The renowned architect Juan Trias de Bes will enter as full academician of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED) during a ceremony to be held next October 26 at 8 pm in de headquarters of Fomento (Via Laietana, 32 Barcelona). The recipient will read the entry speech “Barcelona, ​​galería urbana” (Barcelona, urban gallery). On behalf of the RAED will answer the full academician Jaime Rodrigo de Larrucea.

Born in Barcelona in 1964, Trias de Bes is an architect by the Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona. He opened his professional studio TDB Arquitectura in 1992 and is the author of institutional works such as the Sarrià University Residence, the headquarters of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, the headquarters of the Grífols laboratories or the ESADE Business School in the Campus of Sant Cugat del Vallés (Barcelona). In the field of the rehabilitation of buildings he credits interventions such as the Mandarín Oriental Hotel in Barcelona, ​​the Convention Center and the ESADE institutional headquarters in Barcelona, ​​or the Casa Burés building, which is intended for collective housing, also in Barcelona.

He is a member of the Laboratory of Technological Innovation in Industrialized and Sustainable Building of the International University of Catalonia (UIC), where he directs the hARQware Chair, focused on innovation and development of our information and communication technologies (ICT) related to architecture. In the field of teaching, he is responsible for the Projects area of ​​the UIC School of Architecture, where he teaches degree and final project courses, and regularly participates in courses in different countries. He has published numerous articles and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Building Board of the Sagrada Família in Barcelona. In 2016 he was twice awarded the Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism in the research and dissemination modalities.


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