Francisco Mangado: The Object and Architecture

Francisco Mangado: The Object and Architecture

The Spanish Pavilion by Francisco Mangaco, Zaragoza Architecture Expo, 2008 photo / Peter Pegenaute

Department of Architecture Spring 2014 Lecture Series

Born in Navarre, Francisco Mangado graduated from the University of Navarre School of Architecture in 1982 and has been teaching there since. He has also been a visiting professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and an Eero Saarinen Visiting Professor at the Yale School of Architecture. He is currently a Professor Extraordinaire of Projects at his alma mater in Pamplona and a guest lecturer at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.

Mangado has received numerous distinction including the Thienne Architecture Award, the Architécti Prize, the FAD Award for Architecture, and the Construmat. In 2009 he received the Giancarlo Ius Gold Medal of the UIA, the García Mercadal Prize, the Copper in Architecture Award, the International Architecture Award, and the National Architecture Award of Spain’s Council of Architects’ Associations (CSCAE). He was named a RIBA International Fellow in December 2011 by the Royal Institute of British Architects, and in February 2013 he was granted an AIA honorary Fellowship by the American Institute of Architects. In June 2008 he set up the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad.