Areti Markopoulou, a Greek architect and educator, is the Director of the Masters in Advanced Architecture and the R+D department at IaaC in Barcelona. Her research and practice design explores new architectural models investigating applications of ICT, Energy and Fabrication allowing built and public space to dynamically adapt to behavioral and environmental changes over time.
She holds a Bachelor in Architecture & Engineering from DUTH, Greece, an MArch from IaaC and a Fab Academy diploma on Digital Fabrication offered by the MIT CBA and the Fab Lab Network. She is a Phd candidate in the UPC, Barcelona and has published several articles internationally.
She is the initiator and partner of Fab Lab Athens in Greece and co-founder of the Mycity-me non profit organization. Her practice includes collaborations with multidisciplinary offices and has collaborated in R+D projects ranging from Intelligent Cities (such as “Smart BCN” at Barcelona City Council, 2013), Self Sufficient Buildings (such as ¨Fab Lab House¨ at Solar Decathlon Europe, 2010), Digital Fabrication (such as ¨Fabrication Laboratory¨ at DHUB, 2010) and the Internet of Things (such as ¨Hyperhabitat¨ at the XI Venice Biennale, 2008).