Andrei Jipa is a doctoral student with Digital Building Technologies. He studied architecture at the Ion Mincu University in Bucharest, the University of Sheffield and the University of Westminster in London. After his diploma, he founded jamD, a digital fabrication and parametric design studio based in London and taught Computational Design to MArch and MSc students at the University of Westminster. His current research focuses on 3D-printed formwork for functional concrete building components.
- Jipa, Andrei, Mathias Bernhard, Benjamin Dillenburger, Mania Meibodi, and Mania Aghaei-Meibodi. 2016. “3D-Printed Stay-in-Place Formwork for Topologically Optimized Concrete Slabs.” In 2016 TxA Emerging Design + Technology, edited by Kory Bieg, 96–107. San Antonio, Texas, USA.
- Ruffray, N., Bernhard, M., Jipa, A., Aghaei-Meibodi, M., Taisne, N. M. d., Stutz, F., Wangler, T., Flatt, R., Dillenburger, B. (2017). Complex architectural elements from HPFRC and 3D printed sandstone. Paper presented at the RILEM Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Fibre-Reinforced Concrete, Montpellier, France.
- Jipa, A., Bernhard, M., Ruffray, N., Wangler, T., Flatt, R., & Dillenburger, B. (2017, 22-24, November, 2017 ). skelETHon Formwork. Paper presented at the SIGraDi 2017, XXI Congreso de la Sociedad Ibero-americana de Gráfica Digital, Concepción, Chile.
- Aghaei Meibodi, Mania, Mathias Bernhard, Benjamin Dillenburger and Andrei Jipa. 2017. “The Smart Takes from the Strong”. Fabricate 2017