ITECH Expert Lecture – Summer Term 2018

12.10.2018 – 4:00 pm
Room 8.08, K1, 8th floor
Keplerstrasse 11, 70174 Stuttgart

 

“Cross-Tropics Exchange: cultural, material and technological experiences”

Gonçalo Castro Henriques is a Full Professor at Rio de Janeiro Federal University (FAU-UFRJ) and coordinator of the Laboratory for models and Digital Fabrication (LAMO-UFRJ). Currently he is the Vice-President of the Ibero-American Society of Digital Graphics (SIGraDi). Architect, Researcher and Professor on the integration of generative processes (algorithmic and parametric design, scripting) with simulation and digital manufacturing (CAAD-CAE-CAM). He fosters connections between academy, research and industry introducing algorithmic design and digital fabrication. Currently he focusses on the development of responsive systems through the merging and intertwining of areas such as architecture, computation and biology.