Papers in Refereed Journals

Bard, Joshua Francesca Torello. “Plaster ReCast: Augmented Reality as Medium for Craft-Focused Pedagogy.” Dialectic VI: Craft The Art of Making Architecture, edited by Ole Fischer, Shundana Yusaf, 37 – 45, Gordon Goff Publisher, 2018.

Bard, Joshua David, David Blackwood, Nidhi Sekhar, and Brian Smith. “Reality is interface: Two motion capture case studies of human–machine collaboration in high-skill domains.” International Journal of Architectural Computing 14, no. 4, 398-408, 2016

Papers in Conference Proceedings

Bard, Joshua, Dana Cupkova, Newell Washburn, and Garth Zeglin. “Thermally Informed Robotic Topologies: Profile-3D-Printing for the Robotic Construction of Concrete Panels, Thermally Tuned Through High Resolution Surface Geometry.” In Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design, pp. 113-125. Springer, Cham, 2018.

Bard, Joshua, Ardavan Bidgoli, and Wei Wei Chi. “Image Classification for Robotic Plastering with Convolutional Neural Network.” In Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design, pp. 3-15. Springer, Cham, 2018.

Bard, Joshua, Richard Tursky, and Michael Jeffers. “RECONstruction.” In Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design 2016, pp. 262-273. Springer, Cham, 2016.

Bard, Joshua, Blackwood David, Sekhar Nidhi, Smith, Brian. “Decorative Robotic Plastering: A Case Study of Real-Time Human Machine Collaboration in High-Skill Domains”. In Real Time – Proceedings of the 33rd eCAADe Conference – Volume 2, Martens, B, Wurzer, G, Grasl T, Lorenz, WE and Schaf franek, R (eds.), 383-388. Austria, 2015.

Bard, Josh, Madeline Gannon, Zacary Jacobson-Weaver, Michael Jeffers, Brian Smith, and Mauricio Contreras. “Seeing is doing: synthetic tools for robotically augmented fabrication in high-skill domains.” In ACADIA, vol. 14, pp. 409-416. 2014.

Schwartz, Thibault, Joshua Bard, Madeline Ganon, Zack Jacobson-Weaver, Michael Jeffers, and Richard Tursky. “All Bent Out….” In Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design 2014, pp. 305-317. Springer, Cham, 2014.

Bard, S., S. Mankouche, and M. Schulte. “Morphfaux-Recovering Architectural Plaster by Developing Custom Robotic Tools.” RobArch2012-Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art, and Design, Springer, Wien, New York, 139-141, 2012.

Schulte, Matthew, Steven Mankouche, Joshua Bard, and TszYan Ng. “Digital steam bending: re-casting historical craft through digital techniques.” Considering research: reflecting upon current themes in architecture research. Southfield, MI: Lawrence Technological University, 269-280, 2012.

Bard, J., S. Mankouche, and M. Schulte. “Morphfaux: probing the proto-synthetic nature of plaster through robotic tooling.” In Proceedings of the Acadia conference, 177 – 186, 2012.

Schulte, Matthew, Steven Mankouche, Joshua Bard, and Tsz Yan Ng. “Digital Steam Bending: ReCasting Historical Craft Through Digital Techniques.” In Considering Research: Reflecting on Current Themes in Architectural Research, edited by Philip Plowright and Bryce Gamper, 269-280. Detroit: Lawrence Tech, 2011.

Articles Featuring Work

Culgan, Rossilynne. “Time travel in augmented reality with this new app at the Carnegie Museum of Art.” The Incline, October 26, 2017,

Waltz, Amanda. “Architecture comes alive through Carnegie Museum of Art’s new Plaster ReCast augmented reality app.” Next Pittsburgh, October 30, 2017,

Aupperlee, Aaron. “App to tell the stories behind Carnegie Museum of Art’s Hall of Architecture.” Pittsburgh Tribune Live, October 25, 2017,

Marani, Matthew. “Ten Architecture shows to see in 2018.” The Architects Newspaper, January 29, 2018,

Mattera, Julianne. “Augmented Reality App Puts Museum Visitors in Touch with Architectural History”, Carnegie Mellon University News, December 13, 2017,

“Merit Awards: Springback.” In Celebrating Excellence in Wood Structures: 2010-11 North American Wood Design Award Winners, edited by Bernadette Johnson, 49-51. Ottawa: Canadian Wood Council, 2011.

Fink Shapiro, Gideon. “First Award: Morphfaux.” Architect July 2013: 98-104.

Gerfen, Katie. “Research and Development Awards: Digital Steam-Bending: Developing a Parametrically Adaptable Wishbone Structural System.” Architect July 2010, 52-55 and cover

Bard, Joshua. “Entering the Fold: Surface Tactics and Spatial Tact.” In Dimensions Twenty-One, edited by Christian Unverzagt, 34-41. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan, 2008.