Gita™ by Piaggio Fast Forward was awarded a 2017 GOOD DESIGN™ Award from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design. The award program founded in Chicago in 1950 by Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames and Edgar Kaufmann, Jr.
Greg will be speaking about architecture, robotics and Gita this Saturday, April 22 at the Silicon Valley Comic Con. Other speakers include Buzz Aldrin, William Shatner, Pam Grier, and Adam West.
Greg will be in Paris on March 15 speaking with composer Olga Neuwirth at the Pompidou Center as part of the Vertigo: Architecture and 3D Conception event.
Piaggio Fast Forward launched its first two products yesterday. Gita and Kilo are light vehicles designed to follow a user, move autonomously, or travel in a convoy while carrying 4o lbs. (Gita) and 200 lbs. (Kilo). Greg explains above, or take a look at the website here:
Meet Gita in today’s Techcrunch post:
Come see what Greg has been working on at Piaggio Fast Forward in the Wall Street Journal Magazine (paywall):
The 1:20 scale RV Prototype begins its 5 year tour of Europe in February for “Hello, Robot. Design Between Human and Machine”. The show opens on February 10 at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany and then travels to the Museum of Fine Arts Vienna in June, and the Design Museum Gent in October.