Alejandro Muñoz Miranda

Architect

Dr. Muñoz Miranda earned his Ph.D. in Architecture at School of Architecture in Granada. In 1999 he won the First National Final Project Prize awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Education. Since 2000 to 2003 he was the benefactor of a University Teaching Staff Research and Training Grant from the Ministry of Education. In 2002-2003 he moved to Columbia University to write his PhD Thesis under the supervision of Professor Kenneth Frampton. Finally, in 2011 he finished his PhD Thesis whose title is: “Using technique in architectural conception: towards a tectonic ethic”. He has been a professor of Architectural Projects at the School of Architecture in Granada since 2007. He was invited to exhibit in the Spanish Pavilion at the 7th Venice Architecture Biennale 2000 and was selected for the exhibition of “Young Architects of Spain”, organised by the Ministry of Housing of Spain in 2008, touring Europe and America. In 2013, his work has been selected for the XII Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism and his thesis has been finalist in the IX Biennial Competition Aquia/Tesis of the Caja de Arquitectos Foundation. He has won and been finalist in several national and international architectural competitions. His built work has been published in numerous national and international indexed journals and magazines such as Arquitectura Viva, AV, 2G, On Design, Metalocus, Detail, Bauwelt, Mark, Speech, Arhitectura, AIT Magazine, AMC Le Moniteur and others, and in international books of architecture published by Gustavo Gili, Pencil, Loft, Links, Daab.


Arquitecto

Doctor en Arquitectura por la Universidad de Granada. Primer Premio Nacional de Fin de Carrera otorgado por el Ministerio de Educación en 1999. Becario de Investigación y de Formación de Profesorado Universitario 2000-2003 del Ministerio de Educación. Estancia de investigación (2002-2003) en Columbia University bajo la tutela de Kenneth Frampton para el desarrollo de su tesis doctoral, concluyéndola en 2011 bajo el título “El uso de la técnica en la concepción arquitectónica: hacia una ética tectónica”. Profesor Asociado de Proyectos Arquitectónicos en la E.T.S. de Arquitectura de Granada desde 2007. En 2000 expuso su trabajo en la VII Bienal de Arquitectura de Venecia y en 2008 fue seleccionado para la exposición “Jóvenes Arquitectos de España (JAE-YAS)” organizada por el Ministerio de Vivienda, que ha itinerado por Europa y América. En 2013, su obra ha sido seleccionada para la XII Bienal Española de Arquitectura y Urbanismo y ha sido finalista del IX Concurso Bienal Arquia/Tesis de la Fundación Caja de Arquitectos. Ha ganado y ha sido finalista en varios concursos nacionales e internacionales de arquitectura. Su obra construida ha sido publicada en numerosas revistas indexadas nacionales e internacionales como Arquitectura Viva, AV, 2G, On Diseño, Metalocus, Detail, Bauwelt, Mark, Speech, Arhitectura, AIT Magazine, AMC Le Moniteur y otras, y en libros internacionales de las editoriales Gustavo Gili, Pencil, Loft, Links, Daab.