La Coruña 1972. Graduated in Architecture from the Escuela Politécnica in Madrid (ETSAM) in 1998, with the maximum score. Since then, he has demonstrated equal commitment to architectural criticism, teaching, research and practising the profession. For 10 years, he worked as art critic for the Spanish daily ABC, at the same time providing an analysis of the contemporary architecture scene for a number of national and international publications, as well as directing radio programmes, debates, congresses and seminars on the present and future of the profession. Since 2008, he has been editor of the review of the Official Order of Architects of Madrid (Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid), a publication with a 90-year history, ushering in the Fundamentos phase. He is currently a Senior Fellow in the Department of Architectural Composition at the Escuela Politécnica in Madrid, and a visiting lecturer at the Universidad Pontificia in Salamanca. He has given classes and conferences on his works in cities in Spain such as Madrid, Toledo, La Coruña, Logroño, Alicante, Barcelona, Valencia, and abroad, such as Paris, Lisbon, Brussels, Quito, Santiago de los Caballeros, Santo Domingo, Funchal and Buenos Aires. His work as an architect has received first prizes from the Madrid City Council, the Order of Architects of Madrid and Galicia, the Ministry for Infrastructure and Transport, and he has been a finalist for Awards such as the Premios Piedra Natural, Arquia, FAD, ENOR, Saloni, as well as the Swiss Architecture Awards. His most significant works – among them the various projects carried out in the former Matadero (slaughterhouse) in Madrid – have earned him a place on the lists of most successful young Spanish architects drawn up by the daily El País, the Fundación Caja de Arquitectos, the Ministry for Infrastructure and Transport (JAE), Architectural Digest and 2G, as well as on the list of the top 25 architects under 50 drawn up by the Swiss University of Mendrisio. His work has been widely published in reviews and magazines of international renown, such as Domus, Arquitectura Ibérica, Diseño Interior, Detail, 2G, Arquitectura Viva, Architectural Digest, A+T, Tectónica, China Architecture and Design, Bauwelt or Wallpaper, to mention but a few.