Student
Alexander (Sandy) Curth

Sandy Curth is a designer and computational researcher whose work focuses on the development of tools for democratization and access in the world of architectural additive manufacturing. He has designed and built full scale 3D printed earthen architecture with Emerging Objects. He was a 2019 Norman Foster Foundation Robotics Scholar and has worked with UC Berkeley's Flexible Hybrid Structures Lab and the XR Lab developing digital fabrication strategies. Previously he worked on the Long Now Foundation's 10,000 Year Clock Project.

Areas of Interest
Art and Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Building Materials, Computation, Digital Fabrication, Education, Machine Learning, Social Equity, Structures, Sustainability, Visualization

Education

2020 - Present
PhD Student, MIT Computation
2017 - 2020
M. Arch, University of California Berkeley
2012 - 2016
BA Physics, Anthropology and Architecture, Bennington College

Academic Experience

2017 - 2020
Graduate Student Researcher, University of California Berkeley
2018 - 2020
Graduate Student Instructor, University of California Berkeley
2019 - 2020
Scholar, Norman Foster Foundation Robotics Atelier
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Awards

2020 - 2021
Presedential Graduate Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2020 - 2020
Mario Ciampi Art in Architecture Award, University of California Berkeley
2020 - 2020
TY Lin Prize with Studio One, University of California Berkeley
2020 - 2020
Sustainability Award with Emerging Objects - Mud Frontiers, 3D Pioneers Challenge
2019 - 2020
Big Ideas Award - TRIPLE C team, University of California Berkeley
2019 - 2019
Sustainability Award with Emerging Objects - Coral Seeding Units, 3D Pioneers Challenge
2019 - 2020
Thomas Church Competition - 2nd Place , UC Berkeley Landscape Architecture
2019 - 2019
Branner Memorial Traveling Fellowship, University of California Berkeley
2019 - 2020
Stump Memorial Traveling Fellowship, University of California Berkeley

Exhibitions

2020 - 2020
Digital Craft, Applied Contemporary
2020 - 2020
Branner Stump Fellowship Exhibition, University of California Berkeley
2019 - 2020
SMART Greenshouse, Citris Tech Museum