José Ibarra

José Ibarra

Princeton, NJ, US



José Ibarra is an assistant instructor and M.Arch II candidate at Princeton University’s School of Architecture. Ibarra received his B.Arch from Cornell University, where he also pursued German Studies. He is the design and communications director of CODA, where he is co-authoring and editing a book on werewolf architecture. He is an editor of Pidgin magazine and was an editor for Vol. 10 of the Cornell Journal of Architecture, as well as editor-in-chief for Vol. 8 of ASSOCIATION. He recently co-curated a performative event about the Bauhaus in Berlin’s Floating University and co-moderated and hosted a materiality discussion, ‘Digesting Materiality: A Disorderly Colloquium’ in Princeton University. He has practiced architecture at Barkow Leibinger, fxCollaborative, and Atelier de Yavorksy. His current work challenges stability in architecture, by looking at the animation of the arctic city of Kiruna, in Sweden, and is set to be exhibited in Princeton SOA’s pop-up gallery in New York City in April of 2019.



Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, US, Assistant Instructor

Jan 2018 - current

CODA, Ithaca, NY, Design and Communications Director

Jun 2016 - current

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, Teaching Associate

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

FXCollaborative, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer

Dec 2016 - Aug 2017


Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, US, MArch, Post-Professional M.Arch

Aug 2017 - current

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Aug 2013 - Dec 2016

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