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13MAR 2013

Egypt / Cairo / February 2013 / Workshop XOTech EMotion / Ain Shams University / MAGLAB

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Cairo – Egypt February 2nd 2013 - Ain Shams University / Faculty of Architecture and MAGLAB, Syria – Spain – Italy (Materials- Advanced Architecture – Generative Laboratory) as a part of Maksoud Architectural Group, authorized reseller and authorized training center of McNeel in Syria and the Middle East through its affiliate offices, Were pleased to announce XOTech Emotion Workshop “that took place at Ain Shams University / Department of Architecture > Cairo – Egypt on February 02 -2013.

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XOTech EMotion is a cutting-edge Workshop in Academia worldwide focusing exclusively on novel approaches to the [Architecture] emerging practice.

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XOTech was an exploration around responsive skin design as an expression of a multiplicity of conditions (Environment, structural, material, formal, cultural, spatial) and the mean by which multiple issues (such as modulation, differentiation and cultural expression) were deployed.

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The workshop showed how material behavior can be introduced into architectural design and which consequences this has on design.

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The workshop focused on the behavior of material in larger arrays and how one can design and steer these.

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The workshop were structured in theoretical lectures, seminars on necessary digital tools and practical work during, which students explored around and apply the concepts and strategies explained throughout physical responsive real scale prototype.

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The main objective was to extract the information from the research and experiments on the materials behavior and kinetic systems as input in order to generate a new 3D responsive structure and Skin as output.

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We would like to acknowledge Prof.

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Dr Ebtissam Mohamed Farid/ENCODE Studio founder/ Associate prof at fine art faculty department of architecture - for her enlighting contribution through her attending as a juror and her unique supports.

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Special thanks for Professor, Dr.

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Mohaamad Ibrahim Jaber Ibrahim/Head of Engeeniering department, for his invitation to organize the workshop and for all of the supports he did during the workshop days and attending as a juror.

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Also we would like to acknowledge the students for the amazing dedication and great efforts they showed throughout the whole workshop days.

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City:
Cairo


Design team:
Workshop Participants

01- Abdullah Saqer, Ain Shams University 02- Ahmad Khaled, Cairo University 03- Amany Epead, British University in Egypt 04- Aly Magdy, Alexandria University 05- Deena El Mahdy, British University in Egypt 06- El Sayed Mosad El Sayed, Future University in Egypt 07- Faisal Maowed, Future University in Egypt 08- Hadeel Shehab, Ain Shams University 09- Hadeer Rashwan, El Shrouk Academy 10- Hala Hossam El Din, Ain Shams University 11- Heba Mohsen Abdellatif, New Cairo Academy 12- Islam Kassem, Alexandria University 13- Khaled Magdy El Feky, Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport 14- Lama Manadili, Arab International University 15- Mahmoud Khairat, Cairo University 16- Mahmoud Mahfouz, Alexandria University 17- Mahmoud Sherif, Cairo University 18- Mai Wagdy, Ain Shams University 19- Mai Wafa, Cairo University 20- Maryam Fahmy, New Cairo Academy 21- Mohamed Emad Abdelhameed, El Shrouk Academy
22- Mohamed Jamal Morad, Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport 23- Mohamed Mohy El Deen, Alexandria University 24- Mona Ibrahim, Ain Shams University 25- Nouran Mohammed Haridy, Ain Shams University
26- Nuha Hassan Temraz, Ain Shams University 27- Ruba Al Lham, Arab International University 28- Yousef Abdel Alim Hashem, Ain Shams University 29- Yousra Ashraf Serry, Ain Shams University 30- Yousra Hamada El Sawy, Ain Shams University
Guest Participant
31- Elena Cattani, Bologna University
MAGLAB Trainees
Photography – Graphic Design:
Ahmad Kattan : Arab International University “MAGLAB Trainee 2012 -2013”


MOTHERSHIPS
Ain Shams University / Department of Architecture
http://eng.shams.edu.eg/english/
MAG LAB (Materials , Advanced Architecture , Generative Laboratory) Barcelona – Spain / Damascus – Syria
http://www.mag-sy.com
WORKSHOP DIRECTOR
M.Arch. Aref Maksoud “Escuela De’Arquitectura EsArq_UiC International University of Catalonia.”
Visitor Professor at AIU “Arab International University”.
Director of MAG LAB, Syria – Spain – Italy (Materials-Advanced Architecture-generative Laboratory) Authorized training center of McNeel Europe and Middle East (Barcelona – Spain) through ITS affiliate offices. Studio manager at MAG “Maksoud Architectural Group”
WORKSHOP INSTRUCTORS AND GUESTS
Main Tutors:
- Dr. Sherif Morad
Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Ain Shams University
Adjunct Faculty, American University in Cairo (AUC)
- Arch.Ahmed Eid Rihan
Teaching Assistant, Department of Architecture, Future University in Egypt (FUE)
Guest Lecturers:
- Dr. Ahmed Mito
Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Ain Shams University
Adjunct Faculty, American University in Cairo (AUC)
Principal, Mito Architects
- Arch. Mazin AbdulKarim- Arch. Kareem Hammouda
Instructor, Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
Principal, Contrast Designs.
- Arch.Shady A.Azeem
Faculty of engineering / Ain Shams University.
Coordinator and Teaching Assistant at the collaborative workshop.
Media Partner:
Arch2o www.arch2o.com
Media Collaborator:
Recity magazine – www.recitymagazine.com

Sponsor:
Ibdaat Magazine (Damascus, Syria – www.ibdaat-sy.com)


Status:
Completed






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