Pedro Alonso Zúñiga was born in Santiago, Chile in 1975. He obtained a Bachelor and a Master´s degree in architecture at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2000. He has a Ph.D at the Architectural Association, where he teaches since 2005 and is currently a visiting tutor of the History and Critical Thinking’ Masters Program (HCT MA). He teaches Design and Architectural Theory at the Pontificia Universidad Católica in Chile, institution where he is the Director of the Master’s Program in Architecture (MARQ). His book, Deserta; ecology and industry in the Atacama Desert (Santiago: ARQ, 2012) was published along with numerous articles in international magazines. Along with H. Palmarola, was awarded with the RIBA Research Trust (2008). In 2010 he was awarded the Getty Research Grant, a Fellowship as Visiting Scholar at the CCA in Montreal and the Prince Claus … Leer… »
Alejandro Aravena Mori (Elemental) was born in Santiago, Chile in 1967. He is an Architect from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and he had postgraduate studies form the Università IUAV di Venezia and Etching studies at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia. He teaches at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile since 1994 and he taught at GSD of Harvard University from 2000 to 2005. He is a jury member of the International Pritzker and Fellow Award at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). He received the Silver Lion Award at the 11th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia among other international awards. He is currently the Executive Director at Elemental S.A.
Juan Pablo Corvalán Hochberger (Susuka) was born in Geneva, Switzerland in 1973. He is an Architect from Ecole d’Ingénieurs de Genève, studied at the Universidad de Chile and has a Master´s degree from the School of Architecture at the Berlage Institute. He has published articles and his projects have been published in international architectural magazines and he lectured and imparted workshops worldwide. He is currently a professor at the Universidad de Talca and is a founding member of Supersudaca and Susuka (the Chilean base), founded in 2004. Susuka, together with José Luis Abasolo Llarias (who has worked on reconstruction projects and investigations in several countries and is a member of URBZ, a think tank based in Mumbai and Santiago, who he works with since 2012 on the project “Sao Paulo Calling” curated by Stefano Boeri), collaborate together in this occasion.
Genaro Cuadros Ibáñez was born in Santiago, Chile in 1967. He is an Architect from the Universidad La República and he has a Master´s degree in Applied Science, special mention in Urban Studies and Land Development from the l’Université Catholique de Louvain. He has been a policy-maker in urban heritage, and investment coordinator of urban and rural lands pertaining to the Chilean government. He is also consultant for the Mexican government in local crime prevention in Tapachula, Monterrey, Torreón and Ciudad Juárez in México. He is currently professor of Urban Studies at the School of Architecture of the Universidad Diego Portales where he is also the Director of the City and Landscape Lab.
Germán del Sol Guzmán was born in Santiago, Chile in 1949. He is an Architect from the ETSAB-UPC in Barcelona, Spain in 1973. He has obtained awards in Chile and other countries, like the first prize at the III Latin-American Architecture Biennale (2002) and in the biennales of Miami (2001), Quito (2000), Santiago (2004), and the Grand Prize at the Landscape Competition in Moscow 2005, the World Architecture Arup Award for Best Latin-American architectural piece in 2001 and the National Architectural Award of Chile in 2006, among others. His main projects are the Chilean Pavilion at the Expo Sevilla in 1992, the Explora Hotel and the Remota Hotel in the Chilean Patagonia, the Explora Hotel and the Puritama Hot Springs in Atacama, the Gracia Vineyard in Totihue, the Geometric Hot Springs in Villarrica, the Seña vineyard in Aconcagua, as well … Leer… »
Pedro Pulido Anker was born in Santiago, Chile in 1971. He is an Architect from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. His interest in public Architecture led him to design and built two municipal Schools and several residential projects in his hometown Chile before he moved in 2005 to New York City, to work for Iván Navarro as a studio and Project manager in several Art assignments that needed and Architectural approach. Parallel to his artist collaborations he remained close to the Architectural practice working for Jonathan Kirschenfeld Architect P.C. He currently works and lives in Brooklyn, where he formed the Music Project “Recipol” and is part of the band “Nutria NN”, both part of Navarro’s music label “Hueso Records”.
Iván Ivelic Yanes was born in Viña del Mar, Chile in 1970. He is an Architect from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso and he obtained a Ph.D from the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid. He is currently professor at the School of Architecture and Design of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso and an active member of the Open City of Ritoque. He has focused his researches on architecture and its surroundings. In the framework of the workshops at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, and since the year 1988, he has made several voyages dedicated to the study and development of Travesías in South America.
Iván Navarro Carbacho was born in Santiago, Chile in 1972. He is known internationally for his sociopolitically charged sculptures of neon, fluorescent and incandescent light. In 2009, he represented Chile at the 53rd Venice Biennale. His work is held in the public and private collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, VA), Fonds National d’Art Contemporain (Paris), Towner Contemporary Art Museum, (Eastbourne, UK), LVMH Collection (Paris), Saatchi Collection (London), Martin Z. Margulies Warehouse (Miami, FL), and Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (Santiago de Compostela, Spain). He also is the creator of the record label “Hueso Records”, through which he produces several independent Musicians from the alternative scene around the world. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn.
Rodrigo Tisi Paredes was born in Santiago, Chile in 1971. He is an Architect and a Master in Architecture from the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile and he obtained a Ph.D in Performance Studies at the Tisch
School of Arts of New York University. He has taught at the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile, Universidad Diego Portales, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, New York University and Parsons School of Design. He is currently the Dean at the Faculty of Arts, Design, Architecture and Applied Technology of Universidad de Artes, Ciencias y Comunicación (UNIACC).
Cristóbal Palma Domínguez was born in Oxford, UK, in 1974. He studied at the Architectural Association (AA) in London to then start his career as a photographer focused primarily on architecture and urban landscapes.
Some of his recent editorial work includes commissions for titles such as: Monocle, Wallpaper, Wire, The New York Times, Domus and Architectural Digest. In addition to his photographic work, Palma began to produce short architecture films in 2010, work which has been shown in Canada, Colombia and Portugal. Since 2008 he is based in Santiago, Chile and is represented by Galería AFA.