Silvia Fado focuses her footwear design efforts on new technologies and engineering, and that's due in large part to her studies as an architect. Though she ultimately found herself more attracted to fashion, her designs for footwear exhibit the sort of structural considerations one might expect from a builder. After studying traditional techniques for making shoes with one of the renowned footwear manufacturers in her adopted home of London, she went on to complete her Master in Fashion Footwear at the London College of Fashion. You can read the whole story of her 3D printed carbon fiber footwear here: