IAAC - Institute for advanced architecture of Catalonia - Barcelona

Faculty

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Directors:

  • Tomas Diez, Director – Design Studio leader – urban design and digital fabrication
  • Oscar Tomico, Co-director – Design Studio leader – design engineering and integrated products
  • Mara Balestrini, Co-director – Design Studio leader – New business models, user engagement, HCI

Faculty:

  • Guillem Camprodon, Computer science, tools and platforms
  • Massimo Menichinelli, Open source design and P2P platforms
  • Ingi Freyr Guðjónsson, Product design and digital fabrication
  • Anastasia Pistofidou, Materials and embedded technologies
  • Jonathan Minchin, Synthetic biology, sustainability
  • Ramon Sangüesa, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Ignasi Alcalde, Open Data and Data Storytelling
  • Xavier Tutó, Generative design and digital fabrication
  • Xavier Dominguez, tutor in Fab Academy
  • Santi Fuentemilla, tutor in Fab Academy

Special Faculty:

  • Neil Gershenfeld, Director of the Center for Bits and Atoms at MIT (Fab Academy programme)

Advisors and guest faculty:

  • Indy Johar, Founder of Dark Matter Labs
  • Primavera de Filippi, CRNS – France
  • James Tooze, Royal College of Arts and Design 
  • Liz Corbin, Institute of Making, UCL
  • Usman Haque, Umbrellium
  • Jose Luis de Vicente, Sonar +D

Team:

  • Luciana Asinari. Coordination of MDEF
  • Marcel Tkocz. Financial strategy
  • Matias Verderau. Communication strategy