Norwich University’s School of Architecture + Art presents “Welcome to the Machine | Experiments with People, Tools, and Materials,” with Nathan King. King will share and discuss several of his mind-blowing projects.
King is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the School of Architecture + Design at Virginia Tech and has taught at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD), the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), and the University of Innsbruck. With a background in Studio Arts and Art History, Nathan holds Masters Degrees in Industrial Design and Architecture. He earned the degree Doctor of Design from the Harvard GSD where he was a founding member of the Design Robotics Group with a focus on computational workflows and Additive Manufacturing and Automation in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction industries.
Beyond academia, King is the Director of Research at MASS Design Group, where he collaborates on the development and deployment of innovative building technologies, medical devices, and evaluation methods for global application in resource-limited settings. As BUILD Programs Manager for the emerging Autodesk BUILD Space (BUILD for Building, Innovation, Learning and Design) and through his company Front Porch Automation, Nathan leads the development of research facilities, programs, and software to support the exploration of emerging opportunities surrounding technological innovation in art, architecture, design, and education.
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Friday, February 5, at 4 p.m. in the Chaplin Hall Gallery.