Hector Archila

Hector Archila

Founder

Amphibia BASE Ltd

Biography

Dr Hector Archila is the founder Amphibia BASE Ltd (www.amphibiabase.co.uk) a technology led company based in the UK leading the development of bio-based products using engineered bamboo in structural components. He is a professional architect, researcher and entrepreneur with an industrial and scholar background in architecture, material science and structural engineering. 

Dr Archila is a visiting researcher fellow at the University of Bath, UK, participates actively in scientific, advisory and standardization committees and is one of the core experts of the Task Force on Bamboo Construction at the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR).

Hector believes that there is an untapped potential for environmentally, commercially and technically feasible bio-based structures for taller, energy and thermally efficient green buildings that respond to emerging concerns over resource availability, climate change, poverty, rapid urban expansion.

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