R. Scott Mitchell is owner/principal of Gigante AG, a Los Angeles design-build and fabrication-consulting firm. He has worked for Gehry Partners, Morphosis, Bestor Architecture and Atelier Van Lieshout (Rotterdam). Early in his career, he worked as both a laboratory machinist and engineering fabricator. His work has appeared in Fast Company, Architectural Record, the LA Times, Wired Art News, ArtForum, and Dwell.
Scott has exhibited at High Desert Test Sites, Vox Populi Gallery, and Socrates Sculpture Park, where he was a Socrates Emerging Artist Fellow in 2006. He is an assistant professor at the USC School of Architecture where has been teaching digital fabrication and design since 2007. He is currently on the advisory boards of 826LA, a children’s educational non-profit and Madworkshop, a design education non-profit.