A giant blind for Valencia. Mediterráneo Pavilion Tac! 2023, by Manuel Bouzas

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TAC! Festival de Arquitectura Urbana 2023.
September 20, 2023 to October 23, 2023.
Plaza Músico López Chavarri, Valencia, Spain.
Milena Villalba, BravaStudio.


Manuel Bouzas (Pontevedra, 1993) is an architect and researcher established in Galicia and Boston. Graduated with honors in 2018 from the ETSA of Madrid (UPM), Manuel is currently studying the Master of Design Studies at Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

His work explores the intersection between Architecture and Ecology through multiple scales and formats, ranging from the design of temporary installations to academic research. His projects have been exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 2023 and 2018, as well as at the XV Spanish Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2021.

In addition, he has received the Renzo Piano World Tour Award 2022, the La Caixa Postgraduate Scholarship 2021, and the COAM Emerging Award 2020 by the Official College of Architects of Madrid, among others. Multiple international media have recognized and disseminated his work, such as Arquitectura Viva, El Mundo, Domus, Divisare, or Archdaily. Manuel combines professional and academic activity, having collaborated as a J-Term instructor at Harvard GSD, assistant in the Department of Architectural Projects at ETSAM (UPM), or visiting researcher at the Tsukamoto Lab (Atelier Bow-Wow) in Tokyo Institute of Technology.



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