Eduard Sancho Pou is an Adjunct Professor in the Real Estate Development program at Columbia GSAPP. He was a Professor in Architectural Strategy and Policy at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Palermo (UP) in Buenos Aires and is a member of the Cercle d'Arquitectura Research Group at the UPC in Barcelona. He earned his doctorate (cum laude) at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). He has been awarded a Graham Grant from the Graham Foundation in Chicago and a mention in the FAD Awards on Theory and Criticism.
He is also an author of several books on architectural and development strategies, writing on how marketing, policies and data affect the process of a project: Architectural Strategies (Peninsula, 2012) and Function Follows Strategy (Detail, 2015).
Sancho Pou currently works as the Director of Strategy and Planning at NADA, an architectural design and real estate development firm based in New York. Prior to his current position, he was the Urban Projects Operations Manager for the Habitat and Inclusion Office of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires. Since 2002, he has run his own architecture studio in Barcelona where he works as an architect and strategic consultant.
In the past, he was the director of Galería BCA-Aedes (Barcelona Centre Arquitectura), where he organized architecture exhibitions, colloquia, and conferences attended by international architects, institutions, and individuals in related fields. He has also been an architecture consultant to the Swiss multinational corporation, Holcim, for the dissemination of the Holcim Awards for sustainable architecture.