Areti Markopoulou is an Architect, Engineer and Educator from Greece. She holds a Masters in Advanced Architecture from IAAC (2006) with a related thesis in the field of “Prototypes of Urbanity: from Bits to Geography”. She has also studied at the Architectural Association (AA) in London and holds a Fab Academy diploma on Digital Fabrication (2011) offered by the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms. Co-founder of the myCity.me nonprofit organization, her research explores how Energy, Information and Fabrication could lead to [technology + user]-based optimum future city models, which could adapt to behavioral changes over time. She has participated in research and development projects such as “Hyperhabitat” at the XI Venice Biennale (2008), “Fab Lab House” at the Solar Decathlon Europe (2010), “Fabrication Laboratory” at the Design Museum of Barcelona, DHUB (2010), “My Very Own City” with The World Bank (2012) and "City Protocol" with the CP Society (2012). She has published articles internationally. Her practice includes collaborations with offices such as R+B architects, BOPBAA, MMA Architects, Azymuth, Barcelona Regional Agency and more. She is currently the Director of the Masters in Advanced Architecture at IAAC in Barcelona and initiator of Fab Lab Greece.