Dpto. de Proyectos Arquitectónicos
David Escudero is PhD Candidate at the Department of Architectural Design of the ETSAM, where he graduated from his architectural studies with honors. His thesis project has received an award by the XIII Spanish Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism (XIII BEAU). He has a Master in Advanced Architectural Design, specialized in landscape architecture and urbanism. In 2016 he obtained a four-year fellowship to develop his PhD dissertation funded by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
Since 2014 he is coordinator of the GIPC, where since 2012 he has participated as researcher in more than ten public and private projects. He is currently researcher in the projects ‘Narrating landscapes: scientific divulgation programme on cultural landscapes’ ,’Cultural landscapes of Madrid: Knowledge and intervention from an integrative approach’ and ‘Sensing landscapes: immersive virtual tools’. The XIII BEAU also awarded two research projects in which he took part: ‘Cultural Landscapes of Energy’ and ‘Designing America: Spain’s Imprint in the U.S’. He is coordinator of ‘Valparaíso Extremo’, a project developed by the GIPC in collaboration with the Universidad de Valparaíso.
As a related task to his doctoral fellowship, he teaches at the Department of Architectural Design of the ETSAM. In 2017 he has been Visiting Researcher at the College of Environmental Design of the UC Berkeley, California. In 2015 and 2016 he has taught the University of Valparaiso and the Spanish Institute for Cultural Heritage (IPCE). Furthermore, he was funded by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) to participate in the Doctoral colloquium ‘City&Cognition’.
His research field is focused on phenomenological analysis of landscape and urban phenomena from a transdisciplinar approach. His last articles in Trans Magazin and Ábaco could be highlighted, as well as his contributions to publications such as ‘Bridging the Gap’ (HSR, 2016), ‘Landscape in Flux’ (EMÜ, 2015) or ‘Espacios industriales abandonados: gestión del patrimonio y medio ambiente’ (CICEES, 2015).