Liss C. Werner-School of Architecture - Carnegie Mellon University

LISS C. WERNER

MONDAY 18 MARCH
6:00PM, Carngie Museum of Art Theater
George N Pauly Jr Fellow
Alan H Rider Distinguished Lecture

're-entry - the architecture of architecture and their eigenform' Liss C. Werner

Liss C. Werner is a German Architect registered in Berlin, visiting Professor Carnegie Mellon University, School of Architecture, Pittsburgh and founder of Tactile Architecture - Office for SystemArchitektur. At CMU she continues her upper level computational research studio ‘Codes in the Clouds’ published at the DigitalFutures exhibition in Shanghai 2011, published and exhibited at the Venice Biennale 2012.

Her research in Architecture and Cybernetics is preliminary dealing with the implications of cybernetics in C20 on computational design strategies now, currently dealing with embedding the emergence and morphology of real data sets and human behavior into urban design strategies within the framework of geopolitics. As project architect Liss worked in the UK, Germany and Russia. As architectural teacher and researcher she lectured and taught since 2002 in London, Nottingham and Bauhaus DIA, at Kunstuniversität Linz, Institute for DesignStrategies and FH Kaiserslautern. Further she reviewed at University of Liverpool, the Bartlett, TU Berlin and USC. Werner contributed to a variety of conferences, symposia and workshops in the UK, Ukraine, Germany and the US. Organized and chaired Digital Week 2011 at DIA and [En]Coding Architecture 2013 at CMU. Liss C. Werner holds a Diploma and Master of Architecture with commendation from The Bartlett as well as a 1st class Bachelor of Arts from the University of Westminster. Further she studied atRMIT. Werner received the deVere Urban Design Prize, Peter Fuld Scholarship and George N. Pauly Fellowship and is a member of Architectural Humanities Research Association (AHRA), Interdisciplinary Research Colloquium at Humboldt University Berlin, Architektenkammer Berlin and the American Society of Cybernetics (ASC).