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Josep Ferrando


Among his constructed works are Individual Housing projects, for example the house in Bescanó which was a finalist in the Architecture Biennale, and another house in Tiana. In Collective Housing he recently won the first European Prize for his proposal for Cerdanyola del Vallès, and he has also worked on social housing projects in different European cities including Milan. Moreover, he has designed many projects for Health, Cultural and Educational facilities. Outstanding in this area of his work is the Salt Police Station, the Rovira i Virgili University Campus in Tortosa and the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) Postgraduate Studies Building for the Barcelona Campus. He has also worked on proposals for Public Space, as well as in Interior and Product design, where his own office space stands out as an example. Moreover, he has simultaneously engaged in a widely recognised teaching career since 1998, mainly at the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB) but also in the La Salle Engineering and Architecture School, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED), and Eina, the Escola de disseny i art (School of Design and Art) in Barcelona. He has also been a visiting lecturer at the Hochschule für Technik Zürich (HSZT), the Escola da Cidade in Sao Paulo, and the Universidade Positivo (UNICENP) Curitiba. His work has been exhibited in the United States, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Portugal and Japan, inter alia, and he has given numerous lectures at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, the Catholic University of Chile, the HafenCity Universität Hamburg, the Facoltà d’Architettura in Palermo, and at congresses such as the UIA 24th World Congress of Architecture, Tokyo, 2011.

Update: 2 July 2020


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