Digital Architecture: Design and Fabrication

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Affonso Orciuoli

Affonso Orciuoli (São Paulo, 1966) | |

Brazilian-Italian architect holding a degree from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of Mackenzie University (São Paulo). CEO in Rede Brasileira de Fabricação Digital, official McNeel reseller and Rhino plug-ins in Brazil. He shares this occupation with activities in Barcelona since 1991. He also holds a MBA from the Escola Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya –  ETSAB UPC – (Metropolis: Masters Program in Architecture and Urban Culture), and a PhD candidate from the Escola Técnica Superior d’Arquitectura, Universitat International Catalunya – ESARQ UIC. He specializes in software applications in design (CAD), simulation (VR) and manufacturing (CAM), as teacher and researcher associated with various academic institutions. Some of his educational activities are: Professor of Applied Computing Architecture and the Master in Bio-Architecture ESARQ UIC, where he is co-responsible for Digital Architecture Workshop. Professor in the Master Project XXI of geometry into the built environment in the ETSAB UPC. Professor at the European Institute of Design (IED, Barcelona) and the LAI School of computer design courses. Professor of Graduate Design and Architecture at ELISAVA. Professor in the SoftObert School (center occupied by the Generalitat de Catalunya). Director of Toolingroup, an interdisciplinary research group which organized the workshop “Tooling”, bringing the design to digital manufacture. Scientific Member of SiGRaDi group and research group ESARQ Genetic Architectures of UIC. Regular contributor and giving workshops with MedioDesign – Barcelona. He works also as a consultant with architectural firms, specializing in installation of systems, workflows and everything involving with design and / or digital manufacturing of information technology. His mission is to introduce a clear and transparent way of using information systems further applied to design, architecture and computation, based in NetWorking. He was guest lecturer to deliver classes and workshops in various schools and also writes regularly in different kinds of media.



Affonso Orciuoli, September 2015

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