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Edgar González

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Edgar González

POSITION

Director of Bachelor in Design
Founder of Edgar Gonzalez Design
Editor-in-chief of edgargonzalez.com

AREA

Bachelor in Design

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Based in Madrid, Edgar Gonzalez leads the Bachelor in Design program at IE School of Architecture and Design. He founded EGD Edgar Gonzalez Design, a Strategic Design Agency, where he serves clients as a strategic consultant specialised in applying design processes to complex problems and narratives. As, Editor-in-chief of edgargonzalez.com since 2002, one of the main reference websites about architecture and design in the Spanish speaking world, he is tuned in to news and trends in architecture and design throughout the world.
Especially interested in themes at the threshold of the architectural practice, he researches the relationships between new technologies and media for creative processes and contemporary cities.  He has served as guest professor and speaker in several universities and has been the curator and designer of several exhibitions and cultural projects. From 2000 to 2002 he worked as an architect at Zaha Hadid Architects in London and at Arquitectura Torres Nadal from 2002 to 2005. He also served as an editorial designer for the  Architectural Association London, The Economist and The Guardian.
Holds a Bachelor in Architecture ( ITESO University, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1996) and a M.A. in Complex Architecture  (Alicante University, Alicante, Spain, 2007).