Leandro Madrazo is a full professor at La Salle School of Architecture, Ramon Llull University in Barcelona and director of the research group ARC Engineering and Architecture La Salle since its creation in 1999, and coordinator of the A-PLACE project co-financed by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union (2019-23). He graduated with a degree in architecture from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (1984), and later studied as Fulbright scholar in the Master of architecture programmes at Harvard University and the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) where he obtained a master’s degree (1988). From 1990 to 1999 he carried out his teaching and research work in the Department of Architecture and CAAD at ETH Zürich, where he obtained his PhD (1995). His teaching activity encompasses diverse fields, including architecture theory and representation, art and media, housing studies and design methodology. He has coordinated the European research projects HOUSING@21.EU “Emerging forms of housing and living in 21st century” (2003–2006), OIKODOMOS “A Virtual Campus to promote the study of dwelling in contemporary Europe” (www.oikodomos.org) (2007–2009, 2010–2011), and OIKONET “A global multidisciplinary network on housing research and learning” (2013-2016). He has been co-coordinator of the research project PROHABIT (2015-2018) “Multidisciplinary analysis of the lived environment to promote the implementation of the right to the city”, co-funded by the RecerCaixa programme. He has been co-responsible of the UMVA “Unidad Móvil de Video Arquitectura” programme, carried out in conjunction with the Loop Festival, from 2012 to 2017.
Last update: April 26th, 2021