Brian Ringley, Senior Researcher, WeWork
Brian Ringley is a Senior Researcher at WeWork where he leads the Construction Optimization team, playing a pivotal role in developing and testing new methods of building manufacture and construction and working collaboratively with other researchers and WeWork’s design, construction, and logistics teams. He also teaches courses on data-driven parametric design, interoperable workflow convergence, and robotic automation for architectural manufacturing at Pratt Institute’s Graduate Architecture and Urban Design (GAUD) program. Prior to WeWork, Brian was an Associate and Design Technology Specialist at the global architecture and consulting practice Woods Bagot.
He has taught at the University of Cincinnati DAAP, City Tech, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, +FARM, AA Visiting School, and currently teaches courses on data-driven parametric design, interoperable workflow convergence, and robotic automation for architectural manufacturing at Pratt GAUD and City College. He has lectured at Kansas State University IAPD, the Boston Architectural College, and NYC’s Center for Architecture, and has presented at the Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Autodesk University, the Revit Technology Conference, Shape to Fabrication, the TxA Emerging Design + Technology Conference, the International High Performance Building Conference, and the High-Impact Technology Exchange Conference. His work has been published in Data-Driven Design and Construction (Randy Deutsch, Wiley, 2015), Digital Design Exercises for Architecture Students (Jason S. Johnson and Joshua Vermillion, Routledge, 2016), and Convergence: An Integrated Framework for Architecture (Deutsch, Wiley, 2017). Prior to Woods Bagot, he worked for R&Sie(n) in Paris, Dellekamp Arquitectos in Mexico City, and Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in NYC and London.