Joao Pedro Goncalves Marins Costa

Mediated Matter
  • Research Assistant

João Costa is a research assistant in the Mediated Matter research group. A Master’s candidate, he focuses his work on the investigation of autonomous systems and sentient networks through the creation of rhizomatic mechanisms and environments that embody specific processes and routines found in nature.

Holding an M.P.S. degree from ITP at the New York University, and a B.A. in Graphic Design and Visual Communication from PUC in Rio de Janeiro, João aims to bring nature as an agent in the construction of architectural spaces and structures, facilitating the dialogue between philosophy, science, architecture and art.

His work has been featured in various design and art publications, such as The Creators Project, Arduino and Creative Applications.

João Costa is a research assistant in the Mediated Matter research group. A Master’s candidate, he focuses his work on the investigation of autonomous systems and sentient networks through the creation of rhizomatic mechanisms and environments that embody specific processes and routines found in nature.

Holding an M.P.S. degree from ITP at the New York University, and a B.A. in Graphic Design and Visual Communication from PUC in Rio de Janeiro, João aims to bring nature as an agent in the construction of architectural spaces and structures, facilitating the dialogue between philosophy, science, architecture and art.

His work has been featured in various design and art publications, such as The Creators Project, Arduino and Creative Applications.