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Blockchain Technology for SMART Construction
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Dr. Theodore Dounas (Dr.Eng Dip.Arch.Eng ARB RIAS RIBA SFHEA)
Learning Excellence Leader at Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and the Built Environment


Dr Theo Dounas is an architect and an academic expert in design computation for architecture. His research focuses on decentralised production via blockchain, generative and parametric systems with a tight orchestration between design and fabrication. He has written and edited the upcoming Springer-Nature volume on “Blockchain Technologies in Construction”. He is registered and chartered in the UK and the EU, and currently the learning excellence leader at the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland where he directs the MSc in Advanced Architectural Design and orchestrates the school’s efforts in digitisation. He was one of the founding members of the Xian Jiatong-Liverpool University Department of Architecture in Suzhou, China. He has practiced as an architect in Greece, China and the UK.

Agenda Sessions

  • Crypto – construction: Incentives, Trust and Integration

  • Stages of blockchain implementation in the industry: Challenges and opportunities