Kanellos Tassos

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Tassos Kanellos is an Architect and has received his Diploma from the NTUA School of Architecture (2006). He holds an MSc in “Adaptive Architecture and Computation” (2007, Distinction) from the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies, UCL, received under the “UCL Graduate School Master’s Award” scholarship. He has worked as a “Design Systems Analyst” in computational design for the “Specialist Modeling Group” at “Foster + Partners” (London, 2007-2008). He is a registered architect in Greece and has collaborated with several architectural practices in Athens (2004-2011). As a freelance, he has been assigned to develop architectural, 3D visualization and interactive art projects (2008-2014). Since 2012, he has been working as a full-time Research Associate with the “Integrated Systems Laboratory” at the “Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications” of the “National Research Centre Demokritos” in the proposal preparation and development of EU (FP7, H2020) and National funded research projects in the fields of interactive gaming, virtual reality, dynamic 3D visualization, agent-based simulation and BIM; since 2016, he is also the coordinator of the lab’s “Media Art Innovation” Unit. In 2014, he collaborated with the “United Visual Artists” studio in London. He is pursuing a PhD since 2011 at the NTUA School of Architecture under the topic “Construction Systems of Repetitive Unitary Elements in Network Structures”, he has taught computational design with Processing and Arduino at workshops of the “AA Athens Visiting School” (2012, 2013, 2015), the “Space Under” group (2013, 2014) and the Greek National Opera (2017, 2018, 2019). Since 2012, he teaches the course “Computational Creativity” (2 semesters, 72 teaching hours) at the Greek-French Postgraduate Programme “Art, Virtual Reality & Multi-User systems of Artistic Expression” of ASFA and Paris8.