Head of Computation and design (CODE) group, Zaha Hadid Architects (UK)
Shajay is an Associate at Zaha Hadid Architects where he heads the research activities of the Computation and Design (CoDe) group. He also works as a studio master at the AA DRL Master’s program in London. He pursues his research in structure and fabrication aware architectural geometry as a PhD Candidate at the Block Research Group, ETH Zurich. Previously, he has worked at Populous, London and completed his M.Phil from the university of Bath and M. Arch from the AA School of Architecture, London
His current interests & responsibilities include developing design-research and maintaining computational platforms for the same at Zaha Hadid Architects. He has taught and presented work at various professional conferences events and institutions including Tensinet ’16, AAG ‘16, simAud ’15 and ‘14 and ‘10, Ingenio ’13, Tensinet ’13, ICFF Bath ‘12 , Designers Gallery AU ’11, Design computation symposium AU ‘10 , Siggraph ‘08, ETH Zurich, Yale School of architecture and Universities of Applied Arts Vienna and experimental architecture Innsbruck , CITA Copenhagen, IAAC Barcelona, etc.