Ted Krueger will be presenting the public lecture:

Anamnesis and Amnesia; first remember and then forget.

This will be held at 6pm on Tuesday, 7th June 2011, Rm 6.38, level 6, Faculty of DAB (Building 6) UTS, 702 – 730 Harris St, Broadway

In design its not how much you know thats important its how much you’ve unknown. This talk considers how the frameworks that we bring to our design efforts circumscribe what we can accomplish. It suggests that specifically targeted volitional amnesia may open up design possibilities that are otherwise unavailable.

Ted Krueger is an Associate Professor of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he is Chair of  Graduate Studies and Director of the PhD program in the Architectural Sciences. He took a Masters degree in  Architecture from Columbia University following studies in the social sciences at the University of Wisconsin. He is completing a PhD in Architecture at RMIT. His research interests include design thinking, perceptual prosthetics and design for extreme environments. He has worked with the Habitability and Human Factors Branch at NASA/Johnson Space Center. Krueger has lectured, published and exhibited on an international basis for twenty years.