Alan B. Guyan Architech Footwear
Architech Footwear is Platinum Design Award winner in 2015 - 2016 Footwear, Shoes and Boots Design Award Category.
Architech Footwear

This is the first 3D Printed training shoe to be sold to the consumer market. After, two years of researching various organic shapes and structures to create a truly unique and functional 3D Printed lattice design. This training shoe provides dynamic stability, and also has a luring design appeal. These interconnecting lattice beams can only be manufactured by 3D Printing, and could never be replicated by conventional molding processes. This upper design uses a 3D Auxetic pattern, which can stretch and adapt to the foot shape.

Architech Footwear
Alan B. Guyan Architech
Alan B. Guyan Footwear
Alan B. Guyan design
Alan B. Guyan design
Alan B. Guyan

Alan Guyan is Director, Manufacturing Innovation for Under Armour’s Manufacturing Innovation Center, Lighthouse. He leads a team of innovators, to advance manufacturing methodologies, and 3D product creation. Alan servers as UA’s resident expert on all Additive Manufacturing, & Subtractive and 3D developments. His recent design achievements include, launching the first 3D Printed training shoe, UA Architech, and innovating zippers with MagZip a one handed assist zipper bottom stop. Here he was able to leverage performance goals, to innovative the product experience for footwear, apparel, and accessories. He is a recent recipient of AMUG Advance Concepts Award, and A’design Award Winner in Footwear, Shoes, and Boots Design Category.

Under Armour Inc.

Under Armour, Inc., incorporated on July 01, 1996, is engaged in the development, marketing and distribution of branded performance apparel, footwear and accessories for men, women and youth. The Company’s moisture-wicking fabrications are engineered in a range of designs and styles for wear in nearly every climate to provide an alternative to traditional products. The Company also offers digital fitness platform licenses and subscriptions.