Award-winning architect to visit Stuckeman School as Corbelletti juror

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Tsz Yan Ng, director of Tsz Yan Ng Design and winner of the Architectural League of New York’s 2022 Emerging Voices competition, will visit the Stuckeman School at the College of Arts and Architecture August 22-26 as a juror guest and guest architect of the Charrette Corbelletti Design 2022 of the Department of Architecture.

Ng, who is also an associate professor of architecture at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, will give a public lecture titled “The Case for Architectural R+D” at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 24 in the Stuckeman Family Building l ‘Jury area and via Zoom.

Ng’s practice, collaborative in nature and interdisciplinary in scope, ranges from textile manufacturing facilities to interiors or commercial retail facilities. His materials-based research and design primarily focuses on textile manipulation and experimental concrete formation, incorporating contemporary technologies to develop new designs and innovative means of construction and fabrication. His work investigates issues of labor in various facets and forms, highlighting broader issues of innovation in industrial manufacturing, human labor, craftsmanship, and aesthetics.

She has received numerous honors and awards, including the Small Project Awards from the American Institute of Architects in 2022 for the “SPLAM” project, the New Researcher Award from the Architectural Research Centers Consortium in 2020 and an R+D citation Architect Magazine Awards for “Robotic Needle Felting” in 2018.

Ng’s co-authored book, “Twisted”, was published by Actar Publishing in 2018. She also co-edited the Journal for Architectural Education’s thematic issue entitled “The work in 2019 and she was guest editor of a thematic issue of Gradient, titled “Inflections,” last year. She is a board member of ACADIA, the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture.

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