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Scout is a shared web platform designed by KPFui to gain quick data-driven insights and engage with the community. Through Scout, designers and collaborators can enjoy the creative freedom of visualizing complex urban and environmental simulation results in real time.

Scout is a shared web platform designed by KPFui to gain quick data-driven insights and engage with the community. Through Scout, designers and collaborators can enjoy the creative freedom of visualizing complex urban and environmental simulation results in real time.

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Luc Wilson Participates in Tech+ Conference

On May 20th, the KPF Director and head of KPFui discussed the future of simulation in design as part of the event focused on “Harnessing Technology for Future Practice.”

Wilson joined the panel titled “The Future of Simulation in Design,” where he discussed advances in technology and how KPF creates custom simulation tools such as Scout to better inform the firm’s practice. Wilson was joined by Chistoph Reinhart, Director Sustainable Design Lab at MIT, and Robert Stuart Smith, Director for Autonomous Manufacturing Labs in University of Pennsylvania at Kokkugia. The panel will be moderated by Violet Whitney, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.

The theme of this year’s annual Tech+ conference was Harnessing Technology for Future practice, highlighting the latest tools used by architects and engineers as they work to create in the current age of technology.

The virtual conference took place on May 20th, with Wilson’s panel occurring at 11:40 AM ET. Learn more about the event here.