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Mr Maj Plemenitas
22 Gordon Street
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  • Lecturer in Architecture
  • The Bartlett School of Architecture
  • Faculty of the Built Environment

Maj Plemenitas is an inventor, researcher and educator. 

He is an academic at the UCL Bartlett - School of Architecture, the Co-Founder of AMPHIBIOUS Lab and the Founding Director of LINKSCALE, an international award winning research organization based in London, 

Plemenitas is best known for his pioneering work the field of Cross Scale Design (2011-ongoing) and Growing Islands and Resilient shorelines with In-situ Forces and Materials (2010-ongoing). 

He is focused on CSD Cross Scale Design and multi-scale strategies, systems and structures in Architectural, Urban and Landscape context. For his innovation and original research, he received a range of awards and grants including the inaugural Sir Peter Cook Award for the best design research work in generation, 10⁻⁹] LINK [10⁹, Innovation in Construction Award and the Holcim Prize . Plemenitas lectured internationally at leading global institutions including Harvard GSD, American Institute for Architects (AIA) New York and Center for Architecture NYC as well as at numerous peer reviewed conferences in Europe, North America, Australia and Asia. He exhibits globally in venues including the Royal Academy of Arts and Venice Biennale amongst others. 

Plemenitas has written and published numerous publications and peer reviewed papers on the role of Cross-Scale Design, Territorial Scale Automation, Growing Islands and Resilient shorelines as well as Autonomous Production in Pelagic, Amphibious, Landscape, Urban and Architectural context.

Research Summary

- CSD - Cross Scale Design  (Nano - Tera) (2011 - ongoing)

- Territorial nD Printing - In - Situ Network  (2011 - ongoing)

   Aditive, Subtractive, Substitutional and Metamorphic, Generative Territorial Scale Production    

   with In-Situ Forces (Water Currents, Tidal, Fluvial, Aeolian) and granular Materials 

- Growing Islands and Reslilient Shorelines (2010 - Ongoing)

- Territorial Machines (2012 - Ongoing)

- Amphibious Interface (2012 - Ongoing)

- Anisotropic Acrete (2013 - Ongoing)

- Multi Scale Flow Maps (2011 - Ongoing)

- Convergent Assemblies (2012 - Ongoing)

Teaching Summary

UCL Bartlett School of Architecture

Architectural Design, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture 

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