Fiona Demeur is an architectural designer with a passion for designing and working with nature to find architectural solutions for our cities as well as rethinking architectural education. Currently, she is working as the project manager of Erasmus+ EU Projects in the Advanced Architecture Group at IAAC, developing research under several EU funded projects. Fiona is also faculty at IAAC, teaching across the different Master programmes in seminars ranging from start-up education and nature-based solutions, to research and methods for the development of the second year thesis.
In addition, Fiona has been involved with two start-ups. The first, eiria, a start-up developed at IAAC during the BUILDs Programme and formerly known as aeroSQAIR, and secondly add.apt, a start-up based in Lagos, Nigeria, formed by IAAC alumni. Both start-ups focused on merging sustainable solutions with technological strategies.
Previously, Fiona completed her BSc in Architecture from the University of Bath in England (2018), and received her Passivhaus Designer certification (2018). Then, she completed her Master in Advanced Architecture 02 from the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (2020), focusing on food circularity, nature-based solutions and living systems.
EU Funded projects include Urban Shift, Green Skills for Cities, CoCoon and CiD.