Oliver Irving Moldow


Oliver Moldow is an interdisciplinary researcher at ZHA Code in London. He received his Master's of Science ITECH at the University of Stuttgart in Germany. He has collaborated with and received support from the Material Programming Group ICD, Programmable Mud MIT, the Harvard GSD, Autodesk (Builder in Residence 2023), and the Norman Foster Foundation (NFF Energy Scholar 2022).

Previously, he received his Bachelors from UC Berkeley in Design Across Scale (a degree spanning architecture, engineering, and industrial design advised by Nicholas de Monchaux). During which, he printed spanning structures with the Flexible Structures Lab, implemented the Bottery with Emerging Objects, and constructed data-driven sculptures with UC Berkeley Art Practice for use in The Catherine Clark Gallery and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Pneu History: Recompleting the National Monument of Scotland

In Progress

Rendered originally as three pneumatic follies to re-complete the monument for 2021 Architecture Fringe, “(Un)learning,” Pneu History has had lives at the University of Stuttgart, KoozArch, the University of Cambridge’s Specters of Time and Space Conference, Princeton School of Architecture’s Pidgin 30 journal, Yale School of Architecture’s Paprika Volume 9, and ACADIA/CAADRIA 2023 (particle spring simulator). 

©Oliver Moldow 2024

Collaborators and Clients:

NealFeay, Zaha Hadid Architects, Autodesk, Colorado Health Foundation, Emerging Objects, UC Berkeley Art Practice