Outstanding Architect, Artist Marc Fornes Speaking at Dallas Architecture Forum

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Louis Vuitton Pop-Up Store in London, designed by architect Marc Fornes. Photo: Stephane Muratet

Brooklyn-based architect, artist, and digital thinker Marc Fornes is the speaker at the next Dallas Architecture Forum event March 29.

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Marc Fornes

Fornes is the founder of THEVERYMANY™, a New York-based studio engaging art and architecture through systematic research and development into applied computer science and digital fabrication. Fornes creates complex, curvilinear self-supported structures located in France, Canada, and the United States. His work is in the permanent collections of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the FRAC Centre in Orleans, France, and in many private collections. He has created private residences and pop-up stores for such well-known designers as Louis Vuitton and Irene Neuwirth.

He is also TED Fellow and has been a speaker at multiple events and institutions, including the ArchiLab symposium and MoMA MIND. Together with Francois Roche, he co-created “(n)Certainties,” a graduate studio course at Columbia University, the University of Southern California, and Die Angewandte in Vienna.

Fornes is currently teaching at Princeton and Harvard Graduate School of Design. With his diverse background in architecture, design, computation, digital fabrication, and education, Fornes’ presentation is sure to be valuable for the Dallas community.

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Labrys Frisae Pavilion at Art Basel Miami. Photo: Pablo Iriarte
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Irene Neuwirth Pop-Up Store in New York City. Photo: Evan Joseph
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Apartment in Paris, France, designed by architect Marc Fornes. Photo: Christian Richters

“Marc Fornes is an architect and subject matter expert in computer science who is constantly reinventing the field of computational skinning to create large-scale, highly organic and self-supported structures,” said Nate Eudaly, Executive Director of the Dallas Architecture Forum.

Fornes will speak on Tuesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. at the Magnolia Theatre in the West Village in Dallas. There is a complimentary reception at 6:15 p.m., and no reservations are needed. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $5 for students (with ID). Tickets can be purchased at the door before the lecture.

Dallas Architecture Forum members receive free admission to all regular Forum lectures as a benefit of membership, and AIA members can earn one hour of CE credit for each lecture.

Dallas Architecture Forum is a non-profit organization for everyone interested in learning about and improving the architecture, design, landscape and urban fabric of the North Texas region. To learn more, visit dallasarchitectureforum.org.

 

Leah Shafer

Leah Shafer is a content and social media specialist, as well as a Dallas native, who lives in Richardson with her family. In her sixth-grade yearbook, Leah listed "interior designer" as her future profession. Now she writes about them, as well as all things real estate, for CandysDirt.com.

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