Marcelo López-Dinardi

Marcelo López-Dinardi




Marcelo López-Dinardi is an immigrant, designer, and educator based in Texas, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at Texas A&M University. He was a founding Partner of A(n) Office (2013-2020). He’s interested in the multiple scales of design; biopolitics and agency in design and education; and architecture as expanded media. His work as partner of A(n) Office was exhibited in the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2016 and has written for Avery Review, The Architect’s Newspaper, Domus, Planning Perspectives, Art Forum (China), and lectured at The Cooper Union, Princeton University, RISD, GSAPP, among others. He holds a B.Arch. from the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, and a MS in Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices for Architecture from the (GSAPP) Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation of Columbia University.



Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, US, Assistant Professor

Sep 2018 - current

A(n) Office, New York, NY, US, Partner

Jun 2013 - Jan 2020

Barnard College, New York, NY, US, Adjunct Assistant Professor

Jan 2014 - May 2018

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, Adjunct Faculty

Sep 2013 - May 2018

UPenn, Penn Design School, Philadelphia, PA, US, Lecturer

Graduate Architecture Studio

Jan 2016 - Dec 2016

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico (PUPR), San Juan, PR, US, Assistant Professor

Aug 2005 - May 2011

Toro Ferrer Arquitectos, Project Architect

May 2004 - Dec 2010


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices in Architecture

Sep 2011 - May 2013
Aug 1997 - Feb 2004


Various Design Awards, Award


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