Carles Muro

potential architecture

07.11.2018, 10:00 (HIP C1)

Carles Muro (Barcelona, 1964) studied architecture at the ETSABarcelona, where he graduated in 1991.

Worked with Elías Torres and José A. Martínez Lapeña in Barcelona (1987-1991) and Álvaro Siza in Porto (1992-1993) before setting up in private practice in 1993. Built projects include the Public Market in Inca (Majorca) and the Health Care Centres in Castellar del Vallès and Tordera, near Barcelona. The work of his practice has been extensively exhibited and published worldwide.

His career as an educator started in 1993 at the ETSAB, where he continued to teach until 2015. He was also Unit Master at the Architectural Association School of Architecture (London, 1996-1998), Director of the Masters Programme “Arquitectura: Crítica y Proyecto” at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Barcelona, 1998-2002) and Associate Professor of Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he taught from 2013 to 2018.

He has also served as member of the editorial and advisory board of several architectural periodicals and co-directed the “Pre-Textos de Arquitectura” book series. A selection of his writings was collected in the volume Arquitecturas Fugaces (Lampreave, Madrid, 2007). In May 2017 he became the first Curator of Architecture of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto (Portugal).