Retrat de Tomás Díez

Urban planner and sociologist

Tomás Díez is director of Fab Lab Barcelona at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), the Fab Academy global coordinator and the European project manager at the Fab Foundation. He is a tutor in Design at the Royal College of Arts in London and co-founder of the Smart Citizen and StudioP52 projects, both in Barcelona. He is a contributor to the development of the Fab Lab worldwide network with MIT and the Fab Foundation.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning and Sociology from the Simón Bolívar University (Caracas, Venezuela), a Diploma in Social Work from the University of Havana (Cuba), a Master’s Degree in Advanced Architecture from IAAC and a Diploma in Digital Manufacturing in the pilot programme “How to Make Almost Anything”, offered by MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms in 2008, the year the Fab Academy was set up.

Articles by Tomás Díez

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyEnvisioning emergent futures for bioregions and their cities

Las urbes son un sistema vivo en sí mismo que depende de otros sistemas vivos que no basan su propósito en servir al ser humano. Desde el diseño, y su relación con la...

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