The Department of Digital + Media
Rhode Island School of Design

D+M Visiting Artist Series: Marcos Novak

Marcos Novak is visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA. He is a transarchitect: an architect, artist, composer and theorist who employs algorithmic techniques to design actual, virtual and hybrid intelligent environments. Seeking to expand the definition of architecture to include electronic
space, he originated the concept of “liquid architectures in cyberspace” and the study of a dematerialize architecture for the new, virtual public

Novak is the founding director of the Laboratory For Immersive Virtual Environments and the Advanced Design Research Program at the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. His writings have appeared in numerous books and journals and have been translated into several languages. Interviews and documentaries on his work have appeared in several countries on CNN, PBS, BBC, NHK on television and radio. He lectures and exhibits internationally.