ARCHIP – Architectural Institute in Prague and IaaC - Institute for advanced architecture of Catalonia in cooperation with CCEA - Centre for Central European Architecture cordially invites you to the special lecture “PERFORMING VERSUS FORMING: Programming Built & Unbuilt Environments” held by ARETI MARKOPOULOU, IaaC Academic Director & Digital Matter Research Studio and Lead Professor, Barcelona.
date: Monday 08/02/2016 time: 6.00 PM venue: ARCHIP, Františka Křížka 1, Prague 7 - Letná Areti Markopoulou Academic Director & Digital Matter Research Studio, Lead Professor Areti Markopoulou is a Greek architect and professor at IaaC, Barcelona. Her research and practice design explores new architectural models investigating applications of ICT, Energy and Fabrication allowing built and public space to dynamically adapt to behavioural and environmental changes over time. She is currently the Academic Director and the head of R+D at IaaC in Barcelona as well as the initiator and partner of Fab Lab Athens in Greece. She holds a Bachelor in Architecture & Engineering from DUTH, Greece, a MArch from IaaC and a Fab Academy diploma on Digital Fabrication offered by the MIT CBA and the Fab Lab Network. She is a PhD. candidate in the UPC, Barcelona and has published several articles internationally. Co-founder of the My city- me non-profit organization, her practice includes collaborations with multidisciplinary offices and has collaborated in R+D projects ranging from Intelligent Cities (such as “Smart BCN” at Barcelona City Council, 2013), Self Sufficient Buildings (such as ̈Fab Lab House ̈ at Solar Decathlon Europe, 2010), Digital Fabrication (such as ̈Fabrication Laboratory ̈ at DHUB, 2010) and the Internet of Things (such as ̈Hyperhabitat ̈ at the XI Venice Biennale, 2008).