M.Sc.

Samuel Leder

Research Associate

2018 - current

Contact

+49 711 685 845 13

Keplerstraße 11
79174 Stuttgart
Deutschland
Room: 10.23

Leder, S., Weber, R., Bucklin, 0., Wood, D., Menges, A.: 2019, Distributed Robotic Timber Construction: Designing of in-situ timber construction system with robot-material collaboration, In Ubiquity and Autonomy, Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA), Austin, TX.

Yabonina, M., Leder, S., Kubail Kalousdian, N., Menges, A.: 2019, Choreographed Space: Distributed Mobile Robotic System for Temporal Architectural Change, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Architectural Design (ICETAD), Toronto, Canada.

Leder, S., Weber, R., Bucklin, 0., Wood, D., Menges, A.: 2019, Design and prototyping of a single axis, building material integrated, distributed robotic assembly system, in International Workshop on Self-Organised Construction: IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems. Conference Abstract. Umea, Sweden.

Leder, S., Weber, R., Bucklin, 0., Wood, D., Menges, A.: 2018, Towards Distributed In-Situ Robotic Timber Construction, in Cornelie Leopold, Christopher Robeller and Ulrike Weber (eds.): RCA 2018. Research Culture in Architecture x International Conference on Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration. Conference Book. fatuk - Faculty of Architecture, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Samuel is a doctoral candidate at the Institute for Computational Design and Construction at the University of Stuttgart. He holds a Bachelor of Design in Architecture, summa cum laude, as well as a Bachelors of Applied Science in Systems Science and Engineering, magna cum laude, from Washington University in St. Louis. He received a Masters in Science in Architecture through the Integrative Technologies and Architectural Design Research (ITECH) program at the University of Stuttgart. During which he was a recipient of both German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Award for Outstanding Achievement and the Deutschlandstipendium. His Master’s thesis together with Ramon Weber was awarded a sonderpreis through the Hochschulpreis Holzbau 2019. Before joining the Institute, Sam worked as an architect in Munich, Germany as well as a designer at a graphic design/ branding firm outside of San Francisco, CA.

Sam’s current research is interested in the creation of bespoke distributed robotic systems for on-site construction. His work explores the notion of the minimal machine required to create complex spatial assemblies and specifically on the co-design of the machines and the structure they can produce.

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