WHO'S IN TOWN?
JENNIFER BROUTIN FARAH
AND KAMAL FARAH

SALT BEYOĞLU

JULY 18, 2013 19.00

Jennifer Broutin Farah and Kamal Farah

SALT Beyoğlu, Walk-in Cinema



Architects Jennifer Broutin Farah and Kamal Farah will present their current research and discuss strategies for cities as adaptive technologies.

Jennifer Broutin Farah
Jennifer Broutin Farah received a professional BArch degree from the University of Miami, and an MS in advanced architectural design from Columbia University. Farah is a PhD candidate in the MIT Media Lab’s Changing Places group. Her expertise includes adaptive infrastructure, energy innovation, food systems, and human-centered design in constructed environments. She has worked with the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Arquitectonica Intl., and has taught at universities including Columbia University and Pratt Institute. A recipient of multiple awards, she has been featured on Discovery Science and in documentaries for GOOD Magazine and Eyebeam Art & Technology Center (where she was an artist in residence) in addition to contributing to Wired Magazine and the Financial Times, among others.

Kamal Farah
Kamal Farah received a BArch degree from the University of Miami and an MS in architecture and urban design from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, where he is also a faculty member. Farah is a research assistant in the Changing Places group at the MIT Media Lab, where he is developing future urban systems, investigating the impact of emergent technologies and virtual networks on physical space. Farah has advised organizations including IBM and the Ford Motor Company and led projects combining design, strategy, and management for multinational clients at SOM and Ateliers Jean Nouvel.

The talk will be held in English.
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