Carlos Bañon DB Schenker Upcycling Hub Lunchroom
DB Schenker Upcycling Hub Lunchroom is Golden Design Award winner in 2022 - 2023 3D Printed Forms and Products Design Award Category.
DB Schenker Upcycling Hub Lunchroom

The Large Room revolutionizes waste repurposing by employing additive manufacturing to create stunning design elements from 500 and more kg of single-use plastics. Utilizing advanced 3D printing, waste was transformed into functional, eye-catching features like a chandelier of 3D-printed tiles. This Upcycling Hub elevates circularity, inspiring businesses to adopt innovative waste management, and setting a new precedent in sustainable design excellence.

DB Schenker Upcycling Hub Lunchroom
Carlos Bañon DB Schenker Upcycling Hub
Carlos Bañon Lunchroom
Carlos Bañon design
Carlos Bañon design
Carlos Bañon

Carlos Banon is an accomplished Architect with a specialization in Digital Processes and Advanced Manufacturing methods. As the Director and Co-founder of AIRLAB Singapore and Partner of Subarquitectura Architects, he has played a pivotal role in driving innovative and sustainable design solutions. Carlos is also an Associate Professor with tenure in Architecture and Sustainable Design at the Singapore University of Technology and Design, where he inspires and mentors the next generation of architects. Carlos holds a M.Arch. with Extraordinary Distinction and has held visiting professorships at renowned institutions such as MIT and EPFL. His expertise in research spans across diverse domains, including 3D Printing in the built environment (3DPA), Geometric Exploration for Sustainable Space Making (GESSM), Artificial Intelligence in structural design, and Affordable Housing. Carlos's work has garnered numerous international awards and accolades, including the Design of the Year Prize by the London Design Museum, the Gold and Silver Medal given by the International Paralympic and Olympic Committees, two Spanish Biennial Prizes, the Mies Van der Rohe Prize nomination, the German Design Award 2020, four SG Marks (Singapore Good Design), two Singapore Design Awards Finalist, and selected as one of the Iconic designs by the German Design Council in 2020. His recent work, AirMesh, received the Singapore PD*A President Design Award, the highest distinction for designs and designers in Singapore, and his projects have been selected for the prestigious Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2018 and 2020. Carlos's dedication and contributions to the field of architecture have made him a respected name in the industry, with a reputation for excellence in design and innovation.

Carlos Bañon

Carlos Bañon is an architect specializing in digital design and Advanced Manufacturing methods. He integrates AI into design workflows and directs the Architectural Intelligence Research Lab at SUTD, where he holds the Associate Professor of Architecture and Sustainable Design position. Bañón has held visiting professorships at prestigious institutions such as MIT and EPFL. His work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale of Architecture and the London Design Museum. Bañón is the recipient of numerous design awards, including the Singapore President Design Award, the Architizer A+ Best Design Award, and Gold and Silver Medals from the Paralympic and Olympic Committees.