Bob Sheil - Bartlett International Lecture Series 2012/13
Professor Bob Sheil's inaugural lecture titled 'Design through Production' explored the illusive and evolving relationships between drawing and making in architecture through two decades of work by sixteen*(makers) and four edited books on associated fields. The lecture took place on 3rd October at The Bartlett School of Architecture as part of The Bartlett International Lecture Series.
Bob Sheil is Professor in Architecture and Design through Production at The Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, where he runs MArch Unit 23 with Emmanuel Vercruysse and Kate Davies, and is Director of Technology and Computing. He is a founding partner of sixteen*(makers), whose recent work in collaboration with Stahlbogen GmbH ‘55/02’ won a RIBA award for design. He has edited two editions of Architectural Design; ‘Design through Making’ (2005), and ‘Protoarchitecture’ (2008). In 2011 he Co-Chaired the highly successful international conference FABRICATE with Ruairi Glynn. In 2012 he published ‘Manufacturing the Bespoke’ an AD Reader on prototyping and making architecture in the digital age, and ‘55/02: A sixteen*(makers) Monograph’ (Riverside Architectural Press 2012). He is presently working on a new build project, and a third AD due for publication in January 2014