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Rodrigo García will be giving a talk today entitle ” DEPLOYABLE IDEAS: seeking for the impossibles (invisibility, levitation, production, transformation…) in probable architecture, possible design and potential engineering.” This informal lecture is part of Lorena del Río’s Option Studio, Garden Escape and all are welcome to attendDate: Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
Time: 12.30 am
Location: Milstein Hall Stepped Auditorium

Architecture Department
College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Cornell University
NY 14853 USA

Rodrigo García González (1984, Vitoria) Architect since 2009. He has been studying and working in Canadá, India ( CEPT University ) , Chile ( PUC ) , Spain ( ETSAM, UPM )  and Sweden ( Umea Institute of Design ) and  United Kingdom ( Royal College of Art and the Imperial College of London ).
His research focuses on inflatable and, transformable structures and fractal deployable systems. He has developed several patents and his work has been recognized with numerous awards and grants such as the James Dyson Award, Archiprix, ArtScists, La Caixa, Arquia, Caja Madrid, Telefonica Award, and for three consecutive times the biennial GAU:DI European Competition on Sustainable  Architecture. He recently obtained the Lexus Award with a project taht will be presented on the Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano in March.In Academia he has collaborated with different institutions and universities such as CEPT ( India ) , Ilhan Koman Foundation ( Turkey ), Ecoweek ( Israel ) and OSSA and IWAU ( Poland ).Currently he is developing an experimental project at the Innovation Design Engineering Department at the Royal College of Art and the Imperial College of London about how to integrate effects used in magic in design and architecture.

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