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Workshops: March 15th-17th, 2016
Conference: March 18th-19th, 2016


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Rob|Arch 2016 will feature many workshops by world-class institutions.

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Preliminary schedule and travel information

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ROB|ARCH 2018 accepts proposals for workshops until September 8th!

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit proposals for two-day OR three-day workshops, which will be held September 10th – 12th, 2018. Workshop proposals with strong cross-disciplinary trajectories that actively integrate experts from multiple fields are highly encouraged, e.g. in the form of collaborative experimentation, complementary fields of knowledge, combination of various technologies, etc, leading to exciting practical work and other outputs with high impact potential.

Detailed information on the 2018 workshops and submission requirements can be found in the workshop proposal guidelines.

We look forward to receiving exciting workshop proposals from cross-disciplinary teams until Friday, September 8th!

ROB|ARCH 2018 team

Rob|Arch Award Winners

We are extremely pleased to congratulate this year’s Rob|Arch Award Winners!

Pioneering Achievement Award: Jane & Mark Burry

Community Contribution Award: Jason Kelly Johnson and Andy Payne

Pioneering Industry Award: Frank Peter Kirgis, ABB Robotics and Alois Buchstab, KUKA Robotics

Pioneering Research Award: Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Register now for the Rob|Arch 2016 conference and get CPD points

NSW architects who attend 2-day Rob|Arch conference, 17th -19th March at Walsh Bay, Sydney will be awarded 10 hours of formal CPD, based on required learning outcomes. Join world leading researchers from Harvard, MIT, ETH Zurich and IAAC(Barcelona) and experience the forefront of new robotic technologies and applications ranging from the construction industry to interaction design and creative practice.

Keynote – François Roche

We are pleased to announce that one of our Keynote Speakers at the Rob Arch 2016 conference will be:

François Roche
-President of the laboratory of research / New-territories
-Co-founder and Principal of R&Sie(n) / Studio of architectural practices / NYC-Paris
-Co-founder of [eIf/bʌt/c]/ Institute for contingent scenario / Bangkok
-Guest Research professor in master class in several universities (see below)

Through these different structures, his architectural works and protocols seek to articulate the real and/or fictional, the geographic situations and narrative structures that can transform them.

François Roche architectural designs and processes have been show at, among other places, Columbia University (New York, 1999-2000), UCLA (Los Angeles, 1999-2000), ICA (London, 2001), Mori Art Museum (Tokyo, 2004), Centre Pompidou (Paris, 2003), MAM / Musée d’Art Moderne (Paris, 2005, 2006), the Tate Modern (London 2006) and Orléans/ArchiLab  (1999, 2001, 2003). Work by R&Sie(n), New-Territories were selected for exhibition at the French pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennales of 1990, 1996, 2000 and 2002 (they rejected the invitation that year), and for the international section in 2000, 2004,2008, in 2010 both International and Austrian Pavilion, in 2012 with small multiple cessions (Dark Side Curating, Slovenian Pavilion, Writing Architecture), and in 2014 in Bembo Pavilion. In 2015, New-Territories was invited at Chicago Biennial and Acadia Cincinnati (as in 2008 in Minneapolis). Among the teaching positions held by François Roche over the last decade is guest professor at the Bartlett School in London in 2000, the Vienna TU in 2001, the Barcelona ESARQ in 2003-04, the Paris ESA in 2005, the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 2006, the Angewangde in Vienna in 2008, the USC-Los Angeles in 2009-10-11, the Gsapp Columbia, in the period 2006-2013, at Upenn, Philadelphia 2013-14, at RMIT Melbourne 2012-2015, and Michigan Ann Arbor 2015.

Call for Videos

“Carrara Robotics” by Jelle Feringa (Odico) and Lucas Terhall (Hyperbody). Submitted through the Rob|Arch 2014 Call for Videos with 158.000 playbacks so far.


Every two years, as part of the Rob|Arch conference on robotic fabrication in architecture, art, and design, we send out a Call for Videos and publish the best submissions on the Robots in Architecture Vimeo channel. The videos of the past years were accessed more than 1.3 million times, making the Vimeo channel a central hub for anyone investigating new and exciting robotic applications.

As part of this year’s Rob|Arch we are again asking architects, designers, researchers, artists and anyone else working with robots in a creative way to submit their videos as part of the Rob|Arch 2016 Call for Videos.

A multidisciplinary jury will view all videos and select the best submissions. The accepted videos will be properly referenced at all times and displayed without any advertisements. One initial still image will be added for each video, stating the title, author, and a Rob|Arch 2016 logo.

The videos will also be publicly shown to an expert-audience at the Rob|Arch 2016 Conference in Sydney.

To submit a video, please follow the instructions HERE.



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We are thrilled to announce that the registration for Rob|Arch 2016 is now OPEN. Please REGISTER HERE or click the button below.

This year’s Rob|Arch will take place at the iconic Sydney bay in Australia and just like 2012 and 2014 feature a range of high-end, hands-on robot workshops by academia and industry. Workshop places are limited, so we encourage you to sign up soon!


Sunday – Monday (13.3.-14.3.): Pre-Workshops
Tuesday – Thursday (15.3.-17.3.): Conference Workshops
Friday – Saturday (18.3.-19.3.): Conference
Saturday Evening (19.3.): Conference Closing Dinner, Harbour Cruise, Award Ceremony


Reduced registration fees are available for members of the Association for Robots in Architecture and students (excluding PhD students).


Eventbrite - Rob|Arch 2016 SYDNEY

Deadline Extension: 22.6.2015

robarch_coverAs we managed to slightly push back the Springer book submission deadline we are now able to give authors an additional week to finetune their papers!

NEW DEADLINE: June 22nd, 2015

Use the provided template to format the paper (9 pages, 3000 words) and submit it via Easychair! Take care to blind the full paper, so that it doesn’t provide any identifying information.

Visit the Submission page for more details! We’re looking forward to your submissions!


Final Call for Papers!


The deadline for the submission of full papers for Rob|Arch 2016 is in exactly a week on June 15th, 2015. Anyone who submitted an abstract should have gotten feedback by the end of last month, however anyone can submit a full paper, i.e. also authors who haven’t submitted an abstract.

Use the provided template to format the paper (9 pages, 3000 words) and submit it via Easychair! Take care to blind the full paper, so that it doesn’t provide any identifying information.

Visit the Submission page for more details! We’re looking forward to your submissions!