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Juan Herreros

Juan Herreros is PhD 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 juror in numerous national and international competitions, awards, and biennials, and has been 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 the scales, being his main field of action the one related to projects of high complexity that require strong experts and technologies coordination. His carrier has been widely awarded, published, and exhibited nationally and internationally including MoMA-New York, ICO-Madrid and StudioX-Rio de Janeiro.

His most relevant publications include 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 partner of estudioHerreros, he has received the A+ Career Award in 2019, the FAD Jury and Opinion Awards in the Architecture category in 2020, and several nominations for the European Mies van der Rohe Awards for Contemporary Architecture.

GSAPP Conversations #2: Juan Herreros in conversation with Amale Andraos

Juan Herreros speaks with Dean Amale Andraos about the relationship between teaching and practicing architecture, and how he has carefully designed a specific way of working globally. Herreros gives insight into how working sensitively in foreign settings also helps to develop a robust local practice, and how he is bringing the influence of emerging practices to his students at GSAPP’s Advanced Architecture Studios.

Courses

Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4106‑13 Spring 2023
Architecture Studio VI
Juan Herreros
600 / 700 AVERY
FULL SEMESTER
0 Points
11341
A4507‑1 Spring 2023
Unorthodox Arch Practices
Juan Herreros
408 AVERY
M 9 AM - 11 AM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
12005