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Lluís Ortega

Architect and Professor at UPC

Lluís Ortega is Ph.D. Architect by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), MA in Philosophy by the Universitat de Barcelona, and obtained his Master of Science degree (AAD) from Columbia University. Co-founder and principal at JL-Office, at present he is Associate Professor at UPC. Previously taught at IIT and UIC (Chicago), at the Universidad Torcuato di Tella in Buenos Aires, Universidad de Alicante, GSD Harvard University, Cambridge, and at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna. Editor of the magazine Quaderns d'Arquitectura i Urbanisme (2003-2005). 

Secretary of the 2022 and 2024 Jury of the European Prize for Urban Public Space. 



Update: 18 January 2024



Has participated in

Architecture and Failure

Charlotte Van den Broek

Life in Europe’s urban sprawl


Appropriations: Architectural Actions for Inhabiting Collective Space

International Workshop ETSAV-CCCB

Archipelago of exception

Sovereignties of extraterritoriality

Take away cultures