Luc Wilson is a senior associate principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox and the director of KPF Urban Interface (ui.kpf.com,) a think-tank focused on urban analytics and technology development. As his role as director of KPFui he has developed a unique data-driven design methodology and applied it on the design of over 250 projects globally ranging from master plans to rezonings to supertall towers. This includes the development of new software tools and web applications to analyze large urban data sets. His work has been published in both academic and popular publications from Architectural Science Review and the Economist to Wired and the New York Times. Luc was selected to as one of the Commercial Observer’s “2016 Top Young Professionals: Top Architects, Engineers and Contractors.”
Luc is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP, where he teaches courses focused on performance based design and urban data analytics. Previously he was an Adjunct Course Advisor in the Center for Data Science at NYU, teaching urban analytics as part of the Masters Capstone Project course and a Guest Critic at Cornell University teaching an architectural studio. He earned his M.Arch from Columbia University.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Hennessy Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong
With more Asian cities now looking to go smart, what does this mean for the evolution of urban environments across the region?