Dana speaks at the CMUThink Pittsburgh event themed around Greening the Urban Environment. This Alumni Association University event introduces CMU’s innovative research and technology that could lead to healthier cities.
Epiphyte Lab has been recognized as the Next Progressive design practice by ARCHITECT, The Journal of American Institute of Architects. Learn more about Epiphyte Lab’s design work in the interview with Dana.
Dana presents Senyai: Vaulted Acoustics project at the Building Behaviors panel, 106th Annual Meeting ACSA, Denver, CO.
Aisha Han writes about Senyai in The Tartan, Carnegie Mellon’s student newspaper.
Dana Cupkova presents research paper Modulating Thermal Mass Behavior Through Surface Figuration at ACADIA 2017 Disciplines and Disruption Conference, at MIT Media Lab.
Migratory Landform is exhibited at MIT Media Lab as a part of the peer reviewed project exhibition for ACADIA 2017 Disciplines and Disruption Conference.
Pedro Veloso writes about Cupkova’s design studios in the journal article O Ensino de Projeto e o Processo de Design Paramétrico: Desafios e Perspectivas.
An Excavation of Digital Form article reviews Designing the Computational Image, Imagining Computational Design exhibition, featuring Dana Cupkova’s drawings.
Dana Cupkova speaks at Computational Design: Practices, Histories, Infrastructures Symposium at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.
Indeterminate Set 003 (link here) is featured in the Designing the Computational Image / Imagining Computational Design exhibition at the Miller Gallery CMU, curated by Daniel Cardoso Llach.
Food and architecture of Senyai Restaurant are reviewed in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.
Dana Cupkova speaks at the Material Interactions Symposium, focused on the current and future impacts of sensing, actuation, and robotic technologies in design, at CUNY, New York City.
Migratory Landform is awarded a Special Mention in the d3 2016 Natural Systems Competition.
Dana Cupkova presents Contingent Landscapes at ACADIA 2016 Posthuman Frontiers: Data, Designers, and Cognitive Machines, at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ann Arbor, MI, and chairs the session Programmable Matter: Active Form.
Dana co-chairs CROSS-AMERICAS: Probing Disglobal Networks, ACSA 2016 International Conference in Santiago, Chile.
Dana Cupkova is invited to lecture at the Integrated Innovation Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.
Dana Cupkova chairs the Geomimesis: Landforming Session at ACADIA 15 Computational Ecologies: Design in the Anthropocene Conference at the University of Cincinnati.
Dana presents EPI-FLOW: Towards Resiliency of Post-Industrial City Networks at the ACSA 103 Annual Conference 2015, in the special focus session: Demystifying Resilience, in Toronto.
Dana presents Environment, Form, and Feedback: Creative Inquiry into Behavior and Design at Exploring Science in the Studio, AICAD 2015.
Dana Cupkova is invited as a Spatial Networks session respondent at Non Discrete Architectures: Networks, Digital Prosthetics and Augmentation Conference at Penn Design, Philadelphia, PA.
Dana Cupkova presents Morphologically Controlled Thermal Rate of Ultra High Performance Concrete at the Material Research Society 2015 Spring Meeting, NSF Conference held in San Francisco, CA.
Dana Cupkova is awarded a Pennsylvania Infrastructure Technology Alliance grant for her research project: Investigating Thermal Performance through Geometric and Thermochromic Variations of Modular Ultra High Performance Concrete, co-PI Shi-Chune Yao, in collaboration with TaKTL LLC.
Dana presents Visualizing Thermal Morphologies at the TxA Emerging Design and Technology Conference.
Dana presents Mass Regimes: Geometrically Actuated Thermal Flows at ACADIA 2014, held at the University of Southern California School of Architecture.
EPIPHYTE Lab’s design work is featured in the new book by Andrea Simitch and Val Warke: The Language of Architecture.
Dana Cupkova is elected to the ACADIA Board of Directors.
Dana Cupkova is awarded the Berkman Faculty Development Fun for research project Mass Regimes, Geometrically Actuated Thermal Flows.
Dana Cupkova is invited to be an external reviewer for Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture Collaborative Design Research and Design Computing Grant Proposals.
Dana’s work is published in the I am a Woman Architect - (in)visible Women Architects in Slovakia exhibition catalog in Bratislava and London.
Dana Cupkova is selected for Carnegie Mellon’s Berkman Faculty Development Award to expand her work on MASS REGIMES research project.
Dana Cupkova is awarded the Decade of Design Grant: The AIA Urban and Regional Solutions Challenge for a research project Resiliency of Postindustrial City Networks, co-PIs Christine Mondor and Nina Baird.
Dana Cupkova co-organizes and moderates ELICITING ENVIRONMENTS | ACTUATING RESPONSE: A mini-symposium and exhibition focused on emerging design trends that embed adaptive behavior into architectural matter.
Dana Cupkova is invited to give a talk and present her work at Harvard GSD.
Dana and Kevin’s article on FUZZY METRICS is published in The Cornell Journal of Architecture, Vol 9, Mathematics: From Ideal to Uncertain.
Dana Cupkova serves on the ACADIA 2013 Peer Review Board.
Dana is invited to PENN State Stuckeman School of Architecture Thesis Reviews as a Kossman Critic.
Dana Cupkova is awarded 2013 Isabel Sophia Liceaga Award supporting ongoing work on MASS REGIMES research project.
Dana Cupkova presents Systemic Formations paper at the invited session of Reciprocal Systems: Code vs. Environment, ACSA 101: New Constellations, New Ecologies Conference in San Francisco.
Dana Cupkova moderates a Multi-scalar Architectures: Design Ecologies from Micro to Macro session at the Design for Biodiversity Symposium: Architectural Responses to Urban Ecology, Cornell University.
Kevin Pratt co-organizes and speaks at the Design for Biodiversity Symposium: Architectural Responses to Urban Ecology at Cornell University.
Dana Cupkova is appointed a Lucian & Rita Caste Chair Assistant Professorship at the Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture.
Please join us at the Center for Architecture Foundation in NYC for at Dana’s ADAPTIVE MODULARITY talk and reception of Arnold W. Brunner Grant Recipients.
Our M_HOUSE SYSTEM project is published in the book CONTEMPORARY GREEN PREFAB: Industrialized and Kit Architecture, by Monsa Publications, Barcelona, Spain.
Dana Cupkova is invited to the SCI-Arc Graduate Thesis Reviews.
GREEN NEGLIGEE is featured at suckerPUNCH daily.
SUSTAIN sandbox platform is finally getting out: Kevin Pratt presents the ‘New Methods for the Construction and Interpretation of High Dimensional Parametric Building Energy Models’ paper at SimBuild 2012.
‘A tight budget for an ultra-sustainable home pushed Epiphyte Lab toward new aesthetic frontiers’: Green Building & Design Magazine publishes article on HSU HOUSE.
Jenny Sabin reviews our GREEN NEGLIGEE project in her Reaching a Sustainable Symbiosis article for The Architectural Review: Towards a Complete Architecture.
Dana and Kevin present GREEN NEGLIGEE at the symposium Sustaining Sustainability: Alternative Approaches in Urban Ecology and Architecture, The Hans and Roger Strauch Symposium on Sustainable Design organized by Michael Hensel at Cornell University.
DWELL Magazine features HSU HOUSE in their “Houses We Love” section of the October issue “Made in the USA, American Design Makes Come Back”.
INHABITAT features article by Andrew Michler: Prefab M_House System Makes Complex Forms Out of Simple Materials.
E-architect news features our M_HOUSE System project.
Dana and Kevin speak at the Talk 20 Session of Performative Practices: Architecture and Engineering in the Twenty-First Century, 2011 ACSA Teachers Seminar, where Kevin also gives a joint keynote with Prof. Donald P. Greenberg.
Dana speaks about ‘Methods’ and Kevin speaks about ‘Tools’ at Imminent Ecologies, The Hans and Roger Strauch Symposium on Sustainable Design at Cornell University.
INHABITAT picked up our Hsu House project in the article by Diane Pham: Multi-Faceted Hsu House is a Modern Home with Exceptional Sustainable Features.
Jennifer Krichels writes about the Hsu House Mass Wall in Architect’s Newspaper | FabriKator Blog.
Kevin Pratt gives keynote at CHAMPS 2011, The 8th International Forum and Workshop on Heat, Air, Moisture and Pollutant Simulations, in Nanjing China.
See Arch Daily’s Hsu HOUSE link.
Hsu House is featured at E-architect news.
Cornell’s online publication ASSOCIATION Vol.4 publishes Dana Cupkova’s research seminar work on ADAPTIVE COMPONENT SYSTEMS. The research work was supported by the Faculty Innovation in Teaching Grant, funded by Office of the Provost, Cornell University.
Dana and Kevin speak about SUSTAINABLE AESTHETICS at the Light in Winter event, organized in partnership with Science Cabaret, Festival of Science and Arts, Ithaca, New York.
Kevin Pratt, along with other five scholars - Michelle Addington (Yale), Anna Dyson (RPI), Alison Kwok (UOregon), Jelena Srebric (PennState), and Christoph Reinhart (GSD) - participated at Harvard’s GSD conference and panel: ECOLOGICAL PRACTICES: New Directions in Sustainability Research; on how design thinking is to be guided in the newly emerging sustainable frameworks.
The Ithaca Journal publishes article “Ithaca ‘Green House’ Owners Hope Home Will Leave No Trace” about the recently completed Hsu House project. The Hsu House is part of the Green Buildings Open House Tour.
Cornell Chronicle article reporting on the collaborative 1.83 million dollar Department of Energy grant for building simulation research awarded to Kevin Pratt.
New Scientist magazine features an article on Urban Wind Power that references Vibro-Wind Technology being developed by an interdisciplinary group that includes Kevin & Dana.
‘Where computer simulation and architecture meet’: See Kevin talking about his interdisciplinary research on Cornell Cast.
Kevin Pratt presents paper “Using Emergy Analysis as a Basis for Design Methodologies and Decision Making in Sustainable Architecture” at the 2009 Energy Forum in Bressanone, Italy.
Kevin Pratt is featured in The Cornell Daily Sun.
Kevin Pratt is named a Fellow of the Cornell University Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future.
Dana Cupkova is invited to participate in the ‘Form Follows…Risk, the international exhibition that shows an attempt of contemporary sculpture and architecture to find a new form in a highly complex hybrid whole.
Dana Cupkova presents Sandra Gering Gallery project at The Architectural League of New York in the annual lecture series ‘New York Designs 2005: So what’s the big idea?’