Pradeep Devadass - Founding Partner // Research Head
Pradeep Devadass (M.Arch. Em.Tech. – AA London, B.Arch. RVSA Bangalore, MCoA India) is an Indian architect, researcher and computational designer holding a Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) degree in Emergent Technologies & Design (Em.Tech.) from The Architectural Association (AA) School of Architecture, London and Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) degree from RV School of Architecture, Bangalore. Pradeep co-founded rat[LAB] in 2012 and currently leads the research cell as the Head of Research & Business Development, operating from India.
Previously, he has been involved with reputed architectural firms like Mathew & Ghosh Architects, Bangalore and RSP Design Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore and has worked on a number of medium and large scale projects in India. He has also worked as an assistant in Digital Prototyping Lab at the AA, possessing a good knowledge and experience of prototyping tools such as 3D printing, CNC Milling and Laser Cutting. He has also worked with RoboFold as a Computational Designer where he lead multiple product designing and architecture projects from design to fabrication and also assisted in the development of Robotics Software. His works have been published and exhibited internationally in the United Kingdom, Europe and India and he is one of the recipients of the prestigious MAK-Schindler Residency Program Award (Los Angeles / Vienna) awarded to emerging international artists and architects.
His research interests revolve around digital fabrication techniques and computational tool development for architecture and is currently focussed on developing a fabrication cell for small scale and medium scale architecture