Tuesday, March 31, 2009

AAST Advanced Architecture Settimo Tokyo Biennale

FADarch was invited to exhibt work in the 2009-2011  Advanced Architecture Settimo Tokyo Biennale.

The Rause Hill Natatorium Project will be exhibited from  7 April to 17 May 2009 in Turin, Italy.

The House of Arts and Architecture Association CASARTARC settled in Settimo Torinese, Turin, is developing a project called ‘Advanced Architecture Settimo Tokyo’ (AAST), a group of Generative Architecture events: workshops, a two days conference and an exhibition with venues in Settimo & Tokyo and possibly Cagliari & London.

The events of AAST focus on the approach to design through parametric design tools, such as Rhinoscript, Grasshopper, Mel script, DP, GC.

The first stage of the exhibition will run from 7 April to 17 May 2009 in Turin, Italy. The opening conference for the exhibition will be made by Patrik Schumacher (partner at Zaha Hadid Architects). The exhibition will travel to Tokyo, Japan in May 2010.

Project team:
FADarchitecture (Francis Anthony Bitonti)
BOTH (Brian Osborn)
Severn Clay Studio (Severn Clay-Youman)

The following video will be among the materials shown at the exhibition. 

OPENING NIGHT: Future.city.Past>FORWARD Exhibition

Last night I attended the opening reception for the Future.city.Past>FORWARD Exhibition at the d3 gallery.

These are some images and photographs of the submission from FADarch (Francis A. Bitonti)


DEFINE: Web Crawler::::a computer program that browses the World Wide Web in a methodical, automated manner. Other terms for Web crawlers are ants, automatic indexers, bots, and worms or Web spider, Web robot.”


FADarch to Appear in Future.city.Past>FORWARD Exhibition

Francis Bitonti was selected to exhibit work in the Future.city.Past>FORWARD exhibition

For more information Please see this URL

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Launching FrancisAnthony.com

Francis A. Bitonti has started a new website to keep track of projects not related to FADarch, including teaching and other research projects.

 The URL is_


Processing Workshop

Francis Bitonti is giving a Processing Workshop for the New York City College of Technology department of Architectural Technology.The workshop will focus on programming agent based decentralized, self-organizing systems. 

Feel free to look through the workshop website for code and the lesion plan.