Keynote speaker: Jose Pedro Sousa
Keynote lecture title: Calculated geometries. Design, research and teaching experiments
Jose Pedro Sousa is an architect graduated from FAUP (Porto), Master in Genetic Architectures from ESARQ-UIC (Barcelona) and PhD in Architecture from IST-UTL (Lisbon). He was also a Special Student at MIT (Cambridge, MA) and a Visiting Scholar at UPenn (Philadelphia, PA). After teaching at ESARQ-UIC, IAAC and U. Coimbra, he is currently an Assistant Professor at FAUP where he founded and directs the DFL – Digital Fabrication Lab. Merging the realms of teaching, research and practice, his interests have been related with constructive geometry, computational design, digital fabrication, robotics, digital culture, material innovation and cork in architecture.