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Keynote speaker: Alberto Veiga

Barozzi Veiga
Spain | Barcelona

Italian-born Alberto Veiga, grew up in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. He studied architecture at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Navarra in Pamplona.

Together with Fabrizio Barozzi, he founded the office Barozzi Veiga in Barcelona in 2004. Barozzi Veiga is dedicated to architecture and urban planning. It has won numerous awards in national and international competitions. Currently, the firm is developing projects in Belgium, China, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates, as well as in the United States, where it has been commissioned to create a new master plan for the redevelopment of the Art Institute of Chicago. Among the buildings realized by Barozzi Veiga are the Ribera del Duero Headquarters (2011), the Infanta Elena Auditorium in Águilas (2011), the Szczecin Philharmonic Hall (2014) or the Bündner Kunstmuseum Chur (2016), as well as some office and residential buildings in Bergamo and a single-family house in Barcelona.

Barozzi Veiga has received numerous awards over the years, such as the Mies van der Rohe Award for European Architecture in 2015 for the Szczecin Philharmonic Hall.

Alberto Veiga taught at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya in Barcelona (2007-10) and was a visiting professor at the Instituto Universitario di Architettura in Venice (2014) and at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Navarra (2021).

Fabrizio and Alberto regularly lecture on their theoretical background and design approach and participate in academic activities worldwide. They have been invited to present their work at MIT, Cornell University, Yale School of Architecture, IIT Chicago, Royal Academy of Arts in London, Berlage Institute, ETH Zurich, IUAV Venezia, University of Hong Kong and FAUP Oporto, among many other important universities and institutions around the world. In 2020, both were appointed foreign members of the Académie d'Architecture.

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