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10.19.11 | W.M. Keck Lecture Hall, SCI-Arc
Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas: Back to the Future

Wednesday, October 19, 7pm
W. M. Keck Lecture Hall

Intro by Hernan Diaz Alonso

antonio jimenez torrecillas Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas is a professor of Architecture at the University of Granada, Spain, and a visiting professor at the Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio, Switzerland. His works have been acknowledged internationally, and received awards including the European Prize for Urban Public Spaces, the International Prize of Stone Architecture, and the Contractword Award. His Nasrid Wall Project received the National Prize for Best Project on Historical Heritage and eight other prizes and mentions, becoming the most awarded of its kind in Andalusia.

His buildings have been selected for the Venice and Spain Biennales, the Mies Van der Rohe Award, and the BSI Swiss Architectural Award. In 2007, Torrecillas received the National Prize in Architecture for Best Project on Architectural Heritage from the National Board of Orders of Architects of Spain. Torrecillas has guest lectured at numeours universities and institutions in Europe, Africa, Asia and the US.