ETH Zurich Robotics Panel Discussion

I am delighted to be co-chairing a panel discussion at the Robotics in Architecture international conference hosted by ETH, Zurich. The panel features leading robotics experts in architecture from around the world:


Mahesh Daas (moderator)

Andrew John-Wit (moderator)

Sigrid Brell-Cokcan is the founder and director of the new Chair of Individualized Production at RWTH Aachen University and co-founded the Association for Robots in Architecture in 2010 together with Johannes Braumann.

Kendra Byrne is trained in architecture and a Software product manager with expertise in robotics, cloud software, and user experience.  She has held product management positions with a mix of robotics companies, including Google and Bot & Dolly, and currently in the process of getting a new company off the ground. Bot & Dolly played a key role in the making of the film Gravity.

Matthias Kohler is a founding member of Gramazio + Kohler Research, world’s first architectural robotics lab, at ETH Zurich.

Achim Menges is a registered architect and professor at the University of Stuttgart, where he is the founding director of the Institute for Computational Design and Construction since 2008. He has also been Visiting Professor in Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design from 2009 to 2015.

Sina Mostafavi is a practicing architect, researcher, and educator. Has practiced architecture since 2007, he is the founder of SETUParchitecture, a firm that offers consultancy for innovative design solutions to construction processes. He is currently the manager and coordinator of Robotic Building Lab at Hyperbody group of TU Delft.