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19-12-2012
Lecture 'Para-materiality' and crits at CCAE / University College Cork, Ireland



25-11-2012
Keynote lecture 'Towards a new Fabricated Materiality' at the Parametric Thinking & Making on Architecture and Urbanism (PaTMAU) international conference held at Tunghai University, Taiwan - 24/25.11.2012
http://arch.thu.edu.tw/thu_arch/patmau/
Keynote Speakers: Tim Stonor, Andrew Witt, Marcos Cruz
from left to right: Tien Ling, Marc Aurel Schnabel, Ercument Gorgul, Tim Stonor, Tom Verebes, Douglas Vieira de Aguiar, Shih-Wei Lo, Simon Shu, Marcos Cruz, Shun Ren Liou, Hao-Hsiu Chiu



23-11-2012
Lecture 'Architecture's path to Ecology' at Tunghai University, Taiwan



04-11-2012
Lecture 'Towards a Postmateriality' at the symposium 'AA - Contemporary Models of Production', EAUM Guimaraes, Portugal
31-10-2012
Article 'Convoluted Flesh: A synthetic Approach to Analog and Digital Architecture' (by Marcos Cruz and Marjan Colletti) in Studioplex volume 1 - Architecture, a timely matter (ed. Mohamed Sharif), UCLA - Takashi Kishi / Sogo Shikaku LTD.


11-10-2012
Lecture 'Interfacial Skin' and guest opener of semester exhibition opening at Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid Spain







29-09-2012
Symposium 'Never Again Resistance?' at the Steinhaus, Steindorf Austria

20-08-2012
Alga(e)zebo on DETAIL online
http://www.detail-online.com/daily/algaezeboby-marcosandmarjan-architects-the-bartlettucl-london-6110/


15-08-2012
Alga(e)zebo on suckerPUNCHDaily
http://www.suckerpunchdaily.com/2012/08/15/algaezebo/


27-07-2012 - 10-09-2012
Alga(e)zebo - Wonder, Incredible Installations for the London Olympics, London UK.
Location: Euston Square Gardens, London
Design team: marcosandmarjan, London UK
Manufacturer: Formstaal GmbH & Co.KG, Stralsund Germany
Engineering: Bollinger-Grohman-Schneider, Vienna Austria
Photobioreactor: Richard Beckett - DMC London; UCL Algal Biotechnology, London UK (special thanks to Dr Saul Purton, Marco Lizzul, Lamya A Haj, Laura Stoffels, Joanna Szaub, as well as Joanne Field at the Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, Scottish Marine Institute)

Other sites




http://sports.qq.com/a/20120613/001157.htm 


Photobioreactor with bio-luminescent algae
Photo credits: BREAD



28-06-2012
Marcos Cruz under UCL's spotlight. 
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/staff/staff-news/20062012-marcoscruz


22-06-2012
Unit 20 exhibition opening at the Bartlett Summer Show, Slade School of Art UCL, London UK.
Photo credit: Maria Kuntsson-Hall

22-06-2012
Bartlett Summer Show opening 2012, London UK.
Welcome speech
Photo credit: Steven Ascencao

Marjan Colletti and Andrea Branzi (guest opener)
Photo credit: Paul Smoothy

Peter Bishop, Marcos Cruz, Frederic Migayrou, Andrea Branzi
Photo credit: Paul Smoothy


22-06-2012
Publication of Bartlett Annual Book 2012, London UK




03-06-2012

Lecture at TEDx UCL, University College London, UK.
Location: North Cloisters, UCL
Speakers: Alisa Anokhina; Kristin Bakke; Peter Bentley; Ravi Das; Hannah Fry; Paul Gesiak; Amber Michelle Hill; Titus Hjelm; Helene Joffe; Jerome Lewis; Hugh Mattan; Ian Phillips; Kerstin Sailer; Sara Shulman; Semir Zeki; Ilya Zheludev; Ester Yuan.
 

Photo credit: Christine Lau






14-05-2012
Unit 20 Final Crits at the Bartlett, London UK. 
Critics: Peter Cook, Marjan Colletti, Colin Fournier, Branko Koralevic, Jonathan Hill, Niccolo Casas, Hannes Mayer, Marcos Cruz




23-04-2012

Lecture at TEDx Barcelos, Portugal.
Location: Auditorio S.Bento Menni, Barcelos
Speakers: Bruno Silva; Vasco Teiseira; Nuno Treitas; Maria Semedo; Jose' Manuel Costa; Jose' Valen,ca; Joao Paulo Pinto; Filipe Pina; Paulo de Carvalho; Ilidio Marques; Joao Vasconcelos; Marcos Cruz; Isabel Jonet; Carlos Sa'.



13-04-2012
Talk and table discussion with Fernando Jerez, as part of the ESAYT lecture series at HUB Madrid, Spain.



03-04-2012
Lecture 'Bio-Tectonics' at Universidade Lusofona, CCB / Coleccao Berardo, Lisbon Portugal.



30-03-2012
Unit 20 Crits at the Bartlett, London UK. 
Critics: Sean Hanna, Oliver Domeisen, Justin Nicholls, Julia Backhaus, Hannes Mayer, Linda Hagberg, Marcos Cruz


23-03-2012 - 25-03-2012
Keynote Speech at the First-Annual Biomimicry Challenge, Syracuse University, NY State USA.
Location: Syracuse Centre of Excellence
Organiser: Donald Carr
Presentations: Kevin Stack, Josh Stack, Marcos Cruz


February 2012
marcosandmarjan project AGROPOLIS featured in the book Futuristics - Visions of Future Living (ed. Caroline Klein with Text by Stefanie Lieb), daab.


22-02-2012
Lecture 'Nurbsters, Foldsters and Neoplasmatic Architecture' at Georgia Tech, Atlanta USA.
Photo credit: Terry Kearns

22-02-2012
Crits at Georgia Tech, Atlanta USA. 
Critics: Lars Spuybroek, Marcos Cruz, et al.


13-02-2012
Seminar talk at the V&A-RCA-UCL 'Skin' workshop, Department of Anthropology / UCL, London UK.


01-02-2012
Seminar talk 'Inside-out Urbanism' to the MArch UD at the Bartlett School of Architecture, London UK.



06-02-2012
Marcos Cruz becomes an invited member of the FAUTL School's Council, Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Portugal.


20-01-2012
Crits at the ESAYT UCJC, Madrid. 
Critics: Jaime Bartolome', Pablo Gil, Fernando Jerez, Marcos Cruz

19-01-2012 - 18-02-2012
marcosandmarjan's Nurbster II table exhibited at 'Turning the Tables' show, Great Western Studios, London UK.
Location: Great Western Studios, 65 Alfred Road, London W2 SEU
Curator: Yael Reisner
Participants: Will Alsop; GilBartolome'; Cinimod; Peter Cook and Yael Reisner; Barnaby Gunning; Bernd Felsinger; Sixteen Makers; Helen&Hard; Naja de Ostos; Sandra and Rudolf Knoebl; Heng Zhi; marcosandmarjan
The tree of dining by Helen&Hard

Nurbster II by marcosandmarjan