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2023 Summer Lecture Series: Natalie Alima

July 17, 2023, 12:30 PM

Monday, July 17, 12:30 pm, Perloff Hall/Decafe and Zoom

UCLA Architecture and Urban Design is pleased to host its two Summer Programs (JumpStart and TeenArch) and its Summer Lecture Series this July, with Natalie Alima presenting on Monday, July 17. Join us in Perloff Decafe or via Zoom.

Natalie Alima is a researcher with a multidisciplinary approach to architecture that fuses biology, robotics and parametric design. She founded practice BIOLAB and is a 3D-generative designer for Adidas/Yeezy. She has a passion for controlling, manipulating, and hacking into nature through intricate and complex geometries. Alima recently completed an ANAT Synapse residency at SensiLab with Professor Jon McCormack. The project explores new processes that link digital design, robotic fabrication and biological systems. Alima completed her Master of Architecture at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, where she specialized in digital fabrication and the merging of organic materials. She recently completed a PhD at RMIT supervised by Roland Snooks and Jon McCormack.

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