Location: Elseware Studio 47 – 49 Argyle Street Fitzroy
Time: 11am – 12am, 6 Feb 2012.
Roland is a Design Director and a Founding Partner of Kokkugia. He holds a masters in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University where he studied on a Fulbright scholarship and is a graduate of RMIT University (B.Arch). Roland teaches graduate studios and seminars at the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University and is the George Isaac Distinguished Fellow at the University of Southern California (USC). Roland has previously directed design studios and seminars at UCLA, SCI-Arc, Pratt Institute, RMIT, and the Victorian College of the Arts. Roland has considerable experience in the design and construction of high profile projects while working in the offices of Reiser + Umemoto, Ashton Raggatt McDougall and Minifie Nixon, prior to founding Kokkugia. Roland’s design research is focused on emergent design methodologies involving agent-based techniques.