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.