University of Stuttgart
Presentation title TBC
Samuel Leder is a doctoral candidate and research associate at the Institute for Computational Design and Construction at the University of Stuttgart. Originally from Montclair, New Jersey, he holds a Bachelor of Design in Architecture as well as a Bachelors of Applied Science in Systems Science and Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. He received a Masters in Science in Architecture through the Integrative Technologies and Architectural Design Research (ITECH) program at the University of Stuttgart. During which he was a recipient of both German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Award for Outstanding Achievement and the Deutschlandstipendium. His Master’s thesis together with Ramon Weber was awarded a sonderpreis through the Hochschulpreis Holzbau 2019. Sam also previously worked as an architect at Lbgo Architekten in Munich, Germany.
Sam’s current research is interested in the co-design of bespoke collective robotic construction systems. His work explores how systems of minimal machines can create complex spatial structures with specific emphasis on methods for designing structures with such systems.