Works

The History of One Organism, Acrylic house paint on wooden board, 130 x 100 x 10 cm, 2011 thumbnail
Column In Six Parts, CNC-Code, CAM - Software, Plopper (Dual-Axis Precision Deposition System), Sand, Polyurethane, 300 x 45 x 80 cm, 2013-16 thumbnail
Untitled Plopps From Random Drawings, NO.95 (RAW), CNC-Code, CAM - Software, Plopper (Dual-Axis Precision Deposition System), Polyurethane, Sand, 58 x 90 x 10 cm, 2014 thumbnail
Untitled Plopps NO. 101 After A Stormy Night With Closed Windows, Low Relief Sculpture: CNC-Code, CAM-Software, Plopper (Dual-Axis Precision Deposition System), Polyurethane, pigment, sand, 65 x 86 x 11 cm, 2014 thumbnail
The History of One Organism, Acrylic house paint on wooden board, 130 x 100 x 10 cm, 2011
Column In Six Parts, CNC-Code, CAM - Software, Plopper (Dual-Axis Precision Deposition System), Sand, Polyurethane, 300 x 45 x 80 cm, 2013-16
Untitled Plopps From Random Drawings, NO.95 (RAW), CNC-Code, CAM - Software, Plopper (Dual-Axis Precision Deposition System), Polyurethane, Sand, 58 x 90 x 10 cm, 2014
Untitled Plopps NO. 101 After A Stormy Night With Closed Windows, Low Relief Sculpture: CNC-Code, CAM-Software, Plopper (Dual-Axis Precision Deposition System), Polyurethane, pigment, sand, 65 x 86 x 11 cm, 2014

The History of One Organism, Acrylic house paint on wooden board, 130 x 100 x 10 cm, 2011

Column In Six Parts, CNC-Code, CAM - Software, Plopper (Dual-Axis Precision Deposition System), Sand, Polyurethane, 300 x 45 x 80 cm, 2013-16

Untitled Plopps NO. 101 After A Stormy Night With Closed Windows, Low Relief Sculpture: CNC-Code, CAM-Software, Plopper (Dual-Axis Precision Deposition System), Polyurethane, pigment, sand, 65 x 86 x 11 cm, 2014

KAI FRANZ

*1983, Cologne, Germany

Education

2010        Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
2012        Master of Architecture (M-Arch), graduated with honors

2009        Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
2010        Master in Fine Arts (MFA), Digital + Media, (1 year Fulbright Fellow)

2006        ETH Zurich, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
2008        Bachelor of Science in Architecture (BSc ETH)

2004        RWTH Aachen, Aachen Excellence University, Aachen, Germany
2006        Vordiplom (cand. arch.) Major in Architecture

Exhibitions

2013        BIENNIAL FACULTY EXHIBITION,   Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI, USA
2012        CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE,   AIA   New York Exhibition of Princeton Masters Thesis New York, NY, USA
2012        PIXILERATIONS [V.09],   New Media Arts and Technology Exhibition Brown University Providence, RI, USA
2011        KUNSTVEREIN KÖLN,    Das Atelier als Manifest – Der Kunstraum als Atelier Cologne, Germany (Solo exhibition)
2011        BREAK IT DOWN,   Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI, USA
2011        SCULPTURE EXHIBITION,   Princeton University Princeton, NJ, USA
2010        AFTER HOURS,   Princeton University Princeton, NJ, USA
2010        PIXILERATIONS [V.07],   New Media Arts Exhibition Providence, RI, USA
2009        ELO,   Electronic Literature Organization Providence, RI, USA
2009        DIGITAL+MEDIA BIANNUAL,   Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI, USA

Awards, Honors and Fellowships

2013        Akademie Schloss Solitude, Residency Fellowship, Stuttgart, Germany
2012        Suzanne Kolarik Underwood Prize, for exceptional talent in design throughout studies (Princeton University)
2012        Alpha Roh Chi Medal, for leadership, service to the school, and outstanding professional merit (Princeton Univ.)
2012        Henry Adams Medal, for general excellence in academic coursework (AIA / Princeton University)
2011        KPF Traveling Fellowship 2011, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, New York, NY
2010-12  Tuition-Fellowship Princeton University
2010        Rhode Island School of Design, Honorary recognition from the Dean of Graduate Studies
2009        Fulbright-Fellowship, (Academic year 2009-2010)
2008        Leonardo-Scholarship, of the European Union

Publications

2013        Kai Franz: Selected Works, C.M. Stache Press, USA/Germany, Artist Catalog, 190 Pages, Editon of 200

2013        Digital Craft in Color and the Making, by Carinna Parraman Black Dog Publisher London, UK

2008        Closing the Gap: Information Models in Contemporary Design Practice, AD Architectural Design
Issue 79, March/April 2009, ISBN: 9780470998205, Academy Editions, London, UK

2008      OMA*Metrics: An OMA-specifc Approach to Computational Design, Internal Publication
Office For Metropolitan Architecture Rem Koolhaas Rotterdam, The Netherlands