/ Members

CHAIR:

Javier Monclús Fraga
Full Professor

DepartmentU.P. Arquitectura
AreaUrbanismo
E-mailjmonclus@unizar.es

Degree in Architecture (1977) from the Catalonia Polytechnic University (ETSAB) and PhD (1985) from the same university. He has been visiting professor with research stays (Columbia University, 1988; University of Westminster, 2004) and has lectured at other universities. He has worked as consultant in the field of urban planning and urban design. Professor of Urbanism at the School of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Zaragoza since 2009. More than a hundred publications in international and national journals and publishers (Ashgate, Routledge, Salvat- Hachette, Shanghai STL, UPC, Planning Perspectives, Ciudad y Territorio, etc.). Among the last ones, as coeditor: C. Díez, J. Monclús (eds.), Urban Visions. From Planning Culture to Landscape Urbanism (Cham: Springer, 2018).

 

GROUP MEMBERS:

José Ignacio Bergera
Full professor

Department: U.P. Arquitectura
AreaProyectos arquitectónicos
E-mailibergera@unizar.es

Profesor Titular de Proyectos Arquitectónicos en la Universidad de Zaragoza. Arquitecto y Doctor por la ETSAUN en 1997 y 2002. En 2002 se graduó con premio extraordinario en el MDes de la Universidad de Harvard (GSD). Su tesis sobre Rafael Aburto fue premiada y publicada en 2005 por la Fundación Arquia. Especializado en arquitectura española contemporánea y en arquitectura y fotografía, tiene una amplia producción investigadora con numerosos artículos científicos, como autor y editor de más de 20 libros y catálogos y con cerca de 40 aportaciones en congresos internacionales. Ha sido Investigador Principal del Proyecto MINECO I+D+i “Fotografía y Arquitectura moderna en España” y comisario de sendas exposiciones celebradas en 2014 y 2017 en el Museo ICO de Madrid. Su obra construida ha recibido el Premio Chicago Athenaeum 2014, el Premio COAVN 2013 y 2010, el Premio Saloni 2006 –finalista en 2010 y 2007– y la designación, también como finalista, del Premio FAD 2013 y 2010.

Eduardo Delgado Orusco
PhD assistant professor

Department: U.P. Arquitectura
AreaProyectos arquitectónicos
E-mailedelgado@unizar.es

Architect and PhD in Architecture cum laude from the University of Madrid. His work as an architect has been awarded (Premios COAM, Premio XII BEAU, Finalista XIII BEAU, Madrid 100%, Archizinc, Big Mat, etc.) and published (Arquitectura, Arquitectura Viva, On Diseño, Bauwelt, C3, Future, Pasajes, etc.) numerous times. He is also author of numerous articles on contemporary art and architecture.He is currently teaching in the Department of Architectural Design at the University of Zaragoza.

Carmen Díez Medina
Full Professor

Department: U.P. Arquitectura
Area: Composición arquitectónica
E-mailcdiezme@unizar.es

Degree in Architecture from the Madrid Polytecnic University (ETSAM), 1988 and PjD from the Technische Universität Wien, 1996. Associate Professor of Theory and History and coordinator for the Ph.D. program “New Territories in Architecture” at the School of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Zaragoza. Previously, she was the Director of the Department of Theory and Architectural and Urban Projects at the Polytechnic School of the CEU-San Pablo University of Madrid. Research stays at GTHA-ETH, Zürich (2003) and at Polythecnic of Milan (2009, 2017). Member of the Urban Landscape and Contemporary Project (PUPC) Reference Research Group (DGA). Lead researcher of the projects: UR-HESP (MINECO) and SEHUD (European Union),  both with J. Monclús; España en los CIAM (CEU San Pablo University). More than hundred scientific publications, among the most recent Díez Medina, C., Monclús, J. (eds.), Visiones urbanas. De la cultura del plan al urbanismo paisajístico, Madrid: Abada, 2017 (versión inglesa: Springer, 2018). Collaborating architect at Rafael Moneo in Madrid (1996-2001) and at Nigst, Hubmann&Vass in Viena (1990-95).

Enrique Jerez Abajo
PhD assistant professor

Department: U.P. Arquitectura
AreaProyectos arquitectónicos
E-mailejerez@unizar.es

Architect graduated from ETSA Navarra (2004) with Distinction and Premio Extraordinario de Fin de Carrera. PhD Architect from University of Valladolid (2012). Assistant Professor of Architectural Design at EINA University of Zaragoza. Accreditation as a Profesor Contratado Doctor by ANECA since 2015. His work has been awarded, exhibited or published on several occasions: Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial (2018), Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos Vasco-Navarro Awards (2013), Arquia/Próxima Awards for young Spanish architects (2012), Castilla y León Architecture Awards (2018, 2011), etc. His PhD thesis is titled THE LEGACY FROM THE EPHEMERAL. 1937-2010, Designed and Built Architecture of Spanish Pavilions at International Exhibitions. From it, his line of research is focused on the strategies that take part in the architectural design’s process, based on modern and contemporary Spanish architecture, and in particular on exhibition pavilions and ephemeral architecture, as well as on domestic architecture.

Carlos Labarta Aizpún
Full Professor

Department: U.P. Arquitectura
AreaProyectos arquitectónicos
E-mailclabarta@unizar.es

Arquitecto por la Universidad de Navarra (ETSAUN), 1987. Becado Fulbright, Master in Design Studies, GSD, Universidad de Harvard, 1990; Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado, ETSAUN, 2000. Profesor Titular de Proyectos Arquitectónicos, Universidad de Zaragoza y Profesor Visitante, ETSAUN. Beca Eisenhower 2006. Su labor investigadora, fundamentalmente sobre la arquitectura del siglo XX, ha sido difundida en revistas especializadas, entre otras Revista de Arquitectura RA o Proyecto Progreso y Arquitectura PPA, libros conjuntos como Architects´Journeys, GSAPP Books Columbia University/T6)Ediciones, 2011 o, con la misma editorial, After the Manifesto 2014. Premio de Urbanismo del Ayuntamiento de Madrid, 1991. Proyectos premiados en sucesivas ediciones del Premio García Mercadal del Colegio de Arquitectos de Aragón. Ha participado con su obra en exposiciones conjuntas como “Habitar el Presente”, Nuevos Ministerios, Madrid, 2007. Prefinalista y Seleccionado en las ediciones XII y XIV Bienal Española de Arquitectura y Urbanismo, 2014 y 2018. Dos tramos de investigación por la CNEAI.

Javier Pérez Herreras
Full Professor

Department: U.P. Arquitectura
AreaProyectos arquitectónicos
E-mailperez.herreras@unizar.es

Architect and PhD in Architecture from the University of Navarre. In 2002 he founded with Javier Quintana their studio Taller Basico de Arquitectura: a laboratory of research in architecture, placed in Pamplona-Spain. His professional activity is focused on new ways of inhabitation and the new city that emerges. In this way, he represented Spain at the 8th Biennial of Architecture in Venice and he was exhibited in Forum of Barcelona in 2004 with his proposal for “400.000 dwellings”. In 2009 he presented “Genetic Occupation” in the 5º Biennial of Parma.  Among his other projects, all from his participation in public competitions, are Parliament of Navarre, Library in Pamplona, Ericsson Technology Centre in Bilbao and San Jorge University Campus. This work has been recognized in different awards as Arquitectura Española, FAD, ICONIC of German Design Council and Chicago Athenaeum.  He has been exhibited at the RIBA in London, AIA in Washington, Italian Institute in Tokyo, Istanbul Design Biennial or in the Museum of Architecture and Design of Chicago. He has been selected by Camuñas Foundation in 2006, at Young Architects of Spain in 2008, Congress of Spanish Architects in 2009 and at the Emerging Architects of Architectural Review in 2013.  He is the author of “Boxes of air”, an essay about the modern adventure of the inhabitation, and “Idea-Logic” a notebook concerning the ideas in architecture. As Vice-Chancellor of the San Jorge University he develops the implementation of a new academic itinerary and the design of a new Campus which gives room to new spaces for higher education. He is currently Professor of Architectural Design at the Zaragoza University and Strategic Design in IE Master.

 

GROUP INTERNS:

Isabel Ezquerra Alcázar
Predoctoral researcher

Department: U.P. Arquitectura
Area: Urbanismo
E-mailiezquerra@unizar.es

Isabel Ezquerra Alcázar works as a Research Assistant in the School of Engineering and Architecture at the Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain). She graduated in Architecture from the same university in 2013, obtaining the Award for Excellence in Academic Performance, and she also holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture. She is currently developing her PhD, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education, and Professional Training, within the Urban Project and Contemporary Landscape Research Group, in which she has also participated in the Advanced Urbanization Plan for the international railway station of Canfranc. Moreover, she has served various internships at national and international architecture firms. Her research interests focus on the urban form approach, the public space and urban regeneration.

Sergio García Pérez
Predoctoral researcher

Department: U.P. Arquitectura
Area: Urbanismo
E-mailsgarciap@unizar.es

Master’s in Architecture (University of Zaragoza, 2015) and Predoctoral researcher on School of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Zaragoza since 2015. His research, funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, focus on urban regeneration options of mass housing estates from an open space approach. Member of the research team of Ur-Hesp Project (MINECO, 2015-2017). Research initiation grant by the Barcelona Metropolitan Area. Research stay in Universidade do Porto (2018). Member of the research group ‘Paisajes urbanos y proyecto contemporáneo PUPC’ (DGA). Articles in journals as Building and Environment, Sustainable Cities and Societies or Zarch.

 

COLLABORATING MEMBERS:

Raimundo Bambó Naya
PhD assistant professor

Department: U.P. Arquitectura
Area: Urbanismo
E-mailrbambo@unizar.es

Arquitecto por la Universidad de Navarra (2000), con Premio Extraordinario Fin de Carrera y Segundo Premio Nacional Fin de Carrera, y Doctor por la Universidad de Zaragoza (2016). Ha complementado estos estudios con cursos y seminarios en la Universidad de Navarra, la Universidad de Zaragoza, la London Architectural Association o la Escuela de Arquitectura de la Universitá degli Studi di Palermo. Desde 2009 es profesor en la EINA Universidad de Zaragoza, en las áreas de Composición Arquitectónica (2009-2015) y Urbanística y Ordenación del Territorio (desde 2015). Ha sido profesor invitado en el TEC de Monterrey, el Politecnico di Milano, el IUAV di Venezia y la ETSA de Barcelona. Gran parte de su labor urbanística y edificatoria ha sido publicada en diferentes medios especializados nacionales e internacionales y ha recibido diversos reconocimientos por, entre otros, la Bienal de Española de Arquitectura y Urbanismo, la Bienal de Arquitectura de Sao Paulo o la Bienal Europea de Paisaje.

 

Sergio Sebastián Franco
PhD assistant professor

Department: U.P. Arquitectura
Area:  Proyectos arquitectónicos
E-mailsergio.sebastian@unizar.es

Arquitecto (2002) Doctor arquitecto (2016) por la ETSAM. Profesor de Proyectos Arquitectónicos Universidad de Zaragoza (2009-2018). Profesor invitado en diversas universidades nacionales e internacionales como Milán, Catania, Ferrara, o Medellín.. Sus obras e investigaciones han sido publicadas en diversos medios y revistas internacionales, y han recibido premios y reconocimientos, como:
Medalla de Oro Premio DOMUS Restauro e Conservazione (2014). Arquitectura con EÑE (2018 y 2016). Global Architecture &Design Awards RTFA (2018). City Brand&Tourism Landscape Awards (2018).  LIT Design Awards USA (2017). MADA MOS Build Rusia (2015). Award for Excellence in Historic Architectural Renovations UK (2015). Rethinking The Future International Award (2015). Innomatnet Award. New materials in Building Industrie (2014). Trofeo Ricardo Magdalena (2018 y 2013). Blue Stone Award Archi-World (2013). Mención especial Premios Europa Nostra (2014). Seleccionado en diversas ediciones de la Bienal Europea de Paisaje, en la Bienal de Arquitectura Española, Premios Urban CCCB, o en los premios Arquitectura en Positivo del CSCAE. Finalista en los premios Arquia/Próxima, Piranesi Accademia Adrianea di Roma, García Mercadal COAA,  Prémio Jornal-Larus , premio LUMEC CLU Philips,  SAIE Contest´12 Archi-Europe.
Además es crítico colaborador en Zenda Libros.

 

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