Sarat is a Designer and Materials Architect based in London.

He currently runs Betatype, is a Research Assistant at Imperial College and a Senior Visiting Tutor on IDE.

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Recent Clients

British Broadcasting Corporation, Bayern Motor Worken Group, Imperial College London, Sony EMI, University College London



2013 / 3D Print Show, DesignJunction, Generation Modification, Arhus Arkitektskolen.

2012 / Designblok, Maison & Objet, 100% Materials Australia, Inspiring Matter, Surface Design Show, The Big Egg Hunt

2011 / Labcraft, 100% Materials

2009 / Labcraft, ICA, RCA Show Two


Research Grants & Awards

Industrial Fellow of The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, 2011 — 2013

Bursary from the James Dyson Foundation, 2009


Publications & Print

To The Micron — A New Architecture Through High Resolution Multi-Scalar Design And Manufacturing,
Architectural Design, Volume 84, Wiley, 2014.

Designing Functionally Graded Materials,
Persistent Modelling — Extending the Role of Architectural Representation, Routledge, 2012.

Designing Hybrid Materials,
Material Matters: New Materials in Design, Black Dog, Publishing, 2012.

Speech Patterns,
Crafts Magazine, May/June 2009



Guerrilla Thinking Through Making,
RCA—KIDP, Busan, South Korea, 2012

Digital Representation & Analogue Matter,
Unit 20, The Bartlett School of Architecture, London, 2012

Royal College of Art, London, 2010 & 2011


Talks & Interviews

Material Properties (FIGS Forum),
Slade Research Centre, University College London, 2014

Generation Modification,
ROCA Gallery & DGDC Workshop, Central Saint Martins, 2013

New Material — New Architecture? Seminar,
Arhus Arkitektskolen, Denmark, 2013

20 x 20 Symposium,
DAMADEI, ROCA Gallery, 2013

Persistent Modelling Seminar,
CITA, KARCH, Denmark, 2012

SatNet Virtual Seminar
SatNet, 2011

Creative Industries KTN,
London, 2010

Innovation in Recession,
Hidden Art Forum, 2010


Online Press

Core77, Architectural Review, Craft Magazine