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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 […]

Tom Verebes lectures and joins panel discussion at Beijing Design Week

Wednesday 28 September 2016, DADA, Beijing Design Week Lecture: Ontologies and Methods of Parametric Urbanism Panel Discussion: Computational Urbanism, together with Xu Feng and Li Shiqi In a compact 40 minute lecture, Verebes surveys parametric design over the last 60+ years, and also gives a brief history of parametrics in urbanism. Following the lecture, a […]

OCEAN CN is hiring architects, graduates and student interns!

ARCHITECTS, RECENT GRADUATES & STUDENT INTERNS Directed by Tom Verebes, OCEAN CN Studio is a specialist design studio recently launched within Turenscape, a multidisciplinary design practice based in Beijing, founded and directed by the celebrated landscape architect, Dr. Yu Kongjian. OCEAN CN Studio is seeking to hire its core team of highly skilled designers, at […]

Exhibition: RURAL-URBAN RE-INVENTIONS: BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN CHINA’S CITIES AND COUNTRYSIDE

Curated by University of Southern California (USC)’s American Academy in China (AAC), this exhibition features the work of the AA Shanghai Summer School, directed by Tom Verebes. ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATION VISITING SCHOOL SHANGHAI BASE BEIJING, ROBERT MANGURIAN / MARY-ANN RAY ECOLE NATIONALE SUPERIEURE D’ARCHITECTURE DE SAINT-ETIENNE ETH ZURICH HARVARD UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF DESIGN HONG KONG […]