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DCG Lectures: on Urban Space

Wednesday, 15th of November 2017, starting at 9h30 at the Faculty of Architecture (UL), Post-Graduation Pavilion room 5.0.11. This session will be dedicated to Urban Space, with guest lecturers: Morning: 9h30 Teresa Heitor Contribuição da teoria da logica social do espaço para a construção de conhecimento baseado em evidência  10h00 Luiz Amorim Urban texture and space configuration:integrating socio-spatial […]

DCG Lectures: Arte, imagens algorítmicas e diversidade cultural – Vanessa Rosa
DCG Lectures: Arte, imagens algorítmicas e diversidade cultural – Vanessa Rosa

Serão apresentados os projetos desenvolvidos no último ano pela artista visual Vanessa Rosa, muitos destes sendo fruto da colaboração com outros artistas e pesquisadores (em especial Veronica Natividade e Wenqi Li). Tais projetos trabalham sobretudo com pintura, mas combinam design paramétrico, fabricação digital e computação criativa com uma estética baseada em decorações geométricas tradicionais de […]

DCG lectures: Social Computing Models of Design Creativity with John Gero
DCG lectures: Social Computing Models of Design Creativity with John Gero

September 26 at 9h30, at Sala Raínha Sonja (CUBO) of the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon. This talk commences by outlining a process-based framework for creativity before introducing the foundational concepts of situated cognition as a basis for social computing models of creativity. The situated cognition concepts are grouped under: • social interaction • […]

“Sobre o ensino da Arquitectura e o futuro profissional do Arquitecto”

O Professor José Nuno Beirão (DCG/FAUL) publicou recentemente um artigo no Jornal dos Arquitectos “Sobre o ensino da Arquitectura e o futuro profissional do Arquitecto – O Papel da Arquitectura nas sociedades criativas“, onde reflecte sobre as qualidades da formação em Arquitectura e da necessidade de a complementar com formação em tecnologias da informação.   Link […]

DCG lectures: PhD day
DCG lectures: PhD day

Thursday,9th of February 2017, starting at 9h30 at the Faculty of Architecture (UL), Post-Graduation Pavilion room 5.0.9. This session will be dedicated to the presentation of results of ongoing PhD researches: Morning: 10h00 Rui de Klerk Ontologies and Shape Grammars in the generation of street profiles 10h30 Deborah Macêdo Data collection and constructive classification of […]

DCG lecture: Towards the theory of Solid Voids with Rusne Sileryte
DCG lecture: Towards the theory of Solid Voids with Rusne Sileryte

This thursday, 4th of August 2016, at 18:00, Faculty of Architecture (UL), Post-Graduation Pavilion room 6.1.2 Urbanized areas can be conceived as a complex compound of systems, which needs to be simplified based on deliberate considerations and scientific assumptions in order to be assessed. The representation of urban open spaces is not a straight forward problem […]

DCG lecture: Proposições artísticas para transformação de espaços públicos no contexto da zona portuária do Rio de Janeiro with Vanessa Rosa
DCG lecture: Proposições artísticas para transformação de espaços públicos no contexto da zona portuária do Rio de Janeiro with Vanessa Rosa

Segunda-feira, dia 2 de Maio de 2016, às 11h30 na Faculdade de Arquitetura (UL), Pavilhão de Pós-Graduação (edifício 5). Será apresentado a história da zona portuária do Rio de Janeiro, conhecida como “Pequena África” como forma de contextualizar as reivindicações atuais de território e de reconhecimento de grupos culturais. A experiência de algumas pessoas influentes […]

DCG lecture: Graph Theory and Architectural Designs with Krishnendra Shekhawat
DCG lecture: Graph Theory and Architectural Designs with Krishnendra Shekhawat

Tueaday, 12th of January 2016, at 14h30, Faculty of Architecture (UL), Post-Graduation Pavilion room 5.0.13 One of the initial stages of architectural design process is concerned with the generation of planar floor plans while satisfying the given topological and dimensional constraints. Mathematically, the topological constraints given in terms of adjacency relations among rooms fall in the […]

DCG lectures: Mass Customization of Housing

Tuesday, 22nd of September 2015, starting at 10h00 at the Faculty of Architecture (UL), Post-Graduation Pavilion room 5.0.13. This session will be dedicated to the use of shape grammars in Mass Customization of Housing, presenting: 10h00 – José Pinto Duarte on “Mass Customization of Housing – new construction” 10h45 – Sara Eloy on “Mass Customization of Housing – […]

DCG lecture: An application of Shape Grammar to the design of steel tubular spatial trusses
DCG lecture: An application of Shape Grammar to the design of steel tubular spatial trusses

Thursday, 23rd of July 2015, at 11h30, Faculty of Architecture (UL), Post-Graduation Pavilion room 5.0.9 This work presents an application of Shape Grammar (SG) in automatic design of spatial trusses (ST) manufactured with tubular steel members. SG is a powerful approach for geometric parameterization based on set of rules and recursive application over an initial shape. This strategy […]

DCG lecture: A Brazilian experience – fostering digital integration at LAMO and FAU-UFRJ
A Brazilian experience: fostering digital integration at LAMO and FAU-UFRJ

Thursday, 23rd of July 2015, at 10h30, Faculty of Architecture (UL), Post-Graduation Pavilion room 5.0.9 This presentation will share the Gonçalo Castro Henriques’ recent experience at the federal university of Rio de Janeiro, presenting «LAMO – Laboratório de Modelos 3d e fabricação digital» (laboratory of 3d models and digital fabrication) and a brief resume of the lab history, […]

DCG lecture: Mathematics-aided Architectural Design with Krishnendra Shekhawat
DCG lecture: Mathematics-aided Architectural Design with Krishnendra Shekhawat

Thursday, 14th of May 2015, at 10h00, Faculty of Architecture (UL), Post-Graduation Pavilion room 5.0.9 DCG will be hosting a lecture by Krishnendra Shekhawat regarding the automated generation of floor plan layouts which might speed the production of design documents, reduce errors and omissions, and provide inexpensive and vivid visualizations. Using some mathematical techniques, in this […]