Diego Martín Sánchez

Diego Martín Sánchez is an architect graduated from the School of Architecture of Madrid (ETSAM), with visiting exchanges to the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC). From 2017 to 2021 he receives the Monbukagakusho scholarship from the Japanese government to develop his work as a predoctoral, doctoral and postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of Yoshiharu Tsukamoto at the Tokyo Institute of Technology.

After teaching as a visiting professor at Denki University in Tokyo, Nagoya Institute of Technology, and IED in Madrid, he obtained a postdoctoral contract within the Margarita Salas Grant Program at the Cultural Landscape Research Group of the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Since 2024 he is a Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral researcher.

His research focuses on the intersection between city and landscape, especially on participative urban forestry practices that generate more-than-human commons. His scientific production has been published in Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering, Architecture Institute of Japan: Journal of Technology and Design, Cuadernos de Proyectos Arquitectónicos or ZARCH; and presented in international congresses such as ACSA or EAHN.

Since 2016 he develops a professional practice together with Noemí Gómez Lobo at furii studio, exploring issues around ecology and common resources, incorporating gender perspectives in diverse contexts, with internationally awarded projects such as in the 14th, 15th and 16th editions of Europan in Madrid.