Demonstrating micro-processes at the macro-scale from the Arch Lab to the Thermoheliodome to the Cool Oculus

Embodied Computation Lab, Cool Oculus, conferences

09.14.15 to 10.09.15

SoA Exhibit: Ultrastructures

Ultrastructures is a conference and exhibition dedicated to exploring the union of formal design processes at the macro scale with fundamental physical processes at the micro scale.

Embodied Computation Lab, Cool Oculus


Meggers joins effort to establish urban water sustainability research network

Princeton part of $12 million cooperative agreement from the National Science Foundation to establish the Urban Water Innovation Network (UWIN).


Meggers Wins Siebel Energy Institute Research Grant

The project aims to increase the efficiency of buildings by studying the cooling and heating of buildings using the lens of constructal theory.


SoA Faculty and Student Research on Performance in ARPA Journal

Columbia University's ARPA Journal is a biannual digital publication that serves as a public forum for debate on applied research practices in architecture.



Meggers and CHAOS Lab visit MoMA PS1 in Queens


S'15 M.Arch Thesis Reviews

13 projects in two days.

thesis, m.arch


Meggers Delivers NJHEPS Keynote "Hacking Sustainability"

Friday, April 24, Duke Farms in Hillsborough, NJ - NJHEPS Conference: NJ Campuses as Living Laboratories for Sustainability

faculty, lectures


Senior Theses 2013-14

Senior Thesis, undergraduate


Forrest Meggers featured in new book: "Future City Architecture for Optimal Living"

Chapter considers "Hidden Surface Effects: Radiant Temperature as an Urban and Architectural Comfort Culprit"


Dorit Aviv wins Tides Foundation Grant

Aviv will work with Professor Forrest Meggers at Princeton’s Andlinger Center to develop an M.Arch Thesis project into a passive cooling system prototype.

Cool Oculus

03.14.15 to 05.03.15

Exhibit: "The Built Environment - Design for Life," Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie - with presentation by Forrest Meggers

Highlighting adaptive re-use of historic buildings, modern and contemporary structures and buildings that demonstrate designs for energy efficiency and climate,


The Instruments Project: Princeton Conversations

Betts Auditorium, 9am-6pm.

public, conferences


Meggers at Butler/PEI Energy Table

Forrest Meggers will present energy topics and demonstrate his bicycle blender at the energy dinner organized at Butler



Fall '14 Thesis Sessions - Zaera-Polo, Kilian, Meggers

Ongoing conversation series with Princeton SoA faculty members

public, thesis, lectures

09.10.14 to 05.31.15

Faculty 2014-2015

Listing of current faculty, affiliated faculty, professors emeriti



Meggers' CHAOS Team Profiled in Princeton Summer Program News Article

During the Laboratory Learning Program at Princeton University this summer, 39 high school students were paired with faculty members to conduct research across campus.

students, undergraduate


C.H.A.O.S. Lab

Cooling and Heating for Architecturally Optimized Systems - Meggers' research summer 2014


Meggers Profiled in "Faculty Focus"

Princeton University's Research at Princeton Series



The history + future of technical research in architecture and buildings at Princeton

students, Embodied Computation Lab

04.04.14 to 04.05.14

SoA Conference: Data Drama

April 4-5, Betts Auditorium. Curated by Liam Young.



Forrest Meggers

Assistant Professor, Architecture; Andlinger Center for Energy and Environment


12.09.13 to 12.13.13

F'13 Design Studio Reviews

Undergraduate and Graduate

studio, undergraduate, m.arch


Technically Speaking Conversation: Forrest Meggers & John May

Research and development Laboratory as an interface between the School of Architecture, School of Computer Science, School of Engineering, and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy.

m.arch, forging-fabrication, lectures


Program in Architecture and Engineering

prospective student