Date: May 30, 2014
Time: 4:00 p.m. -
Location: Engineering Quadrangle Courtyard
Sigrid Adriaenssens and Axel Kilian will give an informal talk on “form finding” in the context of architectural shell structures at a book launch and reception May 30 at 4 p.m. in Princeton, N.J. The reception, which is free and open to the public, will feature models of shell structures made by Princeton students and will be held in the outdoor courtyard of the Engineering Quadrangle on the Princeton University campus. The reception is in honor of the U.S. publication Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization. Sigrid Adriaenssens, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Form-Finding Lab at Princeton, is one of the book’s editors. Axel Kilian, an assistant professor architecture at Princeton, is an author of one of the book’s essays. The book includes a foreword by Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban.
In the event of rain, the event will move to the EQuad Cafe. For more information, see the School of Engineering website.