"Big Data Analytics: Wellbeing-Centric Human Building Ecosystems--RCN-SEES," the Predictive Modeling Network for Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems. Hosted by the University of Charlotte, College of Computing and Informatics. An NSF-funded Research Coordination Network (RCN) in Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES). Read More
International symposium on "Resiliency and The Built Environment.” Organized by the Japan Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Japan) and the Florida International University (FIU), at Meiji University with Tetsuya Yaguchi of Waseda, University Tokyo, Japan. Participants: Nobuaki Furuya, Marilys Nepomechie, Tanaka Tanaka, Akamatsu Akamatsu, Fukuoka, Alfredo Andia, Thomas Spiegelhalter, Gray Read, Eric Goldemberg, George Kunihiro, Akira Nakamura, and others. Tokyo, June, 2019
Lecture and Panel Discussion under the umbrella of the 4-year design/built research project Breaking Even "CARBON-NEUTRAL HIGH-RISE ENVELOPE DESIGN AND ENGINEERING FOR EXTREME TROPICAL CLIMATE IMPACTS" showing scenarios from 2019 to 2100 at the University of Miami with the LA Facade Tectonics Conference about Material Matters -Emerging Strategies and Design Practices for Facade Systems, Buildings & Urban Habitats. Break Even Moderator and Presenter: Thomas Spiegelhalter, Studio Thomas Spiegelhalter + Associates, Miami-Berlin; Kevin T. Greiner, MUP, JD, Sr. Fellow, FIU Metropolitan Center, Principal, Urban Centric Analytics, Presentation: Finding Opportunity in the Face of Extinction - The Future of Miami’s Building Technology Economy; Angel Suarez, RA, LEED AP BD+C, Presentation about Sustainable Perkins+Will Miami Projects; Host: Facade Tectonics Institute Los Angeles, Director: Mic Patterson PhD LEED AP+, Ambassador of Innovation & Collaboration, Founder, Immediate Past President. March 22, 2021.
Carbon-Neutral High-Rise Envelope Nexus – Generative Design and Engineering for Extreme Subtropical Climates.
Lecture at the Facade Tectonics World Conference Los Angeles 2020. “Carbon-Neutral High-Rise Envelope Nexus - Generative Design and Engineering for Extreme Subtropical Climates.” Facade Tectonics 2020 World Congress Fall Facade Tectonics Institute, 2020. Read More
eCAAD 2020 in Berlin (T.U.) KEYNOTES of Lars Krückeberg and Thomas Spiegelhalter with the topics of '' Evidence-Based Design - how algorithms and good architecture can heal'', and '' Disruptive AI Data-Driven, Carbon-Positive, Bio-Inspired Optimization Design Workflows, 2020-2100''. Followed with a panel discussion of Lars Krueckeberg (GRAFT-Berlin), Thomas Spiegelhalter (Miami, US), Cris J.K. Williams (Bath-UK), Liss Werner and Dietmar Koenig (Institut für Architektur TU Berlin) Recording Can Be Found Here
Thomas Spiegelhalter, KEYNOTE and Panel Discussion at the 38th eCAADe Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe conference on Anthropologic – Architecture, and Fabrication in the cognitive age… From smart to behavioral… From digital to material; Keynote speaker: Prof. Thomas Spiegelhalter about “Disruptive AI Data-Driven. Carbon-Positive Bio-Inspired optimization design workflows 2020-2010.” Sponsors: Bentley Institute, Biomimetics, DFG German Research Association (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), Moderated by: Liss C. Werner, Technische Universität Berlin, 16.09.2020. Further information on this can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0uIFski5IY http://ecaade.org/ https://www.ecaade2020.tu-berlin.de/ https://cyphylab.chora.tu-berlin.de/ Proceedings: http://papers.cumincad.org/
Panel Discussion: Climate Resilient Urban Nexus Choices for carbon-neutral city scenarios for Miami Greater Islands 2019 to 2100
Panel Discussion: Climate Resilient Urban Nexus Choices for carbon-neutral city scenarios for Miami Greater Islands 2019 to 2100, American Institute of Architects (AIA MCAD) in downtown, May 1st to June 25th, 2021. Participants: Moderator: Prof. Thomas Spiegelhalter, FIU; Consul General of the German Consulate General Federal Republic of Germany, Andreas Siegel, Miami; Prof. Elizabeth English, PhD., Amphibious Architecture, Cambridge, Canada; Nadia Seeteram, Ph.D., Scientist on Climate Change Displacement Impacts, San Diego-Miami; Prof. Philip Stoddard, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences, FIU; Commissioner Rachel A. Streitfeld, Esq., North Bay Village, FL. Sponsors: Miami Dade County; American Institute of Architects, Miami-Dade; Culture Builds Florida; FIU Miami Urban Studios, Miami Beach; German Consulate General Federal Republic of Germany, Embassy Miami. May 5, 2021.
La Biennale di Venezia Event 2021, Italy: The three-year Climate Resilient Urban Nexus CHoices (CRUNCH) research projects of all joint Universities and Countries from the UK, Sweden, Poland, The Netherlands, Taiwan, presented and discussed their research outcomes at the Biennale di Venezia, Italian Pavilion, Resilient Communities_Venezia @Italian Pavilion 2021 on 24. September 2021. Participants: Alessandro Melis (VB Italian Pavillion Director, NYIT), Joanna Bach Glowinska, Joanna Tobolewicz, Piotr Lorens (University Gdansk, Poland), Maryam Ghodsvali (TU Eindhoven), Vera van Zoest (TU Upsala, Sweden), Thomas Spiegelhalter and John Correra, FIU Miami; Mei Hua Yuan, (Taiwan), u.a.. View Broadcast Here
"Synthetic Biology for Carbon-Positive Architecture". Panel Discussion on September 9, 2021, Venice Biennale Italian Pavillion. Moderator: Thomas Spiegelhalter (Florida International University, Miami Architecture - Resilience). Panelist: Andrew Hessel (Chairman, Genome Project-Write), Mitchell Joachim (Founder, Terreform One / Professor, NYU), Rachel Armstrong (Living Systems Professor of Experimental Architecture, Newcastle University) Youtube Link
Professor Spiegelhalter with Prof. Renata Morbiducci, Prof. Christiano Lepratti participating at COP26 in Glasgow
Professor Spiegelhalter with Prof. Renata Morbiducci, Prof. Christiano Lepratti are participating at the United Nations on Climate Change Conference, COP26 in Glasgow presenting the following projects in November 2021: - A smart village model for the Italian coastal territory Morbiducci R., Morini A., Vite C. (University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy, www.unige.it/en) - Considerations on Sea Level Rise and the Future of Our Coastal Cities C. Lepratti, R. Morbiducci, C. Vita (University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy) T. Spiegelhalter (Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA). Find more about it here