Maria Razzhivina

Maria Razzhivina

UNIVERSITY OF STUTTGART, MSC INTEGRATIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN RESEARCH

DIGITAL FABRICATION ARCHITECT

Maria Razzhivina is an accomplished digital fabrication architect currently working in Shanghai, China. She graduated from Saint Petersburg State Architecture and Civil Engineering University, Russia with a Bachelor of Architecture degree, then obtained an M.Sc. from the multidisciplinary program "Integrative Technologies and Architectural Design Research" at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. During her study there she was a DAAD scholarship recipient and her Master Thesis was chosen for the Autodesk Build Space program. Maria has worked on a few first parametric design projects in Russia, as a research assistant and architect for innovative pavilion projects in Germany (including Bundesgartenschau fiber wound pavilion in Heilbronn) and is currently a digital designer and architect for Robotic Plus company in Shanghai, China. Her teaching experience includes parametric design lectures in Polytechnic University's FabLab in Saint Petersburg and a Python programming course for design specialists in Shanghai. Her professional and research interests include algorithms and computational design, robotic systems, and multiple agent interaction.