Justin Lavallee is a Technical Instructor and the manager of the Fabrication Lab at the MIT School of Architecture and Planning. He co-teaches the fabrication course for first year Master of Architecture students and is involved in fabrication related workshops and studio courses. He also plans the ongoing growth and development of the fabrication facilities within the Department of Architecture.
Before joining MIT Justin was a Research Associate with the Design Robotics Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he co-directed the Metal Sky research project, directed fabrication for the Ceramic Futures I research project, and advised and assisted on other active projects within the group. His work has been presented and published at the ACADIA 2011 Conference and there is a permanent installation of his research at the Harvard GSD.
Justin received a Master of Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 2010.
Master of Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design
BA, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Associate Coordinator, Fabrication Lab, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Research Associate, Design Robotics Group, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Automated Folding of Sheet Metal Components with a Six-axis Industrial Robot, ACADIA 2011 Conference