Test Unit 2017 Symsposium

Test Unit 2017 Symsposium

A two-day public program of talks, debates, workshops and discussions following the week-long design and build summer school.

Program includes:
Friday 23rd June
10.00am - late

Panel discussion:
Eva de Klerk, NDSM, Amsterdam
Simon Sharkey, National Theatre of Scotland
Hannah Lambert, London Legacy Development Corporation
Les Grands Voisin, Paris

Breakout discussion groups with Test Unit summer school facilitators:

  • Elie Lakin, Jason Bruges Studio - Responsive Lighting
  • Amica Dall, Assemble - Spatial Occupation
  • Lee Ivett, BAXENDALE - Urban Bothy
  • Neil McGuire, A Feral Studio - Façades and communicative architecture
  • Valentina Karga - Building Collaborative Economies

Closing session with Ethel Baraona Pohl & César Reyes Nájera, DPR-barcelona

Turncoats Debate: 'Pop Up? Piss Off!' with:
Diarmaid Lawlor, Architecture & Design Scotland - A&DS
more announced soon...

Please order free tickets separately to attend the Turncoats debate.

Saturday 24th June
10am - 6pm
Workshops and events on site and in Civic House.

Free to attend and open to everyone!

Newsprint workshop with Risotto & DPR-barcelona
News desk opens at 10am, print deadline 5pm - HOT OFF THE PRESS 6pm

SubCrawl with Dress For The Weather
11am - 2pm (booking essential - select from drop-down option below)
Departing from and returning to Civic House.
This tour involves travel on the subway so please come prepared!

'Facades: Not Everything is as it First Appears' with Recoat
Create art objects that interact with the interventions from the Test Unit Summer School
2pm - 4pm

Aquaponics Build workshop with Urban Catch Aquaponics
3pm - 5pm

A live-build urban furniture workshop with Glasgow Tool Library
Two sessions:
11am-1.30pm & 2.30pm-5pm

CNC and open source architecture workshop with Akiko Kobayashi
more details announced soon

Test Unit group activities
2 - 6pm
Discussions, talks, demos showcasing the prototypes designed and built throughout the week:

Jason Bruges Studio - Responsive Lighting
Assemble - Spatial Occupation
Baxendale - Urban Bothy
A Feral Studio - Façades and communicative architecture
Valentina Karga - Building Collaborative Economies

Food and drinks available throughout!

  • Title

    Test Unit 2017 Symsposium
  • Type

    Exhibition Opening
  • Organizers

    Agile City
  • From

    June 23, 2017 10:00 AM
  • Until

    June 24, 2017 06:00 PM
  • Venue

    Civic House
  • Address


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