>>Rui de Klerk

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  • Bio

  • Rui de Klerk holds a MSc degree in Architecture from the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon (FAUL) since 2012 and is currently a PhD Candidate in Design and Computation applied to Architecture at the same Faculty, with a research on Semantic Design Systems with a FCT Doctoral Grant (SFRH/BD/131386/2017).

    From June 2016 until September 2017, he was a Research Fellow at the Research Centre for Architecture, Urbanism and Design (CIAUD), at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon, integrating the research project “Measuring Urbanity: densities and urban performance of extensive urban fabrics. The Portuguese case” (CIAUD_BI_09/ EAT/04008), with an FCT/MEC grant.

    From April 2015 to May 2016 he integrated the research project “TECTON 3D – Digital Mockup: Touching the 3rd dimension” (PTDC/EEI-SII/3154/2012) with an FCT grant, working on the development of an application for procedural modelling in immersive virtual reality environments.

    During 2013, he worked as a research intern in the project “O Lugar da Villa Renascentista na Arquitectura Portuguesa” coordinated by Professor Amílcar de Gil e Pires (FAUL).

    He is also a practicing architect and worked at EMBAIXADA Arquitectura (2013-2014) and Esfera de Imagens (2014-2015), collaborating in the development of national and international projects – from which we can highlight the Honorable Mention in the competition for the new Library of Setúbal and requalification of José Afonso Square (EMBAIXADA Arquitectura, 2013).