IAAC Webinar – Intro to the Online Master in Mass Timber Design
Presenter: Daniel Ibanez – MMTD Director/MAEBB Co-Director
Date: Thursday, December 17th, 15:00 (CEST)
Join us as IAAC’s MMTD/MAEBB Co-Director Daniel Ibáñez presents the Online Master in Mass Timber Design (MMTD). Learn how to use wood as a primary building material, its real-world applications for sustainable architecture and how it impacts the environment.
The webinar includes a Q&A session where prospective students can interact with IAAC faculty and gain insight into the Online Master Course.
About Daniel Ibanez:
Daniel is a Spanish practicing architect and urbanist based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He is Doctor of Design at the Harvard GSD and co-director of the Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings and Biocities (MAEBB) and the Online Master of Mass Timber Design (MMTD) at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalunya (IAAC) in Valldaura Self-Sufficient Labs, Barcelona. Since 2017, Daniel is senior urban consultant at the World Bank advising international governments and institution on timber housing and timber urban development.
Daniel´s focus is on the architectural and urban implications of timber construction. He is co-author of the book Wood Urbanism: From Molecular to Territorial (Actar, 2019) and co-organizer of the conference a Harvard GSD in 2014 with the same name. Daniel is co-author and director of several award-winning timber projects including the Fab Lab House (Madrid, 2010), Endesa Pavilion (Oslo, 2013), the Endesa World Fab Condenser (Barcelona, 2014), Ways of Wood (Boston 2017), Tiny House or the Voxel (Barcelona, 2019-2020), some of them exhibited at the Biennale di Venezia 2012, the Oslo Architectural Triennale 2013, or the Design Biennial Boston 2017 among others.
In addition to IAAC, Daniel has taught at several international institutions including Rhode Island School of Design in the School of Architecture, Northeastern University College of Arts, Media and Design, the Universidad Pontificia Católica de Chile in the school of Architecture, Shukhov Lab in the Graduate School of Urbanism, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Escuela Técnica Superior of Architecture of Madrid and Harvard Graduate School of Design.