Alex Cabral

Director of Fabrication Labs
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Alex Cabral serves as the Director of Fabrication for the School of Architecture at UNC Charlotte, overseeing five distinct laboratory spaces in two campus locations. 

Prior to arriving at UNC Charlotte, Alex led the Fabrication Lab at Wentworth Institute of Technology (Boston, MA).  Under his leadership, from 2011 to early 2015, Alex doubled the size of the lab, opened facilities to every student from sophomore year into the graduate school, and implemented and trained on cutting-edge technology.  He was also responsible for teaching in the areas of digital fabrication and furniture-making.

He has held multiple positions of consultant and contributor at Bruce Miller Architecture (Boston, MA), Bruce Miller Design + Interiors (Boston, MA), TAT (The Architecture Team, Boston, MA), Studio FKIA (Boston, MA), Studio to Sustain (New Bedford, MA). 

Alex holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Master of Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA.

In addition to his professional contributions, Alex has collaborated with professionals in the architecture, arts, education, and engineering community as part of Artforming, a Boston-based group.  His projects include multiple public art installations with the goal of fostering public dialogue and individual contemplation in the arts and architecture community along with the general public.