Henry David Louth | Zaha Hadid Architects, Computation and Design Research Group (ZH CoDe)
LA Reg. Architect, NCARB, LEED AP
Henry is a computational designer at Zaha Hadid Architects, London as part of the Computation and Design ( co|de) research group. He has been a registered Architect in the USA since 2011 as well as a LEED Accredited Professional. Since 2006, he has worked professionally on projects and installation types across various university campuses located in Tennessee, Texas, North Carolina, Florida, California, Illinois, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
He earned his Bachelors in Architecture with honors distinction in 2007 from Louisiana State University (LSU) and subsequently practiced professionally before receiving his Masters from the Architectural Association Design Research Lab (DRL) in 2014. His Masters thesis, Swim Thames, researched generative aggregation methods tailored in situ to tidal landscapes.
Henry’s current research speculates on curved folding thickened surfaces and structural optimisation techniques and applications. He is a published research contributor in the proceedings of Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD 2015). In addition Henry has taught and presented in each India, UK, and the USA on various architectural topics ranging from sustainability, to construction, to geometric theory.
Currently, he is a ZHA project team member on each the London Science Museum, Mathematics Gallery (SCM Maths Gallery Animation) and the Volu Dining Pavilion (Volu_Animation) recently unveiled at Design Miami 2015.