Iñaki Ábalos


Ph.D. Architect (1991) by the Architecture School of Madrid (ETSAM), Chaired Professor  in the Architectural Design Department at ETSAM from 2002, and  Ex-Chair of the Architecture Department  at Harvard University GSD (2013-2017).

RIBA International Fellowship (2009) by the Royal Institute of British Architects.

He was appointed “Buell Book Fellow” and “Visiting Professor” at Columbia University (New York, 1995), “Diploma Unit Master” at the Architectural Association in London and “Professeur Invite“ in the EPF Lausanne 1998. He was “Jean Labatute Professor” at the University of Princeton (New Jersey, 2004-2007),“Visiting Professor” at Cornell University (Ithaca, 2007-2008), and Professor at BIArch (Barcelona, 2010-2012), “Kenzo Tange Professor” GSD Harvard (2009), «Visiting Critic» in Architecture and Urban Design GSD Harvard (2010-2012) and «Professor in Residence” (2012-) at GSD Harvard University.

Member of the Directors Board of Barcelona Institute of Architecture (BIArch) since 2008, Member of the Scientific Committee of the Study Center of CCA Montreal since 2005 and Director of «Laboratorio de Técnicas y Paisajes Contemporáneos» since 2002.

Author of “Le Corbusier. Skyscrapers” (Madrid Town Hall, 1988), “ Técnica y Arquitectura” (Nerea, 1992), “Tower and Office(The MIT Press, 2003) and “Natural Artificial(EXIT, LMI,1999) with Juan Herreros. On his own he has written “La Buena Vida” (GG, 2000), (“The Good Life”, GG, 2001, English version, “A Boa Vida”, GG, 2002, Portuguese version), “Campos de Batalla/Battlfields”(COAC, 2005), “Atlas of the Picturesque” (vol. I, GG, 2005 and vol. II, GG, 2007); “Naturaleza y Artificio» (GG, 2010).  He is co editor of the «Solid Harvard GSD»  Series (A+T  nº 45, nº46 y nº 47)and of the monograph «Alejandro de la Sota» together  with Moisés Puente and Josep Llinás (Arquia, 2010).