Federico Garrido, born in 1982, studied Architecture and attended postgraduate master studies in Advanced Architectural Design at the FADU-UBA in Buenos Aires, Argentina. From 2014 to 2018 he held a DAAD research scholarship for a PhD at TU Kaiserslautern. The research entitled ‘Innovative design strategies. The case of eclectic architecture in Buenos Aires 1880-1930’ focused on the relationship between manufacturing techniques and design strategies during the 19th century and its reinterpretation under the light of contemporary digital tools.
He held teaching and research positions in Argentina, Germany and Egypt in topics of digital design, theory and digital fabrication, and he is also involved in research projects related to digital manufacturing and artificial intelligence in architectural design.