Paul Fast speaks at the International Research and Design Forum 2022 in Stuttgart, Germany

October 6, 2022

The Design Forum titled ‘On Materiality – Creating New Architecture Through Research’ will take place on Friday, October 14, 2022, and is organized by The SOM Foundation in partnership with the Cluster of Excellence IntCDC at the University of Stuttgart. The full-day event will include presentations by academics and industry leaders whose body of work, creativity, and expertise inspire the future of materiality in the built world.

“We are excited to bring together some of the most remarkable people practicing today to learn from and discuss their research on materiality and the diverse ways they approach it,” Iker Gil, Executive Director of SOM.

Fast + Epp Founder, Paul Fast, will talk about Coalescing Practice and Research, focusing on our company’s R&D laboratory, Concept Lab, and how the research undertaken here, in conjunction with its state-of-the-art equipment, is helping advance structural design and propel architectural imagination.

The forum is open to the public and welcomes design professionals, educators, and students. Register here.