June 1, 2018

Marcus Farr is the recipient of the 2018 Fulbright Scholar Program, whose research will be conducted in in China, where he will also be teaching.  It is one of the most prestigious and competitive fellowship programs in the world. Farr joins a prestigious list of schol...

May 31, 2018

Marcus Farr / Material Artifact will be part of the new L.A. Forum project, "Learning in Los Angeles".  The Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design (founded in 1987) is dedicated to supporting innovative art, architecture, design, and urbanism that takes th...

May 31, 2018

Marcus is a member of the inaugural NCARB Scholars in Professional Practice Program.  During this program, 10 professors from around the country will convene in Washington, DC, to share best practices. Scholars will explore several topics related to teaching & professi...

May 21, 2018

We have recent work published in Slanted Magazine.  Slanted Publishers is an independent publishing house founded in 2014 by Lars Harmsen and Julia Kahl. They are publishing the award-winning print magazine Slanted, which is covering international design and culture tw...

May 15, 2018

Marcus will be working in Japan this summer and visiting Studio Kura.  Studio Kura’s Artist in Residence Program is a chance for domestic and international artists to draw inspiration from Japan’s rural environment.

April 12, 2018

Marcus will be conducting a workshop at Dayeh University

December 30, 2017

Material Artifact has published the project Material Natures in THE PLAN Journal.  PLAN intends to disseminate and promote innovative, thought-provoking and relevant research, studies and criticism in architecture and urbanism. The ultimate purpose of the TPJ is thus t...

June 1, 2017

Marcus will present recent research regarding Digital/Analog teaching methodologies at the 2017 SIREN Conference hosted by The Edinburgh College of Art at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.  The SIREN Art and Digital Practices Conference will explore digital practi...

April 2, 2017

Marcus will present recent research at the 12th EAD Conference is hosted by Sapienza University of Rome in Italy.  It will foster discussion among designers, academics and experts about the articulated scenario of contemporary design and its perspectives, with intent t...

March 31, 2017

Marcus will present MaterialNatures at ACSA.  Over the last century, two paradigms have dominated attempts at dealing with the challenges of the city. On one hand, a "substantive" approach that aims to control the physical substance of the city, treated as a completely...

August 2, 2016

Marcus opens at BAF!!  

The focus of Marcus Farr’s project, Templates, Patterns & Folds, is to obtain information about a sense of place by investigating the most simplistic materials and processes of making that create basic architecture scenarios. This data is used to...

June 10, 2016

Ghanem Younes has recently graduated from the American University in Sharjah with a 5 year B.Arch. AUS is the only university outside North America with the professionalNAAB accredited degree. Ghanem was born and raised in Kuwait before moving to the UAE to study archi...

May 4, 2016

Budapest Art Factory (BAF) - founded in 2006 - is a not for profit, contemporary studio, exhibition and project space, installed in a 900m2 industrial hall in the capital of Hungary.   In addition to organizing exhibitions, studio visits and panel discussions, BAF runs...

April 23, 2016

Marcus Farr is the 2016 International Artist in Residence at the Asociacion Cultural Sin Animo de Lucro, PineaLinea, Cadiz Bay, Spain.  He will make artifacts based on local culture & vernacular building methods. 

April 4, 2016

The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award, presented by New York University Abu Dhabi and in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF), has been established to nurture artistic talent in the United Arab Emirates.  Professor Marcus mentored Ghanem Younes,...

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