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Åsmund Gamlesaeter

affiliation: Aedas research
Senior Designer, Computational Design Research

Åsmund has been working as Computational Design Researcher at Aedas since May 2007. In this time he has been investigating new forms of furniture design, architecture and urban planning through code. This has resulted in a set of tools and sketches implemented in design projects both inside and outside Aedas.

Åsmund graduated with an MArch from NTNU, Norway in 2006. After completing his studies he started working with Pablo Miranda Carranza on spoorg, a project by the architecture group servo, for which they were responsible of the interaction […]

Christian Derix

affiliation: Aedas research
Director of Computational Design Research

Derix founded the Research & Development group at Aedas architects in 2004. He leads the Computational Design Research group [CDR] that develops computational design applications for generative and analytical design processes in architecture with an emphasis on properties of space and human occupation. Recently, the work of CDR has been shortlisted for various design prices and research awards like the Compasso d’Oro in Italy and won the commendation of the President’s Medal for Practice Research of the Royal Institute of British Architects [RIBA].
Derix finished his architectural studies with an MSc in Computing & Design […]

Jan Henrik Hansen


Jan holds a Master of Architecture from the Swiss Federal Institute, Zurich. Since 2002 he is a founding member and CEO of WHIST Architects in Zurich. He has been teaching and researching at the Chair for Architecture and Digital Fabrication with Professors Gramazio Kohler at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich and gained considerable experience with high end robotic fabrication strategies and infrastructure.
2010 he founded Studio Jan Henrik Hansen to create an independent territory for his art projects and collaborations with architectural offices as an artist. His artistic work focuses in particular on the transformation of music into […]

Roland Snooks


Roland is a Design Director and a Founding Partner of Kokkugia. He holds a masters in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University where he studied on a Fulbright scholarship and is a graduate of RMIT University (B.Arch). Roland teaches graduate studios and seminars at the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University and is the George Isaac Distinguished Fellow at the University of Southern California (USC). Roland has previously directed design studios and seminars at UCLA, SCI-Arc, Pratt Institute, RMIT, and the Victorian College of the Arts. Roland has considerable experience in the design and construction of high profile projects while […]

Call for phd scholarship at CITA

CITA is offering a PhD scholarship in “Complex Modelling”. The deadline for applications for the 3 year fully funded PhD is at 1. February 2012. more infos here