Juan Tur is architect graduated from the ETSAM-UPM in 2005, with fiteen years of experience in the design and implementation of large-scale urban transformations, with a special focus con public space and landscape design.
He is Associate Professor in the Design Studio Department at the ETSAM , and since 2014, is co-director of the Workshop for Advanced Urbanism at the Master in Architecture of the Nebrija University in Madrid.
He has previously coordinated, together with Edzo Bindels, the Landscape Workshop, within the Master in Collective Housing (MCH) ETSAM, during the years 2010 -2012 , and has lectured in Spain (ETSAM, IE University, Nebrija University, UCJC, Syracuse University ESDA), Portugal and Russia.
Professionally, after working for four years on the design and construction of the Madrid RIO Manzanares Park, with Burgos & Garrido and the Dutch office of WEST 8 , he became in 2009, project manager for the Dutch firm. Since then, he has been active leading and coordinating the design and construction of numerous world-class urban regeneration projects in Spain and abroad, (Russia, China, Algiers or Colombia), that integrate landscape, infrastructure and urban design into a holistic solution.
Alongside his activity with WEST 8, he founded in 2012 his own practice, WALK Architecture & Landscape, an award-winning practice in several international competitions and whose work has been exhibited and published in international media international and national.