aUGUST 21, 2023
The Academic Minute - A Recursive History of Urban Simulation
Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam discusses the intersection of AI, art, and humanity on The Academic Minute.
March 21, 2023
Real Time: symposium on the architecture of packets, pixels, and neurons
A one-day symposium organized by Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam with coordination by Design Teaching Fellow Ekin Erar that examines the spatial politics and ethics of realtime technologies in military, entertainment, and urban contexts, emphasizing their impact on marginalized communities.
March 3, 2023
Scales of Realtime public lecture at Cukrarna
Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam critically explores the impact and limitations of realtime technologies in his lecture "Scales of Realtime," examining their roles in everything from military applications to smart city governance, and questioning their broader implications for society.
February 10, 2023
FUTURE PRESENT SYMPOSIUM
Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam presents at the Future Present Symposium at Columbia University GSAPP. The symposium explores the use of computation to radicalize spatial practices as well as the boundaries between technology, design, activism, and critical thinking.
February 2, 2023
Farzin Lotfi-Jam lectures at Transmediale festival in Berlin
During Transmediale 2023 in Berlin, Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam delivered a lecture where he critically assessed the influence and reach of realtime technologies, elucidating their role in both meeting consumer needs and serving governmental and corporate agendas across multiple domains such as the military and urban environments.
January 30, 2023
Informational Geographies: A New Lens on Urban Planning
News247.gr reviews Constantinos Doxiadias' Informational Modernism, an exhibition by Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam in collaboration with Mark Wasiuta that examines the work of urban planner Constantinos A. Doxiadis, shedding light on the impact of data and computing on modern cities.
January 27, 2023
Athens Voice reviews Constantinos Doxiadias' Informational Modernism, an exhibition by Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam in collaboration with Mark Wasiuta.
January 21, 2023
An exhibition by Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam with collaborator Mark Wasiuta that examines one of the most pressing and transformational conditions of the last half century—the overlapping and intertwining of cities, people, and information systems.
May 04, 2022
Winners of the 2022 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers Announced
Archdaily: Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam, whose practice Farzin Farzin was among the recipients, has been recognized by the Architectural League of New York in the 41st cycle of the Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers, an award aimed at identifying and fostering emerging talent in architecture and design.
May 05, 2022
Meet the Winners of the 2022 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers
Architect Magazine: Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam's practice, Farzin Farzin, is one of the recipients of the Architectural League of New York's 2022 Prize for Young Architects + Designers, an accolade focused this year on the theme "Grounding," which challenges designers to reconcile local material and social contexts with global systems.
December 19, 2019
Announcing the 2020 M+ / Design Trust Research Fellows
Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam with collaborator Mark Wasiuta are the recipients of the M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2020 to investigate computational urbanism in Southeast Asia.
“The Street,” Artforum
In the exhibition "The Street: Where the World Is Made," curated by Hou Hanru at the MAXXI Museum in Rome, Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam with collaborator Mark Wasiuta contribute a significant installation titled "Control Syntax Songdo" which scrutinizes the vulnerabilities of smart cities by focusing on South Korea's Songdo city, raising critical questions about surveillance and privacy in technologically advanced urban spaces.
September 6, 2019
Modern Management Methods shines a literal light through the U.N. Headquarters
In their book Modern Management Methods, Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam and co-author Caitlin Blanchfield employ X-ray imagery and archival research to scrutinize the UN Headquarters, shedding light on its geopolitical and architectural complexities.
February 25, 2016
This Virtual Reality Installation Fools Your Lizard Brain
Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam challenges the boundaries of virtual and physical realities in Some World Games, a unique VR installation at Manhattan's Storefront for Art and Architecture, allowing participants to navigate a virtual world while physically moving through space.