University of Waterloo
Adrian Chîu is currently a Masters Candidate in Architecture at the University of Waterloo and holds a Bachelor of Architectural Sciences at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly known as Ryerson) with an optional zone specialization in their Digital Fabrication Zone. His interests lie at the intersection of architecture and using digital fabrication tools to create experiential interactive environments. He has a demonstrated history of working on the design and fabrication of interactive installations, with his work being displayed as part of Winter Stations, DesignTO, the Design Exchange’s EDIT expo, the Gladstone’s Come Up to My Room and the Bergen International Wood Festival. He is heavily involved in student co-curricular experiential learning, having served as the principal of arc.soc (Ryerson Architecture Student Society) and is currently a co-director of F_RMlab, an open peer-to-peer student design collective focusing on the intersection of architecture and technology at the University of Waterloo. Adrian’s current work at the LASG is looking at ways to expand the current Smart Cell System through kits as part of his thesis on developing an approachable kit-of-parts for an interactive architecture with a distributed and compliant tectonic.