IMAGE CREDITS : MatterSite©
At Driven we are currently incubating 3 different projects implementing circular economy principles in challenging alternative propositions using advanced technology. We asked the MatterSite team some questions about their incubated project to digitalize the building environment.
Mattersite is an international group of architects and designers who began collaborating in the Masters in Robotics and Advanced Construction (MRAC) at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IaaC). Currently, we have members developing the technology within their MRAC thesis project, as well as working in digitalization, industrial design, construction technology, and architecture. We started collaborating with a common goal, transforming the construction sector into a more respectful and sustainable practice. We believe that through the application of new technological advancements such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and computational design we can change present design, fabrication, and material workflows into circular ones. Therefore, several research projects were carried out to demonstrate, in different phases of the value chain, how this paradigm shift could take place: Material (data) Intelligence, Post Collation Design Exploration, Fluxsight, and Digitizing Material Collation.
As we began adapting our projects and goals from our Master’s work into a real-world venture, we needed a partner in the existing circular economy landscape; incubating with Driven was a clear way to connect and work with actors in the Circular Economy within the European market.read more