Tom Svilans


Tom Svilans

Tom Svilans

cita / ESR02 – INTEGRATING MATERIAL PERFORMANCE

Tom Svilans is an Innochain PhD fellow at the Centre for Information Technology and Architecture in Copenhagen. His research focuses on activating the anisotropic properties of glue-laminated timber and developing a non-linear interface between practice, fabrication, and simulation in the context of design and material performance. Before joining CITA, Tom was a teaching fellow at the Bartlett Manufacturing and Design Exchange (Bmade, https://www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/architecture/about-us/facilities/b-made) in London where he worked with robotics and digital fabrication, and he was the technical lead at ScanLAB Projects (http://scanlabprojects.co.uk/) where he led creative projects and developed 3d scanning workflows and software.