CURRICULUM VITAE

PROFESSIONAL STATUS
Architect of Culture, Environment, Education and Citizenship, City of Zaragoza.

Professor of Architecture Grade School of Engineering and Architecture at the University of Zaragoza.

Founder and Director of the magazine ‘Z Arquitectura’.

Gbang conceptual architecture founded in 2004

President and CEO of Urban Prospection Network

Activity | Architectural project development, project management, financial management, urban strategies and organisation of work teams; university teaching and architectural publications editor.

ACADEMIC FORMATION
ARCHITECT by the HIGHER TECHNICAL SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA (1980-1986) 

Urban ARCHITECT by the HIGHER TECHNICAL SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA (1986-1987)

DOCTORAL THESIS PROJECT: “Architectural Heritage. The importance of technology and construction processes in the figurative quality of architecture as a complement to formal and spatial values.”

Scholarship from the Ministry of Education and Science for the training of research staff from January 1986 until December 1989, selected among the top 10 records of the Polytechnic University of Valencia. The activity was focused on teaching assignments and scientific-technical research in concrete structures and pathology of the building.

COLLEGE MAJOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP by academic merit awarded by the San Francisco Javier University College of Valencia (1986)

Scholarship from the MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE FOR RESIDENCE IN THE IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (LONDON) and THE CENTRE Scientifique et Technique OF CONSTRUCTION (BRUSSELS)

Stays at TEACHING AND RESEARCH CENTERS
IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. Dept. Of Civil Engineering. London SW7 2BV / Great Britain / year 1989 / three months / Researcher / Durability of Concrete

CENTRE SCIENTIFIQUE ET TECHNIQUE DE LA CONSTRUCTION. Rue du Lumbard, 41, 1000 Brussels / Belgium / year 1989 / three months / Researcher / Durability of Concrete

PROFESSIONAL COURSE
TEAM ARCHITECT WITH ANTONIO ESCARIO at Valencia (1986-1989), National Architecture Award and academic of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Charles of Valencia.

ARCHITECT OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF VALENCIA in 1989

PARTICIPATES WITH:
UN STUDIO (BEN VAN BERKEL, CAROLINE BOS) at Amsterdam (co-authorship 2006).

OMA, REM KOOLHAAS at Rotterdam 2004, 

GL EVENTS for assembly exhibitions and graphic design, at París 2008. 

KURSAAL MANAGEMENT TEAM for management - image of convention centers at San Sebastián 

FOUNDATION ANGEL ORENSANZ IN THE ASSEMBLY OF OUTDOOR ART EXHIBITIONS ON THE ISLAND OF MANHATTAN AT NEW YORK

FOUNDER of the Conceptual Architecture “bang/gbang” in 2004

ARCHITECT OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF ZARAGOZA FROM 20th OF APRIL OF 1990 UP TO DATE AS CIVIL EMPLOYEE BELONGING TO THE TECHNICAL SUBSCALE OF SPECIAL MANAGEMENT, TECHNICAL SENIOR, GROUP A, BY OPEN COMPETITION.

THROUGH MERITS CONTEST: ARCHITECT OF THE ARCHITECTURAL DEPARTMENT ATTACHED TO THE SERVICE OF CONSERVATION AND PROJECTS | ZARAGOZA CITY COUNCIL, MANAGEMENT OF URBANISM AND INFRASTRUCTURE | Responsible for the conservation of the Municipal Architectural Heritage of Zaragoza, Drafting of Projects for Public Implementation, Construction management and Direction of work teams / From May 15, 1990 to May 31, 1996..

THROUGH MERITS CONTEST: CHIEF ARCHITECT OF THE UNIT OF HEALTHCARE FACILITIES OF THE ARCHITECTURE PROJECTS DEPARTMENT AND ATTACHED TO THE PROJECTS SERVICE | ZARAGOZA CITY COUNCIL, URBANISM MANAGEMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE | Responsible for the Drafting of Projects for Public Implementation, Construction managemen, Economic management and administrative, Feasibility studies, Exhibitions and Direction of work teams | From June 1, 1996 to December 22, 1999.

THROUGH MERITS CONTEST: CHIEF ARCHITECT OF THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT UNIT 1 OF THE DIRECTORATE OF ARCHITECTURE | ZARAGOZA CITY COUNCIL, URBANISM MANAGEMENT, INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENVIRONMENT | Responsible for the Drafting of Projects for Public Implementation, Construction managemen, Economic management and administrative, Feasibility studies, Exhibitions and Direction of work teams | From 23 December 1999 to June 11, 2010.

RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF ARCHITECTS RECENTLY joined to the College of Architects of Aragon, SIGNED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF ZARAGOZA AND THE COAA during the year of 2000

DIRECTOR OF THE EXPERT GROUP FOR URBAN FURNITURE APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF ZARAGOZA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE ARCHITECTS OFFICIAL COLLEGE OF ARAGON

ARCHITECT OF THE BOARD OF ECONOMY OF THE BASILICA OF SANTA ENGRACIA AND RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT OF THE WORKS OF CONSERVATION AND EXTENSION from 1996 to 1999

FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR OF THE MAGAZINE ‘Z Arquitectura’. Magazine of the Official College of Architects of Aragón.

DIRECTOR OF URBAN PROSPECTION WORKSHOP “Zaragoza 2016” under agreement with the University of San Jorge, the University of Zaragoza and the Municipality of Zaragoza

PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE URBAN PROSPECTION NETWORK

Has participated as a jury in NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL COMPETITIONS, being appointed by the Department of Education, Culture and Sports of the Government of Aragón: COMPETITION JURY MEMBER FOR IDEAS COMPETITION “GOYA SPACE” IN ZARAGOZA, competition won by the Swiss Office of HERZOG & de MEURON (part of the jury: the Director of the Museo del Prado, Miguel Zugaza, the Director of the MoMA in New York, Terence Riley, the Director of AV (Luis Fernandez Galiano) ..

CONFERENCES PARTICIPATION / CONGRESS ORGANIZATION
PARTICIPATION / COORDINATION ON THE FIRST CONGRESS OF HISTORY AT THE CITY OF VALENCIA at the ‘Palau de la Musica and Congresos’ of Valencia / Year 1988

ORGANIZATION OF THE VII INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MARINE CORROSION AND INCRUSTATIONS at the Polytechnic University of Valencia from 7 to November 11, 1988.

WINNING WORKS CONFERENCE XVI edition of the prize “García Mercadal” December 27, 2001 in the Official College of Architects of Aragon. 

“ARCHITECTURE AND CONTEXT. DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE OLD AND THE NEW”. At the Technical Meeting organized by the Urban Planning Department of the City of Zaragoza in the History Center on 18, 19, 24 and November 25, 2004. 

“Valdespartera Interpretation Centre. THE BUILDING DESIGN CRITERIA. PHOTOVOLTAIC THERMAL INSTALLATIONS AND CONDITIONING”. In the VIII Conference on Bioclimatic Architecture of Santiago de Compostela. Saturday November 12, 2005

“FINALIST PROJECT OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR THE CONFERENCE CENTRE OF ZARAGOZA”. In the VIII Conference on Bioclimatic Architecture of Santiago de Compostela. Saturday November 12, 2005

PANEL DISCUSSION with magazine editors  from AV, EL CROQUIS, METALOCUS, FISURAS for the presentation of No. 1 of the magazine Z Architecture, Thursday May 8, 2003 in the Official College of Architects of Aragon.

PANEL DISCUSSION in the Seminar on Architecture “The City after the Expo 2008”, Monday July 14, 2008 in the Pavilion of the Expo 2008

CONFERENCE - PRESENTATION OF THE ISSUE 11-12 OF THE MAGAZINE Z ARCHITECTURE MONOGRAPHIC OF THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 2008 at the Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid (September 2008)

Participation at the ‘round table’, at the Delicias Train Station of Zaragoza, organized by the University of san Jorge at Zaragoza, under the theme ‘Linkage Madrid - Zaragoza - Barcelona’discussing ‘Our school of architecture: the school that we want’ | Septiembre 2009

CONFERENCE SPEAKER at EGA VALENCIA: “Diagrams and New Software Tools” (2010)

CONFERENCE “SPONGES AND TRASH”, at the School of Architecture at Zaragoza from the University of San Jorge | May 2011

CONFERENCE “INTRODUCTION TO ZARAGOZA”, at the opening of Upright Workshop of the School of Architecture at Zaragoza from the University of San Jorge | September 2011