Javier is the Founder of Softbiome - Institute of Computational Design for Future Architectures - an independent educational platform created for the research and development of speculative architectures.
Javier is also a Lecturer at The Bartlett School of Architecture where he has taught design studios in undergrad, graduate, and post-professional master’s degrees since 2014.
At the Bartlett Javier has also been involved in research projects which have been exhibited in The Centre Pompidou in Paris and at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York
He has also been Assistant Professor at the Institute of Experimental Architecture of the university of Innsbruck as well as ran design workshops around the world in cities like Florence, Dubai or Amsterdam
In the past Javier has worked at Foster+Partners, Grimshaw Architects, and Crab Studio.
In Softbiome we teach computational design techniques and much more!
" My mission is to show you what is possible to do when combining advanced digital tools with an experimental design methodology "
- Javier Ruiz
Design Director at Softbiome