Luis Etchegorry

Luis Etchegorry

Frankfurt am Main, DE



Born and raised in Argentina, Luis Etchegorry received in 2002 his Bachelor degree on Architecture from Universidad de Buenos Aires and in 2006 his Master in Arts in Advanced Architectural Design (M.A./AAD) diploma from SAC – Städelschule Architecture Class – at the Städelschule Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt am Main, Germany under the tutorship of Prof. Ben van Berkel, Prof. Johan Bettum and Prof. Mark Wigley.

From 2006 till 2008, he has been appointed as Guest Professor at the SAC (Städelschule Architecture Class) and co-director of the year-long Space of Communication interdisciplinary project sponsored by T-Mobile Deutschland during the period of 2006-2007.

His research and design work has been exhibited at several institutions and exhibitions
including the 1st International Architectural Biennale Rotterdam and Portikus Gallery in Frankfurt am Main. Luis has collaborated as an Architect in several architectural practices in Argentina and in The Netherlands.

While working at estudio Claudio Vekstein, in Argentina from 1999 till 2005, he intensively took part in large scale public projects. In 2008 he joined UNStudio (Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos) and during his experience – first as an Architect and later in 2010 as Senior Architect/ Associate, he has worked on many built and award winning projects with highly acclaimed international status. Since he has been working at UNStudio he guided design teams in the initial design Phases and successfully contributed to several of UNStudio’s winning competition projects such as the commercial mixeduse projects for SOHO China in Shanghai and the Hanjie Wuhan shopping mall. For the residential tower Scotts Road in Singapore and the Villa in Bergen, Luis followed through the complete design process from Concept Design till Design Development and start up of tender. Luis has been responsible for coordinating between client’s input and overall design vision, guiding the relevant design studies undertaken and progress the project from competition stage until completion of Design Development.



NE-AR Nixdorff Etchegorry - Architecture Research, Frankfurt am Main, DE, Director


Aug 2013 - current


Städelschule Architecture Class, Frankfurt am Main, DE, MArch, Master in Arts in Advanced Architectural Design (M.A./AAD)

Oct 2004 - Jul 2006

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