IaaC Lecture Series_Apr 23 < Joseph Cory

“The Future is (Self) Sufficient”
Architect Dr. Joseph Cory
Founder of GEOTECTURA
www.geotectura.com

Specializing in innovative design, and committed to sustainability, Dr. Cory is the founder of GEOTECTURA office that provides creative and practical architectural solutions to social and environmental challenges, using multidisciplinary research methods and open source design.
Dr. Cory received his diploma from Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) and he is currently a senior lecturer and faculty member in the Department of Interior-Building and Environment at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design. Dr. Cory also teaches sustainable architecture at Tel Aviv University and the Technion.
Cory’s sustainable projects received worldwide recognition in publications, exhibitions and awards.  Among his many honors: 1st prize in the Architectural Competition for Tel Aviv University’s Porter School of Environmental Studies, 1st prize in the Drawing Water Challenge Competition held by Arup, 1st prize in the Project of the Year Award in Israel, Finalist in the Well-Tech Award for Technological Innovation, 2nd prize in the Um el-Phahem Art Museum Competition, two times Runner-up in the Metropolis Next Generation Award, Finalist in the international Bauhaus Award, and 3rd prize in the international Shinkenchiku Residential Design Competition.
In his lecture, Dr. Cory describes in detail many of his self sufficient prototypes and dream-like architecture, from solar balloons and dew collectors, through the first LEED Platinum project in Israel, to the future cities that await us around the corner.

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