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  • Anne ASENSIO

    Vice President Design Experience - Dassault Systèmes

    Vice President Design Experience - Dassault Systèmes

    “When it comes to a total change of perspective, Design is ultimately the art of the possible, crafting possibilities, imagining systems, improving living, promoting individual agency, engaging communities. ”

    Anne Asensio joined Dassault Systèmes in 2008 as Vice President of Design Experience, where she founded the Design Studio, a multidisciplinary team for innovation strategy by design (Design Experience), design research, design management and consultancy. Advocating a participative approach with regards to new technologies and virtual universes, the Design Studio collaborates with Dassault Systèmes’ clients as they transform their processes of ideation, creation and ultimately the value proposition for their end customers. 

    Anne holds a Master's of Arts in transportation design from the Center for Creative Studies; and a DSAA in industrial design from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Appliqués, and held executive roles in design at Renault and General Motors. She is an active jury member of international design and strategy competitions, and a member of several boards in industry and design. Anne has been made Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur and Officier de l’Ordre du Mérite, holds an honorary doctorate from Umea University (Sweden) and is a board member of the World Design Organization.

  • Krishna BHAT

    Architectural Assistant - Mamou-Mani Ltd.

    Architectural Assistant - Mamou-Mani Ltd.

    Krishna BHAT > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes® Krishna BHAT > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®

    Krishna has a MSc degree in Emergent Technologies and Design from Architectural Association, he specializes in computational design and advanced digital fabrication. Interests include generative design in architectural and urban scale, integrating complex geometry, environmental and structural analysis. Prior to his masters at the AA, he has had 5 years of work experience in Middle east and India.

  • Holly HAWKINS

    Studio Manager - Mamou-Mani Ltd, FabPub Ltd.

    Studio Manager - Mamou-Mani Ltd, FabPub Ltd.

    A recent graduate of the Royal College of Art, Holly’s transdisciplinary research explored the process and possibilities of digital fabrication.  A holistic approach to the design process and intense curiosity to explore the unknown has seen Holly hone skills across metal work to mould-making for sculpture and CNC milling. Holly graduated with a BA Hons in fashion design from Central Saint Martins in 2016, and has since worked on various projects assisting artists, while continuing her research into digital craftsmanship. Drawn to the practice through an interest in complex geometry and generation of form, Holly’s diverse experience has taken on the management of the Mamou-Mani studio alongside working as one of FabPub team.

  • Arthur MAMOU MANI

    Director - Mamou-Mani Ltd

    Director - Mamou-Mani Ltd

    Arthur Mamou-Mani, AA dipl, ARB/RIBA FRSA, is a French architect and director of the award-winning practice Mamou-Mani Architects, specialised in a new kind of digitally designed and fabricated architecture. He is a lecturer at the University of Westminster and owns a digital fabrication laboratory called the Fab.Pub which allows people to experiment with large 3D Printers and Laser Cutters. Since 2016, he is a fellow of the The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce​. He has won the Gold Prize at the American Architecture Prize for the Wooden Wave project installed at BuroHappold Engineering and the RIBAj rising star award in 2017. Arthur gave numerous talks including the TedX conference in the USA and has been featured on the cover of the Financial Times, in The New-York Times and Forbes​. Prior to founding Mamou-Mani in 2011, he worked with Atelier Jean Nouvel, Zaha Hadid Architects and Proctor and Matthews Architects.

  • Alexander ONUFRIEV

    Architectural Assistant and Fabrication Technician - Mamou-Mani Ltd, FabPub Ltd.

    Architectural Assistant and Fabrication Technician - Mamou-Mani Ltd, FabPub Ltd.

    Alexander ONUFRIEV > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes® Alexander ONUFRIEV > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®

    Alexander Onufriev - Sasha is a Part I Architectural Assistant and Fabricator, with a first class degree in Architecture from the University of Westminster, awarded the Hubert Sands Award for best detail design of the Oculus Pavilion at Westminster. With previous experience in digital fabrication and carpentry, Sash is now looking into automation and computation as means of empowering design and redefining the relationship between virtual and actual potential. Having come for the Fabrication Laboratory at Westminster, Sash is working on computational and fabrication strategies at Mamou-Mani, and assisting with the running and development of FabPub.

  • Giovanni PANICO

    Fabrication Technician and FabPub Manager - FabPub Ltd.

    Fabrication Technician and FabPub Manager - FabPub Ltd.

    Giovanni PANICO > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes® Giovanni PANICO > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®

    Giovanni Panìco is a 3D artist from the fabrication world. After completing a degree in Biotechnology, he started a career in illustration and 3D sculpting. In 2014 he founded a fabrication space in his hometown of Palma making new technologies accessible to his local community. He has worked in many environments, from cultural heritage to jewerly, from toy making to prosthetics. Giovanni has taken over the management of FabPub in Hackney, developing the space into a creative hub for 3D printing, laser cutting and modelling amoungst other digital fabrication technologies.