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Andrew Wit

Andrew Wit

Philadelphia, PA, US

 

About 

Andrew John Wit holds a master’s degree from MIT and is an Assistant Professor at Temple University where he leads research, courses and workshops focused around novel building systems generated through light-weight composites, digital production tools and robotic systems. He is also a Co-Founder of the interdisciplinary research group WITO* Laboratory for Intelligent Environments, resides on the ACADIA board of directors where he is a technical co-chair for the 2018 conference in Mexico City and serves on the editorial board for the International Journal of Architectural Computing.

Wit’s research and projects have been highly disseminated and recognized: UTenSAils (2007 AIA Best of Practice Award), the Advanced Fabrics Exhibition (2007 IFAI Outstanding Achievement Award), along with the widely-published tensegrity structure the Underwood Pavilion, the woven carbon fiber installations entitled rolyPOLY and carbon fiber kites of cloudMAGNET. Wit’s work has been featured at numerous galleries, international conferences and refereed publications.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Temple University-Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA, US, Assistant Professor

Jun 2015 - current
 

Ball State University, Muncie, IN, US, International Practitioner in Residence Fellow

Aug 2013 - Jul 2015
 

Education 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2007 - May 2009
 

University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2001 - May 2005
 

Areas of Specialization