November 21, 2016

Space Architect Guillermo Trotti on the ‘wow’ factor in design

About the Guest:

Guillermo Trotti Space Architect, Architect, Designer, Educator, Explorer. He is the president of Trotti& Associates, Inc., an architectural and industrial design firm working on Space and Earth projects. Mr. Trotti is a pioneer in Space Architecture, working with NASA on advanced space human missions. He has designed numerous buildings and products utilizing space technology, and advanced materials. Mr. Trotti has taught architecture at the University of Houston, and industrial design at the Rohde Island School of Design for over 25 years, he continues to lecture at US, and international universities. He has served on National Academies committees reviewing NASA’s technology portfolio, and the decadal survey. Mr. Trotti circumnavigated the Earth in his sailboat, he has explored every continent including the Antarctic.

About the Podcast:

Guillermo discusses the importance of efficiency in product design, human centered design that creates a ‘wow’ factor, and how direct experience with a product plays a major role in the widespread adoption of a product. This is a fascinating discussion that delves in Guillermo’s extensive knowledge of space architecture and the future of technology.

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