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Aaron Westre, Adjunct/Visiting Faculty‎

Aaron Westre

Adjunct/Visiting Faculty‎

Aaron Westre

Workshops: Design Games | Future Lost Architectures | Architecture and Social Media: Humanitarian design in the Facebook era

Biography

Aaron Westre is a software developer, designer, and educator exploring the intersection of design, art and computation. He has over 15 years of experience developing software for the web, 3D applications and visual art. His recent work includes interactive web development for the Institute for New Media Studies at the University of Minnesota, 3D projection software for the Minneapolis Art on Wheels collective, and custom software and web development for creative firms. In 2008, he received a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota School of Architecture, where his thesis involved developing software to generate 3D form based on emergent flocking behaviors. He is currently the principal of Artificial Natures, a software development consultancy he founded in 2009, which focuses on creating innovative computational design tools for architects, designers and artists.

Credentials

 


2008 Master of Architecture. University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, Minnesota.

1998 Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. St. Cloud State University. St. Cloud, Minnesota.
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