To celebrate a successful year 2013, the Association for Robots in Architecture has got a special thank-you for all their members: We’re making the “Rob|Arch: Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art, and Design” book, published by Springer for the first Rob|Arch conference in 2012 available for private use via the member section of the Robots in Architecture Forum. If you do not yet have an account, please sign up and send your username to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will then unlock the members section for you.
For everyone who is not (yet) a member, we invite you to become a member of the Association (go here for details)! Alternatively you can get the book directly from Springer and via SpringerLink.
We’re also proud to announce the ABB Mobility Grant, which supports individuals engaged in robotic projects in the creative industry. 2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year, especially with the upcoming Rob|Arch 2014 conference in May at the University of Michigan.
Thank you for being part of the Robots in Architecture community! We’re looking forward to seeing you in 2014!
The ABB Mobility Grant was initiated by ABB Robotics and the Association for Robots in Architecture to support individuals who are highly engaged in robotic applications in the creative industry. Three grants with a volume of 1000USD each support the grantee’s travel and accommodation costs for Rob|Arch 2014.
It is the goal of the Mobility Grant to financially support individuals who do not have the financial support of academic or commercial institutions but want to engage in the robotic dialogue at Rob|Arch 2014.
For details, and to apply please visit www.robarch2014.org/abb-mobility-grant
2013 has been a busy year for us with many new friends and access to various robotic labs all over the world.
Here a small review of some of our 2013 workshop destinations:
22.1. – 24.1.: Robot Workshop at FH Trier, Germany
4.4.: Robot Workshop at Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
25.4. – 27.4.: Robot Workshop at Università IUAV di Venezia, Italy
14.5.: Robot Workshop at National University of Singapore / CAADRIA Conference
26.6.: Robot Workshop at Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
3.7. – 5.7.: Robot Workshop at Tongji University, Shanghai / CAAD Futures Conference
11.7. – 13.7.: Robot Workshop at Bond University, Gold Coast
15.7. – 19.7.: Robot Workshop at RMIT, Melbourne
22.7.- 26.7.: Robot Workshop at University of Sydney
29.11 – 02.12.: Robot Workshop at die Angewandte, Vienna
Rob|Arch 2014: Reviews are ongoing
The conference chairs want to thank both reviewers and authors for their hard work.
In early 2014 there will be another call for Rob|Arch Video Submissions, to be exhibited on-site as well as online.
For last year’s video submissions, go to www.vimeo.com/album/2297499
The Rob|Arch 2014 registration is open at www.robarch2014.org/registration