IAAC Lecture Series 2016/17

Manja van de Worp
YIP Engineering London

New Lightness – 4D Time Based Structures

@ 19.30, IAAC Auditorium
Open to the Public

Manja van de Worp is a trained Architect and Structural Engineer from the Netherlands and completed a postgraduate in Emergent Technologies and Design at the AA in 2007. Her expertise lies in the translation of an idea into a working structural design, relating fabrication, materiality and geometry, working closely with architects and artists. Manja has Launched NOUS engineering LONDON (now YIP) in 2013 an engineering consultancy bearing extensive knowledge of advanced structural analysis tools, complex structural systems, materials and fabrication technologies. YIP – Yes It’s Possible – combines Structural design, Geometry & Fabrication. Current projects involve a FRP shell and a modular steel roof structure. Previously she has worked for Arup in London in the Advanced Geometry Unit and at the Advanced Technology and Research group in ARUP, designing structures with a complex geometry and moveable structures. Manja holds a permanent teaching position at the Architectural Association, the RCA and the IAAC in Barcelona and teaches various workshops to architecture students, engineers and fashion designers world wide.