Hi,
I'm Amanda

But you can call me Mandy.

I'm a multi-disciplinary designer, dancer - yogi and enthusiastic about merging disciplines for creating engaging experiences for the users. I have a background on Interactive Experiences, Architecture and Design.

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You are unstoppable, you just forgot about it : The podcast

April 2020 - Berlin, Germany

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"you are unstoppable, you just forgot about it" is a podcast produced by Amanda Simo and a series of collaborators that she considers inspiring for others. The idea comes as a way of normalizing the process of achieving professional and personal goals in women and aiming to remind how the vulnerability could be used as a tool for reinventing ourselves and motivate in difficult times.

Language: Spanish (& soon to have some episodes in English too.)

First Prize Competition in Leipzig, Germany 

October 2019 - Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig Design Hackathon

Design the Store of the Future 2030

(October 2019)

UX/UI Design, AI technologies, Interaction Design.

Interactive Experiences

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Locus

Design, Fabrication, Interactive system, Dance Performance Storyboard, Filming, Photography & Video Editing

Locus is an interactive, kinetic, and scenographic installation that acts as an interface for choreographic behaviours in the context of contemporary dance performance.

Heterotopian Bodies​ Workshop: "The Left Hand of Darkness"

Wearable design, Art Direction, Interaction Design, Performance

A Wearable for a fictional persona based on the book 'The Left Hand of Darkness' by Ursula K. Le Guin.

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Fluxion

Virtual Reality, Dance Performance, Particle systems, Body tracking, Unity 3D

‘Fluxion’ is a short experiment in VR based on the abstraction of the swan lake in virtual reality.

[un]balance

Virtual Reality, Movement, Body tracking, Inverse Kinematics

An exploration of movements and emotions through spatial experiences altering the balance of the body.

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Glowbot

Robotics, LED lighting, Interaction, 3D modelling, Arduino

Glowbot is a project developed during the Robotic Ecologies Workshop at the Bartlett School of Architecture.​

Architecture

PC International
Airport Connector

Architectural Design, Wayfinding, Perceptional theories analysis, 3D modelling, Research

‘Punta Cana International Airport Connector’ is a proposal that takes place between two existing terminals and reinterprets the actual airport elements.

BID Urban Lab 
Curundú, Panamá

Honourable Mention (2015)

Urban design, Urban analysis, Mapping, Diagrams, Urban Strategies, 

Photomontage, Collage

‘Bid Urban Lab’ 2015 is a competition organized by the Inter-American Development Bank to generate proposals in vulnerable cities of Latin America.

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Pescaíto, Colombia

Honourable Mention (2016)

Urban design, Urban analysis, Mapping, Diagrams, Urban Strategies, 

Photomontage, Collage

‘Bid Urban Lab’ 2016 is a competition organized by the Inter-American Development Bank to generate proposals in vulnerable cities of Latin America.

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Private Residence

Architectural design,  3D modelling, Rendering, Materiality, Caribbean Architecture

This private residence is a project conceived as teamwork at Sanchez & Curiel Arquitectos in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Eco-lodge Villas

Architectural design,  3D modelling, Rendering, Materiality, Caribbean Architecture

‘Eco-lodge Villas’ is a project conceived as team work at Sanchez & Curiel Arquitectos in the Dominican Republic.

UX/ Graphic Design

conStrol

UX/UI Design

'conStrol' is an app for construction management that allows the engineers and architects to stay organized during the construction process, having control of deadlines, materials ordering and materials management.

On this project I was responsible of bringing the idea of the client into an enjoyable user experience.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

© 2020 Designed by Amanda Simo. 

Berlin, Germany.

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