Andrés Jaque Arquitectos

andrés_jaque_490_(2).gifAndrés Jaque directs the firm Andrés Jaque Arquitectos and its associated tiny lab Office for Political Innovation, both engaged in exploring the role architecture plays in the making of societies. The two offices manage the seal of political quality Parliament Architecture and claim architecture to be technologically rendered society. The office was distinguished with the Dionisio Hernández Gil Prize for the Casa Sacerdotal Diocesana de Plasencia, Teddy House received the Grande Area Award. The office has also been finalist of the European Award Mies van der Rohe with the Tupper Home. Tupper Home and Casa Sacerdotal Diocesana de Plasencia have also been finalist of the Bienal Española de Arquitectura y Urbanismo Prize.

Andrés Jaque has been Tessenow Stipendiat 1998 in Hamburg, visiting teacher in a number of international universities and has lectured extensively throughout the world including ETH in Zurich, Istituto Politecnico in Milan, the CIVA in Brussels, the Sociedad Central de Arquitectos in Buenos Aires, Berlage Institut in Rotterdam and the Museo Nacional in Bogota.