Thursday, 17 January 2017
Sursock Museum Greek Orthodox Archbishopric Street, Ashrafieh
Thursday 19 January, 19:00 to 21:00
Auditorium, Level -2
In conjunction with the launch of his book, Efficient Fictions, architect and designer Guillaume Crédoz will be giving a talk on his practice, spanning art, architecture, and machine & appliance design. Efficient Fictions presents a synthesis of design strategies linking design, art and architecture. The tri-lingual book combines sketching, sculpting and manufacturing with the tools of contemporary practice, parametrics, 3D-printing, and I.O.T, to explore a wide spectrum of creation ranging from building facades, to furniture, to 3-D printed eyewear
19:00 to 19:30
Talk by Guillaume Crédoz in the Auditorium, Level -2
19:30 to 21:00
Booklaunch in the Museum Resto and Shop
Guillaume Crédoz (alias Ghouyoum) is an architect who has worked and lived in France, Canada, Turkey, Syria and is now practicing in Lebanon. He taught environment design and architecture at the Université du Québec à Montréal and the Université de Montréal.
Having set up the first 3D-printing company and built the first 3D-printer in the Middle East, Crédoz is recognised as a leading figure within the regional maker movement. His practice spans art and architecture, including the design of appliances and machines. Here, in mid-career, he has produced a compilation of proven design strategies, illustrated at length through a wide variety of projects.