Daniel Marshall

Daniel was born and raised in Lewes, a town nestled into the chalky South Downs hills of southern England. He completed his undergraduate studies in Architecture at the University of Cambridge, graduating with a starred first in 2014. Dan spent 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 Dan has developed an interested in the future of computational fabrication and how it might help improve environmental resilience, provide methods for material reuse, and possibilities in the renovation of existing structures. He has worked with the Digital Structures Group to design and fabricate structurally optimized lightweight lattices with a Kuka robot, also working with 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.


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

Academic Experience

2016 - 2016
Digital Structures, Research Assistant, MIT
2016 - Present
Brandon Clifford, Research Assistant, MIT
2017 - 2017
Senseable City Lab, Research Assistant, MIT

Professional Experience

2014 - 2015
Architectural Assistant, Niall McLaughlin Architects


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