Jose Luis Garcia del Castillo y Lopez

Lecturer in Architectural Technology

Dr. Jose Luis García del Castillo y López is an architect, computational designer, and educator. He advocates for a future where programming and code are tools as natural to artists as paper and pencil. In his work, he explores creative opportunities at the intersection of design, technology, fabrication, data, and art.

Jose Luis is a registered architect, Doctor of Design and Master in Design Studies in Technology by the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. His most recent work a Research Engineer within the Generative Design Group at Autodesk Inc. focused on developing experimental prototypes to disrupt the AEC industry through machine learning and advanced robotic fabrication. Additionally, he has worked as Data Visualization Architect at Fathom Information Design, designing and building platforms to help clients such as Google, Samsung, and Nike understand their data. Previously, as a structural engineer at Ayesa, he has consulted for international firms such as OMA, Mecanoo, and Cesar Pelli. Jose Luis is also the co-founder of ParametricCamp, an international organization whose mission is to spread the knowledge of computational design among designers and architects.