1973 Born in Madrid
1999 Bsc. and M. Arch in Architecture, School of Polytechnic University of Madrid
2015 International Phd. Doctoral thesis awarded CUM LAUDE “Louis Kahn and Robert Venturi from Gianicolo to Chestnut Hill”
2000-2011 Associate Professor of Design at the Architecture School of Polytechnic University of Madrid
2011-2012 Gensler Visiting Professor at Cornell University
2012-2015 Visiting Assistant Professor at Cornell University
2015-2016 Visiting Artist at California College of the Arts
2017 Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University
2018 Distinguished Visiting Professor at Spitzer School of Architecture, City College of New York, U.S.
2008 Rome Prize by the Royal Spanish Academy of the Fine Arts in Rome
2011 Design Vanguard Award 2011 by Architectural Record Magazine. U.S.
2011 Emerging Architecture Award by. Architectural Review Magazine. U.K. Runner up
2011 First prize Hauser award 2012,Germany
2012 FAD Architecture Award 2012, Spain
2012 Public Opinion Award FAD 2012, Spain
2012 Selected for GA Document International Exhibition “Emerging future” 2012-2018, Japan
2012 COAM Award 2012 and 2013. Madrid Architect´s Association, Spain
2015 AIA (American Institute of Architects) New York Social Housing Award. U.S.
2015 European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention Aadipa CoAC.
2016 Golden Lion for curating and designing the best National Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale, Italy
2017 Curator Arquia Proxima Emerging Architects Forum in Spain “Relevant Practices”
2017 Co chair ACSA International Conference 2018 “New Instrumentalities”
2000 First Prize International Competition for the New Polytechnic Building for C.E.U. University in Madrid, Spain
2001 First Prize Competition to Design a New High School in Albacete, Spain
2001 First Prize Competition to Design 57 Apartment Building for young families in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
2002 Accesit Competition for 56 Experimental Housing Units in Granada, Spain
2002 Second Prize Architecture Competition to design 37 Experimental Housing Units in Sevilla, Spain
2002 Honorable Mention Competition to design 28 Experimental Housing Units in Sevilla. E.P.S.A. Spain
2002 Runner up International Competition Europan VII in Santoña, Spain
2002 Runner up International Competition Europan VII in Montijo, Portugal
2002 Honorable Mention Luigi Cosenza Prize in Italy
2003 Honorable Mention C.O.A.M. Awards. Madrid Architecture Association
2003 First Prize International Competition for the new Sports Building for Madrid Olympics Candidacy
2004 First Prize International Competition to design 45 Social Housing Units in Vallecas, Madrid
2007 First Prize International Competition VIVA for 320 Experimental Housing for young families in Madrid, Spain
2007 First Prize International Competition for the Transformation of the Slaughterhouse in Madrid into a New Art Center
2007 Accesit International Competition for the new Sports Building in Vallehermoso´s Garden in Madrid, Spain
2007 First Prize International Competition for the New District Attorney´s Office Building in Madrid, Spain
2008 Rome Prize by the Royal Spanish Academy of the Fine Arts in Rome
2009 Shortlisted Architectural Digest Awards
2010 Shortlisted for the B.S.I. University of Mendrisio Awards. Switzerland
2010 Third Prize New Tourist Guest House Competition in Herrera del Duque, Spain
2010 Final Stage FAD Architecture Spanish Awards
2011 Honorable Mention Europan 11 International Competition in San Bartolomé, Spain
2011 Design Vanguard International Award 2011 by Architectural Record Magazine. U.S.
2011 Highly Commended International Emerging Architecture Awards. Architectural Review Magazine. U.K.
2011 First prize Hauser award 2012. Germany
2011 Honorable Mention International Competition for the new Sculptures Museum in Leganes, Madrid.
2012 FAD International Architecture Award, Spain
2012 Public Opinion Award FAD International Architecture award, Spain
2012 GA Document International “Emerging future” 2012. Japan
2012 COAM Award 2012. Madrid Architect´s Association. Spain
2013 COAM Award 2013. Madrid Architect´s Association. Spain
2013 GA Galleryt International “Emerging future” 2013. Japan
2014 Honorable Mention Barbara Capocchin International Award. Italy
2014 Dalseong citizen´s gymnasium Competition. Honorable Mention
2015 Social Housing Award by the AIA (American Institute of Architects) New York U.S.
2015 European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention Aadipa CoAC.
2015 International Phd. Doctoral thesis: “Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi: Coincidences” awarded CUM LAUDE
2016 Architect of the year “EÑE del año Award” Veteco. Madrid
2016 Final stage Competition for the New Elementary and Maternal School in San Denis, Paris
2016 Golden Lion Award for the best National Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Italy
2001 Polytechnic School Building Competition for C.E.U.
2002 Elementary School in Albacete. Spain
2004 Sports Pavilion and swimming pool in Galicia.
2006 Pitch´s House in Madrid. Spain
2007 Renovation of an Arab Tower in Guadalajara. Spain
2007 Refurbishment of Hangar 16 at the former Slaughterhouse of Madrid into a Contemporary Art Exhibition Space.
2012 45 social housing Vallecas 29 in Madrid. Spain
2015 Playground in the rooftop of “La Fe” Hospital in Valencia (Design Development)
2015 Renovation of Anthropology Museum in Madrid (Design Development)
2015 Experimental Sustainable Villas and Common´s building in Nalati National Forest. China (Design Development)
2016 English for Fun center headquarters in Madrid. Spain
2016 Design of “Unfinished” Exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016. Italy
2017 Exhibition Pavilion for the Royal Spanish Academy in Rome for ARCO Contemporary International Art Fair in Madrid
2017 Design and co-curation of Unfinished Exhibition at Casas XVI in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2017 Design and co-curation of Unfinished Exhibition in Mexico City
2017 Design and co-curation of Unfinished Exhibition at the Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney, Australia
2018 Design and co-curation of Unfinished Exhibition at the Akademie der Künste in Berlin
2018 Design and co-curation of Unfinished Exhibition in Tokio, Japan
2018 Design and co-curation of Unfinished Exhibition in Mexico City
2018 Design and co-curation of Unfinished Exhibition at MAC Forestal Center in Santiago de Chile
2018 Design and co-curation of Unfinished Exhibition at Spitzer School of Architecture, New York, U.S.
2002 Lecture: “Finished work” 2000-2002. Polytechnic School of CEU´s Foundation. Architecture Association of Madrid
2002 Lecture at the Symposium: “Young Awarded Architects”.
2007 Lecture at the COAM Foundation. “Built Architectures”. Architecture Association of Madrid
2008 Lecture at the E.T.S. of Architecture in Madrid.
2008 Lecture “The future of Madrid, 10 Architectural Emerging Offices¨ at the Circle of Fine Arts in Madrid
2008 Lecture at the Tabacalera´s new visual art´s building in San Sebastian
2008 Visiting Professor Mater “Collective Housing” at the E.T.S. of Architecture in Madrid
2008 Lecture at Navarra University
2009 Lecture at the Royal Spanish Academy of Rome
2009 Round Table ¨Young Finnish Architects¨Polytechnic University of Madrid
2009 Visiting Professor to the new Master of Design at the E.T.S. of Architecture in Madrid. Critics lab and theory
2009 Lecture at Academy Architects at the Acquario Casa dell´Architettura in Rome
2010 Visiting Professor at the Workshop at Castello di Proceso. Universita di Sapienza di Roma. Siena, Italy
2010 Lecture at Sevilla University
2010 Visiting Professor at the Workshop “Avant-garde” at Burgos University
2010 Director and lecturer of the International Symposium ¨100 years learning from Rome¨, Italy.
2011 Director and lecturer at the International Symposium ¨Symmetries in Rome¨, Italy
2011 Director and lecturer of the International Symposium ¨Symmetries in Split¨, Croatia
2012 Director and lecturer of the International Symposium ¨Symmetries in Lisbon¨, Portugal
2011 Lecturer at Convegno Internazionale di Architettura :”A Roma/Da Roma”.
2011 Lecture at Cervantes Institute in Prague.
2011 Lecture at Campus Ultzama. Foundation Architecture and Society
2011 Lecture and International Workshop at Roma Tre University
2011 Lecture at International Symposium ¨Architettura e Resistenza¨ at the Royal Spanish Academy in Rome
2011 Visiting Professor to the Master of Restoration at the E.T.S. of Architecture in Madrid.
2011 Lecture at Arquitectura iberica ¨Reencuentros y Talleres¨Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, Valladolid
2012 Lecturer at Najera International Seminar: ¨Contemporary architecture intervention in the heritage¨
2012 Lecturer Facoltá di Architettura Universita Cagliari. Cerdeña.
2012 Lecturer at La Salle ARQ University Barcelona.
2012 Lecturer at Barcelona School of Architecture ETSAB
2012 Lecture at APFC Juan Herreros
2012 Lecture at Master di Historia, Architettura e Progetto at Universita di Roma Tre
2012 Lecture Series Cornell University.
2012 Lecture at ¨Under 40 ¨ Architecture Symposium , Madrid
2013 Lecture at Rice university
2013 Lecture at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Summer Workshop in Aranjuez, Madrid
2013 Lecture at Berkeley university
2013 Lecture ¨On Reuse¨at Universiity of Toronto, Canada
2013 Lecture at Catholic University of America, Washington
2013 Lecture at the International Seminar ¨Regeneracao e Reabilitacao Urbana¨, Oporto
2013 Lecture at University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
2013 Lecture at Carleton University in Ottawa
2013 Robert B. Church III Memorial Lecture Series UT College of Architecture and Design
2013 Lecture at Harvard Latin GSD
2013 Lecture at Master Internazionale di livello Architettura Storia e Progetto, Roma Tre University
2013 Lecture series Young Practices at M.I.T. Boston
2013 Lecture at the AIA Architecture Week in Washington DC
2013 Lecture at Texas A&M University
2014 Lecture at Days of Oris. Dubrovnik. Croatia
2014 Lecturer at Master Internazionale di Architettura Storia e Projgtto di Roma Tre
2014 Lecture at Monterrey CEDIM, Mexico
2014 Lecture at Wall-walks Roma Tre
2014 Lecture at Scuolla di Archittetura ad Alghero, Italy
2014 Lecture at AIA New York ¨Social Housing in Spain¨ Symposium, New York
2015 Lecture in Medellín “Hip Hub Works” organised by Corona .
2015 Lecture in Bogota at Corona´s headquarters
2015 Lecture in Design Master event in Beijing
2015 Lecture in Design Master event Chengdu
2015 Lecture in Design Master event in Shanghai
2015 Lecture at I.U.A.V. University in Venice
2016 Lecture “Take design to the masses” International Symposium. India
2016 Speaker at ¨Unfinished, Manifesto Series¨ in Storefront Gallery, New York
2016 Lecture at Days of Oris Symposium in Zagreb, Croatia
2016 Lecture at SFK Beijing,
2016 Lecture and workshop at SFK Shanghai
2016 Lecture at Hangzhou National Library
2016 Lecture at Zhejiang Art Museum. Chengdu. China
2016 Lecture at Universidad Catolica de Chile
2016 Lecture at Academy of Art University. San Francisco
2016 Lecture Series California College of the Arts, San Francisco
2016 Lecture at University East London Lecture Series
2016 Lecture at the Symposium “50 years of Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture” at Maxxi Museum.
2016 Lecture at Milano Ordine di Architetti. Italy
2016 Director and lecturer of the International Symposium ¨Unfinished¨ at Giardini in Venice, Italy
2017 Lecture at Tulane University in New Orleans, U.S.
2017 Lecture at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, U.S.
2017 Lecture at Days of Oris, Zagreb, Croatia
2017 Lecture at California College of the Arts lecture series, U.S.
2017 Lecture at San Francisco University, U.S.
2017 Lecture at Izmir Architecture Week, Turkey
2017 Lecture at “Ways of Life” EXPERIMENTA URBANA – Kassel/Germany
2017 Lecture at Santo Domingo University Dominican Republic.
2017 Lecture at the Madrid Architecture Association, Spain
2018 Lecture at GSA Johannesburg lecture series, South Africa
2018 Lecture at Spitzer School of Architecture, The City College of New York, U.S.
2018 Lecture at Mextropoli festival in Mexico City in Mexico
WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS
2010 Invited Workshop at Castello de Proceno, University la Sapienza
2010 Director of the International Architectural Congress “100 years learning from Rome” at the Royal Spanish Academy of Rome
2010 Director of the International Seminar “Architettura e Resistenzia” at the Royal Spanish Academy of Rome
2011 Visiting Critic at Workshop Campus Ultzama: “Llegadas Partidas”. Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad
2011 Visiting Critic at Workshop di Progetazzione Internazionale University of Roma Tre, Temple University, Waterloo University
2011 co Director “Symmetries summer workshop” University of Split
2012 co Director “Symmetries winter workshop” University Roma Tre
2012 co Director “Symmetries summer workshop” ICTSE Lisbon.
2012 Visiting teacher at “Encontros Ibericos” Valladolid
2014 Workshop “Fronteiras” in Portugal
2015 Workshop at Design Master event in Beijing
2015 Workshop at Design Master event Chengdu
2015 Workshop at Design Master event in Shanghai
2015 Workshop at I.U.A.V. University in Venice
2017 Workshop at Bienal de Valparaiso in Santiago de Chile
2017 Workshop “Ways of Life” EXPERIMENTA URBANA – Kassel/Germany
2007 Technical juror of the New Exhibition and Congress building of Madrid´s Competition
2008 Jury of the third Young Architects Competition Javier Morales, Hercesa´s Foundation
2007 Technical juror of the New Administration Building New Justice´s Campus of Madrid´s Competition
2016 Jury member Art Biennale in Tenerife, Spain
2016 Jury member of the international Competition “Islands of Venice”
2016 Jury member ASCER International Ceramic Awards
2016 Jury member in selection of built works for the Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale
2016 Jury member of the Young Architects Competition to respond to the ¨Unfinished¨ manifesto at the Biennale in Venice
2016 Juror COAM Awards Architecture Association from Madrid, Spain
2017 Jury member ¨Europan 14¨ International Housing Competition in Sweden
2017 Main Curator of ¨Arquia Proxima¨ Awards in Spain
2018 Juror at the Architecture Biennial of Colombia
2009 Final Reviews of the Architecture School CEU of Madrid
2010 Jury Final works of the University of Sapienza di Roma
2011 Final reviews Pontificia University in Salamanca
2012 Final reviews Francisco Vitoria University
2013 Final Reviews M.I.T.
2013 Final Reviews Buffalo University
2014 Final reviews Cornell University
2014 Final Reviews University of Puerto Rico
2014 Final Reviews City College of New York
2014 Final Reviews KTH Stockholm
2015 Final Reviews Columbia University at Enrique Walker Studio
2015 Final Reviews at Rice University at Carlos Jimenez Studio
2015 Final Reviews at Harvard G.S.D. at Jorge Silvetti´s Studio
2015 Final Reviews at M.I.T. at Anton García Abril Studio
2015 Final Reviews at Cooper Union at David Turnbull Studio
2015 Final Reviews diploma days at KTH Stockholm
2016 Mid-Reviews at the ETH Zurich
2017 Final Reviews M.I.T.
2017 Final Reviews Cooper Union
2017 Final Reviews Columbia University
2017 Final Reviews Pratt University
2017 Final Reviews Yale University
2017 Final Reviews Cornell University
2018 Final Reviews University of Mendrisio
2018 Final Thesis Reviews Rice University
2000 Exhibition of the Selected Works of the first Spanish Architecture Biennale for students
2000 Exhibition of the awarded works of the New Polytechnic School Competition
2000 Chill out space for the International Contemporary Art Fair ARCO in Madrid
2000 Spanish Pavilion at the Biennale of Venice
2003 Exhibition at the COAM Foundation “Finished work” with the Polytechnic School of CEU Foundation
2003 Exhibition at the Mies Van der Rohe Pavilion. Awarded projects of the International Competition Europan VII
2003 International exhibition of the awarded Europan prizes in Athens
2005 Exhibition of the awarded Luigi Cosenza prize in Naples
2007 Exhibition at the COAM Foundation :” Abierto “
2008 Exhibition ¨Madrid in Progress… Developing Social Housing¨ in Moscu, Torino, Budapest, Sao Paulo and Shanghai
2008 JAE International Exhibition in different european countries.
2008 Exhibition New City of Justice of Madrid at the old Royal Textile Factor in Madrid.
2008 Exhibition COAM foundation “Crudo 100%” around european countries.
2009 Exhibition Academy Architects at the Acquario. Casa dell´Architettur in Rome, Italy
2009 Exhibition at the Rumanian Academy in Rome. “Spazi Aperti “
2009 Exhibition at the Royal Spanish Academy in Rome.
2009 Exhibition Madrid 100% itinerating in Brazil, Latino america, Europe, Africa and asia
2010 Exhibition at Columbia University, JAE. Nueva York
2010 Exhibition ¨A city called Spain¨ in Athens, Greece
2011 “Mind the gap” Exhibition at COAM Madrid Architect´s Association, Spain
2011 Exhibition Architectureweek in Praha, Czech Republic
2011 Solo Exhibition at Cervantes Institute in Prague, Czech Republic
2012 Exhibition at R.I.B.A. Emerging Architecture Awards 2011.
2012 Sculpture´s Museum in Leganes awarded projects exhibition at C.O.A.M.
2012 “Push house” at Biennale of Venice. Alberto Campo Baeza´s space
2012 Europan 11 exhibition of awarded works
2012 Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura y Urbanismo in Cadiz, Spain
2012 Exhibition at International 2012 Emerging Future at GA Gallery, Tokyo. Japan
2013 Exhibition ¨Kairos¨. Trienal Arquitectura Lisboa, Portugal
2013 Association Vol 5 Exhibition at Cornell University
2013 Exhibition at Cornell University
2013 Exhibition at International 2013 Emerging Future at GA Gallery, Tokyo. Japan
2014 Exhibition GA Houses project in Tokio, Japan
2015 Exhibition GA Houses Project 2015 in GA Gallery in Tokio, Japan
2015 Export, ICO Museum in Madrid. Spain
2016 Exhibition ¨Building Democracy¨in Madrid, Spain
2016 Exhibition GA Hoses Project at GA Gallery, Tokyo. Japan
2016 Curation ands design of the exhibition “Unfinished” at the Venice Architecture Biennale
2016 Invited to the exhibition ¨Sharing Models Manhattanisms¨. “The Golden Loop” at Storefront Gallery in New York
2017 Exhibition GA Hoses Project at GA Gallery, Tokyo. Japan
2018 Exhibition GA Hoses Project at GA Gallery, Tokyo. Japan