Houston


March 26 - March 29, 2015


University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture will host the TEX-FAB 2015 event. The theme Plasticity initiated in the recent competition will be expanded upon with a new series of Workshops, Lectures and an Exhibition featuring the winning project Plastic Stereotomy by Justin Diles and the other finalists. A symposium will kickoff with a Keynote Lecture by Ronald Rael, a leading voice in the expanding use of 3D printing in construction using alternative materials. Bill Kreysler will lead a series of talks on the topic of Plasticity as our industry partner in composite fabrication and our generous supporter of the Plasticity pavilion to be unveiled at the event. JOIN US in Houston next Spring! Register for the Symposium and Workshops

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Plasticity will be discussed as a conceptual and material process at three different scales from 3D printing multi-materials to fabricating lightweight structures and entire facades out of composites. Registration is required for attendance. Discounted rate is offered to Professionals who will also be attending a Workshop, FREE for students. Register for Symposium
A series of parametric design and digital fabrication workshops will be conducted by industry leaders using software platforms from Rhino with Grasshopper to Revit with Dynamo plugins. Workshop registration for professionals, academics and students is now open with Early Bird pricing in effect until March 9, 2015. Please read the Workshop Cancellation Policy