Guy Gardner is an architectural researcher and educator working at the intersection of digital fabrication and architectural design. His research and professional interests focus on architectural robotics, computational design, public space, and placemaking. A Journeyman Welder holding a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture from the Alberta University of the Arts, Guy has a longstanding interest in crafting objects and spaces. He has a Master of Architecture and completed a Master of Environmental Design thesis at the University of Calgary School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape.
Guy is responsible for an array of digital fabrication equipment at SAPL including robots, laser cutters, and large format 3D printers. His role involves facilitating research and developing tools and protocols for digital fabrication. His teaching portfolio includes courses on Architectural Design, Robotic Fabrication, Computational Design in Architecture, and Building Science and Technology.
Guy has led design and fabrication workshops and presented and exhibited across Canada and abroad, and currently serves as the Director of Fabrication with the Laboratory for Integrative Design.