Fifth Edition 2015-2016
Luis Fernández-Galiano (1950) is an architect, professor at the School of Architecture of Universidad Politécnica of Madrid and director of the “AV/Arquitectura Viva” magazine. Member of the Real Academia de Doctores de España, Cullinan Professor at the Rice University, Franke Fellow at Yale University, invited as a scholar at the Getty Center of Los Angeles and at Princeton, Harvard and at the Berlage Institute as a critic. He taught at the Menéndez Pelayo and Complutense universities.
He chaired the jury at the 9th International Architecture Exhibition – Venice Biennale and at the 15th Architecture Biennale of Chile, he was expert and jury member for the Mies van der Rohe European Award, he also curated the El espacio privado exhibition in Madrid and the Extreme Eurasia exhibition in Tokyo, and he has been a jury member in numerous international architecture awards. Among his books are La Quimera Moderna (1989), Fire and Memory (MIT Press, 2000), Spain Builds (in collaboration with MoMA, 2006) and Atlas: Global Architecture circa 2000 (with the BBVA Foundation, 2008).