Sina Mostafavi is a practicing architect, researcher, and educator with expertise in computational design and robotics in architecture. He is a senior researcher and the manager in the Robotic Building team at Hyperbody group of TU Delft in the Netherlands. Has practiced architecture since 2007, he is the founder of SETUParchitecture, a firm that offers consultancy for innovative design solutions to construction processes. He is currently teaching design studios at Delft and Dessau Institute of Architecture at Bauhaus. As a Ph.D. researcher at TU Delft, he has focused on hybrid and informed design to robotic materialization processes. He has been leading international workshops on computational design and architectural robotics such as indesme2015-re.craft at Delft and IASS2015 at Amsterdam. Sina has been published and lectured internationally in books, journals, peer-reviewed conferences and symposiums such as eCAADe 2013 in Delft, Architectural Ecologies EMSCR 2014 in Vienna, Algorithms and Actualization at AA London, eCAADe 2014 in New Castle, ACADIA 2014 at USC Los Angeles, eCAADe2015 at TU Vienna, ACADIA 2015 in Cincinnati, Rob|Arch 2016 in Sydney, Digital Knowledge Day 2016 in ENSAPM- Malaquais, GSM3 in Delft and Digital Forms-Mutations creation 2017 in Pompidou Center. Architectural prototypes and works by him have been featured in international exhibitions such as construction week in Utrecht, V2 gallery-institute for unstable media of Rotterdam, synthetic Exhibition in Le Mans Lillie and Print the World Exposition in Paris.
Senior researcher and manager @ Robotic Building lab of TU Delft
Founder and principal designer @ SETUParchitecture
Studio Master @ Dessau Institute of Architecture at Bauhaus
Ph.D. candidate and tutor @ TU Delft, faculty of Architecture, AE+T, Hyperbody
Cofounder @ TRAM