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Curriculum vitae

Tom Svilans is an architectural designer and researcher based at CITA (Centre for IT and Architecture), in Copenhagen, Denmark. Tom’s work focuses on the intersection of design, computation, and material fabrication, and the use of emerging technologies to reveal new design potentials in free-form timber structures.

Tom combines an expertise in digital fabrication methods with international experience with design, fabrication, and media work. He is currently part of the EU-funded InnoChain research network, where he explores large-scale free-form timber construction in close collaboration with Blumer-Lehmann AG - a leading Swiss timber contractor - and White Arkitekter - a multidisciplinary Scandinavian architecture practice.


Education/Academic qualification

Architecture, PhD, Royal Danish Academy - Architecture, Design, Conservation

Award Date: 10 Dec 2020

Architecture, M. Arch., Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London

Award Date: 21 Jun 2013

Research area

  • Architecture