(R)evolution – Design and building: a synergy to reinvent?

May 23, 2018By Oceane EkraComputational Design, Events, Robotics No Comments

The future of the construction industry lays in its ability to spread the use of new tools and methods at the design stage as well as the construction stage. How can technologies influence design? How can we adapt our mindset to this new manufacturing processes? What will be the next challenges in the future? Come to this first “(R)evolution Day” … Read More

Talk “BIM and COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN Vol.3: Towards convergence?”

March 5, 2018By Oceane EkraComputational Design, Events, Robotics No Comments

What is BIM, What is Computational Design, What is Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and what is Design by Data ? Welcome to the third edition of this open debate around the evolution of creative practices and their impact on design, manufacture and building. This year, the talk BIM et Computational Design will highlight the relationship between designers and … Read More


February 27, 2018By Oceane EkraEvents, Faculty No Comments

Adrien Rigobello is a Computational Designer, Industrial Engineer & Strategic Designer based in Paris. At Ecole des Ponts ParisTech he is coordinating the Fablab & Moblab programs and advising Design by Data students during their research projects. Adrien is following the advances and prototyping methodologies of the students all along the year in order to … Read More

Design by DATA @ the Fab City Summit – July 2018

January 9, 2018By Oceane EkraEvents No Comments

Last November, the city of Paris was awarded with the “European Capital of Innovation Award”, a prize that distinguishes Paris as the most innovative and competitive metropolis in terms of economic attractiveness in Europe. It was at the 9th Web Summit in Lisbon that the city was chosen for its ability to project itself into … Read More

Design By Data Advanced Master® on air

December 4, 2017By Oceane EkraEvents 1 Comment

Lineweights Over Coffee podcast recently welcomed Francesco Cingolani – director of the Mastère Spécialisé® Advanced Master DESIGN by DATA at Ecole des Ponts ParisTech. Francesco, as presented in the podcast, is also the co-founder of Volumes, a collaborative coworking space in Paris that is run by a team of interdisciplinary designers that features a maker studio and a foodlab and associate professor … Read More

Breakfast Information session for companies and press

June 20, 2017By Oceane EkraEvents No Comments

“What returns on investment and applications of parametric design and new technologies for building and city?” We are glad to invite you to a breakfast information session on Wednesday, June 20, 2017 around the following themes: parametric design, generative design, geometric optimization, robotics, large scale 3D printing. Interested by one of these topics and, in a … Read More

Mass Customization and Design Democratization symposium

April 25, 2017By Oceane EkraEvents No Comments

Thanks to parametric design and digital fabrication it is now possible to mass produce non-standard, highly differentiated products – from shoes and tableware to furniture and now even houses. Variety no longer compromises the efficiency and economy of production. Furthermore, parametric definitions of products’ geometry are made accessible via interactive websites to anyone who could … Read More