Dario Parigi, Ph.D from Politecnico di Torino, is Assistant Professor in Innovative Design of Structures at the Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University. He focuses his work mainly on the development of tools, methodologies and technologies that foster creativity and innovation in architectural design. His specific attention is on computational methods, optimization, performance simulation, fabrication, advanced geometry and mathematics, and their role in leveraging new forms of integration between engineering and architectural issues. His research areas are related to adaptive structures, computational morphogenesis and reciprocal structures. He is also a member of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS).