Speaker: Michael Silver

Speaker: Michael Silver

Off-Road Fabrication: Architecture, Peripatetic Mobility and Machine Vision.

Mike Silver is an architect, researcher and educator. He is currently a faculty in the Department of Architecture at the University of Buffalo. Mr. Silver currently directs a multidisciplinary design laboratory that explores emerging technologies like, humanoid robotics, automated fiber placement and mobile design apps for on site construction. His work has been exhibited at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, in Manhattan, the IDC in Nagoya Japan, the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., the Architecture League in New York and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. He built his first working robot out of Scotch tape and Spirograph parts at the age of 12.