RMIT Architecture & Urban Design, MDIT & d__Lab invite you to a FREE PUBLIC LECTURE:

RUSSELL LOVERIDGE
ETH Zurich – Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research in Digital Fabrication

FRIDAY 10/03/17, 6:00PM
LOCATION: SAB 80.01.02
SWANSTON ACADEMIC BUILDING,
445 SWANSTON ST, MELBOURNE

Russell Loveridge is Managing Director of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) in Digital Fabrication. He studied civil engineering and architecture, completed his professional degree in Toronto, his MAS Diploma in Architecture at the ETH Zurich, and obtained his doctorate at the EPF Lausanne. He has worked professionally in construction and architecture, but also has extensive experience academics and was previously the Research Director at the Laboratory for Architectural Production (LAPA) at the EPFL. His research investigates advanced fabrication methods, intelligent use of materi¬als, and novel construction techniques, all with a specific interest on how these emerging technologies affect processes of design. In his role within the NCCR Digital Fabrication, he and his team at ETH Zurich are responsible for one of the largest and most advanced research consortiums worldwide that focuses on changing the way we design and build.