About PAACADEMY

At PAACADEMY, we envision a future where architecture and design are seamlessly integrated with cutting-edge technology and AI. With this in mind, we are dedicated to providing our students with the skills and knowledge they need to stay ahead of the curve and be at the forefront of innovation in their field. Our focus on computational design and artificial intelligence in architecture is a testament to our commitment to this great vision.

We believe that the future of architecture lies in the integration of design and technology, and by having this in mind we designed our courses to reflect this. Our pioneering instructors are experts in both architecture and computational design, giving students a unique and comprehensive understanding of the field. The curriculums are structured to provide students with a solid foundation in the latest software, computational and AI tools, as well as the skills necessary to apply these tools to real-world problems and design challenges.

At PAACADEMY, we are passionate about educating the next generation of architects and designers, and we are committed to providing our students with the tools they need to succeed in a rapidly changing field. Whether you’re a student looking to start a career in architecture or a seasoned professional seeking to stay ahead of the curve, our academy is the perfect place to explore the cutting-edge of computational design and artificial intelligence in architecture.

Our Instructors

Tim Fu

Architect & AI Designer, formerly ZHA Code

Mariana Cabugueira

Architect at Wilder Worlds, Formerly at ZHA

Arthur Mamou-Mani

Eco-Parametric Architect & Founder of Mamou-Mani LTD.

Arturo Tedeschi

Computational Designer, and Author of AAD

Carlos Banon

Computational Designer, and Educator

Valentina Sumini

Space Architect, MIT, Polimi

Hassan Ragab

Conceptual Artist, AI Designer

Soomeen Hahm

Soomeen Hahm Design, Sci-Arc, Formerly at Bartlett

Filippo Nassetti

MHOX, Zaha Hadid Design

Erick Carcamo

Co-Founder of Allblackform, Sci-Arc, Woodbury

Bailey Shugart

Co-Founder of Allblackform, Woodbury University

Chantal Matar

Studio Chantal Matar Ltd, Formerly at ZHA

Jan Knippers

Structural Engineer, ITKE & Jan Knippers Ingenieure

Axel Körner

Research Group Leader at ITKE University of Stuttgart

Anna Krtschil

Research Assistant at ITKE University of Stuttgart

Shajay Bhooshan

Architect, ZHA Code

Andrew Friedenberg

Architect, Heatherwick Studio

Hamze Machmouchi

Architectural Designer at ZHA

Arian Hakimi

Architects & Founder of AHA, Formerly at ZHA

Hoda Eskandarnia

Architect & Interdisciplinary Designer 

Nariman Nejati

Architect at Arian Hakimi Architects

Prof. Giuseppe Fallacara

Director of New Fundamentals Research Group

Maurizio Barberio

Architect  & Co-founder of New Fundamentals Research Group

Christian Venables

AR/VR/XR Artist, SparkAR & Gravity Sketch

Marta Rossi

Teaching Assistant at Politecnico di Milano

Nuru Karim

Architect and Founder of NUDES

Ida Rasouli

Architect & Founder of Celeste Design Studio

Cherylene M. Shangpliang

Architect at Zaha Hadid Architects

Karl-Johan Sørensen

Co-founder of SAGA Space Architects, MIT

Mehmet Berk Bostancı

Computational Designer, and Educator

Eliana Nigro

Head of Computational Design at COBE

Joshua Vermillion

Computational Designer, and Educator

Alessandro Zomparelli

Computational Designer

Andreas Palfinger

Artist & Architectural Designer

Laura Massot

Computational Designer

Hanjun Kim

Associate at Soomeen Hahm Design, AADRL, Bartlett

Federico Borello

Architect and Co-founder and Director of ENCODE

Dimitar Pouchnikov

Computational Designer, and Educator

Ghazal Javidan

Researcher & Computational Designer

Mümün Keser

Architect & Computational Designer

Jan Wilk

Computational Designer

Shail Patel

Architect and Computational Designer

Amir Hossein

Computational Designer

Hera Kim

Artist

Mustapha Nachar

Architect & Computational Designer

Rolando de la Cruz

Architect & Senior 3D Artist

Bryan García Agudelo

Architect & Computational Designer

Tim Aufdemkamp

Architect & 3D-Printing Specialist

Settawut Leenavong

Architect & Computational Designer

Ignacio Revenga

Architect, Artist & Computational Designer

Cas Esbach

Project Lead & Architect at MVRDV

Abdulalim U-K

Architectural Designer &  Entrepreneur

Jacob Lehrer

Architect & LEED AP BD+C, O+M, ND 

Prabhat Arora

Designer at Zaha Hadid Architects

Jack Rendler

 Environmental and Computational Designer

Nolan Kim

Advanced Concepts & Computational Design

Josef Stoger

multi-disciplinary artist and designer

Riccardo Piazzai

Architect & Strategic Leader in BIM

Daniel Sorial

Architect | Computational Designer 

Joseph Namar

Architect and Digital fabricator Assistant Lecturer

Mahdi Fard

Architect  | Automation + ML in AEC

Ahmed Sattar

Architect | Computational AEC Developer 

Stefano Rossi

Architect | Facade Consultant at idpartners

Victoria Roznowski

Architect  | 3D Printing Specialist

Ahmed Sattar

Architect | Computational AEC Developer 

Stefano Rossi

Architect | Facade Consultant at idpartners

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