Javier Villarroel

Architectural Designer in Boston, MA

Javier Villarroel

Architectural Designer in Boston, MA

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Javier Villarroel is an architectural designer, a visual artist, and a multidisciplinary collaborator. He finds passion in intertwining technology, parametricism, and fabrication with traditional visually stimulating elements creating interactive, kinetic, and stimulating projects, produced digitally and physically. Currently Javier is an architectural designer in Boston, Massachusetts.

In 2018 Javier co-founded Lucid Motion, a biotech multidisciplinary startup passionate about treating muscle loss and allowing people who suffer from it to enjoy more independent social and healthy lives. The startup was a semifinalist in the Kaylie Hardware track of the 2018 Zahn Center Venture Competition. He and his core team have also participated in the Make/Model Hackathon hosted by A/D/O in 2018 and placed first for proposing an alternative strategy to enhance snow management methods in cities.

Javier previously worked as a research assistant focusing on Philadelphia University’s NCARB grant awarded 3D Textiles Program, developing methods of digital generation and representation of textiles for design research. He was featured in ACM: XRDS for involvement in Philadelphia University’s Design Informatics Lab and had work featured in the 2016 International Contemporary Furniture Fair, and the Philadelphia Science Festival.

Javier is a graduate from Thomas Jefferson University with a bachelor of Architecture and a minor in digital design and fabrication interested in architectural design, installations, research, and sustainability.

  • Education
    • Philadelphia University