Gergana Rusenova holds a Bachelor degree in Architecture and Urban Design from the University of Stuttgart. Her Bachelor thesis was part of the design and fabrication process of the ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2013-14 under the lead of Prof. A. Menges and Prof. J. Knippers. During her bachelor studies she also worked as a student employee at Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering, where she was involved in international projects and gained work experience in the field of geometrically complex façade and bridge structures. After her bachelor studies Gergana Rusenova became an architect in practice at the architectural chamber Baden-Württemberg and worked for on different projects, mainly in their execution phase at Architekturbüro Prof. Kergassner. In 2014, she continued with her studies as part of the MSc Program Integrative Technologies and Architectural Design (ITECH) at the Institute for Computational Design and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design, University of Stuttgart. The focus of her Master thesis was the simulation and the analysis of granulates’ micro-mechanical behavior and the development of an adaptive formation process. Since February 2016 Gergana Rusenova is a PhD Researcher on the project Jammed Architectural Structures at the Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication (Prof. F. Gramazio, Prof. M. Kohler) at ETH Zurich.