Igor Bragado

Igor Bragado is an architect, writer, and cofounder of the practice Common Accounts with Miles Gertler. Based between New York City, Toronto, and Seoul, Common Accounts' work has been exhibited at the Third Istanbul Design Biennial in 2016, the Seoul Architecture Biennial 2017, the Spanish Biennial of Architecture of 2018, the A+D Museum of Los Angeles, and has been acquired for the permanent collection at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Korea. Common Accounts is currently building a private house in Canada and a store for a cosmetic luxury brand in Shanghai. Bragado has lectured in Beijing, Istanbul, and Princeton, Cornell, and Columbia universities, and his recent work has appeared in the University of California–Berkeley architectural journal Room 1000, E-flux, El País, Archinect, Architectural Review, Metalocus, Uncube magazine, and Dezeen. As a writer, Bragado is committed to the dissemination of disciplinary history and thinking to the general public. Bragado received the Design Writing Prize in 2017 from the Design History Society of London and was awarded the Suzanne Kolarik Underwood Graduation Prize at the Princeton University School of Architecture. He graduated with honors from Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona and Waseda University in Tokyo.

Academic Research/Specialty Areas

  • Cosmetic industry
  • Pop culture
  • Social media

Classes (Selected)

  • ARCH 4509: Special Topics in Visual RepresentationThis course addresses pertinent issues relative to the subject of Visual Representation. The instructor(s) of the course are drawn from the permanent and visiting faculty who may either broadly or narrowly define the course's scope and content. For precise content please see the Architecture Department webpage .