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Pedro Aibéo is an internationally awarded Architect and Civil Engineer, Vis. Ass. Professor on ”Architectural Democracy”, founder & CEO of the Gamified Cohousing Oy, of the World Music School and of the “Cidadania” theatre+games group, musician, drawing teacher, and a Deputy Member of Lohja's Town Planning Board.
Pedro Aibéo is a portuguese internationally awarded Architect (TU Darmstadt) and Civil Engineer (FEU Porto) with over 50 buildings designed and built in 20 countries. He is a Kone Säätiö Research Fellow, a Visiting Associate Professor at UNAM University, Mexico and at Wuhan University of Technology, China and a Doctoral Candidate at Aalto University, Finland on "Architectural Democracy". He is the founder & CEO of the Gamified Cohousing Oy, founder and Artistic Director of “Cidadania” theatre+games group, a professional Musician at Homebound, the founder and Chairman of the World Music School Helsinki, a drawing teacher at the croquis nights and at Kiasma and a Graphic Novelist.
He is also a Deputy Member of Lohja's Town Planning Board in Finland.
About Pedro Aibéo
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Photos on the left, Pedro Aibeo, by Roberta Oramabo in Lagos, Nigeria 2017
Pedro Aibéo é Arquitecto (M.Sc., Dipl. Ing., TU Darmstadt, Alemanha) e Engenheiro Civil (M.Sc., Licenciatura, FEUP, Porto), com mais de 50 edifícios projectados e construídos em 18 países. É também professor visitante associado da Universidade UNAM, do México e da Universidade de Tecnologia de Wuhan, na China, investigador e Doutorando na Universidade Aalto, na Finlândia sobre o tema "Architectural Democracy". É o fundador e director artístico de "Cidadania", um grupo de teatro+jogos, na Alemanha, tendo escrito e dirigido peças de teatro nas Nações Unidas e no Staatstheater Darmstadt sobre escravidão urbana e astronomia. É músico profissional no colectivo "Homebound" e fundador e presidente do "World Music School Helsinki ry”. É professor nas noites de desenho em Helsínquia e autor de um livro sobre a matemática. É autor de crónicas de assuntos atuais em vários jornais.
芬兰AIBEO 建筑公司CEO，资深设计建筑师（德国达姆施塔特工业大学工程专业硕士）与土木工程师（波尔图大学工程学院 本硕）。
作为屡获奖项的建筑师与土木工程师（Mengler奖，MEED质量奖），他在15个不同国家参与设计与建造 超过50座建筑（包括博物馆，大学校园，医院，购物中心，图书馆，桥梁，市政府等），并担任许多项 目评审和学校客座讲师
Pedro Aibéo on arkkitehti ja rakennusinsinööri, vieraileva apulaisprofessori ja tutkija, jonka erikoisala on ”Architectural Democracy”. Hän on perustanut ja toimii toimitusjohtajana Gamified Cohousing Oy:ssä, World Music Schoolissa ja Cidadania -teatteri- ja peliryhmässä.
Pedro Aibéo on koulutettu muotoiluarkkitehti (TU Darmstadt) ja rakennusinsinööri (MSc Porton yliopistosta). Hän toimii tällä hetkellä Kone Säätiön tutkijana, vierailevana apulaisprofessorina sekä Meksikon UNAM Yliopistolla, että Kiinan Wuhanin Teknillisessä korkeakoulussa, ja tekee väitöskirjaansa arkkitehtuurisesta demokratiasta Aalto-yliopistolla, sekä toimii siellä luennoitsijana. Hän World Music School Helsinki ry:n perustaja ja taiteellinen johtaja.
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Pedro Aibéo is an internationally awarded Architect (M.Sc., Dipl. Ing., TU Darmstadt, Germany) and Civil Engineer (M.Sc., Licenciatura, FEUP, Porto) with over 50 buildings designed and built in 18 countries, currently practicing at the Gamified Cohousing, which he is the CEO of.
Aibéo is also a Kone Säätiö Research Fellow, a Visiting Associate Professor at UNAM University, Mexico and at Wuhan University of Technology, China, and a Doctoral Candidate at Aalto University, Finland on its research of Architectural Democracy.
In arts and the public understanding of science, Aibéo is the founder and Artistic Director of Cidadania theatre+games group, with written and directed theater plays at the United Nations on urban slavery and astronomy. He runs an art gallery cooperative in Helsinki, Myymälä 2, teaches weekly drawing at the croquis nights and at Kiasma in Helsinki and he is a graphic novel writer with its latest bestseller in Portugal being on the topics of mathematics.
Aibéo is also the founder and Chairman of the "World Music School Helsinki” an international network of schools teaching music as a language.
In politics, he is the Vice-Chairman of “Perpetuum Mobile” in its decade long work of offering protection to artists at risk. He is a published current affairs author in several newspapers, and in 2017 Aibéo ran as a candidate for the Helsinki Municipal elections under the Left Alliance List, but independent in terms of political affiliation.
From 2021 he became a Deputy Member of Lohja's Town Planning Board.
Pedro Aibéo is a trained Design Architect (M.Sc., Dipl. Ing., TU Darmstadt, Germany) and Civil Engineer (M.Sc., Licenciatura, FEUP, Porto)
As an awarded architect and Civil Engineer he has designed and built over 50 buildings on 18 countries spanning from University Campuses, Hospitals, Museums, Residential, Public Squares, etc.
A Kone Säätiö Research Fellow, a Visiting Associate Professor at UNAM University, Mexico, a Visiting Researcher at Wuhan University of Technology, China and Doctoral Candidate at Aalto University, Finland on "Architectural Democracy".
After experiencing firsthand the corruption and severe design flaws in the world of architecture worldwide, with grave implications to social justice, heritage conservation and environment, he veered in 2013 his career path into research. Today he investigates and puts into practice technologies that turn buildings into open sources of information for the improvement of the understanding of cities by its own citizens, to empower them.
The founder and CEO of the Gamified Cohousing Oy
Founded in 2018, the Gamified Cohousing turns empty buildings into economies, working to combat the loneliness in the cities and the misuse of resources, both so harmful for our living environment.
The founder and Artistic Director of “Cidadania theatre+games group"
Since 2007 he has written and directed several theater plays in venues such as the United Nations in Vienna or the Staatstheater Darmstadt, Germany about urban slavery and astronomy. The plays are centered in turning research results into public performances, for its dissemination among a broader audience. The group developed several technologies for these plays including a Virtual Reality set (later acquired by Siemens) and a 360 video projector. His first play, an interview mockery of the then Prime Minister of Portugal, Cavaco Silva, was written and performed at the age of 9.
The founder and Chairman of the Non-Profit Organization "World Music School Helsinki”
In 2016 he founded a music school based on teaching music as a language with an innovative financial model to allow a more affordable and engaging music learning and performing.
A professional Musician at "Homebound"
He has written several music pieces registered at GEMA and published several music albums on world music. He has performed hundreds of concerts in venues such as the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall or the WGT Leipzig. He is currently a Musician at “Homebound”, a seven-piece fusion world music band, blending music from several cultures with the linking element of the drone.
A drawing teacher at the "Croquis Nights" in Helsinki
His drawings have been exhibited in several galleries such as the German National Architecture Museum and used in films such as "Move On" featuring Mads Mikkelsen. He currently teaches fast sketching and animations in Kiasma and at Croquis Nights Helsinki.
A graphic novel writer
His latest Graphic Novel, "Isto Nao É Só Matemática", is a best-seller comic novel about Mathematics. He is currently working on his second novel.
A published current affairs author in several newspapers.
He has been an active figure against the Guggenheim Museum for Helsinki and a present voice along Attac (Association pour la Taxation des Transactions financière et l'Aide aux Citoyens) and Occupy Duesseldorf.
A political candidate anbd Deputy Member
Proposing to apply direct democracy principles where the citizens vote is requested weekly on the decisions of the city council. From 2021 ´he became a Deputy Member of Lohja's Town Planning Board
RTP interview to Pedro Aibéo in 2020, online here
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Press on Pedro Aibéo's work as founder of the theater group CIDADANIA
Article by the Darmstädter Echo on Pedro Aibéo's 1st Theater production
Frankfurter Rundschau, printed press, 7th October 2008, article by Astrid Ludwig, on the Cidadania Theater play premiere
Press on Pedro Aibéo's work as founder and teacher at CROQUIS NIGHTS
TV article on Aibéo's work on teaching croquis in Helsinki, at Forum Box
Newspaper Press on Aibéo's work on teaching croquis in Helsinki
YLE news 2020
CETA article on vapaakauppa fi
Direct Democracy radio interview USA
Press on Pedro Aibéo's work around ARCHITECTURE
2021 Article on Social Inclusion in Architecture at the ECC
2020 Extensive article on the Finnish Design Magazine Talo
2019 Article on Hyrsylän koulu and Aibéo of the 19th October event on the newspaper karkkilan tienoo
2019 Article on Helsinging Sanomat about Pedro Aibéo and Hyrsylän Koulu
2019 Article on Länsi-Uusima about Hyrsylän Koulu
2019 Article on Agencia Lusa on Pedro Aibéo and Gamified Cohousing
2019 Article on Visao on what to visit in Helsinki
2017 Architect Pedro Abéio wants to develop communal living for the old school in Hyrsylä
2016 Östnyland newspaper artcile on the Svartsa Skola cohousing Project (Svartså byskola kan bli modernt kollektiv)
2016 Östnyland newspaper artcile on the Svartsa Skola cohousing Project (Svartså skolas nya liv presenteras)
Press on Pedro Aibéo's work as Founder and Chairman of the WORLD MUSIC SCHOOL HELSINKI
The work of the World Music School Helsinki, lead by Aibéo, is featured on a news article at the Maailman Kuvalehti
Article by the major Portuguese newspaper on Pedro Aibéo and the World Music School
Press on Pedro Aibéos Research of ARCHITECTURAL DEMOCRACY
2018: Article on the Boldness Blog of the Kone Foundation: "Architectural Democracy in West Africa’"
Press on Pedro Aibéos Music performances
With the City Orchestra of Lohja