galo canizares

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Galo Canizares (he/him) is currently Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Kentucky’s College of Design.

He researches the sociotechnical networks of relations between design’s softwarization and the architectural imagination. He 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, Log, Pool Magazine, Thresholds, the Journal of Architectural Education, and many more.

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.