Gustav Fagerström

Gustav Fagerstrom

Gustav Fagerström, ARB


Gustav Fagerström is a registered architect and Digital Practice Leader with Walter P Moore Engineering New York, where he leads the computational modeling for structural and façade engineering. Having global experience in all stages of projects in over 10 different countries, he specializes in design computation, at the intersection of architecture, engineering, and computer science. His work has been exhibited and published in Europe, the Americas, and Asia and presented at Autodesk University, the Venice Architecture Biennale, CAADRIA, ACADIA, FABRICATE, and the SmartGeometry conference. Currently, he is a faculty member at Pratt Institute, and a consultant at PennDesign. Gustav has also served on various design juries and lectured at Yale, the Architectural Association, UCL Bartlett, the Royal Institute of Technology, and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm. 

Why did you choose Walter P Moore?
Respected company with great culture, comfortable in its skin but not afraid to renew and innovate.
What’s your favorite way to pass time?
Anything that involves being active outdoors.
What three words best describe you?
Talkative, inquisitive, multilingual.
Name one problem in the world that you would most like to tackle.
Feeding and providing energy to the 8 Bn strong world population projected by 2020.


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Nathan King, Nathan Melenbrink, Nick Cote and Gustav Fagerström: “BUILD-ing the MASS Lo-Fab Pavilion: Dynamo-driven collaborative robotic fabrication workflows for the construction of spatial structures” published in the conference proceedings of RobArch 2016: Robots in Architecture, Art and Design, Sydney | AU

Gustav Fagerström, Erik Verboon and Robert Aish: “Topo-facade: envelope design and fabrication planning using topological mesh representations” published in the conference proceedings and book FABRICATE 2014: Negotiating Design & Making (Gramazio, Kohler, Langenberg (eds.)), as part of the Fabricate conference, Zurich | CHE

Gustav Fagerström, Marc Hoppermann, Nuno Almeida, Stefano Rocchetti, Martin Zangerl and Ben Van Berkel: softBIM: An Open Ended Building Information Model in Design Practice” published in the proceedings of Digital Synthetic Ecologies, the 2012 edition of ACADIA – Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture, San Francisco | USA

Gustav Fagerström: “Dynamic Relaxation of Tensegrity Structures – A Computational Approach to Form- Finding of Double-Layer Tensegrity Grids” published in the proceedings of Between Man and Machine, the 2009 edition of CAADRIA - Computer Aided Architectural Design in Asia, Yunlin | TWN