DigitalFUTURES x FIU DDes 2022

Sundays @ 10am EST / 4pm CET / 10pm China
(note: some times may vary according to Daylight Savings)

This semester we will continue our DigitalFUTURES Doctoral Consortium sessions with a further series, AI Spring. The series will focus on the impact of two key developments in 2022 – the publication of the first books on AI and architecture, and the launch of new AI-based generative design platforms, such as MidJourney and DALLE 2.

All sessions will be live-streamed on But doctoral candidates can also apply for a link to the Zoom session itself by emailing

Sept 25: What is AI? | Neil Leach

Oct 2: AI is here! | Neil Leach

Oct 9: Distributed Consciousness | Memo Akten

Oct 16: The Future of the Design Studio | Andrew Kudless, Daniel Bolojan, Samer El Sayary, Shermeen Youssif, Behnaz Farahi, and others.

Oct 23: The Future of the Architectural Office | Patrik Schumacher, Wanyu He, Daniel Bolojan, Theodore Galanos

Nov 6: Books – AI and Architectural Design | Immanuel Koh, Matias del Campo, Neil Leach

Nov 13: Books -AI and the Architectural Office | Phil Bernstein, Randy Deutsch

Nov 20: Books: AI and Art | Lev Manovich, Emanuele Arielli, Aaron Hertzmann

Nov 27: Books: AI and the City (tbc) | Imdat As, Silvio Carta

Past Doctorial Consortia:

Doctoral Consortium | Summer 2022

AI, Neuroscience and Architecture

Digital Consortium Doctoral Symposium

Digital Consortium – Performance Based Digital Design Methodologies

Digital Consortium – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence

Digital Consortium – Architecture + Philosophy