Director of the Master in Real Estate Development (MRED)
Associate Director at Arup
Architecture and Design
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Flavio Tejada is the Director of the Master in Real Estate Development (MRED). Associate Director at Arup, he has been responsible for Cities Business across Europe.
Flavio’s innovative vision has focused on design strategic urban projects that allow cities to face 21st century socioeconomic and environmental challenges through a holistic approach. During his career, he has gained global experience through working with local standards and cultures in several parts of the world, including Europe, Middle East, LATAM and United States. He specialized in urban regeneration and retrofit development, with the application of the latest innovations in technology and social engagement. Flavio led different strategic urban interventions such as several regeneration projects in Bilbao, Khalifa Avenue in Qatar or La Rinconada Masterplan in Caracas. More recently, he has led Castellana Norte Masterplan in Madrid, the largest urban regeneration project in Europe and Barcelona El Prat Airport Real Estate Master Plan, a new generation of airport-city development.
Flavio´s works have been widely recognized, including at the XVI Venice Biennale, where The Santander Waterfront was exhibited. Furthermore, this urban renewal project has recently received the “Albert Serratosa 2018 Award” Spanish Civil Engineering Professional Association and the Award "ASPRIMA" as the best real estate project in 2019 in Spain.
Barcelona´s El Prat Airport Master Plan was commended at the 2018 European Urban and Regional Planning Award.
Flavio received his Master in Civil Engineering from the University of Cantabria (Spain). He complemented his professional skills with an Architectural Design Program at UNC Charlotte (USA) and a Master’s degree in Executive Real Estate Business Management (MDNI), ICADE-ICAI. He has given courses and lectures at universities and conferences throughout Spain, The Middle East, Europe and America.