DS 10


Arthur Mamou-Mani


Arthur Mamou-Mani AA dipl, ARB/RIBA FRSA – is a French architect, and director of the award-winning architecture practice Mamou-Mani, specialising in a new kind of digitally designed and fabricated architecture. Arthur is a lecturer at the University of Westminster, and has given numerous talks around the world on “Eco-Parametric” architectural practice, including two TedX conferences in the U.S. and France. A fellow of the Royal Society for Encouragement of the Arts Manufacture and Commerce, he has won the American Architecture prize, the RIBAj Rising Star Award and has recently been awarded the prestigious Pierre Cardin Prize for Architecture from the Academie des Beaux-Arts in France. In 2020 the Architects Journal named Mamou-Mani one of it's 100 ‘Disruptor’ practices who are challenging the norms of traditional architecture practice in their drive to bring about sustainable alternatives. Alongside his architectural practice Arthur founded the digital-fabrication laboratory FabPub, allowing the public to experiment with large-scale laser cutting and 3D printing equipment in Hackney, London.


Toby Burgess


Toby Burgess currently teaches two Architectural Masters courses at two London Universities, with a focus on the funding and delivery of student led designs, previously coordinating London Metropolitan University’s entry in the Solar Decathlon Europe 2012, winner of the Royal Institute of British Architects Silver Medal 2012 for best student project worldwide, and managing delivery of two student architectural installations at Burning Man festival 2013. Across this spectrum of tutoring the themes of environmental design, digital analysis, formal generation and fabrication are his main areas of research. As the recipient of the Baylight scholarship to study at the Architectural Association, his research focused on the potential of utilising digital technologies in the generation and fabrication of environmentally and culturally responsible architecture. Toby was lead designer on ‘Casa Kike’ by Gianni Botsford Architects, winner of the 2008 Lubetkin Prize, and has worked at Grimshaw Architects, where he was a founding member of the ‘Project Sustainability Group’ an in house team of sustainability researchers and advisors to the office on a range of international projects.


Guest Critics

James Solly


SUSTAINABILITY FIRST. DS10 looks for novel solutions to sustainability issues in all its forms. We value digital exploration on the threshold between structure and ornament, coupled with thorough material testing and are interested in realistic and efficient buildings that contribute to a more sustainable society.