The MAA is a visionary master program with an innovative and open structure, mixing diverse disciplines, shaping professionals capable of producing theoretical & practical solutions towards responsive cities, architecture & technology.



Laser Cutting | Folded Flakes Laser cutting, a precision-focused technique, revolutionizes the art of crafting by using a high-powered laser to precisely slice through various materials with immaculate accuracy. Whether it’s intricate designs on wood, metal, acrylic, or fabric, laser cutting brings imagination to life with clean, sharp edges and detailed patterns. This technology merges … Read more


LASER CUTTING I INTERACTIVE FACADE An interactive facade system crafted using the precise technique of laser cutting. This project is a testament to the harmonious blend of creativity and technology. Our journey began with a vision to create a facade system that was not only aesthetically pleasing but also interactive, adding a dynamic element to … Read more

FLOW_Digital Fabrication

The underlying theme that drove the designs for this seminar was “flow”. Inspired by the flowing movements of water in particular, our forms were developed from ripples, waves, and whirlpools. Laser Cutting | Tessellations 3D Printing | Droplets CNC | The Twist Laser Cutting | Tessellations A simple tessellated surface with small gaps in between … Read more

Introduction to Digital Fabrication

Group Z.2 Origami – LASER CUTTING Taking inspiration from light-filtering facade systems such as that of the SDU Campus Kolding by Henning Larsen, Al Bahr Towers by AEDAS, and the Japan Pavilion for Expo 2020 by Yuko Nagayama and Associates, ORIGAMI is a facade prototype composed of a grid system to host panels or ‘flowers’ … Read more

PatternCraft: Introduction to Digital Fabrication

The Twist (3d Printing) Concept & Form Finding Our 3D printing project embodies the fusion of functionality and aesthetic sophistication, drawing inspiration from the elegance of louvers panels and the captivating allure of twisted architectural forms. This design merges the simplicity of the plus sign with a mesmerizing twist, creating an engaging visual effect that … Read more

Digital Fabrication

Group Y1 A series of experiments, to reflect on internality, movements away from the outside and to look upon it. A swift movement which engulfs you, a series of lines to project your light through, an open face held in deep space by many arms.  There is nothing outside to look at, if you don’t … Read more


Over the span of the Digital Fabrication course, we actively explored and examined the possibilities and constraints inherent in the three fabrication methodologies concerning both design and manufacturing. Throughout this process, we conducted experiments involving various materials and machines, employing CNC Milling, Laser Cutting, and 3D Printing techniques. Our aim was to gain a comprehensive … Read more

Modulating – Light | Nature | Sound

The project exemplifies the synergy of light dynamics, natural aesthetics, and sound harmonics using advanced digital fabrication. Laser-cut intricate strips, interlocking seamlessly, are reinforced for structural support, providing customizable light modulation. In 3D printing, the organic growth of Mycelium is abstracted, creating a visually impactful panel system conducive to vegetation growth. The CNC design embodies … Read more

Three Tiles for Barcelona


Panot de Barcelona 01 – LASER CUTTING  Flor de Barcelona – a symbol of Barcelona and the evidence that the city is eclectic, creative and full of surprises FIRST PROTOTYPE :  Beginning of “Trial and error”. With this particular form, the petals were unable to rise. The flower’s body/frame was too delicate and unstable. Using … Read more

Introduction to Digital Fabrication

MOVEMENTSThe ideation revolved around exploring the nature of movements, as they express themselves in environment, forms, dimensions and spaces. Humans perceive this notion as a bridge to liveliness & entropy. The studio, ‘Introduction to Digital Fabrication’, aimed at understanding fabrication dialogues through the technology of Laser Cutting, 3D Printing & CNC Milling, where these projects were developed. … Read more