Juan Herreros, PhD M.Arch, Chair Professor of Architectural Desig at the Madrid School of Architecture and Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia GSAPP. He has previously taught at Princeton University, Architectural Association-London, EPF-Lausanne, IIT-Chicago and Other schools in Slovenia, Finland and Spain. Throughout the years he has held numerous lectures, courses and international seminars as well as research workshops and published a significant number of books, texts and interviews. His office estudioHerreros is conceived as a collective platform through which he pursues his professional, pedagogical and research activity. His theoretical work is focused in the re-definition of the contemporary architectural practice and its dialogue with other disciplines. His professional work has been displayed in individual and collective exhibitions from MoMA to Venice Biennial and widely published and awarded. estudioHerreros is currently working in Spain, Norway, France, Morocco, Mexico, Uruguay and Switzerland and has completed more than fifty projects in Spain, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, South Korea and Argentina. Juan Herreros holds the International Fellowship of the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) among other distinctions.
Porto Academy is the result of an enormous passion for architecture as a discipline. We admire the figures that dream about it, who build, study and promote it. We believe that practice - as an exercise of the architect’s profession - is central to the future of the discipline, and therefore one of the reasons why we’ve founded Porto Academy. For a week period, one lives the passion for the discipline of architecture and enjoys intellectual freedom.