Iain Macdonald was an academic member and gave a masterclass at the Energy Workshop held at NFF Madrid 25-29 April 2022. Iain participated in a public debate on energy and the smart city https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=patIhcMXp0w&t=336s.
Prof. Iain Macdonald was invited to attend the new collaborative design studio ‘Atlas of Nuclear Islands’ at the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London. ‘The new studio, titled ‘Atlas of Nuclear Islands’, challenges students to research and design the potential contribution of nuclear batteries (NB) for tackling global warming and the future of …
Iain Macdonald, representing IUS, was invited to speak at the opening of the exhibition ‘Power House – The Architecture of Data Centres’ on a panel chaired by the editor of Dezeen, at the ROCA Gallery London on 3rd November. (Photos provided by ROCA Gallery / Copyright: Angese Sanvito)
In October, Prof. Iain Macdonald and Vincent Zhong, representing IUS, conducted academic conversations online with Prof. Yuelin Zhou from the College of Art and Design at Shenzhen University in China, around the topics of research on the intersections of arts, design and sustainability, and the further research collaboration possibilities. These academic conversations were constructive and …
Several built and unbuilt designs by IUS for data centres will be featured in ‘Power House – The Architecture of Data Centres’ at the ROCA Gallery, London, opening October 2021.
IUS’s design concept for a Quantum Battery will be featured in the ‘Power House-Architecture of Data Centre’ exhibition at the ROCA Gallery, London, opening October 2021. The display will feature images of the QB and speculative proposals for QB-enabled development in Barcelona.
Iain Macdonald (IUS) will discuss the unique mix of architecture, commerce, the arts and lifestyles which has contributed to Soho’s colourful history and continues to attract visitors across all demographics and geographies. Iain’s talk will address live and online audiences at The Caledonian Club, London on 19 August 2021.
IUS is invited to participate in a conversation with a Dutch Municipality regarding destination redesign and reshaping in the context of post-Covid-19.
Iain Macdonald, the Professor of Instance of Uncertain Spaces, is listed as a member of the Advanced Nuclear and Production Experts Group (ANPEG) (https://anpeg.mit.edu/members). ‘ANPEG is a global consortium dedicated to developing low-carbon energy systems based on a “plug-and-play” nuclear micro reactor – or Nuclear Battery – that will provide flexible, resilient, and cost-effective energy …
Iain Macdonald took part in an online panel discussion with academic colleagues from Zuyd UAS, Breda UAS, HU UAS Utrecht, Antwerp Maritime Academy and Vilalta on 20 January 2021.