Tomás Diez, is a Venezuela born Urbanist specialized in digital fabrication and its implications on future cities’ models. He is permanent faculty at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), and one of the initiators of the Fab Lab Barcelona project, which he currently directs.
Co-founder of the Smart Citizen project and StudioP52 in Barcelona. Works as a close collaborator with the Fab Foundation and the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms in the development of the Fab Lab Network worldwide. He is currently the main consultant for the Barcelona city council for the development of the ‘Ateneus de Fabricació (Fab Labs)’ in the city. His research focuses on the use of digital tools for the transformation of physical reality to find a more fluid relation between machines and humans. http://www.tedxzwolle.nl
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