Daniel Marshall

Daniel grew up in Lewes, United Kingdom in the chapel of a dissolved 14th-century almshouse. He completed his undergraduate studies in Architecture at the University of Cambridge, graduating with a starred first in 2014. He the subsequent year working for Niall McLaughlin architects in London, working on the renovation of a Grade I listed Building for the University of Oxford.

At MIT Daniel’s research considers Architecture's relationship to environmental degradation. Not just in the creation of new knowledge seeking to curtail the pollution created by the building industry, but also the loss of meaning in increasingly generic cities. He has worked as a technical assistant to the Digital Structures group on projects to print structurally optimized latices, also for the Sensible City Lab to develop a new recycling system on the canals of Amsterdam, and as a research assistant for Brandon Clifford looking at methods to up-cycle waste concrete infrastructure in the east-coast cities.


2011 - 2014
Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of Cambridge

Academic Experience

2016 - 2016
Digital Structures, Research Assistant, MIT
2016 - 2018
Brandon Clifford, Research Assistant, MIT
2017 - 2017
Senseable City Lab, Research Assistant, MIT
2018 - 2018
Fabrizio Barozzi, Teaching Assistant, MIT

Professional Experience

2014 - 2015
Architectural Assistant, Niall McLaughlin Architects


2012 -
John Alcock Scholar of Architecture, Peterhouse, Cambridge
2013 -
Hugo de Balsham Prize for Exceptional Academic Distinction, Peterhouse, Cambridge
2014 -
RIBA Eastern Reigon Award, Dept. Architecture, Cambridge
2017 -
Harold Horowitz Research Fund, MIT