Lecturers

[2017]

Carlos Ferrater

Office of Architecture in Barcelona (OAB). Spanish National Architecture Award 2009
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference The Void

31st July, 2017

Carlos Ferrater Lambarri (Barcelona, 1944) sets up in 2006, along with Xavier Martí, Lucía Ferrater and Borja Ferrater, the Office of Architecture in Barcelona (OAB), with Núria Ayala as Project Director. He holds a PhD in Architecture and is Professor of Architectural Project Design at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC-ETSAB). Director of the Cátedra Blanca, Barcelona. Academician-Elect of the Real Academia de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi. Conferred as Doctor honoris causa by the University of Trieste. Awarded the 2009 National Architecture Award by the Spanish Ministry of Housing for his overall career and since 2011 member of the Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA. He has won five FAD Prizes, the 1999 and 2008 City of Barcelona Prize and the 2005 Brunel International Architecture and Engineering Award. He has three times been a finalist for the Mies van der Rohe Award.

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[2017]

Jordi Badía

BAAS arquitectura
Curator of the Catalan and Balearic Pavilion at the 13th Architecture Biennial in Venice 2012
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Continuities

1st August, 2017

Jordi Badía (Barcelona, 1961) graduated from the School of Architecture of Barcelona (ETSAB) in 1989. Founder and director of the architecture study BAAS, he combines his professional work as an architect with teaching Architectural Project Design at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC-ETSAB). He also contributes as a columnist at the newspaper ARA, and is an editor of the blog HIC architecture [http://www.hicarquitectura.com/]. He has curated together with Félix Arranz the exhibition VOGADORS of the Catalan and Balearic Pavilion at the 11th Architecture Biennial in Venice 2012. His work has participated in the exhibition UNFINISHED of the Spanish Pavilion at the 13th Architecture Biennial in Venice 2016.
Among his recent works are the Can Framis Museum (City of Barcelona Award 2009 and FAD Opinion Award), the rehabilitation of the Oliva Artés to the History Museum of Barcelona (MUHBA), the Alta Diagonal offices and the FAD headquarters. Currently, the studio is constructing the Cinema, Radio and TV University of Katowice, in Southern Poland, the Barcelona Supercomputing Center and a multi dwellings building in Palma de Mallorca.

www.baas.cat/en

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[2017]

Carlos Kasner

Forrest Engineer
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference The Dream Workshop

2 de agosto de 2017

Carlos Kasner (Madrid, 1964) is forest engineer and has worked for the last 25 promoting hardwoods for the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), conducting market studies, communication and organizing all kinds of events. He is also an independent consultant for some of the main Spanish wood industries for the assurance of the quality of their products and the development and implementation of chain-of-custody systems.
www.salomonspain.com

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[2017]

Josep Maria Mallarach

Planificación, gestión y evaluación de espacios naturales protegidos en Europa y EEUU
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference The Void in Nature and in the Deep Reconnection with Her

4thAugust, 2016

Josep Maria Mallarach (Olot, 1955) has focused since 1977 most of his professional activity to planning, management and evaluation of protected natural spaces in Europe and in the USA. He was the first director of La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park (1985-1991) and coordinated, together with Josep Germain, the first evaluation of the system of protected spaces of Catalonia, driven by the Catalan Institute for Natural History (2001-2003). He is member of the work group for the Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Management of Protected Spaces of the World Commission of Protected Areas of the IUCN. He edited the chapter on evaluation of the Plan of Action of protected natural spaces of Spain (2002) and its first assessment in 2007. Since 2001 he is Professor of evaluation of the effectiveness of the protected natural spaces in the Master of protected natural areas of the Autonomous University of Madrid, Complutense University and the University of Alcalá de Henares. He has published six books and numerous articles on protected spaces, especially on criteria of evaluation and conservation of the natural world heritage.
He is the founder of the non-profit association Silene, established in Catalonia, dedicated to study, disseminate and promote spiritual and cultural heritage and its inherent values, especially in relation to nature, conservation, and protected natural areas.

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[2017-2012]

Hisao Suzuki

Nature Urban Architecture Art (nuaa) / Hisao Suzuki Photography    
Program Photography and Audiovisual
Conference The silent image

8thAugust, 2017

Hisao Suzuki (Yamagata, Japón, 1957) es fotógrafo residente en Barcelona desde hace más de 30 años. Desde 1993 colabora con la revista de arquitectura El Croquis, convirtiéndose en el principal fotógrafo de la publicación y contribuyendo significativamente al reconocimiento como el medio de difusión de mayor prestigio internacional de arquitectura contemporánea.  www.facebook.com/hisao.suzuki.334

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[2017]

Paco Azorín

Stage Director and Scenographer
Program Scenography
Conference The Poetic Space: What you Wee is a Vision of the Invisible

9 de agosto de 2017

Paco Azorín (Yecla, 1974) was trained at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona. He has signed more than 200 works in the field of opera, prose, zarzuela and dance, within the most prestigious European theatres.  In Spain, he works mainly in theatres and public festivals, such as the Centro Dramático Nacional, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Teatre Lliure, Teatro Español, Teatre Nacional de Catalunya and Festival Grec Barcelona, among others. He has directed opera, zarzuela and theater. As a fond Shakespearean, in 2003 he founded and directed for four years the Shakespeare Festival of Santa Susana. As a set designer, he has worked for many years with directors as Lluís Pasqual and Carme Portaceli. He has also collaborated with Mario Gas, Francisco Negrín, Helena Pimenta, Sergi Belbel, Victor Ullate and Ernesto Caballero. He has been awarded several times, among others, with the Campoamor Prize for the best production 2015, the Ceres Award to the best setn designer 2013, the Performing Arts Award to the best scenography 2008 and the Josep Solbes Award 2005, both by the Valencia Regional Government, the Butaca Awards 2009 and 2004, and the Crítica Serra d´Or Award 2004.

www.pacoazorin.com

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[2016-2017]

Àngels Margarit

Dancer, teacher, choreographer and curator
Program Dance
Conference Containers and Distances

17thAugust, 2016

Àngels Margarit (Tarrasa, 1960) starts in 1985 the path of her company Àngels Margarit/cia. MUDANCES and the creation of her own projects that develop in different fields and formats that include creations for the scenic space, site specifics, improvisation, video dance, installations and new media research. Her works have enjoyed a good international projection and have been co-produced by and presented at festivals and programs worldwide. In the field of education, she has developed training programs and given courses and workshops in Spain, Europe and America. From the very beginning she has developed a highly personal style of creation becoming one of the referents in dance in our country. She has collaborated with numerous artists and propelled different projects around creation, pedagogy and promotion of dance.  Throughout her career, she has received numerous and prestigious national and international awards including the Grand Prix du Concours Chorégraphique de Bagnolet for Kolbebasar (France, 1988), the Premi Nacional de Dansa de Catalunya por Mudances (1986), Atzavara (1991) and Tèrbola (1999) or the Premi Ciutat de Barcelona d’Arts Escèniques for Corol·la (1993), among others. In 2010, she has been awarded with the Premio Nacional de Danza of the Spanish Culture Ministry. In September 2013, she has been awarded by the Swiss Dance Awards for From B to B, a collaboration with the dancer and choreographer Thomas Hauert. Her last creation Capricis received the Butaca Award 2014 for the best dance performance. In December 2016 Margarit has assumed the artistic direction of Mercat de les Flors in Barcelona, one of Europe’s most important dance houses.

http://margarit-mudances.com/es/

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[2017]

Richard Levene

Founder of the architecture magazine El Croquis. Arts Prize at the International Cinema and Architecture Festival of Avilés 2014.
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Architectures in Comic-Strips

16thAugust, 2017

Richard Levene (Madrid, 1957) graduated from the School of Architecture of Madrid in 1979. In 1982 he founded, together with Fernando Márquez, the magazine El Croquis, at which he is director and in charge of the graphic design until today. In 2013 he was appointed Honorary Member of the British RIBA. In 2014 he was awarded the Arts Prize at the International Film and Architecture Festival of Avilés. Very fond of comic, he collects comic books from his childhood. He has lectured on Architecture and Comic in Logroño, El Escorial, Santander and Toledo.

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[2017]

Efrén García Grinda & Cristina Díaz Moreno

amid.cero9. FAD Award of Architecture Theory and Criticism 2012
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Macaronic

17thAugust, 2017

Cristina Díaz Moreno (Madrid, 1971) and Efrén García Grinda (Madrid, 1969) are both architects and founders of amid.cero9. They are Diploma Unit Masters at the AA School, London (2009-), Directors of an Option Studio at the GSD, Harvard University (2015-), and Visiting Professors and Unit Directors at Institut für Kunst und Architektur Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna. While teaching together in Madrid from 1998 until 2013 (in parallel at ETSAM and ESAYA UEM) they have been visiting professors and lecturers throughout Europe, Asia and the US. Their projects have been widely disseminated and they have won more than 40 prizes in national and international competitions. Their projects and writings of the last fifteen years were documented in 2014 in a publication entitled “Third Natures, a Micropedia” and an exhibition at the AA, London. Recent projects include Golden Balloon for MOT Tokyo, Palm Pavilion for Sharjah, United Emirates and Giner de los Ríos Foundation, Madrid. Recently a monographic issue about their works have been published in El Croquis nº 184.

www.cero9.com

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[2016]

Eduardo Souto de Moura

Pritzker Prize 2013
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Recent Projects

Eduardo Souto de Moura (Porto, Portugal, 1952) graduated in architecture from the School of Fine Arts in Oporto, 1980. He collaborates with Noé Dinis in 1974, with Álvaro Siza Vieira from 1975 to 1979, and with Fernandes de Sá from 1979 to 1980. From 1981 to 1991 he is assistant professor in the Faculty of Architecture in the University of Oporto. He starts his own office in 1980. He has been visiting professor at the Schools of Architecture Paris-Belleville, Harvard, Dublin, ETH Zurich, Lausanne and Mantua. He has been awarded with many prizes, participated in numerous seminars and given lectures both in Portugal and abroad. In 2011 he received the Pritzker Prize and in 2013 the Wolf Prize.

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[2016]

Juan Carlos Sancho y Sol Madridejos

Sancho-Madridejos Architecture Office
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Recent Work

Juan Carlos Sancho Osinaga (San Sebastian, 1957) is PhD Architect by the School of Architecture of Madrid, 1982, and holds a Chair as Professor in the Project Design Department.

Sol Madridejos (Madrid, 1958) graduated in architecture from the School of Architecture of Madrid, 1983, and has been Professor of Project Design in the European University of Madrid and the San Pablo CEU of Madrid.

Sancho-Madridejos Architecture Office was founded in 1982, participating in several national and international architectural competitions. They have been granted with numerous awards and their work has been widely exhibited and published both in Spain and all over the world. They have been visiting professors and have given courses, masters, lectures and master classes in numerous universities and institutions in Spanish cities and abroad.

www.sancho-madridejos.com

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[2016-2012]

Hisao Suzuki

Nature Urban Architecture Art (nuaa) / Hisao Suzuki Photography    
Program Photography and Audiovisual
Conference The Magic Light

Hisao Suzuki (Yamagata, Japan, 1957) is a photographer who lives in Barcelona for more than 30 years. Since 1993 he collaborates with the architectural journal El Croquis, becoming their principal photographer and contributing significantly to the recognition of the magazine as one of the most prestigious and international publications on contemporary architecture.

www.facebook.com/hisao.suzuki.334

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[2016]

Alfons Flores

Program Scenography
Conference Scenography according to Alfons Flores

Alfons Flores (L’Hospitalet del Llobregat, 1957) starts working as a scenographer in 1978 in the GAT group from l’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona), being one of the founders. His works include sets for theater, opera, urban set design and large-scale events, working with directors such as Àlex Ollé (La Fura dels Baus), Calixto Bieito, Joan Lluís Bozzo, Carlos Wagner, Joan Anton Rechi and Guy Joosten. His work has been awarded with the Barcelona Critics Theater Prize in 1996, 1998 and 2009. In 2000 he received the Irish Times Theater Award to the best scenography for Las Comedias Bárbaras.

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[2016]

José Luis Raymond

Program Scenography
Conference Journey Through Contemporary Spanish Scenography

José Luis Raymond (Portugalete, Basque Country, 1954) graduated in Fine Arts and Pedagogy from the University of Basque Country in Bilbao and completed postgraduate studies in sculpture and scenic space in Warsaw and Amsterdam. As visual artist, he has made individual and collective exhibition and has work in institutional and private collections in Poland, Holland, Switzerland and Spain. Has been stage director of numerous operas and has worked as scenographer for the Spanish National Dramatic Arts Center (CDN) and for the Spanish National Company of Classic Theater, among others. He is currently Professor of Scenic space at the Royal School of Dramatic Arts in Madrid (RESAD). He is a founding member of the Academy of the Performing Arts of Spain.

www.jlraymond.com

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[2016]

Enric Battle

Battle i Roig Architectes
FAD Award of Architecture Theory and Criticism 2012
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference The Garden of the Metropolis

Enric Batlle Durany (Barcelona, 1956) graduated from the School of Architecture of Barcelona and is PhD Architect since 2002 on “The Garden of the Metropolis”, published by GG and awarded with the 2002 FAD in Theory and Criticism. He is Director of the Landscape Architecture Master (MBLandArch) and Urbanism and Landscape Architecture teacher, both at Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Specialized in landscape architecture, he has lectured and given master classes all over the world. Roig Batlle i Roig Architects was founded in 1981 together with Joan Roig to develop building, planning and landscape projects. Their work has been awarded both nationwide as internationally.

www.batlleiroig.com

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[2015]

Pedro Gadanho

Museu de Arte, Arquitetura e Tecnologia (MAAT)
Director
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Placing Architecture / Displacing the Architect

Pedro Gadanho (Covilha, Portugal, 1968) is an architect and PhD Architect in architecture and media by the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP), where he has been professor. He holds a master degree in art and architecture by the Kent Institute of Art and Design in the United Kingdom and has been a guest lecturer at various European schools of architecture. He has been editor, among others of Bookazine ALLÁ and the magazine Beyond, writes the blog ShrapnelContemporary and contributes regularly in international publications. He has been awarded with the 2012 FAD in Theory and Criticism. He has curated exhibitions, among others the Post.Rotterdam, Space Invaders, and Pancho Guedes, a Modern Alternative. At the Venice Biennale of Architecture, he curated the Portuguese Pavilion in 2004 and has been strategic adviser to the United Kingdom in 2010. From 2012 to 2016 he has been the Curator of Contemporary Architecture and has lead the Program of Young Architects of the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA). Currently he is director of the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) in Lisbon.@pedrogadanho,  www.shrapnelcontemporary.wordpress.com, www.maat.pt

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[2015]

Ángela García de Paredes & Ignacio Pedrosa

ParedesPedrosa arquitectos
Spanish National Architecture Award 2007
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Shared landscapes

Ángela García de Paredes (Madrid, 1958) and Ignacio Pedrosa (Madrid, 1957) graduated from the School of Architecture of Madrid in 1982, where they are professors in architectural design. They have been visiting professors at several universities as the IUAV in Venice, GSD Harvard, ETH Zurich, Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio and EPFL Lausanne. ParedesPedrosa was founded in 1990 after collaborating for ten years with José María García de Paredes. Their work has been awarded with the Spanish National Architecture Award 2007 and other numerous prizes. Their work has participated in several Biennials as the Spanish, Venice and Iberoamerican Biennial. In 2016 they were curators of the X BIAU 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

www.paredespedrosa.com

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[2015-2014]

Antoni Blázquez

BG Arquitectes consultores de estructuras
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Structures in RCR

Antoni Blázquez (Badajoz, 1957) graduated in architecture in 1985 and PhD Architect in 1988 from the School of Architecture of Barcelona. He is Vice Chairman of the Association of Consultants of Structures and professor in Structure at the Higher Polytechnical School of the University of Girona (UdG). He leads two masters on building structures (UPC and UdG). Author of several articles and papers on seismic design and calculation of single structures. Member of the Scientific Committee of ACHE (Association of Scientific and Technical Structural Concrete) and ACE (Association of Consultants of structures). He collaborates with RCR Arquitectes in consultancy structures. BG Arquitectes consultores de estructuras was founded in 1990 and collaborates with RCR Arquitectes in the consultancy of structure in several projects.

www.bg-arquitectes.com

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[2015]

Anna & Eugeni Bach

Anna & Eugeni Bach, architects
FAD Award International 2014
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Elective Affinities

Anna Bach (Nummi, Finlandia, 1973) graduated in architecture from the Helsinki University of Technology, 2001. Assistant professor, Vertical Workshop ESARQ UIC, Barcelona, directed by Duncan Lewis (1999). Currently lecturing Final Project Workshop in Interior Design, EINA, School of Arts and Design, Universitat Autònoma, Barcelona.  Eugeni Bach (Barcelona, 1974) graduated in architecture from the School of Architecture of Barcelona, UPC, 1999. Assistant professor, Vertical Workshop ESARQ UIC, Barcelona, directed by Winy Maas (1998) and Duncan Lewis (1999). Mies van der Rohe Department Teacher, ETSAB UPC, directed by David Chipperfield (2001). Currently lecturing at First Design Studio, La Salle Architecture School, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona.  Anna & Eugeni Bach operates from Barcelona from urban planning to interior and industrial design. Their work has been published in several European magazines, such as Domus, Arquitectura Viva and A10. They have shown their works in solo exhibitions in the College of Architects of Girona in 2014 and the College of Architects of Barcelona and in group shows at the Cité de l´Architecture et du Patrimoine in Paris in 2009 and the Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Biennial in 2000, among others. They have been awarded several times with the FAD Awards, 2014 in the International and Interior Design categories, 2008 in the Opinion category, and selected for exhibitions such as the VII Iberoamerican Architecture and Urbanism Biennial 2010, and the AJAC Young Architects Award 2004.

www.annaeugenibach.com

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[2015-2012]

Josep Maria Montaner

Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference The exhibitions “Sharing Creativity. RCR Arquitectes” (Palau Robert) and “Papers. RCR Arquitectes” (Arts Santa Mònica), RCR and the Landscape: Ecotopes and Field of Crop, Diagrams and Atmospheres.

Josep Maria Montaner (Barcelona, 1954) is PhD Architect and holds a Chair of Architectural Composition of the School of Architecture of Barcelona (ETSAB-UPC). He codirects with Zaida Muxí the master Laboratory for Housing of the 21st Century. He has given courses and lectures in Europe, America and Asia. He is the author of more than thirty books, some of them several times reissued, such as Después del Movimiento Moderno (1993); La modernidad superada (1997, new revised and expanded edition 2011); Arquitectura y crítica (1999); Sistemas arquitectónicos contemporáneos (2008), and Arquitectura y política. Ensayos para mundos alternativos (2011, with Zaida Muxí), all of them issued at Editorial Gustavo Gili. He collaborates in the newspapers El País and La Vanguardia, for what he has received the National Award of Urbanism to the journalistic initiative 2005 of the Ministry of Housing, and publishes in national and international journals. Currently he is part of the Government of the Barcelona City Council and is, among other charges, Councilor of Housing.

@jm_montaner

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[2014]

José Selgas & Lucía Cano

SelgasCano
Serpentine Pavilion 2015
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Recent Work

José Selgas (Madrid, 1965) graduated in architecture from the ETSA Madrid, 1992. He worked with Francesco Venecia in Naples between 1994-1995 and obtained the Fellowship of the Academy of Fine Arts of Spain in Rome 1997 – 1998. Lucía Cano (Madrid, 1965) graduated in architecture from the ETSA Madrid, 1992. She worked with Julio Cano Lasso until 1996 and has been member of the Cano Lasso Studio from 1997 to 2001. SelgasCano was founded in 1998 in Madrid. They focus its work in the research on the construction process, attentive to the search of new possibilities for the nature starting from the use of artificial media, applying technologies borrowed of others fields. They have shown their work in the MoMA and in the Museum Guggenheim of New York, in the Biennale of Venice, in the Gallery GA and in the Museum of Contemporary Art MOT of Tokyo, in the Design Museum of London, in the Akademie der Künste of Berlin, in The Sheds Gallery of Sydney and in the MIT of Boston. In 2013 they were awarded with the Kunstpreis granted by the Akademie der Künste of Berlin and the Architects of the Year Award, granted by the German Design Council in Munich. In 2015, they designed the 15th Serpentine Pavilion in London.

www.selgascano.net

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[2014]

Josep Bohigas

BOPBAA Arquitectes
City of Barcelona Award in Architecture 2014
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference From Bed to the Street

Josep Bohigas Arnau (Barcelona, 1967) graduated in architecture from the School of Architecture of Barcelona. Since 2008 he is Associate Professor of Design of the ETSAB and co-directs the Master of Lighting of the UPC Foundation. He has curated cultural projects on housing, such as Barraca-Barcelona 2003, APTM 2005 and Piso-Piloto 2014. He has been a member of the scientific and organizing Committee of the architecture festival EME3. Between 2001 and 2005 he has been member of the Board of Directors of the FAD. He is trustee of the EINA, the Signes and the El Molino Foundation (FEM). BOPBAA was founded in Barcelona in 1990 by Josep Bohigas Arnau, Francesc Pla Ferrer and Iñaki Baquero Riazuelo. The projects address architecture, urbanism, ephemeral installations, industrial design and cultural projects, highlighting among others the enlargement of the Thyssen Museum in Madrid, the social housing in the Forum in Barcelona, as well as the museography of the Cultural Centre of El Born or the Maritime Museum in the same city. They have collaborated with the architecture offices Martorell-Bohigas-Mackay, EMBT, Gigantes-Zenghelis, Ábalos & Herreros and Varis Arquitectes. Among the distinctions of their work stand out FAD Award of Opinion in Ephemeral Architecture of 1998 and 2007, the FAD Award in Ephemeral Architecture 2000 and the City of Barcelona Award in Design in 2007 and in Architecture in 2014.

www.bopbaa.com

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[2014]

Bijoy Jain

Studio Mumbai Architects
BSI Swiss Architectural Award 2012
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Recent Work

Bijoy Jain (Mumbai, India, 1965) graduated in architecture from the Washington University in St Louis, USA, 1990. He worked in Los Angeles and London between 1989 and 1995. He has given lectures in Copenhagen, at Yale University and in the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio. Studio Mumbai was founded in 1995 with the return of Bijoy Jain to the India where he collaborates with artisans, technicians and draftsmen who design and built the work directly. In this work in group is exploring ideas through the construction of large-scale mock-ups, models, material studies, sketches and drawings. Projects are developed through traditional and local construction methods and materials with limited resources. The work of Studio Mumbai has been shown in the XII Biennale of Venice and the Victoria & Albert Museum, has been selected finalist for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2010, and received several awards, including the Global Award in Sustainable Architecture 2009, the Spirit of Nature Wood Architecture Award in Finland 2012, and the BSI Swiss Architectural Award 2012.

www.studiomumbai.com

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[2013]

Ryue Nishizawa

Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA.  Office of Ryue Nishizawa
Pritzker Prize 2010
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Recent Work

Riuye Nishizawa (Tokyo, Japan, 1966) graduated in architecture from the Yokohama National University, 1990. In 1995, together with Kazuyo Sejima, he founded SANAA, and established his office in 1997. His own works include Weekend house (1998), Moriyama House (2005), House-A (2006) and Towada Art Center (2008), all located in Tokyo. SANAA’s main works include The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa (2004), The New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York (2006), Rolex Learning Center (2009) of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, and The Louvre Lens (2012) in France. He was awarded the Pritzker Prize in 2010.

www.ryuenishizawa.comwww.sanaa.co.jp

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[2013]

Ramon Bosch & Bet Capdeferro

estudi bosch.capdeferro
Special mention emerging architect of the Mies van der Rohe award 2011
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conferencia Toponimias

  Ramon Bosch graduated from the School of Architecture of Barcelona, 2000. Bet Capdeferro graduated from the School of Architecture of Barcelona, 1999, and holds a master in landscape architecture from the ETSAB, 1998. bosch.capdeferro was founded in 2003 in Girona. Their professional activity has always been accompanied by teaching in Barcelona, Zurich and Girona, supporting from theory and research the development of the planning and constructive process. Their work has been recognized in the FAD Awards and selected in several editions of the European Biennial of Landscape. In 2002 they won the Prize of Young Architects of Catalonia and in 2010 and 2012 the Girona Architecture Award. In 2011 they were awarded the ASCER Ceramics Prize and the special mention as Emerging Architects from the Mies van der Rohe Award.

www.boschcapdeferro.net

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[2013]

Joan Nogué

Director del Observatori del Paisatge de Catalunya
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference The Re-encounter with the Site: Change of Paradigm, Society and landscape

Joan Nogué (Hostalets de Bas, 1958) holds a Chair as Professor of Human Geography at the University of Girona and is director of the Landscape Observatory of Catalonia. He gained his PhD from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and extended his studies in the University of Wisconsin in Madison, USA, under the direction of Professor Yi-Fu Tuan. He has been a visiting professor at several European and American universities. He works in two major lines of research: the geographical and territorial thought and the analysis of the landscape through cultural studies. He has published several books and numerous articles in international journals of recognized prestige as Geopolítica, identidad y globalización (2001), Las ‘otras’ geografías (2006), La construcción social del paisaje (2007), El paisaje en la cultura contemporánea (2008) y Entre paisajes (2009). He is co-director of the collection Landscape and Theory published by the editorial Biblioteca Nueva de Madrid and is a current collaborator of the supplement Cultura’s of the La Vanguardia. He has been awarded with the Rey Jaime I Award of Urbanism, Landscape and Sustainability in 2009 and with the Joan Fuster Essay Award for the book Paisatge, territori i societat civil in 2010.

www.catpaisatge.net

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[2012]

Iñaki Alday & Margarita Jover

aldayjover arquitectura y paisaje
FAD Award City and Landscape 2009
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Catastrophe and Creation

Iñaki Alday (Zaragoza, 1965) graduated from the ETSA Vallés of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). He is a Full Professor with Tenure, being named Quesada Professor of Architecture of the School of Architecture of the University of Virginia in the United States since 2011. Previously he had been associate professor of Architectural Design in the ETSAV-UPC. He is author of the books Aprendiendo de todas sus casas and ARQ CAT, and El Parque del Agua together with Margarita Jover. He founded and directed the magazine Z Arquitectura between 2003 and 2005. Margarita Jover (Paris, 1969) graduated from the ETSA Vallés of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). She is currently Professor of Design at the School of Architecture of the University of Virginia in the United States, with extensive prior teaching experience at UPC, ETSAV-UPC and the BAU Design School. She has been member of international juries as the Europan competition 2009 and the FAD Awards 2010. aldayjover architecture and landscape was founded in 1996 in Barcelona and has a second headquarter in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. The firm deals with works of public architecture and landscape with a careful approach to place and specific. They has received, among others, the FAD Award for City and Landscape 2009, the UITP 2012 Award for best urban integration to the realization of the path of the tram in Zaragoza awarded by the International Association of the Public Transport, the European Award for Public Urban Space 2002, and the García Mercadal Architecture Award 2001-2005.

www.aldayjover.com

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[2012]

Fuensanta Nieto & Enrique Sobejano

Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos
Alvar Aalto Medal 2015
Aga Khan Architecture Award 2010
Program Architecture and Landscape
Conference Combinatory Spaces

Enrique Sobejano graduated from the School of Architecture of Madrid and holds a Master of Science in Building Design from the Graduate School of Architecture and Planning (GSAPP), Columbia Universidad of New York, USA. He holds currently a chair in Architectural Design at the Universität der Künste (UdK) in Berlin, Germany. He has been visiting professor and lecturer at various universities and institutions inside and outside of Spain. From 1986 to 1991 he has been, together with Fuensanta Nieto, Co-Director of the magazine ‘Arquitectura’ published by the Official Architecture Association of Madrid. He chairs and participates in conferences and international juries.

Fuensanta Nieto graduated from the School of Architecture of Madrid and holds a Master of Science in Building Design from the Graduate School of Architecture and Planning (GSAPP), Columbia Universidad of New York, USA. She teaches currently at the School of Architecture of the European University of Madrid. She lectures on architecture and participates in juries and symposia in various institutions all over the world.

Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos was founded in 1985 and has headquarters in Madrid and Berlin. Their work has been published in numerous national and international magazines and books and has been exhibited, among others, in the Venice Biennale (2000, 2002, 2006, and 2012), the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York (2006), the Kunsthaus in Graz (2008) and the MAST Foundation of Bologna (2014). They have received the National Award for Conservation and Restoration of cultural assets from the Ministry of Culture in 2007, the Nike Award of the BDA (Bund Deutscher Architekten) 2010, the Aga Khan Prize in 2010, the Piranesi Prix de Rome in 2011, the European Museum of the Year Award in 2012, the Hannes Meyer Award in 2012 and the Alvar Aalto Medal in 2015. They are Honorary members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). They currently have projects in Germany, Austria, Estonia, Morocco, China, Spain and United Kingdom. Two monographs have been published about their work, Nieto Sobejano. Memory and Invention in 2013, and Fuensanta Nieto, Enrique Sobejano. Architetture in 2014.

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