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Fabio Gramazio
Matthias Kohler
Petrus Aejmelaeus-Lindström
Adam Anouar
Aleksandra Anna Apolinarska
Inés Ariza
Davide Baret
Gergely Péter Barna
Oliver Bucklin
Lancelot Burwell
Gonzalo Casas
Kunaljit Chadha
Carlotta Daro
Selen Ercan Jenny
Tanja Fehr
Jonas Furrer
Alessandra Gabaglio
Aurèle L. Gheyselinck
Jonas Haldemann
Halima Hassan
Matthias Helmreich
Ananya Kango
Chen Kasirer
Joseph Kenny
Jesús Medina Ibáñez
Francesco Milano
Alexandra Moisi
Giacomo Montiani
Tizian Rein
Sarah Schneider
Fabio Scotto
Gereon Siévi
Eliott Sounigo
Aikaterini Toumpektsi
Ping-Hsun Tsai
Lauren Vasey
Yiwen Wang
Lorin Wiedemeier
Achilleas Xydis
Gergely Péter Barna studied Japanese architecture on the Japanese Government Scholarship at the Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan finishing his PhD in 2018. During his studies, he also worked as a carpenter on national monument restoration sites, such as Kiyomizu-temple, Kyoto, and Shoboji temple, Nara.
Since 2019 he has been a researcher at the KYOTO Design Lab with the theme ‘Dynamic Heritage’ executing pragmatic research projects that combine traditional carpentry methods with state-of-the-art archiving, computational, and machining technologies. His research focuses on how the human creation process can be reinterpreted in the age of digitalization.
In 2021 he received a Japan Wood Design Award for his project ‘Digitally aided reconstruction of the Warakuan Naguriita’.
He joined Gramazio Kohler Research in March 2024 as a guest researcher on the fellowship of Leadin House Asia to conduct his research project, ‘Augmented Craftmanship’ developing a hand-marking-based framework to connect craftsmen with digital manufacturing.
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