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The DFL will participate in the next eCAADe 2016 in Oulu (FI)

The DFL will participate in the 34rd Annual Conference of the eCAADe (Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe), which will happen from the 23-26 of August ’16 at the Oulu School of Architecture in Finland. At this event, Jose Pedro Sousa and PhD […]   ...

Working in the factory of Amorim Isolamentos

Today, Prof. José Pedro Sousa and Cristina Gassó went to the factory of Amorim Isolamentos to help the company in the production of the Wave Facade Panel. The goal was to increase the productivity by programming the manufacturing of 8 panels (instead of a single one) in […]   ...

Visit to Cerâmica Vale da Gândara factory

Last Thursday DFL team visited ceramic brick factory Cerâmica Vale da Gândara in Montágua. A very useful guided visit by Eng. Roberto Forte, where we saw the whole process of ceramic brick manufacturing, since the treatment of the raw material to the actual brick fabrication, […]   ...

The Evaluation Committee from FCT visited the CEAU

The CEAU (Center for Studies in Architecture and Urbanism) from FAUP was visited today by the international Evaluation Committee from FCT (Foundation for the Science and Technology). Jose Pedro Sousa joined the other Research Group coordinators from CEAU in the interview sessions and visit to the facilities, where […]   ...

eCAADe 2014 Conference

Pedro Martins, PhD candidate from DFL, is going to present the paper “Digital Fabrication in Concrete Architecture” at the eCAADe 2014, Northumbria University, Newcastle, Sep. 10-12. This work is part of his PhD research developed at FAUP under the supervision of Prof. Ze Pedro Sousa, […]   ...

Walls+Robots

  This workshop is an introduction to the use of robotic fabrication in architecture. The participants will explore the design and construction of a non-standard masonry wall with digital technologies.   ...

Branko Kolarevic – Design democracy

Today, digital technologies like parametric design and digital fabrication are opening new conceptual and material opportunities in architecture. This lecture is an opportunity to know more about the impact of such technologies in the practice and culture of our discipline, by discussing one of the […]   ...