Educational Credentials :

  • Ph.D., Theory and History of Architecture, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, 2010
  • M.S., Architecture and Urban Culture, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, 1999
  • M. Arch, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, NY, 1984
  • B.A, Art History and Studio Art, Rutgers University, NJ, 1980

Teaching Experience :

  • Adjunct Professor, City College of New York, CUNY, 2021-present
  • Adjunct Professor, College of Art, Architecture and Design, American University of Sharjah in Barcelona Program, 2017-2019
  • Visiting Faculty, Master of Architecture and Urbanism Program in Barcelona, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, 2005-2019
  • Co-Director and Head of Studies, Metropolis Masters and Post-Graduate Program in Architecture and Urban Studies, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, 2003-2014
  • Core Faculty, Metropolis Masters and Post-Graduate Program in Architecture and Urban Studies, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, 1999-2014
  • Visiting Associate Professor, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University
  • in Barcelona Program. 2001-2014
  • Lecturer, Elisava Barcelona School of Design and Engineering, Pompeu Fabra University, 2001-2012
  • Visiting Lecturer, Azriel School of Architecture and Urbanism, Carleton University, Graduate Program in Barcelona, 2004-2005

Professional Experience :

  • Partner in Demostudio, 1999-present
  • “Live Sites: Urban Reactivation of Spaces in Disuse.” Urban Curation and Public Space Project. FAD, Fostering the Arts and Design Association, 2011-2012
  • Researcher, Mies van der Rohe Foundation, 2003
  • Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona, 1996-1998
  • Taller de Arquitectura, 1989-1992

Selected Publications and Recent Research :

  • Books:
    • The Ideal of Total Environmental Control: Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller and the SSA. Routledge, October 2017.
    • Co-Editor:
    • Metropolis: ciudades, redes, paisajes. Barcelona, Gustavo Gili, 2004.
    • Barcelona: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London, Ellipsis/Chrysalis, 2001
  • Articles and Conference Papers:
    • “RCR in UAE.” (with Dr. Igor Pereza). CRC Press Balkema (Taylor Francis Group)
    • The International Association of Structures and Architecture, ICSA 2022 Aalborg University, Denmark. Forthcoming, 2022
    • “Knud Lönberg-Holm and the Introduction of Bauhaus Pedagogy in the US”
    • Bauhaus Effects. National College of Art and Design, University College Cork, University College Dublin and Goethe Institut, Dublin. 7-9 February 2019
    • “The Universal Connector: Building Systems after the Bauhaus”
    • Bauhaus Lab, Dessau. 7 May – 9 August 2018
    • “Architects in the Circular Economy: Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller and the SSA.” Beyond Instrumentality: Environmental Histories of Architecture. European Architectural History Network Fifth International Meeting, Estonia. 2018
    • “The International Architectures of the SSA: Informational Designer Knud Lönberg-Holm.” Architecture, Systems Research and Computational Science. Nexus Network Journal. Volume 14, Number 1 (Winter 2012): 35-53.
    • “Design Abroad: Program Design and Cultural Immersion”
    • ACSA (Associated Collegiate Schools of Architecture) International Conference, Barcelona. Change: Architecture, Education, Practices. June 2012
    • “Monuments and Instruments: a historical case study of design scenarios and emergency” Design History Foundation Conference, Barcelona. September 2011
    • “Pencil of Nature/Mirror of Culture.”
    • Scapes V. Journal of the Department of Architecture Parsons School of Design (2007): 22-27.
    • “Postmoderne.” Bauwelt Number 24 (June 2003).

Professional Memberships :

  • Society of Architectural Historians
  • European Architectural History Network