(RS3 Checking in outside ETH, the group on foam furniture fabricated by robots) Students in the Masters in Advanced Architecture Program are split into three Research Studios (RS1: Emergent Territories, RS2: Self Sufficient Buildings, RS3 Digital Tectonics). This week each will be exploring a different part of the world. Each trip is related to the focus of each Research and Development Studio. RS 1:Emergent Territories is in Hong Kong and after a walking tour of the city yesterday they headed by boat to Macau. Tomorrow they will be visit Hong Kong University for a tour of the campus. (RS1 Checking in from Flower Market Road, Mong Kok, Hong Kong) RS2: Self Sufficient Buildings made their trip to Masdar City today. Tomorrow they will tour Ferrari World and the Yas Marina F1 Circuit. (RS2 at Masdar City- IAAC Tweet: “Chris Wan, Masdar City director explaining different strategies of energy generation”) RS3: Digital Tectonics is currently traveling by bus through Switzerland, Austria, and Germany. They concluded their first day of visits in Zurich at EPFL also included a visit to ETH Zurich Digital Fabrication Lab and a presentation at Design to Production by Fabian Scheurer about use of parametric tools for production of non-standard buildings. Tomorrow they will arrive in Munich and will visit Museum Pinakothek der Moderne, the Olympic Stadium, and BMW World. (RS3 at EPFL- IAAC Tweet: “RS3 studio visited EPFL Mobile Robotics Group, received by senior researcher Dr. Francesco Mondada”) IAAC Everywhere: Staff members from each Research Studio group are chronicling their travels on Twitter.  You can also follow all of IAAC’s stops around the world on Foursquare.