THESES

All research topics presented in this section correspond to thesis documents elaborated under the supervision and/or guidance of professor António Menezes de Leitão, to obtain the MSc or PhD degree in Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering and Data Science, or Architecture at Instituto Superior Técnico

Master Theses


Reconstructing Architectural Optimization Workflows

Inês Isabel Chinita Pereira
May 2022 | Grade: 20/20
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Geometric Constraints in Algorithmic Design

Rui Guilherme Cruz Ventura
Sep 2021 | Grade: 19/20
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VRAAD: Virtual Reality Aided Algorithmic Design - Supporting the Algorithmic Design Workflow with Virtual Reality

Catarina São Miguel de Castro Brás
Sep 2021 | Grade: 19/20
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Thinking Algorithmic Architecture: an Overview of Digital Architecture

Pedro Sousa de Freitas Pedroso de Lima
Jan 2021 | Grade: 18/20
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Game Engines for Algorithmic Design

Ricardo de Lemos Filipe
Jan 2021
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Refactoring for Dynamic Languages: The Julia Case

Tomás Grelha da Cunha
Oct 2020
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Fast Interactive Visualization for Algorithmic Design

Guilherme Jorge dos Santos
Oct 2020 | Grade: 18/20
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Integrating Algorithmic Processes in Informal Urban and Architectural Design

Gonçalo Roque Araújo
Out 2020 | Grade: 20/20
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Reverse Algorithmic Design of Buildings

Daniel Matos Fermoselle da Silva
Dez 2019
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Dynamic Invocation

Tiago Miguel Santos Rodrigues
Dez 2019
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Optimization of Time-Consuming Objective Functions: Derivative-Free Approaches and their Application in Architecture

Catarina Garcia Belém
Jun 2019 | Grade: 20/20
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The expressive power of programming languages in architecture

Maria João De Maya Gomes Cunha e Sammer
Jun 2019 | Grade: 19/20
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Adaptive façades: An integrated algorithmic approach

Helena Luísa Freitas Martinho
Jun 2019
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Towards Lighting Optimization: A Performance-Based Approach

Inês Isabel Chinita Pereira
Jun 2019
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Single-Objective Optimization for Architecture

Guilherme Ilunga
Fev 2019 | Grade: 20/20
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Performance-Based Design for Evacuation

Sofia Costa de Sousa
Jun 2018 | Grade: 19/20
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Integrating Structural Performance in Algorithmic Design

Rita Roldão de Aguiar
Jun 2018 | Grade: 18/20
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A Browser-based Programming Environment for Generative Design

Pedro Alexandre Fonseca Alfaiate
Jun 2017
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Integrated Algorithmic Design

Renata Alves Castelo Branco
Jun 2017 | Grade: 20/20
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Generative Design for Energy Efficiency: Energy Analysis and Optimization

Catarina Rodrigues Ferreira da Rocha
Jun 2017 | Grade: 18/20
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Performance-based design: From form making to form finding

Carmo Gonçalves Machado Cardoso
Jun 2017 | Grade: 18/20
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Generative Design for Building Information Modeling

Guilherme Henrique Aciaioli de Sousa Barreto
Nov 2016 | Grade: 18/20
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Generative Design for Building Information Modeling

Bruno Filipe Belo Ferreira
Jun 2016 | Grade: 19/20
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Fast Visualization of Large Architectural Models

Artur José Brás Mayer Alkaim
Jun 2016
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A-BIM: Algorithmic-based building information modelling

Sofia Teixeira de Vasconcelos Feist
Jun 2016 | Grade: 19/20
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Modelação Geométrica com Restrições

Fábio Miguel Gonçalves Pinheiro
May 2016
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An Enhanced Programming Environment for Generative Design

Guilherme Ferreira
May 2016
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Generative Design for BIM: Its influence in the design process

Naim Korqa
Nov 2015
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P2R: Implementation of Processing in Racket

Hugo Filipe Fonseca Correia
Jun 2015 | Grade: 19/20
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DrAFT: An Algorithmic Framework for Facade Design

Inês Alexandra do Côrro Caetano
Jun 2015 | Grade: 19/20
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PyonR: A Python Implementation for Racket

Pedro Alexandre Henriques Palma Ramos
Nov 2014 | Grade: 19/20
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DESIGNA - A Shape Grammar Interpreter

Rodrigo Coutinho Correia
Jun 2013 | Grade: 18/20
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Generative Design: a new stage in the design process

Rita Margarida Serra Fernandes
Jun 2013 | Grade: 18/20
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Automatização Digital na Produção de Maquetes

Ricardo David Francisco
Jun 2013
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Modern Programming for Generative Design

José António Branquinho de Oliveira Lopes
Jun 2012 | Grade: 20/20
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A High-Level Pedagogical 3D Modelling Language and Framework

Filipe André Cabecinhas
Jun 2010
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Sistemas Generativos de Projecto: Integração de Ferramentas Digitais no Projecto de Arquitectura: Aplicação ao Caso de Estudo: a Casa Pátio da Medina de Marrakech

Luís Filipe Batista Silveira dos Santos
Dez 2009 | Grade: 18/20
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