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.


The Hugging Amphibian

Amphibious attachment systems for existing stilt houses to counteract flash floods along the Brahmaputra river plains in Assam, India Context In India, about 40 million hectares, or one-eighth of the country’s geographical area, is flood prone. Assam receives more rainfall than most parts of India. In 2022, floods affected around 5.5 million people across 32 … Read more

AFTER DEMOLITION : A general methodology for recycle buildings

This project provides design-to-fabrication workflow for upcycling building before the demolition of architecture. Rather than down cycling concrete into low value aggregate, redirected steel back into the furnace or grinding up timber into OSB board, methods are shown for this material to be indexed, re-matching and rearranged into new assemblies. These assemblies are conceived of … Read more

To float or not, that is the question!

Amphibious retrofit systems for existing stilt houses to counteract floods along the Brahmaputra river plains in Assam, India Abstract Imagine a situation in life, where you were periodically afraid of your house getting washed away by intense floods, and always had to be alert and prepared! The fear of losing everything you have. Not a … Read more

Generative housing system

•The global prefabricated construction market was valued at $117.62 billion in 2022, and is expected to reach $269.02 billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 8.70% during the forecast period, 2023-2032. •Soon the prefab market will be projected 5% growth until 2030 whereas the construction industry will be targeting 2.3% growth overall.