A lecture by Juan Herreros, Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia GSAPP and founder of estudio Herreros.
This lecture is hosted on the occasion of Columbia GSAPP’s Spring 2023 Open House for Admitted Students.
Juan Herreros is Ph.D. and M.Arch Architect with more than 35 years of practice, Professor of Architectural Design at the Madrid School of Architecture and Full Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia GSAPP in New York. He has developed his teaching and research activity in numerous institutions such as Princeton University, the Architectural Association of London, the EPF of Architecture of Lausanne, the IIT of Chicago, and Aalto University in Helsinki. He has participated as a juror in numerous national and international competitions, awards, and biennials, and has been a member of several editorial boards of specialized journals and expert committees related to architectural education.
In 1984 he founded Abalos&Herreros, in 1999 LMI (International Multimedia League), in 2006 Herreros Arquitectos, and in 2014 Estudio Herreros, consolidating a global, multidisciplinary, and committed practice that embraces its founder’s professional, teaching, and research activity along his partner Jens Richter. His professional work includes all scales; his main field of action is related to projects of high complexity that require strong experts and technological coordination. His career has been widely awarded, published, and exhibited nationally and internationally including MoMA New York, ICO Madrid, StudioX Rio de Janeiro, and arc en rêve centre d’architecture-Bordeaux.
His most relevant publications include Lambda Files: The Project for the Munch Museum in Oslo (Spector Books, 2023), Textos Críticos (Asimétricas, Madrid, 2019), Critical Practice (TC, Valencia, 2019), Dialogue Architecture (La Oficina, Madrid, 2013), Housing and Public Space in the XXI Century (Actar, Barcelona, 2008), and Palaces for Fun (LMI, Madrid, 2000); and, in collaboration with I. Ábalos, the books Tower&Office (MIT Press, Cambridge, 2003) and Le Corbusier-Skyscrapers (Madrid, 1988).
Juan Herreros holds the title of International Fellowship of the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects); the ICON and the AD Architecture Award, the Medal of the Arts of the city of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, the Out of Series Award from El Mundo group, and has a nomination for the Architecture Medal of the Academy of Arts and Letters of the USA and another for the United States Artists Prize. As founder and partner of estudioHerreros, he has received the A+ Career Award in 2019, the FAD Award 2020 and 2022, and several nominations for the European Mies van der Rohe Awards for Contemporary Architecture.
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