Bryan Allen

Bryan Allen

Bryan Allen is a  co-founder of Oakland based interdisciplinary design firm Smith|Allen Studio and Chief Design Officer for Type A Machines, With a background in architecture and digital fabrication, he has worked to develop 3D printers, materials, design methodologies, spaces, and software to increase the adoption and explore the possibilities of 3D printing as an emerging field in architecture.

Bryan's work focuses on pursuing the ways in which digital fabrication technologies can revolutionize the creation of architecture. Bryan strives to integrate traditional design process, aesthetics, and construction methodologies with the emerging possibilities that advanced sensors and data, in concert with digital fabrication, makes possible.