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Programme

Edition
4th Edition
Credits
60 ECTS (448 teaching hours)
Modality
Face-to-face
Language of instruction
English
Fee
8.500 €
Notes payment of enrolment fee and 0.7% campaign
Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.
Start date
Classes start: 14/10/2019
Classes end: 02/07/2020
Programme ends : 24/09/2020
Timetable
Monday: 16:00 to 20:00
Tuesday: 16:00 to 20:00
Wednesday: 16:00 to 20:00
Thursday: 16:00 to 20:00
Notes to the schedule.
Taught at
ETSAV - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura del Vallès
C/ Pere Serra, 1-15
Sant Cugat del Vallès
Why this programme?

Master’s degree Parametric Design in Architecture is an international program that seeks to teach and explore technology efficiency. MPDA is oriented to the integration of computational tools and digital manufacturing technology in building systems and architectural design. MPDA focuses in:

  • Design and optimization of lightweight building systems, mainly through form-finding processes, including tensile architecture.
  • Integration with professional workflows and industrial standards, although keeping a wide space for experimentation, research and industry oriented innovation.
  • Generation of efficient form by efficient means: guiding computational thinking and tools to the simplification of processes and material efficiency.

The architectural project is a complex process, in which knowledge management must be linked to design in an operational way. In this regard, parameters are all the categories of information that affect decision-making when a project is carried out. This is the aim of parametric architecture: to go beyond geometry and the form, in order to design a system taking in all the variables/categories involved in the process. Hence the potential offered by modern software tools and programming frameworks (Grasshopper, Python), is to change the design process and turn architects into builders of systems.

This master's degree offers a comprehensive approach training professionals in advanced architectural creation,  oriented to efficiency in buildings and commitment to the environment. The course opens with practical digital and physical workshops on parametric software, geometry and numerical control machines, aimed at solving real problems in complex architectural design. The second semester, explores real applications through performance driven design aiming  to create interaction and synergies between parametric design and other disciplines such as BIM, urban design, planning, construction, structures, installations, services and climate in order to obtain more efficient and sustainable results.

It's taught at the Barcelona Metropolitan School of Architecture where its Model Workshop, Digital Laboratory and Technology and Innovation Research Team CODA support students to explore all the possibilities of parametric design.

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Aims

Students completing this master's degree will be able to work in offices, bringing new skills and knowledge that will allow them to tame complex architectural creation under the new paradigm based on parametric design:

  • Increase the design topological space while building resilient flexible design models.
  • Design and analysis of building systems, including lightweight systems.
  • Build expertise on rationalizing complicated geometry into complex structured data ready to fabricate.
  • Avoid unexpected overcharges linked to design changes.
  • Work in teams on interoperability platforms.
  • Apply optimization algorithms in any design field and at different design stages.
  • Identify patterns on large datasets.

Who is it for?
  • Graduates in architecture, building engineers, quantity surveyors and/or surveyors, industrial engineers in various fields, civil engineers, and technical engineers of public works.
  • Professionals including consultants, planners and interior designers who have skills in the field of architectural design, building or urban planning, and other professionals wishing to refocus or supplement their skills or begin their own business project.

Training Content

List of subjects
6 ECTS 48h
Studio 1
Through the study of a wide range of complex built architectural study-cases, the student is introduced to generative modelling control and analysis. The work is focused on the generation of the building system by understanding the geometric dependencies and its constructive constraints which have to be defined and evaluated. The challenge is then to propose enhancements to the system and a study of constructive trade-offs when the building system is applied to an arbitrary geometry. This consultancy oriented approach comes along with the study of different form-finding modelling strategies for efficient structures that are the basis of the next semester. The scope of this part covers curvature and topology, complex systems modelling, dynamic relaxation and optimization. Several intensive and transversal workshops will be deployed to ground these subjects.

  • S1.FF Form Finding of efficient structures.
    • Form active and bending active strategies: implementation, simulation and analysis.
    • Form active: springs, catenary, funicular, trusses, tensile.
    • Bending active: compliant mechanisms, hinges, rods, planks, shells.
    • Complex modelling: hybrid systems.
  • S1.BSO Building System Optimization.
    • Analysis and parametric modelling of case study building systems.
    • Building system adaptation to arbitrary surface and proposal of geometrical and constructive optimization.
6 ECTS 48h
Digital Fabrication
The use of computer-aided-design software tools in architectural and product modelling has shattered the former connection between brain and object usually established by the use of hands in the making process. The emergence of numerical control machinery has allowed the designer to close again this circle in a fully digital process. Data is transformed from bits to matter through code.
Digital Fabrication is composed of a first block dedicated to geometry rationalization. Acknowledging architecture is discrete, and industrial material are mainly planar, different rationalization techniques are studied to reparametrize surfaces of arbitrary double curvature into planar pieces. The second block is focused on subtractive 3D manufacturing where instead of designing an object to be milled, students are encouraged to design the milling process that will define the object.

  • DF.2D Machining.
    • Planar subtractive operations with 2d cutting tools:
      • Remeshing strategies.
      • Implementation of processing techniques on complex surfaces.
      • Metrics extraction, evaluation and statistical analysis, both local and global.
      • Constructability and detailing.
  • DF.3D Machining.
    • Superficial and volumetric subtractive operations with a CNC milling machine:
      • General CNC and hardware instruction.
      • Toolpath coding.
      • Analysis, experimentation and research based on a milling project with small and large machines.
5 ECTS 40h
Parametric Geometry
Geometry is the graphical language of design. In this course, we will immerse into the core of geometry to understand and solve design, construction and fabrication problems through mathematics. With a mixture of theoretical blackboard sessions and applied Grasshopper practices, geometric concepts will be explained and expanded.

  • PG.AG Analytical geometry.
    • Coordinate systems and their application to CAD.
    • Analytical geometry (Part 1): vectors, lines and planes. Solids. Examples of art, design and architecture.
    • Analytical geometry (Part 2): the geometry of transformation. Iconic buildings that can be explained as transformations of simple solids.
    • Introduction to differential geometry: parametrization of curves and surfaces.
    • A mathematical vision in CAD: free-form tools. Simply constructible surfaces.
  • PG.SG Synthetic geometry.
    • Coordinate Systems. Data structures and points. Lines, curves, vectors.
    • Surfaces, solids, planes.
    • Meshes. Mesh operations. Mesh tools. Dynamic meshes.
5 ECTS 40h
From Sign to Algorithm
  • From Sign to Algorithm is a subject dedicated to the study and the application of logic applied architecture.
  • The course architecture and computation aims to give a theoretical basis to the new forms of generating architecture with computers, whatever its methodology. It provides an introduction to computers and to formal systems and relates these ideas to the architectural trends of the last half-century. It is based on lectures, readings and discussion of a range of topics and representative texts of some of these theoretical ideas, and of the architectural trends to which they are related.
  • Introduction to Programming focuses on the very basic principles behind computer programs execution with an initiation to the design of algorithms using the Python language in Grasshopper environment. RhinoScriptSyntax and Math libraries are presented gradually along the course.
5 ECTS 40h
Workshops 1
This subject frames a series of special intensive courses around visual programming, geometry and optimization. These courses are said to be transversal, since they are fundamental and used in all other subjects. Exceptionally they are exclusively taught during the academic week, providing an ambience of concentration, dedication and high interaction. The aim of the subject is to level all students, to provide a common language and to provide a set of basic and intuitive tools for the rest of the master.

  • Digital seminar: Geometry and visual programming Bootcamp.
  • Physical seminar: Topology and curvature with a guest expert teacher.
  • Digital seminar: Optimization and evolutionary multi-criteria optimization.
6 ECTS 48h
Studio 2
The course is focused on construction-aware design and concludes with the fabrication of 1:1 model based on novel and experimental building systems developed by exploiting all fields of knowledge unfolded at the master. Instead of designing a shape and later plan the fabrication, a building system is instead designed and the form may subsequently emerge given the geometrical and mechanical properties.

The confrontation of the parametric modelling including the simulation, analysis and fabrication to the reality of assembly process, organization and building precision, raises the level of self-exigence and highlights the value of computational design.

  • S2.BS Building system design.
    • Based on strict restrictions of fabrication efficiency, teams of students explore or enhance simple systems that can produce efficient form by efficient means. Through successive and incremental physical model making, the digital model is calibrated.
      • Intensive physical building system experimentation.
      • Form active and bending active strategies: implementation, simulation and analysis.
      • Parametrization and modelling of physical behaviour.
      • Calibration of models.
      • Structural non-linear analysis.
  • S2.CA Collective assembly.
    • After successive evolutionary selection, teams merge, self-organise and develop strong potential candidate models that are finally built.
      • Database Interoperability. Work in several files.
      • Refined structural analysis.
      • Fabrication and detailing.
      • Mockups.
      • Budget and planning.
5 ECTS 40h
Algorithmics in Technology
The course tackles in parallel the use of algorithms in design for construction technology at different levels of complexity. From the pseudocode and algorithms skecthing in visual programming, to scripting in several frameworks. All exercices are around construction and geometry, although to be applied to any specific problem. The subject provides support to specific demands on studio2.

  • AT.AFF Algorithms in Form Finding: Force density method + true deformation.
    • Algorithms in analysis: Linear and non-linear.
    • Algorithms in patterning: geodesics and patterns.
    • Other algorithms: drainage, sunlight, data manipulation.
  • AT.CFF Algorithms in Form finding 2.
    • Algorithmic thinking.
    • Recursion in visual programming.
    • Applied programming to membrane design.
  • AT.APY Advanced Programming in Python.
    • Introduction to Rhinocommon.
    • Object-Oriented Programming.
    • GHPython Utilities for Parametric Design.
5 ECTS 40h
Planning and Landscape
This module focuses on a large scale and is divided into two different blocks. The first one, Territory, is dedicated to searching, study and display of several indicators regarding economic and social reality at the big scale. Plenty of information arises both from Open Data administrations and Social Networks. After an initial discussion on the validity of each parameter for the main analysis, the assignment is to process large amounts of data in order to synthesize it into the minimum amount of ink while maximizing the number the understanding of reality. The second block, Landscape Design, consists on the approximation to nature taming through construction a broad set of parametric tools on top of the classical landscape strategies. Sessions are focused on the modelling of a park in a back-and-forth process where the different layers inform the rest. Students are encouraged to work with as many complexities as possible from the analysis of reality to the design of the final proposal.

  • PL.DP Territory.
    • Reality knowledge: analysis through Indicators detection.
    • Data acquisition strategies: Open Data Administration, Social Networks Data mining.
    • Data processing: csv, shapefile formats.
    • Data visualization techniques.
  • PL.LD Landscape design.
    • Cut and fill.
    • Artificial topographies.
    • Basins generation.
    • Paths optimization.
    • Drainage approximation.
    • Vegetation and irrigation.
    • Solar radiation.
6 ECTS 48h
Building Information
Performance driven design. This subject will provide tools to evaluate structural and energetic performance while learning how to control the flow of information in efficient ways. From structural analysis to energy efficiency evaluation, with an intense workshop on BIM and interoperability.

  • BI.ST Structure.
    • Analysis and optimization of structural systems.
    • Beams and trusses.
    • Shells.
    • Structural Optimization.
  • BI.NRG Energy.
    • Building energy performance analysis and optimization.
    • Solar Heat Gains.
    • Radiation Analysi.
  • BI.IO Interoperability.
    • Fluid workflows within a team and other ACE industry software.
    • IO Data management.
    • Software workflow optimization.
5 ECTS 40h
Workshops 2
This subject frames a series of special intensive courses around structural modelling, analysis and optimization. These courses are said to be transversal, since they are fundamental and used across other subjects. Exceptionally they are exclusively taught during the academic week, providing an ambience of concentration, dedication and high interaction. The aim of the subject is to provide a complementary toolset to the knowledge provided on Building Information and applied to the main work developed at Studio 2.

  • Isogeometric Analysis.
  • Large deformations and form finding.
6 ECTS 16h
Master Thesis
  • Master thesis is dedicated to generating original work, based on research, were the student will show how parametric design has changed his/her skills to produce architectural projects. This research work will be done under assistance of a tutor, one of the professors of the master, a will be evaluated by a jury of several members, from the faculty of the master.

MASTER THESIS GALLERY
The UPC School reserves the right to modify the contents of the programme, which may vary in order to better accommodate the course objectives.
Degree
Special master's degree issued by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Issued pursuant to art. 34.1 of Organic Law 4/2007 of 12 April, amending Organic Law 6/2001 of 21 December, concerning Universities. To obtain it, is necessary to have an official university qualification. Otherwise, the student will receive a certificate of completion of the programme issued by the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya.

Learning methodology

The teaching methodology of the programme facilitates the student's learning and the achievement of the necessary competences.

Learning tools
Practical classroom sessions
Knowledge is applied to a real or hypothetical environment, where specific aspects are identified and worked on to facilitate understanding, with the support from teaching staff.
Solving exercises
Solutions are worked on by practising routines, applying formulas and algorithms, and procedures are followed for transforming the available information and interpreting the results.
Case studies
Real or hypothetical situations are presented in which the students, in a completely participatory and practical way, examine the situation, consider the various hypotheses and share their own conclusions.
Problem-based learning (PBL)
An active learning methodology that enables the student to be involved from the beginning, and to acquire knowledge and skills by considering and resolving complex problems and situations.
Tutorship
Students are given technical support in the preparation of the final project, according to their specialisation and the subject matter of the project.
Workshops
Students are supported when undertaking group work, including theoretical sessions which provide the tools and knowledge needed to achieve a result. Ideas and results are exchanged between all the participating groups.
Assessment criteria
Attendance
At least 80% attendance of teaching hours is required.
Level of participation
The student's active contribution to the various activities offered by the teaching team is assessed.
Solving exercises, questionnaires or exams
Individual tests aimed at assessing the degree of learning and the acquisition of competences.
Work out projects
Studies on a specific topic, by individuals or groups, in which the quality and depth of the work is assessed, among other factors.
Completion and presentation of the final project
Individual or group projects in which the contents taught in the programme are applied. The project can be based on real cases and include the identification of a problem, the design of the solution, its implementation or a business plan. The project will be presented and defended in public.
Work placements & employment service
Students can access job offers in their field of specialisation on the My_Tech_Space virtual campus. Applications made from this site will be treated confidentially. Hundreds of offers appear annually of the UPC School of Professional & Executive Development employment service .The offers range from formal contracts to work placement agreements.
Virtual Campus
The students on this master's degree will have access to the My_Tech_Space virtual campus, an effective work and communication platform for students, lecturers and course directors and coordinators. My_Tech_Space allows students to find background material for their classes, to work in teams, ask their lecturers questions, consult their marks, etc.

Teaching team

Academic management
  • Bertomeu Farnós, Gerard
    Architect by Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Associate partner at CODA. Special focus in data processing and computational design.
  • Sastre Sastre, Ramon
    PhD in Architecture. PhD Thesis: Design and analysis of structures of bars, completely articulated, with great deformations. He was a professor at the Department of Architectural Technology of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Research member of LITA, CODA and SMIA, has developed his work and research on different subjects: Analysis and programming on architectural technology, computational design affair, structural morphology in architecture, tensile structures, membranes, cables, stereographics studies of solar radiation and illumination. He was director of the Escuela de Arquitectura del Vallés (UPC, from 2002 to 2005). Council member (2004-2010) of EAAE, European Association for Architectural Education. Coordinator of the Architecture & Civil Engineering of CLUSTER (European Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research). He's lecture at abroad universities in: United Kingdom, Belgium, Turkey, Brasil, Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica.
  • Soriano Botella, Enrique
    Architect by Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). PhD from the UPC. CODA researcher, computer equipment and light design structures Lita (Laboratory of Innovation and Technology Architecture) of the UPC. As an intern FPI-UPC has taught in the course "Parametric Architecture" on ETSAV. CODA founder, partner has taught workshops and classes on the use of wood in the computational design at universities in Madrid, Norway, Austria and Hungary.
Academic coordination
  • Tornabell Teixidor, Pep
    Architect by UPC. PhD candidate at LiTA (the UPC's Laboratory of Innovation and Architecture Technology). Founder of CODA Computational Design Affairs, focused in design and consultancy in several fields within geometry, construction and lightweight structures. Lecturer at Massana College of Art and Design. Expert in structural analysis, computational design, digital fabrication and crafting technologies specializing in wood. Founder and researcher of La Deriva, an adisciplinary space for social and technological experimentation.
Teaching staff
  • Antequera Vacachavez, Angel
    Civil Enginyer by the Universidad Autónoma Gabriel Rene Moreno. Architect by the Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Master in Parametric Design in Architecture by the UPC. 11 years as engineering manager of ANSA Consultores S.R.L., 14 years of professional experience in works involving simulation by finite elements, metal structures, reinforced concrete and wood within the civil and industrial field.
  • Bertomeu Farnós, Gerard
    Architect by Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Associate partner at CODA. Special focus in data processing and computational design.
  • Boixader Ibañez, Dionis
    PhD in Mathematics at the UPC. Associate Professor at UPC-ETSAV.
  • Brandt-Olsen, Cecilie
    Structural engineer specialised in computational design. The relationship between geometry and structural performance has been one of her main focus areas during her studies. She is passionate about non-standard projects with a need to improve existing workflows and develop innovative solutions using cutting edge technology.
  • Calatayud Souweine, Daniel
    Architect. Research Professor. Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning (UPC). Author of eleven articles in scientific journals, nine book chapters and twelve papers in national and international conferences on issues of sustainable urban design, sustainable building, urban metabolism and climate change. Faculty member's participation in the Solar Decathlon ETSAV 2010.
  • de Solà-Morales, Pau
    He holds a degree in Architecture and Urbanism from ETSAB (1993) and a PhD in Design from Harvard University (2000). He specializes in "architecture, information and complexity", and in the use and application of information technologies in architecture and design, areas in which he has written numerous articles. Since 2001, he has been a visiting professor at the Harvard Design School, and is a professor and head of the computer science department of the Accademia d'Architettura at the University of Italian Switzerland. He is currently the director of the architecture school from Reus (URV), where he teaches architecture theory and representation techniques.
  • Godoy Muñoz, Alfonso
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    Master in Sustainability from Barcelona Tech. PhD student in the UPC's Sustainability Programme. Co-founder of the architectural cooperative arqbag. He has also developed his professional and research activity at the Institut de Recerca de l'Energia de Catalunya (IREC). He works on topics such as comfort, energy efficiency and thermal simulation of buildings. Member of the Board of Directors of IBPSA Spain. He shares his activity in Arqbag with teaching at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, the Universitat de Barcelona-IL3 and Barcelona Tech.
  • Grace Martin, Alison
    Independent researcher studying natural structures and complex patterns in nature and applying the findings to design and construction concepts. She runs courses in UK and European universities on experimental methods in form-finding, and especially in weaving techniques, topology and materials geometry. She studied at Exeter College of Art and St. Martin's College of Art and Design, graduating in Graphic Design in 1979.
  • León, David Andrés
    Architect with focus in computational design and robotic fabrication. He holds an ICD Master of Science Degree and an Elisava Master's Degree in Advanced Design and Digital Architecture. He has been involved in several research undertakings of which stand out his participation in German research platform FAT-LAB and his collaboration as a research assistant in CITA for the EU-David is an architect with focus in computational design and robotic fabrication. He holds an ICD Master of Science Degree and an Elisava Master's Degree in Advanced Design and Digital Architecture. He has been involved in several research undertakings of which stand out his participation in German research platform FAT-LAB and his collaboration as a research assistant in CITA for the EU-Horizon 2020 Future and Emerging Technologies Proactive Action project Flora Robotica. David is also the co-author of publications of architectural research and robotics.Horizon 2020 Future and Emerging Technologies Proactive Action project Robotic Flora. Co-author of publications of architectural research and robotics.
  • Lienhard, Julian Andreas
    He completed his doctorate summa cum laude with his dissertation on bending-active structures at the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design, University of Stuttgart. His scientific interest in the principles of lightweight structures goes along with various real¬ized building- experimental structures and prototypes along his academic and professional career. In 2008, Julian co-founded the engineering and design practice studioLD now str.ucture GmbH. Previously, he worked as a Structural Engineer at Knippers- Helbig and SL-Rasch in Stuttgart.
  • Molinos Esparza, Roberto
    Roberto co-founded Modelical in late 2011. Prior to that he worked for SENER and IDOM as architect and parametric design specialist. He regularly lectures on Geometry Modeling, BIM and Technology Management at IE School of Architecture and Design, IE University Madrid. Roberto earned a Bachelor in Architecture from Barcelona Tech and holds a Master in Structural Design from Madrid Tech.
  • Nebot Roca, Jordi
    Architect, is principal of Arquitectura Agronomia a landscape architecture firm based in Barcelona. In the last 20 years he has been involved in some of the most important contemporary landscape architecture projects in Europe. Nebot was lecturer at the Department of Architecture at UVA from 2012-2014 and previously was professor at the Master of Landscape Architecture at UPC Barcelona, and taught Architectural Analysis (Project I) at School of Architecture de la Salle of Barcelona. Nebot earned a Master in Architecture at the School of Architecture of Valles UPC.
  • Quintero Avila, Juan Pablo
    Architect and Venezuelan designer based in Barcelona, pioneer in the use of emerging processes of digital manufacture applied to design and architecture. He is the founder of Medio Design, a studio-workshop dedicated to the development of non-standard projects through mixed processes that include both traditional manufacturing techniques and new manufacturing tools.
  • Rynne Vidal, Alan
    Building Engineer with a broad skill set ranging from Architectural Design & Construction Management to Web & Software Development. Alan specialises in rationalizing freeform surfaces in Architecture; optimizing structural behavior and construction processes; and developing new tools with C# to help in those tasks.
  • Sastre Sastre, Ramon
    PhD in Architecture. PhD Thesis: Design and analysis of structures of bars, completely articulated, with great deformations. He was a professor at the Department of Architectural Technology of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Research member of LITA, CODA and SMIA, has developed his work and research on different subjects: Analysis and programming on architectural technology, computational design affair, structural morphology in architecture, tensile structures, membranes, cables, stereographics studies of solar radiation and illumination. He was director of the Escuela de Arquitectura del Vallés (UPC, from 2002 to 2005). Council member (2004-2010) of EAAE, European Association for Architectural Education. Coordinator of the Architecture & Civil Engineering of CLUSTER (European Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research). He's lecture at abroad universities in: United Kingdom, Belgium, Turkey, Brasil, Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica.
  • Soriano Botella, Enrique
    Architect by Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). PhD from the UPC. CODA researcher, computer equipment and light design structures Lita (Laboratory of Innovation and Technology Architecture) of the UPC. As an intern FPI-UPC has taught in the course "Parametric Architecture" on ETSAV. CODA founder, partner has taught workshops and classes on the use of wood in the computational design at universities in Madrid, Norway, Austria and Hungary.
  • Tornabell Teixidor, Pep
    Architect by UPC. PhD candidate at LiTA (the UPC's Laboratory of Innovation and Architecture Technology). Founder of CODA Computational Design Affairs, focused in design and consultancy in several fields within geometry, construction and lightweight structures. Lecturer at Massana College of Art and Design. Expert in structural analysis, computational design, digital fabrication and crafting technologies specializing in wood. Founder and researcher of La Deriva, an adisciplinary space for social and technological experimentation.
  • Torres Lopez, Belen
    Architect specialized in Computational Design and Building Information Modeling (BIM). Architect by the UPC. Master in Advanced Design and Digital Architecture by Elisava-UPF. Master of Science from the Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICDC) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE) of the University of Stuttgart. He has collaborated on several research projects applied to the AEC industry.

Associates entities

Strategic partners
  • CODA
    • Disseminates the programme in the professional sphere and area of expertise.
    • Provides teachers and lecturers.
Collaborating partners

Career opportunities

  • Expert in computer design in architecture.
  • Consultant of companies in the construction sector.
  • Manager of analysis of the structural and energetic behavior of the buildings and the programming of customized solutions.

Testimonials

The Master's Degree in Parametric Design in Architecture was a good decision. First, thanks to the teachers and their extensive curriculum in the fields of research, teaching and innovation. And also because of the wide range of topics covered, which go beyond those offered by other renowned schools, as well as the diversity and multidisciplinary nature of the student group, which enriched our exchange of points of view and our learning. The master's degree also gave me a kit of very powerful digital and intellectual tools, and provided me with the confidence to face challenges in the workplace. Since taking the master's degree, I have worked on innovation in the architecture field, and I am currently specialising in the design of large-scale projects. A position that I face every day with the new challenges of the construction industry.

Anna Rizou Architect a K Studio Architecture
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