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Galo Canizares (he/him) is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University College of Architecture.

He researches the sociotechnical networks of relations between design’s softwarization and the architectural imagination and is the author of Digital Fabrications: Designer Stories for a Software-Based Planet, a collection of essays on software and design.
He builds custom painting software/websites and pushes pixels around using code.

He co-directs office ca, a research and design collaborative that investigates alternate methods for architectural practice. Some recurring themes of the practice include absurdity, genre fiction, conspiracy theories, world-making, storytelling, simulation, and most recently, the parafictional. Galo has lectured widely, and his writing has been published in academic journals and magazines, including CLOG, PLAT Journal, Log, Pool Magazine, Thresholds and many more. He lives in Lubbock, TX.

He holds a Master of Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Environmental Design from the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
🌐️ latest 

  • “Carceral Tales: A Report on Prison Pedagogy” is published in the Journal of Architectural Education issue 75:2
  • Galo hosted the Building Web-Based Drawing Instruments workshop at the ACADIA 2021 virtual conference. http://2021.acadia.org/workshops/

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