Women Pioneers of Ecuadorian Architecture, 1930-1980 by Rosero, Freire and Llorca

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Pages / Cover
160 / Paperback.
City / Editorial / Year
Quito: Trama Editores, 2021.

Verónica Rosero

Verónica Rosero. (Quito - 1981) PhD in Architecture (Universidad de Alcalá, 2015) with the thesis "Demolition: the black hole of modernity", published by Editorial Diseño. Master in Architecture and City Projects (2009). International Doctorate Mention for research stays at the Delft University of Technology. Architect (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, 2006). She is currently an associate professor of Architectural Design and Final Degree Projects at the Universidad Central del Ecuador and Architectural Criticism at the Universidad de las Américas. External professor of the PhD in Architecture at the University of Alcalá. Central University Award 2019, indexed publications category, and BAQ XXIII Pan-American Award, printed books category. She has published in specialized magazines and given talks in Ecuador, Spain, France, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, and Mexico. Co-founder of I+D+A Architecture Studio with Néstor Llorca.

María José Freire

María José Freire. (1985) Master in Urbanism (Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña) and Architect (Universidad Central del Ecuador). Currently teaches History and Theory of Urbanism at Universidad Central del Ecuador. Her lines of work and research refer to the intervention and renovation of public spaces, methodologies for analyzing public spaces, and historical urban and architectural studies. Co-author of the book "Pioneras de la arquitectura ecuatoriana" and "Método para evaluar espacios peatonales urbanos". BAQ XXIII Pan-American Award, printed books category.

Néstor Llorca

Néstor Llorca. (Quito 1981) Ph.D. in Architecture from the University of Alcalá with the thesis “Hybrid architectures of hybrid cultures. The case of Quito in the 20th century”. Master in Architecture and City Project and Architect from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, 2008. Member of the research groups “Theorization and diagnosis of contemporary habitat” and “Intelligent environments via cyber-physical systems”. He has published several articles in the areas of Theory and Criticism, as well as in Technology in journals from Ecuador, Colombia, Uruguay, Spain, Ireland, and Italy. BAQ XXIII Pan American Award, printed books category. He was dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Engineering at Universidad Internacional SEK between 2017 and 2022. Co-founder of I + D + A together with Verónica Rosero.



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