Jonathan Dessi-Olive

Jonathan Dessi-Olive's work broadly fits into three areas of the discipline: history/theory of architecture, contemporary compression-only construction, and computational design. His recent contributions have been to develop new methodologies for designing and building high-performance, sustainable concrete and masonry structures in the United States, Europe and Africa.

2017 SMArchS Thesis: Computing with Matter, Shapes and Forces: Toward Material and Structural Primacy in Architecture

Areas of Interest
Building Materials, CAD/CAM, Computation, Historic Preservation, Shape Grammars, Structures, Sustainability