Izaskun Chinchilla

Architect Madrid / Spain

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Izaskun Chinchilla
Izaskun Chinchilla
Izaskun Chinchilla

Graduated Architect from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) in 2001. She has been running her own studio in Madrid since 2001. With a long and comprehensive experience in education, she is Senior Teaching Fellow and Researcher in Barlett School of Architecture (UCL London, UK). She has also taught at the Ecole Special (Paris, France) and at the HEAD University (Geneva, Switzerland). She was Studio Professor in the University of Alicante (Escuela de Arquitectura Universidad de Alicante) from 2002 to 2007. At present, she is teaching at Madrid University (Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain) and Instituto de Empresa (Madrid, Spain). Her designer activity is accompanied by a research project called “Social and Aesthetic Repercussions of technical topics and solutions which take ecology into account” and that has taken her as visiting scholar to Columbia University in New York (2002), Ecole de Mines de Paris (2003) and Princeton University in New Jersey (2004) and also to the Institut d´Arquitectura Avancada de Catalunya (Barcelona), in a Postgraduate Master (2003-2007). She is at the moment supervising construction of her project for a Mediatheque in Garcimuñoz Medieval Castle in Cuenca, Spain (a public cultural building including the refurbishment of the existing infrastructures with social purposes); the refurbishment of a vernacular house in Toledo, Spain, and other smaller projects. She is also involved in the design of digital interactive exhibitions with social purposes, e.g. encouraging reading among young children (Fairytale Park Museography in Málaga) or appreciating the efforts after some sports (Centro de Arte Canal).