As part of the conference, CAADRIA offers a series of exciting workshops around a range of cutting-edge topics and methodologies. Led by expert instructors from around the world, the workshops are aimed at students, researchers and young professionals interested in extending their knowledge and skills in the field of computational processes in architecture and urbanism. The workshops will be taught online, or in combination with physical infrastructure and equipment located in Hong Kong where possible.

Click on each workshop image below to find more information and a link to register. The deadline for workshop participant applications is on 17 March 2021. Workshop places will be filled on a first come first served basis, so apply early to avoid disappointment.

Online Workshop 1

AI In+form: Bio-inspired Solar Designs in Architecture

Workshop Leaders: Alberto Fernandez, Provides Ng, Baha Odaibat, David Doria
March 22nd – 26th, 17:00 – 22:00 HKT

Online Workshop 2

Deep Design: Architecture 2D to 2D Style Transfers with Neural Networks Syllabus

Workshop Leader: Sandra Manninger
March 24th, 11:00 – 16:00 (New York Standard Time)

Online Workshop 3


Workshop Leaders: Nic Bao, with Mike Xie and Xin Yan
March 24th – 28th, 18:00 – 21:00 HKT

Online Workshop 4

Re-imaging Streetscapes

Workshop Leaders: Dan Luo, Waishan Qiu, Wenjing Li
March 24th – 28th, 12:00 – 14:00 & 18:00 – 20:00 HKT

Online Workshop 5

UAV Photogrammetry Based Generative Design

Workshop Leaders: Carson Leung, Ping-Hsiang Chen
March 25th – 27th, 16:00 – 21:00 HKT

Online Workshop 6

Dynamic Environments: Interactive Experiments in Architecture

Workshop Leaders: Mostafa Alani, Arash Soleimani
March 27th – 28th, 12:00 – 16:30 HKT

Online Workshop 7

Personalized Generative Design: Data-driven Design Sketching

Workshop Leaders: Arefin Mohiuddin, Sayjel Vijay Patel, Cesar Cheng, Tejas Chavan, Rutvik Deshpande
March 24th – 26th – Workshop hours TBC

Online Workshop 8

Complex Geometries

Workshop Leaders: Angelica Videla, Gonzalo Muñoz
March 24th – 28th, 17:00 – 22:00 HKT

Online Workshop 9

AI in Design: Simulating Subjective Evaluation with Neural Networks

Workshop Leader: Joy Mondal
March 22nd – 24th, 18:00 – 21:00 HKT

Online Workshop 10

Agile Performance-based Building Massing Design Exploration and Optimization

Workshop Leader: Likai Wang
March 24th – 28th, 19:30 – 22:00 HKT

Online Workshop 11

Open-Source Robotics

Workshop Leader: Pradeep Devadass, Sushant Verma
March 25th – 26th, 16:30 – 20:30 HKT

Click on each workshop image for more information. Workshops are free for registered conference participants, if you would like to join one of the workshops, please register first for the conference*.

Workshop places will be filled on a first come first served basis, so apply early to avoid disappointment. You may select a second and third preference during the application process, in case the workshop of your first choice does no longer have any available places.

Please check the schedule of the workshops carefully before finalizing your application, with particular regard to when the workshop is offered. The workshops are organized across several time zones so be sure that you will be able to attend the workshop of your choice.

* Workshop #5 ‘UAV Photogrammetry Based Generative Design’ does not require conference registration for HKID holders.

Important dates
17 March – Deadline for Workshop Participant Applications
19 March – Participant Notification
22 – 28 March – Workshop Week
29 March – 1 April – Main Conference