Andrea Parga Vázquez

Courses Taught (in the last four semesters prior to current visit):

ARQU 4212 / 6212 – History of Architecture II: Genealogy of Modernity

ARQU 5995 – Photography as an Exploration Medium of Architecture

ARQU 5995 – Architecture and Visual Design

Educational Credentials:

(2018) Ph.D. in Architectural Projects, Higher Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain.

(2011) Master’s Degree in Theory and Practice of the Architecture Project Higher, Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona. Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

(2011) Master’s Degree in History, Art, Architecture and City. , Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona. Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

(1999) Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Central University of Venezuela.

Teaching Experience:

(2020-Present) Professor. School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

(2019-Present) Professor. Nautical Faculty of Barcelona, Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Barcelona, Spain.

(2019-2021) Professor. Tecnológico de Monterrey. Campus Querétaro, México.

Professional Experience:

(2022-Present) Postdoctoral Researcher. Graphic Expression in Engineering and Architecture. FBN, UPC.

(2019-2020) Ajuts Llavor per a projectes innovadors amb potencial d’incorporació al sector productiu. 96 h. Grupo Arien. ETSAB. UPC.

(2015-2022) Researcher. Form+ group. ETSAB. CPU.

(2015-2022) Researcher and Advisor registered in the Dolphin Program. Pacific Scientific and Technological Research Summers, Mexico.

Licenses/Registration:

College of Architects of Catalonia, COAC. No.55562-2.

Selected Publications and Recent Research:

(2021) Spaces for art in a modern building. Mobile and murals. Cincinnati’s Terrace Plaza. Art Bulletin, No. 42 (2021), UMA Editorial, pp.175-187. https://doi.org/10.24310/BoLArte.2021.vi42.11035.

(2021) ‘The city in the architecture of Gordon Bunshaft’. Magazine of the University Network of Urbanism and Architecture, Veracruzana University. RUA 25, Architecture, city and migratory processes. January-June 2021, pp. 32-39. ISSN 2007-3992. https://rua.uv.mx/index.php/rua/article/view/115.

(2021-2023) “Fotoexploratorio UPRRP. Communication, Architecture and Photography”. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

(2021-2023) “Learning from the Image. Digital Repository of Modern Architecture of Puerto Rico”. AACUPR, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

(2019-2021) The Modern Project in Puerto Rico: Visual Communication and Architectural Representation. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.

(2020) Today the city looks different. Public space and photography. Palimpsest Magazine, Fall 2020, Vol. 1, no. 22, p. 5-7. White Barcelona Chair. Ferrater, Carlos; Penin, Alberto Editorial. CPU. Legal deposit B. 7929-2013, ISSN 2014-9751. http://hdl.handle.net/2117/335871.

(2020) “Bunshaft’s showcase: exploration of the showcase building. World’s Fair, 1939″. VLC architecture, vol. 7, number 1, pp. 65-96. ISSN: 2341-3050. https://doi.org/10.4995/vlc.2020.11357

(2017) | FPI-MEC researcher and MINECO postdoctoral researcher. Architecture, Photography, and the City: Geolocation and Comparative Study of the Photographic Record of the Modern Architecture”. ETSAB, UPC.

Professional Memberships:

College of Architects of Catalonia (COAC)