Tom Svilans is an architectural designer, researcher, and consultant based in Copenhagen. His research focuses on the design and manufacture of large-scale timber structures, the timber value chain, and emerging technologies. He has a particular interest in the translation of the architectural concept into the fabricated artefact, and all the intermediary translations that this entails. Tom has presented and published his work internationally. He has taught, presented, or been a guest critic at, among others, the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL; the Architectural Association (AA); the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC); and the Royal Danish Academy.