AIRLAB is a multidisciplinary Research Laboratory that works in the space between Architecture, Science, Arts, and Digital Design and Manufacturing. AIRLAB explores new technologies, materials, and workflows from ideation to fabrication, to redefine and improve how to design, build, and utilise resources with efficiency.

Carlos Bañón
Director and Co-Founder.

Carlos Banon is an Architect specializing in Digital Processes and Advanced Manufacturing methods. He is Director and Co-founder of AIRLAB Singapore, Partner of Subarquitectura Architects, and Associate 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.