Dpto. de Composición Arquitectónica
David Escudero is an Architect and Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Madrid School of Architecture (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 also has a Master in Advanced Architectural Design, specialized in landscape architecture and theory of architecture.
He has been Visiting Researcher at the College of Environmental Design of the UC Berkeley, California (2017), at the gta Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture of the ETH Zurich (2017) and at the Accademia Nazionale di San Luca (2018). In 2015 and 2016 he has taught at 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’.
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.
His research interests are focused on the intersections between architecture, landscape, cinema and representation. His last articles in The journal of Architecture, Architectural Theory Review, European Planning Studies, Landscape Architecture: LA+, Trans Magazin and Ábaco could be highlighted, as well as his contributions to publications such as ‘Domesticity & Displacement’ (EAHN, 2019), ‘Bridging the Gap’ (HSR, 2016), or ‘Landscape in Flux’ (EMÜ, 2015).