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Fabio Gramazio
Matthias Kohler
Petrus Aejmelaeus-Lindström
Liya Anthraper
Aleksandra Anna Apolinarska
Inés Ariza
Jomana Baddad
Joris Jan Burger
Gonzalo Casas
Kunaljit Chadha
Ina Cheibas
Tanja de Almeida Pereira
Selen Ercan Jenny
Nicolas Feihl
Hamilton Forsythe
Jonas Furrer
Alessandra Gabaglio
Matthias Helmreich
Alexandra Horat
Ilmar Hurkxkens
David Jenny
Ryan Luke Johns
Mattis Koh
Pok Yin Victor Leung
Ena Lloret-Fritschi
Beverly Ann Lytle
Hannes Mayer
Jesús Medina Ibáñez
Ammar Mirjan
Daniela Mitterberger
Matteo Pacher
Romana Rust
Marvin Lee Rüppel
Foteini Salveridou
Indra Santosa
Sarah Schneider
Priyank Soni
Eliott Sounigo
Nizar Taha
Ping-Hsun Tsai
Lauren Vasey
Carlos Wilkening
Karol Wojtas
Achilleas Xydis
Ilmar Hurkxkens is an architect and researcher interested in digital terrain modelling technologies and the development of new design and construction processes with natural granular material. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher at Gramazio Kohler Research and lecturer at the Master of Science in Landscape Architecture at the ETH Zurich. Previously, he worked at the Chair of Landscape Architecture of Prof. Girot, where he directed the design research studios and developed digital tools for large-scale landscape design. He is co-founder of LANDSKIP, a laboratory for landscape transformation, and he practices landscape architecture with projects in Switzerland, The Netherlands and Greece. He graduated with an honorable mention in architecture at the TU Delft in 2009. He received the Young Researcher Award from the Volkswagen Foundation in 2013, and in 2018 the Digital Culture Work Grant from the Migros Culture Percentage with Ungenau Robotics. In 2020 he was nominated for the ETH Medal of outstanding doctoral research for his dissertation "Robotic Landscapes: Topological Approaches to Terrain, Design, and Fabrication" at the NCCR Digital Fabrication.
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