Rivka Oxman

Architect, Person


Who is Rivka Oxman?

Rivka Oxman is an architect, researcher, professor, and author. She holds graduate and undergraduate degrees from the TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology, where she has been Vice Dean for Teaching at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning. Rivka Oxman has been a Visiting Professor at Stanford University, Delft University of Technology and held research appointments at MIT and University of California, Berkeley, and other universities. She has been involved with research and teaching activities with the University of Sydney and Kaiserslautern University of Technology.

Oxman has been invited to deliver keynote lectures around the world in leading conferences, including USA, ACADIA 2000; Europe, CAAD Futures 1997; 2011; South America, SIGraDi 2004, 2009; Australia, CAADRIA 2011; Asia; as well as universities and institutions. She has published more than 100 papers in numerous leading international scientific journals and scientific conferences books and invited chapters in books. Her work is widely cited and influential in this area.

Rivka Oxman is an Associate Editor of Design Studies - the international journal for design research in engineering, architecture, products and systems. She is also a member of numerous editorial boards of leading international scientific journals and conferences on design research and theory and on digital design. In 2006 she was appointed as a Fellow of DRS - the Design Research Society for her established record of achievement in design research, and attainment of peer recognition as a researcher of professional standing and competence. She has received the Design Research Society and Elsevier Science Award for the best paper of the year in Design Studies: for her contribution to the understanding of cognitive aspects of visual reasoning in design emergence. She has been a Jury Member in the yearly Feidad - Far Eastern International Digital Architectural Design Award from 2001–2007.

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on July 23, 2013


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