Dr. Mogas-Soldevila Awarded J&J Foundation Woman in STEM2D Scholar in Design for the next 3 years
Sensbiom 2 Solar Active Materials - Exhibited at Milan Design Week 2023 Alcova Building
Mogas-Soldevila's MArch 501 Studio Hyperlapse Chamber Structures Installed at Meyerson Hall during Fall 2022
Sensbiom 1 Aroma Activa Materials - Exhibited at the ICA on Penn Campus for ACADIA 2022
Terrene 2 Earth Structures proposing Healthier Construction via Biomaterials Design (L. Lasting et al., Materials & Design Journal)
BioQ Derma - Alternative Leathers from Biomaterial Sources developed at DumoLab in the Summer of 2022
DumoLab Research at the University of Pennsylvania Weitzman School of Design started operations in 2022 and is directed by interdisciplinary architect Dr. Laia Mogas-Soldevila. Exploring materials as new design companions, the lab develops architectures that nurture both the human body and planet Earth with research areas including; ambient-conditions manufacturing, augmentation of hyper-local material systems, environmentally-interactive bio-composites, and inclusive and equitable material practices.
Support from: Johnson&Johnson Foundation,Canon Virginia Inc, Penn Research Foundation, Penn Global Engagement Fund GEF, Penn Environmental Innovation Initiatives EII, The Stephenson Foundation Bio-MakerSpace, The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation, Penn Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships.
Location: Charles Addams Fine Arts Hall #318-319, 200 S 36th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104