“Optical Illusions of Volume” exhibition in Venice

Mara Marcu, Ming Tang, Adam Schueler’s project “Optical Illusions of Volume” is exhibited at the ‘DATA & MATTER’ Exhibition in Venice.  Palazzo Bembo, Riva del Carbon, Venice, Italy.  May 24th to November 25th 2018 “Optical Illusions of Volume” critiques the ubiquitous obsession with optimization in computational design and fabrication. As an alternative, “Bubbles” begins to exploit […]

paper accepted at CAADRIA conference

Ming Tang’s paper From agent to avatar: Integrate avatar and agent simulation in the virtual reality for wayfinding is accepted at the Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA) 2018 conference in Beijing, China.  This paper describes a study of using immersive virtual reality (VR) technology to analyze user behavior related to wayfinding, and […]

Book available. Sustainable Urbanism

Sustainable Urbanism. Study Abroad in China. University of Cincinnati. 2016 Edited by Ming Tang, Mingming Lu, Xinhao Wang, Christoph Auffrey, Chun Zhang. Printed in 2018. Engineering / Architecture / Planning Study Abroad Program: Sustainable Urbanism from an International Perspective SAID 6099, PLAN 6099, ENVE 6099. This study abroad course will focus on the concept and […]

Virtual Assistant for Boeing is shortlisted for 2018 Crystal Cabin Award

Our project has been shortlisted to for a 2018 Crystal Cabin Award! Students led by Ming Tang at the University of Cincinnati and the Live Well Collaborative developed the Virtual Assistant, Boeing Onboard, in the Spring of 2017. Boeing Onboard is a virtual assistant combined with a holographic interface which all passengers have access to […]

Project exhibited at the ACSA 2018 conference

Mara Marcu and Ming Tang’s project, “Augmented Bubbles,” is exhibited at the 106th ACSA Annual Meeting: The Ethical Imperative. March 15-17, 2018 in Denver, Colorado.  

ACADIA 2017 exhibition, publication, and presentation

  Ming Tang and Mara Marcu’s project “Augmented Coral” is exhibited at t he Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) 2017 Conference at MIT. Boston, MA.  Nov.2-4. 2017. The project is also published in the In Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) 2017 Conference proceeding. Mara Marcu presented the project at […]

Project featured in The Architects Newspaper

Augmented Coral by Ming Tang and Mara Marcu is featured in a preview in The Architects Newspaper of this year’s impressive lineup.

Paper presented at the106th ACSA Conference

Co-authored with Prof. Mara Marcu, Ming Tang’s paper titled “Optical Illusions of Volume: Simulation-based form-finding and fabrication” is published in the conference proceedings at the 106th ACSA conference in Denver, Colorado. March. 2018. 

paper accepted at NCBDS 2018 conference

Ming Tang’s paper Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in the architectural design education is accepted at the 34th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student (NCBDS) 2018 conference.  The 34th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student will be held March 1-3, 2018 at the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning at the University of Cincinnati. The theme […]

new website launched

After 13 years of serving, my old website is finally retired and replaced with a new interface. New website start today! old website    

workshop at IASDR conference

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for design research IASDR Conference Nov 2nd at 1:10 PM until 3:00 PM Room 6221, DAAP, University of Cincinnati With the recent development of head-mounted display (HMD), both Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are being reintroduced as Mixed Reality (MR) instruments into the design industry. It is never so easy for us […]

Old News

This is a collection of the news posted in the past 12 years. 2005-2017 from my old website. some links are broken. project selected in the ACADIA 2017 Our project “Augmented Coral” has been selected for inclusion in the ACADIA 2017 Proceedings. The project will be exhibited at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA on […]