People

Jun.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hanaa Dahy
Jun.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hanaa Dahy
Director

Hanaa Dahy is an architect, who is leading the (BioMat) research group “Bio-based Materials and Materials Cycles in Architecture” as a Junior Professor in the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Stuttgart.
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M.Arch. Piotr Baszyński
M.Arch. Piotr Baszyński
Research Associate

Piotr Baszyński graduated in 2013 with Master of Science in Architecture from Architecture for Society of Knowledge programme at Warsaw University of Technology. Previously he also studied at Universidad de Alcalá in Spain. Piotr gained professional experience while working on projects of complex geometry buildings at L-A-V-A Stuttgart. Apart from that he worked in offices in China and Poland. Piotr research interests lay in development of digital fabrication workflow for applying bio-based materials in architectural projects.

Dipl.-Ing. M.Arch. Evgenia Spyridonos
Dipl.-Ing. M.Arch. Evgenia Spyridonos
Research Associate

Evgenia Spyridonos is an Architect Engineer from Greece. She received her Diploma from the Architecture Department of the University of Patras in Greece in 2013. After graduating, she remained at the university for two years working as a Research Associate. In 2015, she moved to the UK to pursue an MArch degree at the AA School of Architecture, participating at the Design and Make post-Graduate programme. Before joining BioMat in 2019, Evgenia worked as an architect at LAVA Stuttgart, focusing on BIM modelling. Her research focuses on geometrical development, form-finding and application of bio-based materials in structural systems.

Dr.-Ing. arch. Jan Petrš
Dr.-Ing. arch. Jan Petrš
Research Associate

Jan Petrš is an architect, computational designer and research associate. He is a member of BioMat team since 2018. He obtained his master and doctor degree at Faculty of Architecture at Czech Technical University in Prague. His research focuses on the integration of soft actuators and smart systems into biobased materials, and self-assembly systems. He worked on BioMat pavilion 2018 or Tailored Fibre Canopy 2019. Since 2019, his research is integrated to Excellence Cluster IntCDC. In 2010 he co-founded Archistroj Design Studio focusing on digital design, and adaptive urban systems.

B.Sc. Paulina Grabowska
B.Sc. Paulina Grabowska
Research Assistant

Paulina Grabowska is a current master’s student in Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Stuttgart and a research assistant of BioMat. She completed her bachelor’s degree in 2018 at the Technical University of Berlin. Paulina gained her experience during internships in Germany, Poland, and Mexico.

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