Lecture by Laia Mogas of the MIT about biomaterials applied to architecture

Hour: 7:15 p.m.
Place: Elisava (La Rambla, 30-32) Sala Aleix Carrió (1st floor)

Laia Mogas, guest lecturer by the Master in Engineering in Industrial Design and resident in United States, will give the talk “Towards Functional Material Architectures: Bio-derived Matter as Design Drivers”. A lecture focused on the design and development of functional biomaterials’ architectures. She has investigated this work at Tufts Living Materials Silklab and at MIT MediaLab.

Mogas carries out a series of classes throughout the present course, in which she works in the field of “Critical Matter: Research-based Material Explorations” with the students of the Master in Engineering in Industrial Design. The aim of this lecture is to explain her vision about the topic.

About Laia Mogas

She is an architect and researcher that explores new material practices in design. Laia studied Design and Fine Arts in Europe and Digital Production and Material Science in the United States. Her contributions have been published in scientific magazines and Shared in International conferences. Since 2008 she co-directs the Studio DumoLab.

This lecture is free and open to the public with previous booking.

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