College of Architecture and Design, University of Houston
Rafael Beneytez Durán, PhD, M.ARCH and Advance Studies of Architecture Design at ETSAM, (Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid), awarded with recognition, has worked with renowned architect Rafael Moneo as project manager from 1999 to 2007. Founder of Z4A in 2010, he is Associate Professor at at the College of Architecture of Texas Tech University (CoA TTU) where he teaches design Studios and technology courses in both graduate and undergraduate levels. He has taught at ETSAM, ESAyT, and Architectural Association (SS Unit 6) as well as lectured at Würzburg University, Germany, Santander, ETSAB University, El Vallés Architecture School, GSD Harvard-Career Discovery, Segovia, Würzburg, Münster, Porto, Delft, Limerick, Newark NJ, Lubbock TX, College Station TX, El PasoTX and Houston TX
His work has been recognised and awarded at the Architectural Review Emerging Architecture 2016 (Finalist), S.ARCH 2018, COAM 2016 Award (Finalist), 2016 London Biennale Manila Pollination, 2016 London Transart Triennale, 2016 The Architecture and Design Film Festival New York, 3rd Istambul Design Biennale 2016, Spanish National Award of Public Parks and Gardens 2015, XI Spanish Architecture and Urban Design Biennale 2011.