José Pedro Sousa
Digital Fabrication in Architecture. Recent work at the DFL.
Thursday, 21st May, 10:00
José Pedro Sousa (Porto, 1976) is an Assistant Professor at FAUP (University of Porto), where he founded and directs the DFL, Digital Fabrication Lab (CEAU/FAUP). He has a PhD degree in Architecture from IST (Technical University of Lisbon), a Master in Genetic Architecture from ESARQ-UIC (International University of Catalonia) and a Licenciatura in Architecture from FAUP. He was also a Special student on Design and Computation at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA) and a Visiting Scholar in Architecture at the UPenn (University of Pennsylvania, USA). With an interest in exploring new conceptual and material opportunities emerging from the use of computational design and fabrication technologies, he has developed a recognized professional activity merging the realms of teaching, research and design practice since 2003. He was awarded with the 2005 FEIDAD Outstanding Award (1st) and the 2009 Young Research Award of the Technical University of Lisbon, among other distintictions.