Eric Cheung is a researcher at the Manchester Metropolitan University based within the Manchester School of Architecture with interests in urbanism, systems and computational thinking. He engages in teaching within the CPU MArch atelier at the Manchester School of Architecture since 2014, with a particular focus on computational thinking and digital design. He had been a design studio tutor at the University of Nottingham from 2010 to 2013.
In parallel to research, he is a fully qualified architect with over five years of working experiences in architectural practice. He has been involved in high profile large mixed-use and small-scale developments in the UK and architectural design competitions of various scales as a key team member in many commended and prize-winning designs.
Eric is experienced in an extremely wide range of high-end CAD/3D/animation software including Maya, Rhino, Sketchup, Microstation and Autocad with the ability to extend their functionality through custom programming and scripting. He teaches Processing, Python in Maya and Rhino-Grasshopper. He is also involved in web-based projects as a full stack developer.
He is engaged in his research and inquiry into the development of new design software and applications of algorithms, multi-agent simulation, computer geometry and graph-based data structures in architecture and the built environment.
People | October 22, 2016 8:39 pm