There is power in disruption and 3D printing technology is hailed as nothing short of a new industrial revolution that holds potential for major innovation of economic models. As the technology permeates more design studios and factory floors, the potential applications are virtually endless. So what does this technology mean for architecture and design specifically? How can designers and architects use this technological tool to express new ideas and principles for the future? Architect Mathew Chaney and designer Julia Koerner to talk about the power of 3d printing technology to disrupt architecture, design, and fashion.
Mathew Chaney is a Partner at Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects, recipient of the prestigious 2015 AIA National Architecture Firm Award. Mathew has served as Principal-in-Charge for some of the firm’s largest and most complex projects, including the in progress $500m UC San Diego Theatre District Living and Learning Neighborhood and the recently completed Pendry Hotel + Residences in West Hollywood. Mathew is a recognized thought leader in alternative delivery methods throughout the A/E/C industry and lectures frequently on Design/Build and Integrated Project delivery across the country.
Julia Koerner, Founder of JK3D is an award-winning Austrian designer working at the convergence of architecture, product and fashion design. She is internationally recognised for design innovation in 3D-Printing, Julia’s work stands out at the top of these disciplines. Her designs have been featured in the National Geographic Magazine, VICE, WIRED and the New York Times among other publications.
Moderated by: Leilani Labong
Leilani Labong is a San Francisco-based design and lifestyle writer and a veteran of the magazine industry. Her work has been published in Sunset, Coastal Living, 7×7, California Home Design, the San Francisco Chronicle, Luxe Interiors Design and Belle.
Julia Koerner Collaboration with Costume Designer Ruth Carter, Black Panther, Marvel, Disney 2018/EYRC Collaboration with Mighty Buildings