University of Calgary

Branko Kolarevic

  • Professor

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.

Education

DDes, MDesS (Harvard), Dipl.Ing.Arh. (Belgrade)

Personal Statement

Branko Kolarevic holds the Chair in Integrated Design and co-directs the Laboratory for Integrative Design (LID). Prior to his appointment at the University of Calgary, he was the Irving Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ball State University in Indiana. He has taught architecture at several universities in North America, most recently at the University of Pennsylvania, and in Asia, in Hong Kong. He has lectured worldwide on the use of digital technologies in design and production and has authored, edited or co-edited several books, including the recently published "Manufacturing Material Effects: Rethinking Design and Making in Architecture" (with Kevin Klinger), "Performative Architecture: Beyond Instrumentality" (with Ali Malkawi) and "Architecture in the Digital Age: Design and Manufacturing." He is the past president of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) and is the recipient of the ACADIA 2007 Award for Innovative Research. He holds doctoral and master's degrees in design from Harvard University and a diploma engineer in architecture degree from the University of Belgrade in the former Yugoslavia.

Selected Work

  • Manufacturing Material Effects: Rethinking Design and Making in Architecture Routledge (Taylor & Francis), London and New York, 2008 (with Kevin Klinger)
  • Performative Architecture: Beyond Instrumentality Spon Press (Taylor & Francis), London and New York, 2005 (with Ali Malkawi)
  • Architecture in the Digital Age: Design and Manufacturing Spon Press (Taylor & Francis), London and New York, 2003
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