Co-Founder. Director of AIRLAB Singapore.
Carlos Banon is an Architect specialised in Digital Processes and Advanced Manufacturing methods. He is Director and Co-founder of AIRLAB Singapore, Partner of Subarquitectura Architects, and Assistant Professor of Architecture and Sustainable Design at the Singapore University of Technology and Design. He holds a M.Arch. with Extraordinary Distinction.
He also held visiting professorships at MIT and EPFL. His research projects span from 3D Printing in the built environment (3DPA), Geometric Exploration for Sustainable Space Making (GESSM), Artificial Intelligence in structural design, and Affordable Housing.
His work has been selected for the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2018 and 2020, and has won international awards such as 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 is nominated to the Singapore PD*A President Design Award 2020.
Co-Founder. Director of AIRLAB Chile.
Felix Raspall is an Architect and design researcher. He is Director of AIRLAB Chile where he investigates the relationships between design, materiality and technology. He holds a Doctor of Design from Harvard University, a Master of Architecture from Yale University, and B.Arch. from the University of Buenos Aires. He is an Associate Professor at the Universidad Adolfo Ibanez in Chile.
He leads his own professional practice in Argentina. Felix’s work explores modes of design production in which material constraints creatively inform designs through digital technologies. Before joining Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Felix conducted teaching and research in several institutions, including Harvard University and SUTD. His design and research work has been published in books and journals and was the recipient of several awards, one of it includes the CPAU Prize 2004, 4 SG Marks, 2 SDA Awards, Winner of the German Design Award 2020 and Nominated to the President Design Award 2020.