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Ryan Luke

Ryan Luke Johns

Ryan Luke Johns is an architectural designer and programmer focused on augmented materiality and context-aware fabrication. He has taught as a lecturer in the Princeton University School of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Vassar College, and as an adjunct assistant professor at Columbia GSAPP. Ryan is co-founder of GREYSHED, a design-research studio with internationally published and exhibited work, including the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale, the 2017 Seoul Biennale of Architecture, and the 2019 Hong Kong Biennale of Architecture/Urbanism. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with a concentration in Mathematics from Columbia University (2009) and a Master of Architecture from Princeton University (2013).

Work Topic

Ryan's research is focused on developing planning algorithms for the autonomous robotic assembly of found objects.

Role in the NCCR Digital Fabrication

PhD Researcher


Robotic Aggregation of Found Objects