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Ryan Luke

Ryan Luke Johns

Ryan Luke Johns is an architectural designer focused on augmented materiality and context-aware fabrication. He has taught as a lecturer in the Princeton University School of Architecture and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and as an adjunct assistant professor at Columbia GSAPP. He has also held the lecturer position in the department of Cognitive Science at Vassar College, where he worked as part of the Interdisciplinary Research and Robotics Lab. Ryan is co-founder of GREYSHED, a design-research studio focused on advanced workflows and robotics in architecture, design, and manufacturing. His work has been published and exhibited internationally, including the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale, the 2017 Seoul Biennale of Architecture, and the 2019 Hong Kong Biennale of Architecture/Urbanism. He was the recipient of the “KUKA Young

Role in the NCCR Digital Fabrication

PhD Researcher


Robotic Aggregation of Found Objects