We chat with HASSELL’s Xavier de Kestelier who led the team to the final stages of NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge for Mars. As principal and head of design technology and innovation, De Kestelier opens up on the latest digital technologies in the design studio.
The International Space Station is a 40-year design experiment in creating the ultimate environment to work, live and play. The result? Perfect agility. Too perfect. Astronauts want to know if we’ve told Houston, ‘there’s a problem’.