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Smartgeometry is pleased to announce that sg2014 will be at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, China, from 14-19 July 2014, in partnership with Hong Kong University. The Workshop and Conference will be a gathering of the global community of innovators and pioneers in the fields of architecture, design and engineering.

The event will be in two parts, a four day Workshop 14-17 July, and a public conference beginning with Talkshop 18 July, followed by a Symposium 19 July. The event follows the format of the highly successful preceding events sg2010 Barcelona, sg2011 Copenhagen, sg2012 Troy, and sg2013 London.

sg2014: Hong Kong

Image: Cities without Ground - Adam Frampton, Jonathan D Solomon and Clara Wong


Large cities thrive on density and diversity. But beyond the energy and pollution advantages of the elevator over the automobile, complex issues are at play in concentrating population and built infrastructure in contemporary high-rise cities. How do you meet the challenges of system design for high quality compact urban environments?

Designing for high and increasing density in cities is a complex and wicked problem that calls for innovative approaches to modelling in diverse areas of the city’s dynamics.

sg2014 Challenge: Urban Compaction


The SG Workshop is a unique creative cauldron attracting attendees from across the world of academia, professional practice as well as many of the brightest students. The Workshop is open to 100 applicants who come together for four intensive days of design and collaboration.

The annual Workshop is organised around Clusters. Clusters are hubs of expertise comprising of people, knowledge, tools, materials and machines. The Clusters provide a focus for Workshop participants working together, within a common framework.

We now have an open call to submit proposals for Workshop Clusters

call for clusters


Talkshop   Conference Day One

After four intense days of innovative work, the first day of the conference, the Talkshop, offers an opportunity for critical reflection on what has been accomplished in the Workshop. Talkshop will be an opportunity to open debates, pose questions, challenge orthodoxies, and propose new ideas.

Talkshop will feature informal and open discussions between Cluster participants, leading practitioners and emerging talents in digital design, offering inside perspectives on how the landscape of computational design is reshaping built form.

Symposium   Conference Day Two

The second day of the conference, the Symposium, will feature invited keynote speakers showcasing major projects and research from around the globe that mark out the territory of the year's Challenge. The Symposium is a unique opportunity to hear insights into the challenges ahead for the discipline.

Interwoven throughout the day will be reports and highlights from each Workshop Cluster, giving an opportunity to view work created during the previous four days of intensive collaboration, design and development.

More information about the conference, including speakers, to be posted soon.

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The sg2014 Workshop will be organised around Clusters. Clusters are hubs of expertise. They comprise of people, knowledge, tools, materials and machines. The Clusters provide a focus for workshop participants working together, within a common framework.

Clusters provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, processes and techniques and act as a catalyst for design resolution. The sg2014 Workshop is made up of ten Clusters that respond in diverse ways to the sg2014 Challenge Urban Compaction. The Call for Clusters is now open to proposals which respond in innovative ways to this year's challenge.


Proposals should be laid out under headings: Goals of Cluster, Pre-workshop Collaboration, Suggested 4-day Schedule, Hardware & Software Requirements, Material Requirements. Cluster proposals should also include 100 word bios for Cluster Champions, including previous experience running workshops and materials credentials.

A strong emphasis is placed on multi-disciplinary partnerships between practice, academia, construction, and especially industry. Smartgeometry is able to assist in finding industrial partners.

Full proposal information can be found in the sg2014 Call for Clusters PDF

Submit your proposal via the Call for Clusters Page


Deadline for proposals: Sunday March 2 2014

See full timeline

Submitted clusters will then be shortlisted and proposals made available for public review via the Smartgeometry Website.

The selection process will be based on a peer review in dialogue with the sg2014 hosts CUHK and HKU, focusing on innovative ways that the proposals respond to the sg2014 challenge Urban Compaction. Selected Clusters will be announced mid-March and workshop applications will be opened.


Workshop Proposals are due in 1 week!

All the details are in the previous posts. Or feel free to ask questions here and I'll get back to you right away.

Due to numerous requests from those of you rushing to submit an sg2014 Workshop Cluster proposal, we're extending the deadline by 1 week to March 2nd.

Good luck, and let us know if you have any questions!

to March 2nd

That's today. I'm guessing you mean the 9th





A 不存在属于鞋子的生命存活的条件

B 这就是市场。








With the two version of the PDF in the file upload, doubt, 10th should be able to see the many PDF.

There are some scruples, confusion ——"The additional property of professional activities",——Subject classification, commercial, regional、、、

There is a place Africa, people don't wear shoes, A few people with grass or leather on the foot (and buildings——In order to spatial density) winding,

the manufacture of shoes, two sales do two judgment:

A There is no life belongs to shoes

B this is the market.

I spent a lot of energy explained to students, which is not to do programming people do、、、 the different angle understanding, interpretation, application and explore the law、、、

The news or illusion:Mawangdui tomb unearthed silk shoes , is not the modern sense of true shoes, but the completion of a complete formula.

There is a need is common, when they leave the beach and grass.

Find a mathematically mature different thinking partners,(Can apply to participate in the activities of the sg2014, also can not)

I want to hear people wrote their own language, I am not afraid of don't understand;

Don't care what you can see my beautiful feet and our beautiful city.

Do you have? There are 0.1%? If ≥1 / 4 You know what I did wheni found out about you?







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