Associate Professor, School of Architecture – Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil)
Biographical Info: José S. Cabral Filho is an architect and associate professor at the School of Architecture at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil). He received a Master and a PhD degree from Sheffield University (UK) and has been a visiting scholar at the School of Architecture at McGill University (Montreal / Canada), NTNU (Trondheim / Norway) and the Royal College of Art (London / UK). Over the past 13 years he has been in charge of LAGEAR (Computer Laboratory for the Architectural Experience at UFMG) where his research focuses on the liberating potential of ICT, seeking a far-reaching adoption of play into digital design, taking game as framework for the co-existence of determinism and non determinism. His interests range from second-order Cybernetics to architectural performances, and electronic music.