A set of hands-on workshops will run from May 21-23, at venues throughout the city of Toronto; following that, two days of paper and award presentations, panel discussions, and keynotes will take place at the University of Toronto’s Daniels Faculty from May 24-25. The conference will gather some of the world’s top researchers to highlight key currents in robotic art and architecture, including cable robotics, 3D printing, human-machine collaboration, and augmented making.

The conceptual framework of ‘Beyond Optimization’ offers a rich prompt to both presenters and attendees: how can we reconcile the limitations of the ‘computable’ with the incomprehensible entropy of the real world? As complex contexts require complex solutions, we must move beyond sterile parametric models and embrace the messy, stochastic reality of the incomputable.

See full details of the conference schedule.

The paper call for ROB|ARCH2024 is complete. See details of the call here.