Prof. Bechthold was invited to lecture at the Kyoto University International Design Symposium, an event that kick-started an interdisciplinary study program involving psychology, management, mechanical engineering, and architecture. During the same trip Prof. Bechthold offered the first-ever robotics workshop at Toyohashi Institute of Technology, further exploring the concept of robotic casting previously tested for RobArch 2012. The trip concludes with a public lecture invited by the Architecture Institute of Japan in Tokyo.

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