"Architect as Maker" Guest Skype Lecture by Arthur Mamou-Mani
Monday 17 April 2017 2:00-3:00pm PST, CCA Digital Craft Lab, San Francisco
All students and faculty welcome. Organized as a part of Jason Kelly Johnson's seminar course "3d Printing and Additive Manufacturing in Architecture"
Arthur Mamou-Mani AA dipl, ARB/RIBA FRSA is a French architect and director of the award-winning practice Mamou-Mani Architects, specializing in a new kind of digitally designed and fabricated architecture. He is a lecturer at the University of Westminster and UCL-Bartlett in London and owns a digital fabrication laboratory called the FabPub which allows people to experiment with large 3D Printers and Laser Cutters.
Arthur, along with Adam Holloway (http://adamholloway.net) and Karl Kjelstrup-Johnson (http://krk-j.com/) initiated Project Silkworm. Silkworm is a plugin that translates Grasshopper and Rhino geometry into GCode for 3d printing. Silkworm allows for the complete and intuitive manipulation of the printer GCode, enabling novel printed material properties to be specified by non-solid geometry and techniques of digital craft.
Since 2016, Arthur is a fellow of the The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. He has won the Gold Prize at the American Architecture Prize for the Wooden Wave project installed at BuroHappold Engineering. Arthur gave numerous talks including the TedX conference in the USA and has been featured in The New-York Times and Forbes. Mamou-Mani’s clients include ARUP, Buro Happold Engineering, Karen Millen Fashion, The Burning Man Festival, Food Ink and Imagination ltd. Prior to founding Mamou-Mani in 2011, he worked with Atelier Jean Nouvel, Zaha Hadid Architects and Proctor and Matthews Architects.