Arielle Blonder

Arielle Blonder
Adjunct Lecturer
Arielle Blonder is an architect. She holds her BArch. from the Technion, and her MArch.
from the AA school of Architecture in London, Emtech program (Emergent Technologies
and Design) with distinction. She combines academic activity with her architectural
practice Amaglama, with projects ranging from architectural design and unique
outdoor spaces to sensorial environments for people with special needs, exhibitions,
textile design and more. Her research as a PhD candidate is centered on composite
materials and fabric materiality, searching for novel processes for architectural
applications of FRP. Being an interdisciplinary research, it spreads to parametric
design, digital fabrication and textile design. She has been teaching in various leading
design and architecture faculties in Israel in undergraduate and graduate programs, as a
tutor of diploma projects, and lecturer of textile, material research and parametric
design. As a faculty member at COMAS Interior Design Department, she was head of
digital studies and was part of the founding group of FablabIL, and its director.

In Paris, Arielle was CEO of a material company (American Supply) that developed and
distributed special materials for the design industry. Materials originating from
suppliers from Europe, USA and India, went through various processes of
transformation to be then customized and adapted to a wide range of applications and
uses, from Haute Couture fashion and garments, to packaging of cosmetics, window
display and furniture.

Recently, Arielle was part of the curator-creators team of Israeli pavilion at the Venice
architecture biennale, 2016.