Lecturers

[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.

www.nietosobejano.com

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