D&A Lab 數位設計與建築及藝術研究室
D&A Lab brief introduction
D&A Lab ( Digital Design of Art and Architecture Laboratory ) which is a professional parametric design and educational laboratory,dedicate to providing public digital design and architecture and art educational research for long time, is a nonprofit organization of national university.Through cooperate normally with world famous architecture school and professional aechitecture organization, offering the best international famous school skill and cooperate with multinational teachers to join international workshop etc, and assisting underpeivileded students who willing to learn. Beside these, D&A Lab offer free lesson for teachers and students who are in the same domain in Taiwan.
D&A Lab mainly research and development “construction industry 4.0” for the past few years, and gained a lot in digital design,robat application and architectuer construction and design, research contents are included in “Autodesk University 2021international lesson”.In design domain and education, award Red Dot Award : Brands & Communication Design,Green Product Award, Green Product Award – Special prizes – The Best Concept Award, LIV Hospitality Design Awards – Emerging Architect of the Year, Young Visionary Architecture Competition etc. In 2021 D&A Lab started to assist The Ministry of Labor trains national team players in the international skills competition to showcase the design category, hoping to cooperation with more company in future, offering the best SCSR + USR Double effect.
Dr. Shi-Yen Wu who focuses on design and art education is not only the founder of D&A Lab, but also The National Referee of the Ministry of Labor International Skills Competition Exhibition Design Category. Graduated from Master of Science and Art Institute, National Taipei University of the Arts and Ph.D. in Architecture, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Dr. Wu is serving in Department of Architecture, National Union University, and is one of Visiting scholars selected by the Ministry of Education for Taiwan Talent Promotion Program. He is mainly work in digital innovation technology, new media art creation and design for the past few years, hold Tibet Film Festival, international workshop which cooperat with London UCL, United Kingdom, AA, ARUP, KENT,Zaha Hadid, AECOM, Stella McCartney, Switzerland ETH for many times, and the winner of many international famous architecture and deaign award.
Teacher and students of D&A Lab own the Special Research Project Grants for Tertiary Students by “Big Data tranform into art–Take Taiwan’s declining birthrate as an example”and “Robotic parameterized control and integrated application development of single-chip steel bending technology simulation teaching machine”, and Research on topics related to robotic arm automation is included in Autodesk University 2021 international lesson, win the LIV HOSPITALITY DESIGN AWARDS, USA, Rookie Architect of the Year Award, Architectural Design Award, Interior Design Award, British Young Visionary Architecture Competition 2021 Young Visionary Architect Award, Canada 2021 CBDX: B(OR)DEVIL(AND)S-International Design Ideas Competition's World Design Top 25, Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design, Green Concept Award – The Green Concept Award, professional winner, Green Product Award – Special prizes - The Best Concept Award winner.
Team members own the choice of paid internship overseas, and all get past the qualifying in “Art and Elite Cultivation Program Scholarship”.2021, The design work of D&A Lab members, participate The Architecture Master Prize (AMP) first time ,not only all the 13 works won the prize, but also award [New Discovery of the Year - Interior Design], and won INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY AWARDS Europe Winner, the research and competition achievement are plentiful.
Shi-Yen Wu, Assistant Professor
Dr. Shi-Yen Wu is a professional artist and assistant professor at the National United University. He gained his Ph.D from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and Master of Fine Art from the Taipei National University of the Arts. Shi-Yen has taught architecture design and international design competition, drawing and digital fabrication at many leading academic institutions such as National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and National Taipei University of Technology, department of architecture. He recently established the D&A lab (Digital Design of Art and Architecture Laboratory) in the National United University with a focus on collaborating with international academia and organizations such as AA, UCL and ETH to develop a new educational model in architectural construction. He has served as a visiting scholar in the UK and previously worked as a curator of the Tibetan film festival in Taiwan.