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Riverside Architectural Press

Riverside Architectural Press is an independent publishing house associated with the University of Waterloo, School of Architecture in Cambridge, Ontario. The Press specializes in the publication of contemporary art and design research including a focus on emerging technology and cultural studies. The catalogue includes leading-edge research and peer-reviewed knowledge creation, with successful publications developed with design centres and research societies.

Riverside Architectural Press has produced ten volumes for the Canadian Design Research Network/Design Research Canada including Responsive Architectures: Subtle Technologies, and the DX edition Ourtopias: Cities and the role of design. Publications developed with international research partners include Fabricate (The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London) Euphoria and Dystopia: The Banff New Media Institute Dialogues (OCADU, Banff Centre); Material Matters and CITAWorks (CITA/Royal Danish Academy and On Growth and Form: Organic architecture and beyond (TUNS Press). With the Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) the press has produced four groups of publications including the two-volume 2014 Design Agency proceedings, Adaptive Architecture ACADIA 2013, Unconventional Computing: Methodologies for Adaptive Architecture, and Prototyping Architecture; the 2007 Expanding Bodies: Art, Cities, Environment proceedings, and the 2004 Fabrication: Examining the Digital Practice of Architecture conference suite including Digital Fabricators and Evolving Tools.