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Lluis Alexandre Casanovas Blanco

Lluis Alexandre Casanovas Blanco

New York, NY, US

 

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Lluís Alexandre Casanovas Blanco is a New York and Barcelona based architect, curator and scholar. He was the chief curator of the Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016 together with the After Belonging Agency, and he is currently a PhD Candidate at Princeton University, and a Critical Studies Helena Rubinstein Fellow 2017-18 at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. His architectural work have received several prizes, as a Bauwelt Prize 2018, and a Simon Architecture Prize – Mies Van der Rohe Foundation 2018. Casanovas was trained as an architect at ETSABarcelona and the Edinburgh College of Art, and graduated from the MSc in Advanced Architectural Design at Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. His writings have appeared in several publications such as Volume, ARPA Journal or Plot. Casanovas is recipient of several grants such as the La Caixa Fellowship for Postgraduate Studies, or the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts Grant. He has taught studios at Barnard College, Princeton University, and ETSA Barcelona, and has lectured in different venues such as ZKM Karlsruhe or the University of Sydney.

Lluis Alexandre's Featured Articles on Archinect

A Cut Above the Streets: Robert M. Hayes, Co-Founder of Coalition for the Homeless, in Conversation with Lluís Alexandre Casanovas Blanco, Wed, May 1 '19

Expelled from domestic spaces through cuts to social subsidies, layoffs, and the speculative real estate policies of the 1970s, the population of homeless individuals in New York has ballooned with the perpetuation of income inequality and long-term lack of affordable housing in the city. Despite ...

A Cut Above the Streets: Robert M. Hayes, Co-Founder of Coalition for the Homeless, in Conversation with Lluís Alexandre Casanovas Blanco
 

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