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Matan Mayer is an Assistant Professor at IE University School of Architecture and Design. His research focuses on life cycle innovation in the built environment, seeking to combine developments in manufacturing technology, material science, assembly techniques, and digital design platforms for the purpose of achieving leaner construction and deconstruction processes. He has taught research seminars at Harvard University and at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Prior to his current position at IE, Matan completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities, a doctorate at the GSD Design Robotics Group, a residency at the Harvard Innovation Lab Venture Incubation Program, as well as research fellowships at the Institute for Lightweight Structures and Conceptual Design at the University of Stuttgart, the Composite Construction Laboratory at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, and the Emerging Material Technologies Group at the University of Arizona. He holds a masters and a doctoral degree in building technology from Harvard University, and a B.Arch degree from Tel Aviv University.
End of life buildings
Life cycle design in the built environment