Innovative design and production methods – Ferda Kolatan

Ferda Kolatan is an associate professor of practice at the University of Pennsylvania and founding director of su11, an architecture and interior design firm.

He has lectured widely and taught design studios and theory and fabrication seminars at Columbia University, Cornell University and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

His firm, which provides clients with unique, customized residential and commercial designs and installations by employing innovative production methods, has been featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Dwell, and The Metapolis Dictionary of Advanced Architecture.

Kolatan is also co-author of “Meander: Variegating Architecture,” in which he and co-author Jenny Sabin detail their explorations of software-driven design strategies and the social, cultural and aesthetic potential of various architectural approaches.

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