The Harvard Graduate School of Design is bringing together Dean Mohsen Mostafavi and other design leaders for the Adaptive Architectures and Smart Materials Conference: GSD Alumni + Friends Weekend, an inspiring series of conversations and events exploring design innovations on October 1-3, 2015 in Chicago. Harvard Design: Chicago kicks off with the conference, which will investigate the potential of innovative processes and technology for architecture and industry. Over 20 thought leaders will participate in the conference, including keynote speaker Elizabeth Diller, Professor of Architecture at Princeton University and founding partner of Diller, Scofidio + Renfro. The Alumni + Friends Weekend will provide a platform for discussing the exciting research conducted by the GSD’s extended community— demonstrating how creativity and innovation can radically transform our lived experience. Read more here.