Andrew John Wit and Yukie Ito are co-founders of the interdisciplinary research group WITO*, Laboratory for Intelligent Environments. Wit and is a tenured Associate Professor at Temple University's Tyler School of Art and Architecture where he leads research, courses and workshops focused around novel building systems generated through light-weight composites, novel production tools and robotic systems. Additionally, he a Co-Founder of the interdisciplinary research group wito* "Laboratory for Intelligent Environments"; a co-editor of the recent book "Towards a Robotic Architecture" with Mahesh Daas, a co-editor and technical co-chair for “ACADIA 2018 RECALIBRATION ON IMPRECISION AND INFIDELITY” projects catalog and paper proceedings books; resides on the ACADIA board of directors where he chaired the scientific committee; is an associate editor for the journal Construction Robotics, co-guest editor for a forthcoming issue of the Architectural Science Review; and serves on the editorial board for the Inter- national Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC).
Wit's research and projects have been highly disseminated and recognized: UTenSAils (2007 AIA Best of Practice Award), the Advanced Fabrics Exhibition (2007 IFAI Outstanding Achievement Award), along with the widely-published Underwood Pavilion and woven carbon fiber installation rolyPOLY and carbon fiber kites of cloudMAGNET. Wit's work has been featured at numerous galleries, international conferences and refereed publications.
Professionally, Wit has practiced in renowned offices such as Poteet Architects in San Antonio, as well as with Atelier Bow-Wow, TDStudio, and the Pritzker prize winning architect Toyo Ito in Tokyo.
Wit received his MArch from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his BS in Architecture from the University of Texas at San Antonio.