Student
Ous Abou Ras

My interests lie at the intersection of Math, Physics and Architecture. This allowed me to build an appreciation towards computation and its potential in Architecture, practically, technically and theoretically, which shapes a lot of my work and projects. 

Beyond that, I am keen to learn more about the digital tools that are used in translating Architecture.

Areas of Interest
Alternative Energy, Art and Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Building Materials, Climate Change, Computation, Digital Fabrication, Economic Development, Education, Housing, Infrastructure Systems, Landscape, Machine Learning, Public Participation, Real Estate, Resource Management, Shape Grammars, Structures, Sustainability

Education

2015 - 2019
Architecture and Physics, University of Toronto
Present - 2023
M.Arch, MIT

Academic Experience

2019 - 2019
Teaching Assistant, University of Toronto
2017 - 2019
Research Assistant (Computation and Digital Fabrication with Acoustics), University of Toronto

Professional Experience

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Junior Designer, Liwan LLC
2019 - 2019
Workshop & Facilities, University of Toronto

Awards

2019 - 2019
Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award, University of Toronto
2017 - 2017
URBPRK Competition Winner, Cafe Mosaics
2018 - 2018
TEDx UofT Competition, University of Toronto
2018 - 2018
Co-Author of Spatial Sonic Network with Brady Peters, Mitchell Akiyama and Sean Lamb, eCAADe