Francisco Javier de Luque y López was born in Seville in 1871 and died in Madrid in 1941. He was a Spanish architect. He graduated in Physical and Mathematical Sciences in Seville in 1893 and in Architecture in Madrid in 1899. His main projects include the Cathedral of Mary Immaculate in Vitoria, the building of the Geological and Mining Institute of Spain, the Ministry of Education building (Madrid), the College of Jesus and Mary (Madrid), the Church of the Twelve Apostles (Madrid), the Pavilion 4 at the Residence of the Higher Council for Scientific Research (Residencia de Estudiantes, Madrid), the flag of Spain in the Venice Biennale (1922) and the restoration and completion of the facade of the Cathedral of Seville (Seville, 1921).
Between 1909 and 1914 he lived in Vitoria, where he was an academician of the Real Academia de Bellas Artes of San Fernando de Alava. Later he moved to Madrid, city where he taught at the School of Architecture and where he was a technician of the civilian buildings section of the Ministry of Public Instruction and Fine Arts.