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Daniel Widrig founded his studio in London in 2009. After graduating from the Architectural Association in London in 2006 Daniel worked for several years with Zaha Hadid leading the designs of a number of award winning architectural projects and products. Working on a variety of commissions ranging from furniture … Read More
Daniel Widrig founded his studio in London in 2009. After graduating from the Architectural Association in London in 2006 Daniel worked for several years with Zaha Hadid leading the designs of a number of award winning architectural projects and products. Working on a variety of commissions ranging from furniture design to the masterplan scale, a diverse expertise in planning and execution of complex, high profile projects was acquired during this period. Daniel was significantly involved in the designs of some of Hadid's most iconic projects such as the Abu Dhabi Performing Arts Center, the Istanbul Masterplan, the Auditorium of the Heydar Aliyev Center in Azerbaijan and Amman's new Theater and Concert Hall. More recently he was leading the design development of Zaha Hadid's boat and yacht series.

Daniel Widrig now directs a dedicated team of specialists in a broad range of fields including fashion, furniture, sculpture, stage design and architecture. Embracing digital systems since its early days, the studio holds a unique position in the field and is widely considered to be in the vanguard of digital art and design.

Daniel has received international critical acclaim and has been published and exhibited internationally. He received a number of prestigious awards including the Swiss Arts Award, Feidad Merit Award and the Rome Prize. In 2009 Daniel was named Maya Master, a title awarded by the digital design community and software industry recognizing people reshaping and redefining the boundaries of technology and art. Prior to founding his studio in London Daniel was Artist in Residence at the German Academy Villa Massimo in Rome from 2009 to 2010. In 2011 his 3D printed dresses, developed in collaboration with dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen were named one of 50 Best Innovations of the year by Time Magazine.

Amongst others his work has been shown at Art Basel, Paris Fashion Week, Gropius Bau Berlin and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Alongside his practice Daniel is currently directing a research cluster at the UCL / The Bartlett's Graduate Architectural Design Program Read Less
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