November 21, 2012

HECTOR FERNANDEZ ELORZA / EXHIBITION CENTRE AND LECTURE HALL MADRID 2003 - 2006


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HECTOR FERNANDEZ ELORZA  
EXHIBITION CENTRE AND LECTURE HALL MADRID 2003 - 2006

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HECTOR FERNANDEZ ELORZA
Héctor Fernández Elorza was born in Zaragoza in 1972. Architect degree at Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid, ETSAM, in 1998 where he is since 2001 lecturing professor in Architectural Projects.
He was awarded scholarship from the EU-exchange program at the Darmstadt Institute of Technology in 1995 y 1996 and at the Technical Royal Institute of Stockholm in 1997 and 1998. His postgraduate studies were continued in Scandinavia, awarded grant by the Marghit and Folke Perzhon Foundation in 1999 and 2000. This period was dedicated to research at the Architectural Museum Archive in Stockholm and the Alvar Aalto Foundation in Helsinki. Several study trips were realized during spring and summer 2000 in the south of Sweden and Finland. The Ph.D. studies are currently being finalized at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (ETSAM) with the research “Asplund vs. Lewerentz”.
He has been Visiting Professor and lecturer at the schools of Architecture: Universitá Di Roma “La Sapienza, Architecture Nordostniedersachsen Universität Hamburg, NTNU University in Trondheim, Norway, Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole in Copenhague, KTH University in Stockholm, Innsbruck University in Austria, Fachhochshule Koln in Germany and Universidad Católica de Rio de Janeiro in Brasil.
Awarded with Second Prize in the International Competition “Louis Poulsen”, Copenhague,1999; First Prize in the Competiton “The House of the Third Milennium” Cantú, (Italia), 1999; Accesit in the Competiton “KARHUS”, Stockholm, 2000; Finalist in the Competition “Leca-Mur”, Linköping, (Sweden), 2000; Fourth Prize in the Competition “Stockholm Bostader”, Stockholm, 2000, International Prize AR+D from the British Architecture Association, RIBA, SALONI PRIZE 2005, Finalist in the AENOR PRIZE 2005, Finalist in the COSENZA PRIZE 2005 and Finalist in the BIENAL DE ARQUITECTURA ESPAÑOLA 2005 with the Architectural Documentation Centre in Madrid; Finalist in the GARCIA MERCADAL PRIZES 2007 with the Urban Project “Zuera Sur”, and Second Prize in the Competition “The old town of Belchite”, 2009.

In June 2000 he represented Spain at the Biennale di Architecture di Venezia. The Stockholm Universal Exposition of 1930 Research project and its publication catalogue, projected by the architect E. G. Asplund, for the main International Exposition Arquitecturas Ausentes del siglo XX was coordinated by him during 2000-2005. In 2010 has been Curator of the International Architectural Congress “Cien años aprendiendo de Roma”, in the Spanish Academy in Rome.
As practicing architect among his work he has projected and built the Mausoleum for the oceanografist Odón de Buen and the San Juan district in Zuera, the Main square of Cuarte, both located in Zaragoza, the new Auditorium and Documentation Centre of Contemporary Architecture in the “Nuevos Ministerios” in Madrid, the Riding School in Oros Alto, Huesca, the Agricultural park and Valdefierro park in Zaragoza, the Cultural buildings in Jarandilla de la Vera, Cáceres, and San Esteban del Valle, Ávila, and the Laboratory Building and Genetic Faculty at the University of Alcalá.
Author of the books, E. G. Asplund; Exposición de Estocolmo, 1930, Por si nos encontramos, Piedra, papel y tijera, Babelia, Pensar con las manos y Materia y material. His work has been showed widely in Spain and abroad.
During 2009 - 2010 he has been ROMA PRIZE in the Spanish Academy in Rome.