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David Mans is a Vice President Applications Developer at Thornton Tomasetti | CORE studio a virtual idea incubator pushing innovation in parametric design, interoperability, and artificial intelligence. At CORE he focuses on public-facing web application design and development as well as interoperability solutions and toolkits for the design community.  
David is currently the Director of AECtech, an annual conference held in NYC for over a decade focusing on Technology and Innovation inside AEC and the larger design space. 
As a Visiting Professor at Pratt Institute School of Architecture, he has educated the next generation of designers in computation and branding for over 15 years. 
He is also the author of multiple open-source plugins for Grasshopper 3d with a broad user base spanning across a broad range of design industries.

Previous to CORE studio he was a Senior Computational Designer for Grimshaw Architects working on internal tools and processes as well as multiple projects including the Terra, Sustainability Pavillion for the 2020 Dubai Expo. As a Designer in Woods Bagot’s Global Studio he had the privilege to work on the multi-award-winning SAHMRI facility in Adelaide Australia and over 50 projects spanning the globe. 
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