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.


Crystal pavilion

The task is to apply the logic of natural phenomena to architectural scale. Considering the hexagonal extrusions that were developed on the Kangaroo surface, Its been decided to do a pavilion with climate responsive facade system. When I took another look on what kind of responsive system i should go for, I’ve found out that … Read more

Gardens of Tempelhof

Project Objective: Provide sustainable urban regeneration, and equal access to public spaces in dense cities, and create sunlit gardens while providing shade on the ground floor for public squares and corridors. Project Goals: •Maximizing sunlight exposure on gardens •Maximizing green space •Finding the optimized height with respect to the views. •Creating pocket gardens in between … Read more


Introduction to Neumatic Colloids Nematic colloids are materials with perpendicular surface anchoring embedded in planar nematic liquid crystal (NLC) cells. Topological defects, such as point defects and disclination lines, are a necessary consequence of broken symmetry in the system. In nematic liquid crystals (NLCs), defects manifest as isolated points and disclination lines, which can form … Read more

Reimagining the Bayfront Pavilion

The Bayfront Pavillion redefines architectural boundaries, featuring cutting-edge sustainable materials and dynamic design elements. Its fluid contours echo the surrounding environment, promoting harmony with nature. Functionality meets elegance in this pavilion, boasting versatile spaces adaptable for cultural events, exhibitions, and communal gatherings. The UTD Advanced Architecture Laboratory has ingeniously engineered a landmark that not only … Read more


CONCEPT This pavilion in George Orwell Square in Barcelona stands as an architectural landmark that merges contemporary aesthetics with adaptive functionality. With undulating panels forming a captivating spiral, it challenges architectural conventions. Strategically located, it seamlessly integrates into the square, adapting or host various community activities. Beyond its visual appeal, the pavilion evokes a sense of … Read more

UK Pavilion Expo 2020 Dubai

________________________________________ The UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai by Es Devlin Studio is a testament to parametric design principles, seamlessly blending functionality and aesthetics. The pavilion’s innovative architecture, characterized by the “Poem Pavilion,” showcases a dynamic interplay of form and technology. The structure’s responsiveness, driven by artificial intelligence, allows it to generate personalized poems, adding … Read more

The Knot

A pavilion bridging the gap between government and society The Knot aims to redefine the relationship between governmental structures and the communities they serve. The pavilion punctures the intimidating, rigid structure of the Ayuntamiento de Barcelona in Plaza Sant Jaume I and smoothly transitions it into a fluid, open space. This creates an inviting and … Read more

Floating Branches Pavilion | Kozlowski + Cardia Design

Reference Architect Gabriel Kozlowski has partnered with Gringo Cardia, Bárbara Graeff, and Tripper Arquitetura to design a structure of floating tree branches for the Brazil pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. The pavilion is inspired by one of the greatest technological achievements of Brazil: the improvement of the Direct Planting System over a straw. The design conceptually mimics this scheme through its layered arrangement – … Read more


INSPIRATION CONCEPT The pavilion draws inspiration from the Pillar of Dreams in terms of form, materiality, and structural innovation. The design concept will explore the dynamic interplay between light, shadow, and form, creating an immersive experience for visitors. The pavilion will also prioritize adaptability, allowing for alterations in response to various architectural parameters such as … Read more