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Francisco Mangado, (Navarra, 1957), is an architect from the School of Architecture of the University of Navarra, where he has been a professor since 1982. He has been a visiting professor at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, Eero Saarinen Visiting Professor at the Yale University, visiting professor at the EPF Polytechnic School of Lausanne, Baird and Gensler guest professor at Cornell University and visiting professor at the Polytechnic of Milan.

From his works they emphasize the Palace of Congresses and Auditorium of Pamplona "Baluarte" (2003), the Field of Soccer of Palencia (2006), the Municipal Center of Exhibitions and Congresses of Ávila (2009), the Museum of Archeology of Vitoria (2009 ), the Spanish Pavilion for the Zaragoza International Exhibition (2008), the BBAA Museum of Asturias in Oviedo (2015) and the recently inaugurated Palau de Congresos de Palma de Mallorca (2016) and the New Venue Building of Norvento Enerxia in Lugo (2017). Currently he develops his activity in several countries.

Thanks to this professional work he has received, among others, the Andrea Palladio Architecture Award, the Architecture FAD, the CEOE prize, the Construmat Architecture Award, the Fernando García Mercadal Architecture Prize, the Asturian Architecture Prize, the "Giancarlo Ius Gold Medal" awarded by the International Union of Architects, the Copper in Architecture Award, the RIBA EU Award, the Spanish Architecture Award 2009 and the RIBA for International Excellence, among others.

In 2011 he was named "International Fellow" of the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) and in 2013 honorary member of the AIA (American Institute of Architects). In November 2016, the Berlin Academy of Arts grants Francisco Mangado the Berlin Art Prize-Architecture Prize 2017 in recognition of his work.

In 2008 he founded the Architecture and Society Foundation, which works to favor the interaction of architecture with other disciplines of creation, thought and economy, which has received the CSCAE gold medal (Higher Council of Architects of Spain) 2015

In July 2015 he was appointed General Coordinator of Biennials and under his coordination was awarded to the Spanish Pavilion the Golden Lion of the Venice Biennial in May 2016.



Pegenaute Pedro, born in Pamplona in 1977. Is a professional photographer specialized in architecture since 2005,  year in which parks his career as a technical architect to devote himself exclusively to photography. Since then works with architects and publishing (books, magazines, webs) national and international prestige.

He has received several awards in photography competitions that reward their particular look: First Prize College of Vasco-Navarro Architects (2005); ; first "Views from the Architecture" (2011) Institute Alicantino Juan Gil-Albert Award finalist "Purification Garcia 2007",  selected work and acquired to be part of both the exhibition that later was celebrated in the Circle of Fine Arts (Madrid), as the private collection of works of that mark. He has also collaborated as a jury in several photography competitions.

His work has been part of numerous exhibitions of architecture in cities like Barcelona, ​​Tokyo, Los Angeles, New York, London, etc.. and his personal work has been shown in particular exhibitions since 2003, where his work began to be acquired by private individuals and private collections, while receives numerous commissions for performing large format murals for interior spaces. 

In recent years, the reflection by "human architecture", in short for the explanation of the architecture from the wearer, and new forms of visual representation have led him to be tested in the audiovisual field with the creation of videos provided from its essence of photographer.




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