Interactive Architecture: Thoughts on things getting smaller, getting smarter and working together

Speaker: Michael Fox, Principal, Fox Lin Inc.

Michael Fox is the Author of the book Interactive Architecture by Princeton
Architectural Press. He is also the founder and a principal of Fox Lin Inc.
in Los Angeles, California. Prior to starting Fox Lin, he served as an
assistant to engineer and inventor Chuck Hoberman in New York, and as a
design team leader for Kitamura Associates in Tokyo, Japan. In 1998, Fox
founded the Kinetic Design Group at MIT as a sponsored research group to
investigate interactive architecture. Fox directed the group for three

His practice, teaching and research are centered on interactive
architecture. Michael has lectured internationally on the subject matter of
interactive, behavioral and kinetic architecture. He has won numerous awards
in architectural ideas competitions and his masters' thesis at MIT received
the outstanding thesis award for his work on computation and design
processes. Fox's work has been featured in numerous international
periodicals and books, and has been exhibited worldwide. He has taught on
the subject matter of interactive, behavioral and kinetic architecture at
MIT, The Hong Polytechnic University, the Art Center College of Design in
Pasadena and Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI_ARC) in Los
Angeles. He is currently assistant Professor of Architecture at Cal Poly

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