Faculty / School of Architecture

Teddy Slowik

Adjunct Faculty

Teddy Slowik is founder of Novatona, an award winning cross-disciplinary workshop that focuses on the duality of low- and high-tech means of production and design. Novatona’s work ranges in scale from objects for space to space for objects.

Slowik has worked with a comprehensive range of architecture offices both in the US and abroad including: Re-D (Research + Design) in Barcelona, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture in Chicago, 4240 Architecture in Chicago, Brininstool Kerwin and Lynch in Chicago, Goettsch Partners in Chicago, and DIGSAU in Philadelphia. His work has also been exhibited at the IX Art Park in Charlottesville, Design Museum Boston, The Design Innovation Gallery at Factory 63 in Boston, AIA New York Chapter and the Center for Architecture Foundation, Tedx “Architecture or Revolution” conference in Chicago, The UVA East Wing Gallery in Charlottesville, and UIC SoA Ribbon Gallery in Chicago.

Slowik has served on the architecture faculty at Cal Poly SLO, University of Virginia, Temple University and the University of Illinois Chicago. Slowik was recently a Visiting Scholar in robotics and fabrication at the University of Porto’s DFL (Digital Fabrication Lab). Slowik holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania. At Penn, he was awarded runner-up for the Schenck-Woodman Design Award. While an undergraduate student at UIC SoA, Slowik was awarded both the Estate of Francis Hill Pillsbury Award along with the Nancy Gislason Award.


Master of Architecture - University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies- University of Illinois at Chicago