The Patio Herreriano Museum and the College of Architects of Valladolid present a comprehensive compilation of the work of the Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza (Valladolid, 1946), featuring plans and models of the architect’s oeuvre.
Under the title of “Projecting is investigating“, the architect from Valladolid introduces us to his work as a renowned designer, having been exhibited in cities such as Chicago, Rome or New York, as well as showing the relevant work carried out as research professor at the School of Architecture in Madrid (ETSAM).
“Proyectar es Investigar” Works by Alberto Campo Baeza
September 15 – November 5, 2017
Museo del Patio Herreriano
Calle Jorge Guillén, 6, Valladolid
The exhibition, made on the occasion of the World Architecture Day, aims to bring to the public the work of one of the most relevant architects of the Spanish contemporary scene. Patio Herreriano is undoubtedly the ideal setting for the dissemination of the artistic virtues of the projects by Campo Baeza, establishing a dialogue between the materials displayed and the supporting, surrounding architectures. The exhibition will be open to the public between September 15 and November 5, 2017.
ALBERTO CAMPO BAEZA
Alberto Campo Baeza is a Spanish architect, Professor in the Madrid School of Architecture, ETSAM for more than 35 years. He has taught at the ETH in Zurich and the EPFL in Lausanne as well as the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, the Kansas State University, the CUA University in Washington, and more recently, in 2016, L’Ecole d’Architecture in Tournai, Belgique.
His works have been widely recognized. From the Houses Turégano and de Blas, both in Madrid, to Gaspar House, Asencio House or Guerrero House in Cádiz, Rufo House in Toledo and Moliner House in Zaragoza. And the Olnick Spanu House in Garrison, New York, the House of the Infinite in Cádiz, and the Raumplan House in Madrid. Or the BIT Center in Inca-Mallorca, the public space Between Cathedrals, in Cádiz, the Caja de Granada Savings Bank and the MA, the Museum of Memory of Andalucía, both in Granada. And a nursery for Benetton in Venice, or the Offices in Zamora for the Regional Government of Castilla y León. At present, the Sports Pavilion for the University Francisco de Vitoria, in Madrid, has been finished.
A Full Member to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando of Spain since 2014, Campo Baeza is a renowned lecturer and awarded architect. He has received significant recognition like the Torroja Award for his Caja Granada or the Award of the UPM University for his Excellence in Teaching. In 2013 he was awarded the Heinrich Tessenow Gold Medal, the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the International Award Architecture in Stone in Verona, and the RIBA International Fellowship 2014 of the Royal Institute of British Architects. In 2015, he was awarded the BigMat 2015 in Berlin and the International Prize of Spanish Architecture (PAEI 2015).