Jelle Feringa is an architecture and robotics specialist and as CTO of AECTUAL responsible for the development and production of tailor-made building products at a mass scale.
While developing his PhD thesis at TU Delft, Jelle established a full robotics lab in the docks of Rotterdam. Here he developed the technical underpinnings for ODICO FORMWORK ROBOTICS, the first publically traded architectural robotics company which he co-founded in 2012.
Technologies that Jelle developed, include hotwire, hotblade, diamond wire cutting and large scale 3d printing and are applied in high-profile construction projects.
Jelle has taught and lectured at the Bartlett, Architectural Association, Paris-Malaquias, ETH Zürich, TU Delft and Aarhus School of Architecture.
Jelle is a founding partner of EZCT ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN RESEARCH. The work of the office is widely exhibited, exhibitions include the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Archilab, Orléans, Barbican Gallery Design Miami/Basel. Projects by the office are part of Pompidou Center permanent collection.
He is a long-term contributor of the PYTHONOCC project, and some of his fascinations include levelsets, stereotomy and powertools.