Sina Mostafavi is a practicing architect, researcher, and educator.
He has practiced architecture since 2007 and is the founder of SETUParchitecture, a studio that provides consultancy for innovative design solutions to construction processes. Since 2013, he is the manager and coordinator of Robotic Building Lab at TU Delft.
He has led and taught design studios and architectural research courses at Delft and Dessau Institute of Architecture and has conducted several international workshops such as InDeSem 2015, IASS 2015 and SimAUD 2018. As a Ph.D. in Hyperbody group and as a senior researcher at TU Delft, his research focuses on development and application of design computation to robotic production of hybrid material systems; using multimode subtractive-additive robotic production methods.
He has lectured internationally, and the results of his work have been published and presented journals and conferences, such as in several eCAADe, ACADIA and Rob|Arch proceedings as well as lectures at Paris Malaquais, AA-London, and ETH Zurich; and in books such as chapters in Towards a Robotic Architecture and Imprimer-le-Monde in Centre Pompidou. Architectural prototypes and works by him are displayed at international exhibitions, such as construction week in Utrecht, V2 gallery-institute for unstable media of Rotterdam and Print the World Exposition in Centre Pompidou Paris.