B+C|A  WELCOMES NEW TERM ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IGNACIO G. GALÁN

 

The Barnard + Columbia Architecture Department is pleased to welcome Ignacio G. Galán as their new Term Assistant Professor of Professional Practice for 2016–2019.

Galán completed his undergraduate studies at The Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid and Delft University of Technology, and subsequently graduated as a Fulbright Scholar from the Master in Architecture II program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Galán is currently completing a PhD in the History and Theory of Architecture at Princeton University.

As the Principal of [igg—office for architecture], his designs have been awarded in various competitions including the First Prize for the New Velodrome in Medellín, and in 2014 he was a finalist for the Iakov Chernikhov Prize. His work has been featured in several publications and exhibitions including the installation “Cinecittà Occupata” for the 2014 Venice Biennale by invitation of the general curator Rem Koolhaas.

In addition to his architectural design work, Galán, together with his curatorial team, The After Belonging Agency, are the chief curators of The Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016.

Prior to joining the Barnard + Columbia Architecture Department, Galán taught studios and seminars at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University and The University of Pennsylvania School of Design.

For more information on his research, please visit his website: http://www.ignaciogalan.com/