EDUARD GASCÓN CLIMENT
Barcelona 1958

Eduard Gascón Climent (Barcelona, 1958) is an architect graduated from the Barcelona School of Architecture since 1984, Professor in the Department of Architectural Projects of the Polytechnic University of Catalunya since 1987 and founding member of the company Taller de Arquitectos Colaboradores slp – TAC Arquitectes -, where he develops his professional activity.

He worked in the studio of Francesc Mitjans between 1982 and 1984 as a direct collaborator. In 1984, he obtained a Fulbright scholarship in order to conduct his doctoral studies at the University of Michigan. Between 1985 and 1987 he worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor whilst working at two professional architecture firms: G. Birkerts in Detroit and R. Frasca in Portland, Oregon. A special chapter of his career is his working relationship and friendship with the architect I.M. Pei, with whom he collaborated from 1991 to 1994 on a project for an important Catalan financial institution.

Within his academic curriculum, it is worth mentioning: participation as Senior Lecturer representing the ETSAB in the International Laboratory of Architecture and Urban Design (ILAUD), (Siena 1988), member of the Final Project evaluation committee (ETSAB 1997- 1999), Visiting Professor at Master of Architecture, Critique and Project (ETSAB 2003-2004), Visiting Professor at Doctoral Seminar DRCA – Dottorato di Ricerca in Composizione architettonica, IUAV (Venice 2006), Visiting Professor at Master of Architecture and Housing, (ETSAM, Madrid 2006), Visiting Professor at Master of Architecture, Critique and Project (ETSAB 2006-2007) as well as numerous appearances on specialized courses organized by the Sert School, Architects’ Association of Catalonia.

During the period of 2008-2009, he was a member of Barcelona’s Committee of Architecture, promoted by the City Council. He is a founding member of the Association of “Arquitectes per l’Arquitectures” – AXA. In November 2014 he was elected member of the Catalonian Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Saint George – Real Academia de Bellas Artes Catalanas de Sant Jordi. Beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year, he will be responsible for the Theory and Project specialization at the Master’s Degree in Architecture program, Barcelona School of Architecture -ETSAB.

 

Teaching

1987 – Present day
Associate Professor and Professor TEU – 1991 –
Department of Architectural Projects
Barcelona School of Architecture – ETSAB.

1997-1999
Final Project Jury
Barcelona School of Architecture – ETSAB.

1988
ETSAB Senior Professor
International Laboratory of Architecture and Urban Design, ILAUD, Siena

1985-1987
Visiting Assistant Professor
College of Arquitecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan

 

Lectures

2016
Nou Camp and Nou Palau Blaugrana Journeys
COAC, Barcelona

Bon Pastor – G2 Building
Lectures “Qüestions d’Habitatges: Pojectes Patronat Municipal de l’Habitatge (PMHB)”
Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona

2015
Office building Balmes 49
Architecture for Refurbishment 2015
Grupo Vía, Barcelona

The workplace
UPCommons, Univesidad Politécnica de Catalunya

2014
Memòria Lloc i Tècnica, una trama elemental per a la pràctica de l’arquitectura
Entry Speech to the Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi

2013
Round table – Reminding Josep Pratmarsó
COAC, Barcelona

2012
Gathering – The high-rise building
Las Mañanas – COM Radio

2011
50-70-100, High-rise Building
Barcelona School of Architecture – ETSAB.

2010
Project for Manresa Technology Center
COAC, Manresa

2008
The new headquarters for the Chamber of Commerce
COAC, Barcelona

2007
Project for Catalunya Central Technology Park
Caixa Manresa Foundation Auditorium

2006
Residential and Public Places
Dottoratodi Ricerca in Composiziones Arquitettonica Seminary, IUAV, Venecia

Own Work
Architecture and Housing Master’s Degree
Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid

Manresa’s Southern Facade urban plan
Caixa Manresa Foundation Auditorium

UA2 – Office Building at 22@
Escuela Sert, COAC, Barcelona

2005
Residential Complex Els Quimics
Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Girona

2004
The Architect with his work
Architecture, Critique and Project Master’s Degree
Barcelona School of Architecture – ETSAB.

2001
Office Building Diagonal 682
Escuela Sert, COAC, Barcelona

 

Juries

2018
Juror
Catalunya Construcció 2018 Awards, CAATEEB

2017
Juror
Catalunya Construcció 2017 Awards, CAATEEB

2011
Juror
Sagrera Linear Park Competition – Barcelona Sagrara Alta Velocidad

2010
Juror
Sant Cugat del Vallés Architecture Award

2008 – 2009
Technical Committee
Member of the Comission of Architecture of Barcelona, Barcelona City Council

2008
Juror
Comarques Centrals Architecture Award, COAC

2007
Technical Committee
Remodeling and Expansion of the Barcelona Fútbol Club Stadium Competition.