Make Alive: Christos Marcopoulos at TEDxUofT

Christos Marcopoulos is Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto’s Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design. He is also co-founder and partner in the architecture practice Studio NMinusOne (n-1). Christos has extensive professional working experience having worked in the offices of OMA, Office for Metropolitan Architecture, Rotterdam, led by Rem Koolhaas, and SOM, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, San Francisco. His technical expertise has been instrumental in the development of Studio NMinusOne’s projects. His work on the domestic environment has been acquired by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

He is the co-editor of Wild Wild Urbanism, Redesigning California [CCA 2006], and co-author of The Living, Breathing, Thinking Responsive Buildings of the Future [Thames & Hudson]. His built work has been published widely in academic and mainstream media including Praxis Journal of Architecture, Domus, The New York Times Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal. Studio NMinusOne has been selected by the New York Architectural League for their Emerging Voices lecture series, 2012. He is co-founder of the RAD Lab, the Responsive Architecture and Design Lab at the University of Toronto. The lab provides resources and expertise for project-based research on the architectural ramifications of embedded technology and ubiquitous computing

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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