1 The Institute  
Faculty

Tatiana Berger
Ms.Berger has a B.A. in Architecture from UC Berkeley and a Master's Degree from Princeton University. She has practiced architecture for over 14 years in the U.S., Russia, Austria, and Portugal. She collaborated with ILF Engineers on the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics project and with Baumschlager and Eberle on work in Europe, China, and Moscow, Russia. From 1997-2004 she worked at the office of Alvaro Siza on the design and construction of a public library, a paroquial center and a museum in northern Portugal, and various projects in Chiado, Lisbon. She teaches design studio, history/theory, and thesis at the Boston Architectural College and Roger Williams University. .
 

Alberto Foyo
Alberto Foyo Studied architecture in Madrid,Spain and the University of Oregon, USA. He  collaborated with the Austrian architect Dr. Roland Rainer developing low rise-high density residential enclaves and later opened his practice in NYC. His projects include residential developments in Spain and Florida, a master plan for Kiev, an agroforestry & permaculture  center in the Amazon basin and  residences in the New York region. He is involved as professor, guest critic, and lecturer in Europe, China, and America. He teaches at the School of Architecture, City College, New York.
 

Oscar Fuertes
Oscar Fuertes studied architecture in Coruña, Spain and the Accademia della Architettura di Mendrisio, Switzerland.  He has a master's degree from Coruña University. He is a member of the Spanish Commissioner the exhibition Architetti Ticinesse nel Mondo.  He collaborates with CSA and with the COAG -Galician Association of Architects- in the european project  "Dorna"
 

Pablo Gallego Picard
Architect, photographer and filmmaker. Co-director of the art&architecture magazine O-monografías, graduated at Madrid Architecture Polytechnics School. He has collaborated with Ábalos &Herreros, D.Chipperfield Architects, M. Gallego, Stan Allen and Tuñon and Mansilla. Pedro Barrie de la Maza Foundation Scholarship holder he realizes a Master of Science at the GSAPP, Columbia University NY, recipient of the William Kinne Fellows Award in 2000 and Europan 8 first prize at Coimbra, Portugal. His practice has work in London, New York and Galicia, Spain, has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale, XXX Pontevedra Art Biennale, CGAC in S.Compostela and Arquerias Nuevos Ministerios,Madrid,.
 

Carlos Quintáns
Professor at the University of Coruña, 1990-present. Professor at UIAC, Barcelona. 2002-5 Director of Tectonica and Obradoiro. tectonicablog.com/. Awards : FAD Prize, Finalist, 2007 and 2001; Saloni Design Prize. Finalist, 2007; COAG Awards, Interior Design and Architecture, 2006, 2001 and 1994; AR+D Emerging Architecture (The Architectural Review), 2001 & 2002; Julio galán carvajal Prize, 2002; Santiago amon Award. Best publication of the year. Madrid Association of Architects, 2002; IBERFAD. Finalist, 2001 Spanish Architectural Biennale, Short listed, 2001; VI Spanish Young Architecture Exhibition, 2000.  Publications: Detail, AV, Arquitectura, Formas. Obradoiro. http://tectonicablog.com/

 
María Sieira
Mrs . Sieira coordinates the Housing Studio and the Architecture History/Theory sequence in the graduate program at Pratt Institute's School of Architecture. She teaches architecture design studios that focus on sustainable urban projects and seminars on film and on installation art. She is a registered architect in New York State and in 2007 founded Xoguete Architecture, a critical practice firm engaged in design research and one that provides architecture services. She worked on the Cidade da Cultura, in Santiago de Compostela, while at Eisenman Architects , NY.

 

Carlos Seoane
Mr. Seoane has a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from the University of Santiago, 1987 and Master's degree from Columbia University 1991. He has also completed post-graduate studies at the Escola das Artes e Design, in Porto. Since 1996, he is Associate Professor of Construction at Coruña University School of Architecture. In the United States, he worked with R. Viñoly Architects. In 1993, he moved to Porto to collaborate with A. Siza. He started his studio in 1997 and since then has also collaborated with D. Chipperfield and with Eisenman Architects. He has received the CGAC Award 2002. Association of Architects award for best rehabilitation project in 2001-2. Juana de Vega Award. 2010 for the best Galician House. www.cseoane.com
 
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