Force of Things to Premier in Darmstadt Germany
Fure’s collaboration with composer Ashley Fure titled The Force of Things will premier at the International Summer Course for New Music in Darmstadt Germany on August 1. This music theater piece stages a series of musico-dramatic events that explore the animate vitality of matter, entropy and the innate drama of natural phenomena.
"The Detroit Reassembly Plant" Opens in Venice
T+E+A+M's contribution to this year's US Pavilion at the Architectural Biennale opens in Venice. The Detroit Reassembly Plant is one of twelve proposed projects for sites in Detroit. "The Architectural Imagination," the title of this year's exhibition, is curated by Cynthia Davidson and Monica Ponce de Leon.
The Marq Featured in AN Interiors Magazine
SIFT and EADO's (Ellie Abrons) The Marq is featured in AN Interiors third issue. The article titled "Black and Gold" is written by Matthew Messner and highlights the various material treatments used in the project, as well as SIFT's shift from academic research to built work.
Fure Exhibits at "Research Through Making"
Fure and artist Matt Kenyon's project "Tap" is included in the 2016 Research Through Making exhibition at Taubman College's Liberty Gallery. The project engages "fracking" through a flaming sink made from discarded ceramics, which are cast in concrete and coated in thermochromic paint.
Fure Leads T4T Lab at Texas A&M
Fure is the invited professor for Texas A&M College of Architecture's 2016 T4T Lab led by Gabriel Esquival. The studio, titled "Object Redux," explored the "latent architecture of things" with second and fourth year undergraduate students. The final jury included Kristy Balliet, Casey Rehm, Kory Bieg, Rene Graham, and Stepehn Caffey.
Fure Lectures at University of Calgary
Fure and Ellie Abrons give a lecture titled "Outside, Inside, and Between Things" as part of the Design Matters lecture series hosted by the University of Calgary Faculty of Environmental Design. Abrons and Fure also lead the Taylor Seminar, a week-long workshop with EVDS architecture students.
Fure Participates in Biennale Roundtable
Fure and co-members of T+E+A+M, Thom Moran, Ellie Abrons, and Meredith Miller, join Greg Lynn, Stan Allen, and moderator Cynthia Davidson for a roundtable discussion on “The Architectural Imagination,” the title of the U.S. Pavilion’s exhibition for the 2016 Venice Biennale. Curators Monica Ponce de Leon and Cynthia Davidson commissioned Lynn, Allen, T+E+A+M, and nine other practices to design speculative proposals for sites in Detroit.
Fure Presents at TxA Conference
Fure and Ellie Abrons present their paper "Texture Extended" at the 2015 TxA Emerging Design + Technology conference in Dallas, Texas organized by Kory Beig.
Fure Presents and Chairs Panel at ACADIA
Fure and Ellie Abrons present their project "Texture Tectonics" on the panel "Material Science ll," chaired by Filip Tejchman at ACADIA 2015: Computational Ecologies: Design in the Anthropocene. Fure was also invited by conference chairs Lonn Combs and Chris Perry to chair the panel "Biomimesis ll."
Fure Presents at ACSA Fall Conference
Fure presents his paper "Weird Functionalism" at the 2015 ACSA Fall Conference: Between the Autonomous and Contingent Object. Fure joined Marc Manack, Jean Jaminet, and Lonn Combs on the panel “Right Now, We Are Making Ordinary Objects Again” chaired by Benjamin Farnsworth.
Fure Selected for 16' Venice Biennale With T+E+A+M
T+E+A+M (Thom Moran, Ellie Abrons, Adam Fure, and Meredith Miller) is among 12 teams selected to exhibit work in the U.S. Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Biennial in Venice. The U.S. Pavilion will host 'The Architectural Imagination,' an exhibition curated by Cynthia Davidson and Monica Ponce de Leon.
Young Architects 16 Published
Princeton Architectural Press has published Young Architects 16 featuring the work of the 2014 Architectural League Prize winners: SIFT Studio, The LADG, Young & Ayata, Norman Kelley, Jenny Sabin Studio, and Geoffrey von Oeyen Design. The theme for the 2014 Architecture League Prize, Overlay, asked entrants to consider how iterative, incremental processes inform and direct their work.
Possible Mediums Panel Online
A recording of Possible Mediums' "Super Session" panel at ACSA 103: The Expanding Periphery and the Migrating Center is now online. Fure and fellow Possible Mediums co-founder Kristy Balliet moderated a panel focusing on the project's implications for design pedagogy.
Fure Published in Pidgin Magazine
Adam Fure's essay "Rocks, Words, and the Magically Real" is published in Pidgin 19: Magic.
Fure to Lecture at Texas A&M
Fure will be giving a lecture titled "Rocks, Words, and the Magically Real" at Texas A&M College of Architecture on April 20, 2015.
Texture Tectonics featured on Archinect
Fure's project Texture Tectonics, done in collaboration with Ellie Abrons of EADO, has been featured on Archinect, along with several other projects funded by Taubman College's annual Research Through Making grant program.
Fure and Abrons Open Texture Tectonics
Fure and collaborator Ellie Abrons of EADO have opened their project "Texture Tectonics" as part of Taubman College's Research Through Making program and exhibition. The project will be on view in Taubman's Liberty Gallery from March 12 - April 12.
Fure to Moderate ACSA Super Session
Fure, along with Possible Mediums co-founder Kristy Balliet, will lead a "Super Session" at this year's ACSA conference in Toronto, March 19-21. Fure and Balliet will present the Possible Mediums project as a new form of design pedagogy. Andrew Atwood, Kelly Bair, Brennan Buck, Andrew Holder, and Kyle Miller will join as panelists.
Fure to Present Paper at ACSA 103
Fure will be presenting his paper "Glittering, Ugly Objects" at this year's ACSA conference in Toronto, March 19-21, as part of the panel "The Articulate Object," chaired by Michael Young.
Possible Mediums awarded ACSA Prize
Possible Mediums has been awarded the Creative Achievement Award from ACSA. Fure, along with co-founders Kristy Balliet, Kelly Bair, and Kyle Miller, will be presenting the project and accepting the award at ACSA's annual conference in Toronto, March 19-21, 2015.
Possible Mediums Symposium in New York
Fure and other Possible Mediums founders Kelly Bair, Kristy Balliet, and Kyle Miller will be joined by Mark Linder, Hillary Sample, Brennan Buck, Angela Co, Christina Goberna, and Michael Young for a symposium at Syracuse University's Fisher Center in NYC. The event will situate the project in relation to the current state of the discipline, the theme of Syracuse’s Architecture’s Fall 2014 events organized by Dean Michael Speaks.
Fure's League Prize Lecture Online
The Architectural League of New York has made the 2014 League Prize lectures and events available through an online feature including Fure's exhibition interview and his lecture “Sugar Cubes and Moon Rocks.”
SIFT Studio Winner of League Prize
Adam Fure was named a winner of the prestigious Architectural League Prize awarded by The Architectural League of New York. An exhibition of all six winners will run from June 24 - August 1. Fure will also give a public lecture at Parsons The New School for Design on June 24.
Fure Published in Project
Adam Fure's essay "Phenomenal Futures" was published in the third issue of the architectural journal Project. Buy a copy of the issue here.
Fure's Artifacts and Possible Mediums Reviewed
Fure's contribution to the Possible Mediums exhibition was featured in a review of the show written by Michael Abrahamson for The Architectural Review. Abrhamson writes that Fure's Artifacts "critique representation by presenting the beholder with impossibly complex and engrossing objets d’art."
Possible Mediums Exhibition Opens in Ann Arbor
The Possible Mediums exhibition, organized by Adam Fure, Kelly Bair, Kristy Balliet, and Kyle Miller, has opened in Ann Arbor at University of Michigan's Taubman College's Liberty Gallery. In addition to curating, Fure's work is featured in the exhibition.
Fure To Lecture in Stockholm
In February 2014, Adam Fure will lecture as part of the Draw, point, talk series arranged and curated by The Stockholm Association of Architects through Daniel Norell and Frida Rosenberg. Draw, point, talk asks emerging architects and scholars to present their ongoing work in a public lecture and to articulate a position that charges the following response and discussion. Fure's talk is titled "Dark Phenomenality" and will feature Daniel Norell as a respondent.
Possible Mediums Awarded a Graham Foundation Grant
The Graham Foundation has announced that the Possible Mediums project led by Kelly Bair, Kristy Balliet, Adam Fure, and Kyle Miller has been awarded a grant to support the development of the Possible Mediums traveling exhibition to begin and open in Ann Arbor in January 2014.
Fure Appointed Assistant Professor
Adam Fure was recently appointed Assistant Professor of Architecture at University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning.
Fure Published in Fresh Punches
Adam Fure's essay "The Computer's In Their Somewhere" was published in Fresh Punches: Experimental Architecture Exhibition Catalogue . This publication was produced from the exhibition “Fresh Punches,” which was mounted in the fall of 2012 at the Land of Tomorrow Gallery in Louisville, Kentucky.
Possible Mediums Conference
Adam Fure co-chaired the recent Possible Mediums conference at The Ohio State University. Check out the conference website and videos from the proceedings.
Fure Interviewed in City Vision Magazine
Adam Fure was interviewed in the most recent issue of City Vision magazine. Issue 8 is about what is Sick and what is Wonder in your own city.
Veer Named Architizer A+ Finalist
SIFT's installation Veer, done in collaboration with composer Ashley Fure, is a finalist for the Architizer A+ Awards in the Architecture+Sound category. Stop by and vote!
Fure to Chair Possible Mediums Conference
Fure will serve as co-chair of the upcoming Possible Mediums conference at The Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture. The conference will be composed of a series of workshops and panel discussions revolving around four “possible mediums.” Challenging the boundaries of architectural convention, the invited workshop leaders employ exploratory processes rooted in mediums external to the discipline (such as film or comics) or developed from atypical applications of more conventional mediums (such as drawings or models). All events will take place at Knowlton Hall from Feb 7-10.
Grounds For Detroit Exhibition Opens
13178 Moran: Grounds for Detroit, Adam Fure's collaboration for the Venice Biennale, is featured in the exhibition Grounds for Detroit | supermanoeuvre: Projects for the 2012 Venice Biennale. The exhibit will be on display from December 14, 2012 – January 11, 2013 in the Taubman College Gallery at the University of Michigan.
Veer Featured on suckerPUNCH
SIFT's installation Veer, done in collaboration with composer Ashley Fure, is featured on suckerPUNCH.
13178 Moran Featured on suckerPUNCH
13178 Moran: Grounds for Detroit, Adam Fure's collaboration for the Venice Biennale, is featured on suckerPUNCH.
Fure to Participate in PUBLIC Conference
Adam Fure and other members of the group 13178 Moran Street: Grounds for Detroit will join moderator Sarah Herda for a panel discussion at Taubman College's PUBLIC conference. This one day conference will focus on the relationships between planning, architecture, and the public while exploring the social impact of designs and decisions.
13178 Moran Featured on Arch Daily
13178 Moran: Grounds for Detroit, Adam Fure's collaboration for the Venice Biennale, is featured on Arch Daily.
13178 Moran Featured on Biennale Channel
13178 Moran: Grounds for Detroit, Adam Fure's collaboration for the Venice Biennale, is featured on the la Biennale Channel.
Fure and Abrons' Stubble Step Opens in Venice
Stubble Step, a collaboration between Adam Fure and Ellie Abrons, opens at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice. Fure, Abrons, and four other practices designed 13178 Moran: Grounds for Detroit for the international exhibition curated by David Chipperfield. Stubble Step will be on display in the Arsenale through the 25th of November.
Fure To Participate in Venice Biennale
Adam Fure has been invited to participate in the Venice Biennale. Fure will join frequent collaborator Ellie Abrons, as part of the group 13178 Moran Street, to construct a full-scale installation in the Arsenale. The 13th International Architecture Exhibition, directed by David Chipperfield and titled Common Ground, will run in Venice from 29th August through 25th November 2012
SIFT's Installation Veer Opens in Germany
SIFT's installation Veer, done in collaboration with composer Ashley Fure, opens at The Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany.
SIFT designs chandelier for UK's Beaux-Arts Ball
SIFT designs a chandelier for the University of Kentucky College of Design's 2012 Beaux-Arts Ball.
Fure's Installation Hover Opens at Gallery Project
Adam Fure's installation Hover, done in collaboration with composer Ashley Fure, opens at The Gallery Project in downtown Ann Arbor MI.
Fure Presents Projects and Paper at ACSA 100
Adam Fure presents his paper Material Postproduction at the ACSA 100th annual conference. Fure's projects Thick-It and Tingle Room (with Ellie Abrons) were also presented as posters at the ACSA 100th annual conference, Digital Aptitudes hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston MA.
Fure Lectures at the University of Kentucky
Adam Fure lectures at the University of Kentucky's College of Design.
Fure Leads Workshop at University of Kentucky
Adam Fure leads workshop at the University of Kentucky's College of Design.
Thick-It, Tingle Room Included in Installed
Adam Fure's projects Thick-It and Tingle Room (with Ellie Abrons) are included in Installed, an exhibit at the University of Michigan's Taubman College Gallery in Ann Arbor MI.
The Material Fringe Exhibits Work
Adam Fure's class The Material Fringe exhibits work at the University of Michigan's Taubman College in Ann Arbor MI.
Fure Wins Prizes in Beauty Pageant Competition
Adam Fure's project Thick-It and Synthetic Gardens (with Ellie Abrons and Daniel Norell) win two first prizes in the ACSA Archive Beauty Pageant competition.
Fure Presents Paper at ACADIA
Adam Fure presents his paper Digital Materiallurgy: On the Productive Force of Deep Codes and Vital Matter at ACADIA 2011 Computation Through Integration hosted by the University of Calgary in Calgary/Banff, Alberta, Canada.
Fure's Thick-It exhibited at Art Prize
Adam Fure's project Thick-It is installed at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) for Art Prize 2011.
Fure Participates in Residency Fellowship
Adam Fure conducts research with Ellie Abrons and Ashley Fure (composer) at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart Germany (January 2011 – June – 2011).