Board game volumetry. Domus Damero by Jesús Donaire García de Mora

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Project team
Collaborating architect: Javier Mercadé Seijas.
Technical architect: Juan Antonio Jiménez Barrera.
Michael Bello, Maria Martinez, Arianna Missaglia, Pablo Paradinas, Iacopo Prinetti and Cesare Sartori.
Completion date: February 2023.
Majadahonda, Madrid. Spain.

Jesús Donaire

Jesús Donaire holds a PhD in Architecture from the ETSAM-UPM, with an Extraordinary Prize from the UPM, and is an architect from the same University. Master in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University in New York, thanks to a Fulbright scholarship, with an Honorary Award for Excellence in Design and the William Kinne Research Award. He obtained a scholarship from the Consejo Social UPM and a scholarship from the Real Academia de España en Roma.

He is Profesor Contratado Doctor at the ETSAM. He has been an Assistant Professor at Barnard + Columbia College of Architecture in New York, a Professor at the University of Nebrija, at Suffolk University (Boston), at the University of Navarra, and a Visiting Professor at the Politecnico di Milano since 2016. He has been invited as a guest lecturer, workshop tutor, and project juror at various universities and cultural institutions in Europe, the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Secretary of the BigMat International Architecture Award and Editor-in-Chief of the BMIAA Architectural Culture Blog. He has collaborated extensively with David Chipperfield in London and with Jesús Aparicio and Alberto Campo Baeza in Madrid. His projects have been awarded, selected, and/or nominated internationally, including two ENOR awards, LLEDÒ, COAM Madrid, ASCER de Arquitectura Cerámica, International Interior Design Association of Chicago (IIDA), the ARCHITIZER of New York on three occasions, the Arquitectura con Ñ Awards and the CSCAE Architecture Awards. His work has been extensively awarded, published, and exhibited. In 2020 he won a mention in the competition for the new market in Sanxenxo and 2022 he won first prize in the international competition for the refurbishment and extension of the Real Academia de España en Roma.

At the same time, he has carried out extensive work as a curator and museographer of exhibitions, widely recognized and awarded internationally. From 2018 to 2020 he worked as curator and museographer of the Real Academia de España en Roma. His most awarded and published exhibitions include DOMUSae, Espacios para la Cultura, organized by the Ministry of Culture, or the exhibition JAE, Jóvenes Arquitectos Españoles, organized by the Ministry of Housing.



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