(organizer and moderator)
José Aragüez is a New York-based architect and writer with working experience in offices in Spain (Antonio J. Torrecillas), Holland (MVRDV) and London (Idom/ACXT). He is currently pursuing a PhD in the History and Theory of Architecture at Princeton University, having previously obtained a Diploma in Architecture and Urbanism from the University of Granada in Spain (Honorable Mention, University Graduation Extraordinary Prize, and 1st National Prize in Architecture) and, from Columbia University, a MSc. degree in architecture (Honor Prize for Excellence in Design) and a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Architectural Research. He has presented his work internationally across Europe and the US, as well as in the Middle East, and taught studios and seminars at Columbia University, Princeton University and the University of Granada. Sections of his research work were exhibited at the 2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennale and are currently on display at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale.