Andrés Jaque, holds a Ph.D. in architecture. He is the founder of the Office for Political Innovation and the Dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University, New York.
In 2014 he received the Silver Lion at the 14th Mostra Internazionale di Architettura, Biennale di Venezia.
He is the author of award-winning projects such as Plasencia Clergy House (Dionisio Hernández Gil Prize), House in Never Never Land (Mies Van der Rohe European Union Award's finalist), TUPPER HOME (X Bienal Española de Arquitectura y Urbanismo), or ESCARAVOX (COAM Award 2013). He has also developed architectural performances as well as installations that question political frameworks through architectural practice; including IKEA Disobedients (MoMA Collection, 2011); PHANTOM. Mies as Rendered Society (Mies Barcelona Pavilion, 2012) or Superpowers of Ten (Lisbon Triennale, 2014).
Andrés Jaque is a Professor of Advanced Design at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) and Visiting Professor at Princeton University's School of Architecture.
A Spaniard, he studied at the ETSAM, graduating in 1965.
His long professional career has allowed him to share with countless architects collaborators in constructive production, and students of Architecture here as a teacher, researcher, and understanding of architecture, always as creative work.
An effort that has earned awards and distinctions, and also failures and mistakes as the human being he pretends to be.
Madrid, Bogota autumn 2022.
The crossing of paths has been fortunate.
The ambitious youth of modelled spaces and freedom with two patrollers of the profession.
One of a long journey in search not of the sources of the Nile... but of beauty. The other in the fullness of his vigour.
Coming to the rescue.
Holding the course.
A beautiful, unforgettable journey through invention and reality.
- LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA
- Sport Centers
- Arts Centre
- Arts Centre
- Botanical Garden
- Cultural Centre
- Theaters Cinemas
- Prayer centers
- Industrial center
- Funeral home
- University Research
- Care Centre
- Police Station
- Firemen, Rescue
- Firefighters, Rescue
- City Hall