Josep Lluís Mateo
PHD (with honors) at the UPC (Polytechnic University of Catalonia). Professor of Architecture and Design at the ETH-Zürich (Swiss Federal institute of Technology) since 2002. Guest Professor at the GSD-Harvard (Graduate School of Design) 2015. Member of l’Ordre des Architectes de Paris, Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (SIA) in Zürich and the Catalan Professional Architectural Association (COAC) in Barcelona. Author (selection) of “Bauen und Denken” (2002), “Textos Instrumentales” (2007) and director of a collective research published as “Middle East: Contemporary Architectural Conditions” (2012). His practice, mateoarquitectura, is globally active and tries to connect intelligence and artistic ambition with pragmatism and objectivity.
His practice has won many prices and awards (NAN best Spanish project abroad 2010 & 2011); has been worldwide published (“Josep Lluís Mateo, Opere e progetti). 2007”, “On Building: Matter and Form”, 2012) and exhibit (MoMA New York 2006 and the Galerie d’Architecture in Paris 2013).