Abel Maciel is an architect and researcher based in London, United Kingdom. Abel brings extensive experience on a wide range of design typologies, scales and technologies, from product and interaction design, to large-scale urban complexes and masterplans.
As a Senior Research Fellow, he tutors at UCL’s Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment and the Faculty of Engineering.
He is the founding director of Design Computation Ltd, a specialist consultancy based in London. There, he focuses on the development and delivery of complex Building Information Modelling, Programmatic Design, and Digital Fabrication.
He is also a director of the Construction Blockchain Consortium and the initiator of the Design Computation Wiki, an open knowledge platform for computational design.