Architect, teacher and researcher
Adrien Ravon is an architect, teacher and researcher, combining both, a theoretical and technical approach. Ravon completed his studies at the FADU-UBA, Buenos Aires and at the ENSAPM, Paris, where he defended his master thesis in January 2011. After collaborating as an architect with Officina Urbana in Buenos Aires and Jakob+MacFarlane in Paris, Ravon has been appointed teacher and researcher at the TU Delft, where he joined The Why Factory, a think tank on urban visions, led by Winy Maas. Since September 2011, Ravon has been working on various research and education projects focusing on urban futures, tools and design methodologies. He had a key position in advancing the Future Models course, which provides specific computing support to The Why Factory’s work.
He co-authored The Why Factory’s publications Barba (NAi publishers, 2015), Copypaste (NAi publishers, 2017) and Porocity (NAI Publishers, expected 2018). In the frame of his collaboration with The Why Factory, he has worked with the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam, ETH in Zürich, KTH in Stockholm, EIT ICT Labs, IIT in Chicago, IAAC in Barcelona, GSAPP in New York City, RMIT Melbourne and Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem.
At TU Delft, he has been supervising The Why Factory’s graduation unit for the past three years. In parallel, Ravon has been working as a consultant at the architecture office MVRDV between 2017 and 2018.