School of Architecture, CUHK

Prof. FINGRUT, Adam

Assistant Professor

MArch (UCLA)
BArch (Carleton)

Rm. 202, Lee Shau Kee Architecture Building, CUHK

3943 3707


Adam Fingrut is an Assistant Professor and researcher in architecture at the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a focus on computation and building systems. He received his Master of Architecture from University of California Los Angeles and his Bachelor of Architecture from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

He teaches design studios and a variety of courses specifically pertaining to computational design and architectural technology.

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Research Interests

Computational Design and Problem Solving for Architecture


Building Indeterminacy Modelling – Computational Design and Low-Tech Construction of a Hong Kong Bamboo Gridshell. Adam Fingrut & Kristof Crolla

Protocol of Error – The Design and Construction of a bending-active gridshell from natural bamboo. Adam Fingrut & Kristof Crolla

Research Projects

ZCB Bamboo Pavilion, 2014-2015, funded by External Research Contract. Co-Investigator with Kristof Crolla (PI)

Advised Theses

IP Chue Chun, Antonia, “Mixing Age: Redefining the Geriatric Centre by Bringing the Young and Old Together,” 2016-17

IP Wai Kei, Pinky, “An Integrated Learning Environment: Early Childhood Development Architecture in Hong Kong,” 2016-17

NGO Po Sum, Carmen, “Social Integration: Enhance the Public Engagement between Street Sleepers and Local Community,” 2016-17

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