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Rodrigo García González

Innovator. Founder, Notpla.

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Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez is a Designer, Architect and Inventor. He is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Notpla, a London based start-up with the goal of making packaging disappear. Their product Ooho is a edible package made of seaweed that can contain water or any other liquid. Nowadays it is use in several sport events as the London Marathon or Roland Garros.

The company is supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, won the World Technology Award by Fortune and TIME, the WIRED start-up of the year and currently is the first Innovator in Residency of SKY.
Currently he is senior lecturer of Product and Furniture Design at Kingston University and visiting tutor in Imperial College and Royal College of Art.

Rodrigo received his architectural from the ETSAM, Technical University of Madrid, previously he studied at Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University (India) and Industrial Design at Pontificia Universidad Católica (Chile). He did postgraduates studies at Umeå Institute of Design, Imperial College of London and Royal College of Art. His works have been shown in different artistic centres such as the Cite de l'Architecture of Paris and the Venice Biennale of Architecture. As a senior lecturer, he has collaborated with different universities and institutions as Cornell University, CEPT, Imperial College, Royal College of Art or Kingston University.

Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez received his architectural degree with honors from the ETSAM, Technical University of Madrid, previously he studied at Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University (India) and Industrial Design at Pontificia Universidad Católica (Chile). He did postgraduates studies at Umeå Institute of Design, Imperial College of London and Royal College of Art. He had developed different patents on structural and deployable systems. His works have been shown in different artistic centers such as the V&A, Cite de l'Architecture of Paris and the Venice Biennale of Architecture. As a lecturer, he has collaborated with different universities and institutions as Cornell University (USA), CEPT (India), Ecoweek (Kosovo), Ilhan Koman Foundation (Turkey), Imperial College (UK), Royal College of Art (UK) or BIAU (Colombia). He also worked for more than ten years as an improvisation actor, and awarded with the Gold Medal in the Improvisation World Championship celebrated in 2009 Santiago de Chile.

Some of his projects are a suitcase that follows the user tracking the signal of the mobile phone. “Aer” an artificial cloud that can evaporate water from the sea and fly with water vapor to regions where water is needed. “Zipizip” it is an architectural deployable system that allows build tall buildings of several floors in a few hours, move them around and reuse them where it needs it. Together with Maciej Siuda had developed several experimental architecture projects as “Devebere’, a project of participatory architecture with waste as plastic bottles, it had been awarded with the prize GAUDI de Arquitectura Sostenible de la Cité de l’Architecture.

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