Experimental architecture and participatory research
Hermes' design practice explores participatory research and experimentation in architecture, with embedded sensor, data collection and visualization technology - tools of inquiry - as an approach to making places in and with communities, that are infrastructures for experiments themselves - AND - continue to provide meaning and value after specific speculation and research has concluded.
- Consulting with the Bosch corporation and will soon be full time R and D lead in Chicago for an internal strategy group called Hermes, to advise and lead participatory research and development work in the city, focusing on urban mobility, technology and built space.
- Principal Designer for the Array of Things, urban sensing system
- Working with the Array of Things data sharing software team to develop software tools for working with environmental data directly in 3d modeling environments
- Co-creater of the LofT workshops project in the Chicago Public School system
LofT: The hands-on curriculum using the technology and principles of urban sensing platforms to teach students programming, data science, digital fabrication, design and engineering concepts necessary for an IoT world.