Work

Keystone Tiny Home Community for Veterans

Project Scope: “Veterans Place is partnering with BOB Project Inc. to build a tiny house community that will serve as permanent, supportive housing for homeless Veterans. The modular “living” homes...

Brew Gentlemen

PROJECT SCOPE: MLZDESIGN was contracted to assist with the re-branding of Brew Gentlemen, a microbrewery located in historic Braddock, Pennsylvania. The re-branding effort consisted a complete name and logo change requiring new...

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

PROJECT SCOPE: MLZDESIGN was contracted to assist with a variety of design and visualization services on the renovation of the entrance experience to Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, located in Farmington, PA. The...

Giant Eagle Market District, Grandivew Yard Courtyard Sign

PROJECT SCOPE: MLZDESIGN was asked to to help in the design and fabrication of a branding feature wall element (aka a cool sign) for the Giant Eagle Market District at...

Greening America’s Capitals: Indianapolis, IN

EPA Greening America’s Capitals_Indianapolis, Indiana Origin4Design + MLZDESIGN: Pittsburgh, PA Project and Image Credits: Origin4Design + MLZDESIGN Project design and facilitation: Origin4Design + MLZDESIGN Modeling and rendering: Matt Zambelli in association...

Parametric Green Screen Version 1

The Parametric Green Screen is the first experiment in creating customized parametric furniture utilizing digital fabrication and analog assembly. The geometry is programmed in Rhino/Grasshopper to match desired overall dimensions and meet...

Tactile Imagery

The Tactile Imagery Series is derived from a parametric imagery analysis that allows traditional 2D imagery and text to be converted to 3D abstract art images that allow for the...

Parametric Ply Chair Version 1

The parametric ply chair is the first experiment in creating customized parametric furniture utilizing digital fabrication and analog assembly. The form is created in Rhino via Grasshopper utilizing parametric catenary curves that can...

Eco Designer’s Guild_Green+Screen_Chop, WOK & Talk Installation

  The Eco Designer’s Guild is a group of professional designers based in the city of Pittsburgh, who are working together to inform, empower and inspire the community and its...

Visualization: Video Analysis (WIP)

Video Analysis for EPA Greening America’s Capitals_Charleston, West Virginia Origin4Design + MLZDESIGN: Pittsburgh, PA Project and Image Credits: Project design and facilitation: Origin4Design + MLZDESIGN Modeling and rendering: Matt Zambelli...

University of Toronto MLA Digital Design/Fabrication Workshop

I was recently invited by to present my work and conduct a one week digital design/fabrication workshop at the University of Toronto. The workshop was part of the MLA Visual Communications...

Digital Landscape Architecture Now

MLZDESIGN is pleased to announce that several projects have been published in Digital Landscape Architecture Now by Nadia Amoroso. The publication highlights 50 firms who are innovating the field of...

MLZ Invited as Visiting Professor at Penn State University

I was invited to teach a design/build digital fabrication course for third year Landscape Architecture students at The Pennsylvania State University. The course is intended to be an intensive 7 week...

MLZ Lecture: University of Toronto

I had the honor of presenting a lecture about my work and practice to a MLA advanced digital representation studio at the University of Toronto taught by Nadia Amoroso. The...

Tikal Eco Hostel

Tikal 2011 Ecological Hostel Competition sponsored by Aquitectum MLZDESIGN + RFMA: Virtual Collaboration (Pittsburgh and New York, respectively) Project and Image Credits: MLZDESIGN +RFMA The Tikal 2011 Ecological Hostel Competition...

Slack Plaza

EPA Greening America’s Capitals_Charleston, West Virginia Origin4Design + MLZDESIGN: Pittsburgh, PA Project and Image Credits: Project design and facilitation: Origin4Design + MLZDESIGN Modeling and rendering: Matt Zambelli in association with...

Eco Designer's Guild_Green+Screen_Spaks Installation

The Eco Designer’s Guild is a group of professional designers based in the city of Pittsburgh, who are working together to inform, empower and inspire the community and its leaders...

One Leisure Limited

Digital Landscape Architecture in Practice: Sketch Integrated Modeling and Visualization One Leisure Limited: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Project and Image Credits: Project design and facilitation: Matt Zambelli in association with One...

Virtual Tikal

Virtual Tikal: Rethinking the Ancient Maya Forest Independent Study: Pennsylvania State University: State College, Pennsylvania The Virtual Tikal project combined integrated field research, GIS, remote sensing, and excavation drawings published...

Terra+Scapes

Terra+Scapes is a award winning submission to the 2008 Integrating Habitats International Design Competition held by Oregon Metro. Terra+Scapes design solution is rooted in the principles of organic design to...