Principal Practitioner – Learning Spaces

Position: Lecturer, School of Architecture

Dr Fred Fialho Teixeira has been working in the field of digital architecture for the last 15 years. He has previous academic and research experience, and he was an Awarded Fellow at the Media Arts and Technology department, based in the California Nano Systems Institute. He co-established and developed an international research program on the studies of Perception of Space in Architecture and Culture, focusing on the use of Augmented Reality and its cognitive spatial affects. His architectural practice includes being part of world-leading practices such as Zaha Hadid Architects, among individual prizes in international art and architectural competitions, he also holds professional degrees in architecture by both the Portuguese Chamber of Architects (OA) and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Dr Fred Fialho Teixeira research focuses on spatial design through an intersection of new media and computational design strategies with a focus on biological paradigms. Presently he integrates the use of virtual reality and algorithmic design to enable a next-generation of sustainable architecture in terms of advance manufacturing and cultural sustainability.