Schools conference, Chania Greece
 
Photo: Maria Voyatzaki - Introduction by Nicolau Brandao
Photo: Maria Voyatzaki - Marcos Cruz keynote lecture


18-07-2013
Lecture and guest opener of the end-of-year show, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Centro Centro / Plaza de Cibeles Madrid.
Seminar on Architectural Education: Marcos Cruz
Opener speeches: Jose Tono Martinez (Director Centro Centro); Miguel Gomez Navarro (Dean UEM); Juan Roldan (Madrid Think Tank); Marcos Cruz (Director, Bartlett)
Design of Installation: Pablo Gil 


21-06-2013
Unit 20 exhibition opening at the Bartlett Summer Show, Slade School of Art UCL, London UK. Award Best Unit In Show, given by Claude Parent. (This is the fourth time for Unit 20!)
Photo: Virgilio Ferreira


21-06-2013
Bartlett Summer Show opening 2013, London UK
Welcome speeches: Marcos Cruz (Director), Frederic Migayrou (Chair), Alan Penn (Dean)
Guest opener: Claude Parent

Photo: Virgilio Ferreira

21-06-2013
Publication of Bartlett Annual Book 2013, London UK


14-06-2013
Crits at the Institute for advanced architecture of Catalonia - IaaC, Barcelona Spain. 
Critics: Marco Poletto, Marcos Cruz


13-06-2013
Lecture 'Neoplasmatic Design / Architecture of multiple Ecologies' at the Institute for advanced architecture of Catalonia - IaaC, Barcelona Spain. 


13-06-2013
Jury member of the European Award AADIPA of intervention on architectural heritage, Barcelona Spain.


07-06-2013
MArch Architecture External Examination Board introduction (first day), Bartlett, London UK. 
Present (from left to right): Simon Kennedy, Mike Davis, Michael Chadwick, Paul Bavister, James O'Leary, Ricardo de Ostos, Manuel Jimenez, Emmanuel Vercruysse, Kate Davis, Bob Sheil, Wolfgang Tschapeller, Stefan Ritter, Abigail Ashton (hidden), Christina Schenigger, Mark Smout, Laura Allen, Bernd Felsinger (hidden), Peg Rawes, CJ Lim, Charles Rice, Perry Culper, Izaskun Chinchilla (hidden), Piers Gough, Tania Sengupta, Josep Mias, Yeoryia Manolopoulou, Kasper Ax, Elizabeth Dow, Mollie Claypool, Peter Wilson, Sean Griffith, Jonathan Hill, Fiona Raby, Christine Hawley, Marjan Colletti, Marcos Cruz.
Photo: Richard Beckett


04-06-2013
Bartlett tops best Architecture School in the UK according to the Guardian league table, University guide 2014, London UK



07-05-2013
Unit 20 Final Crits at the Bartlett, London UK. 
Critics: Stefan Rutzinger, Marco Poletto, Roberto Bottazzi, Stefan Ritter, Marjan Colletti, Richard Beckett, Marcos Cruz


03-05-2013
Board member for the Open University - Validation of the AADRL Masters of Architecture and Urbanism, Architectural Association, London UK.


24-04-2013
Lecture 'Architecture of multiple ecologies' at the Feng Chia University,Taichung Taiwan



23-04-2013
Lecture 'The new ecology of architecture' at the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU),Tainan Taiwan




23-04-2013
Seminar 'Architectural education today - the school of tomorrow' at the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU),Tainan Taiwan


19-04-2013
Moderator of the panel 'Technology and the future culture' at Smartgeometry, London, UK
Location: Institute of Education, University of London
Moderator: Marcos Cruz (Bartlett UCL)
Speakers: Brady Peters (CITA); Manuel Kretzer (ETH Zurich); Sean Hanna (Bartlett UCL) Panelists:Shane Burger (Smartgeometry); Bruce Davison (Amanda Levette Architects)


15-04-2013
Introduction and welcome: Smartgeometry - 'Constructing for Uncertainty', the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, UK

 
07-04-2013
Present at the exhibition 'IMAGINE - Fictional Architecture and the Liberation of Ideas' at the Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Centre for Culture and Research, BahrainPlace: Bin Matar House, Muharraq, Kingdom of Bahrain
Project production and organisation: Melissa Enders-Bhatia and Mariyana Veles
Curators: Elke Frotscher, Florian Fortscher with Alexandra Ehrenfeuchter
Bartlett students present in the show: Julian Busch, Michael Dean, Sun W Hwang, Meor Haris Kamarul Bahrin, Thomas Impiglia, Kevin Kelly, Jinhyuk Ko, Gillian Lambert, Chris Leong, Joerg Majer, Dijan Malia, Tim Norman, Pernilla Ohrstedt, James Redman, Yumi Saito, Sara Shafiei, Martin Tang, Yinfang Wang



06-04-2013
Lecture at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, Scottish National Museum, Edinburgh, UK



22-03-2013
Unit 20 Crits at the Bartlett, London UK. 
Critics: Kathy Basheva, Yael Reisner, Matthew Butcher, Fernando Jerez, Jaime Bartolome, Marin Sawa, Marjan Colletti, Richard Beckett, Marcos Cruz


24-01-2013
Final Crits at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna Austria. 
Critics: Wolfgang Tschapeller, Sandra Manninger, Stefan Rutzinger, Marcos Cruz
Photo credit: Romana Prokop, copyright IKA