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OCEAN CN in Design Computing exhibition, Prague

OCEAN CN participates in the Design Computing exhibition, curated by Dr. Henri Achten and hosted at the Faculty of Architecture and the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University, Prague. OCEAN CN contributed a 10-minute video of a selection of examples of computation, as applied to a series of projects, from 2001-2018. Participants in the […]

AA Visiting School Shenzhen Symposium 2018 – NEW RURALISM

Together with Ole Bouman, Tom Verebes co-organised and moderated the AAVS Shenzhen Symposium 2018. Within the context of China’s unrelenting urbanization, the residual, peripheral, vanishing and often contaminated status of Rural China was the theme of AAVS Shenzhen. This symposium is hosted at and partnered with the newly launched Design Society in Shenzhen, the pre-eminent […]

AAVS Shanghai Symposium 2018 – URBAN INTEL

Tom Verebes organised and moderated the Architectural Association Visiting School AAVS Shanghai Symposium 2018. The theme for this year’s annual AAVS SHANGHAI SYMPOSIUM, URBAN INTEL, aimed to unpack and critically assess the nascent discourses and methods of what is rather prosaically categorized in common parlance today, as the Smart City. Our Cities are on the […]

CITY SMART Symposium & Book Launch for SHANGHAI TEN FOLIO

Tom Verebes has organised a symposium and will host a book launch event for Shanghai Ten Folio, edited by Tom Verebes.   Tuesday 11 July – Wednesday 12 July 2017   3D Printing Museum, Baoshan, Shanghai   CURATORS Tom VEREBES, Host & Moderator YANG Wenqian, Assistant PARTICIPANTS: Melissa CATE CHRIST Matias DEL CAMPO Behnaz FARAHI […]

“The Asia City” Lecture by Tom Verebes @ RMIT

This remote lecture by Tom Verebes, recorded and aired in the course, “Asian Architecture & Urbanism”, led by Anna Johnson, at RMIT, focused on the body of work in OCEAN CN in the Asian Context.  

Verebes lectrues at University of Nottingham, Nigbo, China

Urban-ISMS: Narration and Instrumentality in Paradigmatic Practice In this lecture, hosted by University of Nottingham in Ningbo, China, Tom Verebes presents a model of design practice with complex reciprocities between design propositions by OCEAN CN, and a series of editorial and curatorial projects. Understood to create and respond to platforms and audiences, this form of […]

OCEAN CN @ University of Calgary: Exhibition / Workshop / Lecture

Invited by Jason Johnson, Associate Dean at University of Calgary, Tom Verebes led their annual Taylor Seminar 2017 in the Faculty of Environmental Design EVDS. Together with Guy Gardner, Verebes led 24 students through 4 days of intense design and prototyping of UrbanISMS. Verebes also gave a lecture, titled, “Four Short Stories About Hong Kong”, as […]

Tom Verebes lectures and participates in final review at AAVS Beijing

Verebes delivered a lecture, titled, Experiments in Design Research, as part of the 2016 AA Visiting School Beijing, hosted at the Watercube in Beijing. Also, together with Zhang Weimin (Dean) and Xu Weiguo (CHair) of Tsinghua University’s Department of Architecure, Yang Qiyong and Wang Yang, Verebes participated in the final review of the 9-day AA […]

Tom Verebes presents “The Adaptive City and Other Paradigms” at the Beijing Forum

PKU hosts a 3-day conference on the topic of Ecological Urbanism, inviting a list of leading international and Chinese academics and professionals to present, discuss and debate pathways towards more sensitive approaches to urbanisation. Turesncape Academy President and Founder, Dr. Yu Kongjian, and Provost, Tom Verebes both present in panel discussions at this event. HISTORY […]