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Marcela Aragüez

WHO

Marcela Aragüez

POSITION

Assistant Professor of Architecture and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in Architecture

AREA

Bachelor in Architectural Studies

Marcela Aragüez is Assistant Professor of Architecture and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in Architecture. She received her Ph.D. in Architectural History & Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, where she also received a Master of Science in Spatial Design (ULC Turner Prize for best dissertation). Marcela’s research focus lies in the production of adaptable architecture, with an emphasis on cross-cultural post-war practices. She has recently coordinated the joint research project ‘The Culture of Water’ in collaboration with the Kyoto Institute of Technology in Japan and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland. She is a licensed architect with professional experience in Spain and Switzerland. Her work has been exhibited at the Haute École D’art et de Design in Geneva (HEAD) and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). Marcela has lectured widely in the UK, Switzerland, Japan, France, and Spain and her work has been acknowledged by grants and awards from institutions such as the Japan Foundation, Sasakawa Foundation, Canon Foundation, and the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain.

Corporate Experience

• Project Architect – Iwan Bühler Architekturbüro, Lucerne (Switzerland)

• Project Architect – espegel-fisac arquitectos, Madrid

Academic Experience

• Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in Architecture – IE University

• Assistant Professor of Architecture – Design Studio/History & Theory – IE University

• Research & Teaching Fellow – Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

• Postgraduate Teaching Assistant – The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL London

• Postgraduate Teaching Assistant – Department of History of Art, UCL London

Academic Background

• PhD in Architectural History & Theory. The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL London

• Visiting Fellow. ETH Zürich

• Visiting Researcher. Tokyo Institute of Technology

• MSc Spatial Design: Architecture & Cities. The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL London

• MArch and BArch. University of Granada