Personal Statement

Paco Mejias Villatoro is a chartered architect in Spain and the UK and holds a PhD in Architectural Theory and Design from the Madrid Polytechnic School of Architecture (Thesis available at: https://oa.upm.es/42723/). He has been teaching Architectural Design since 1997, in Spain, Canada, the United States, China and the UK. He has been conducting workshops in different countries all over the world, as part of events such as the Venice Biennale and the Alfa European University Training Network for Sustainable Urban Development (AURORA). As a practitioner, he worked for Zaha Hadid Office in London, before opening his own firm in Spain. He has been awarded in several competitions and nominated for the prestigious Mies van der Rohe Architectural Award.