Stylianos Dritsas Designer Profile
Stylianos Dritsas is the award-winning designer of the Natural Composite Pillar Research Prototype.
Stylianos Dritsas

Stylianos Dritsas is an Assistant Professor in the department of Architecture and Sustainable Design at the Singapore University of Technology and Design, where he established the Digital Design and Fabrication Laboratory. His research interests in digital technologies investigate how contemporary computer-controlled methods of production affect upstream the way we think and create design. Due to its technological nature his research work is integrally cross-disciplinary, requiring collaboration between architecture, engineering and the sciences. His current research is on sustainable methods for large-scale manufacturing using natural biological materials in collaboration with faculty of material science. Past theoretical and applied research work in academia and industry resulted in numerous publications in architectural and engineering conferences and journals as well as awards in research and education. Prior to SUTD, he was an Associate Principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in London and taught at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA, USA, Architectural Association in London, UK and Ecole Polytechnique Federale in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is a registered Architect, ARB/UK and Architect/Engineer, TEE/Greece.

Natural Composite Pillar Research Prototype