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BEGOÑA DE ABAJO

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 //deAbajoGarcía// is an architectural office founded by Carlos García Fernández (1982, Asturias) and Begoña de Abajo Castrillo (1986, León) in New York in 2013. They are currently based in Madrid.
They understand architecture as an assebly of experiences within the fields of design, construction and academy. They share their interest for the combination of their practice with pedagogy and research in architecture.
Carlos and Begoña are architects from the Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM) and they both have been Fulbright Fellows at Columbia University in New York, where they have graduated from the Master of Science in Advance Architectural Design.
Concurrently to their professional practice they are currently developing their research and teaching work at the Polytechnic University of Madrid.

 

Begoña de Abajo Castrillo is National End of Studies Prize and she holds a Master from Columbia University in New York where she studied as a Fulbright Fellow. She is Architect from the Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM) where she graduated with Honors obtaining the School End of Studies Prize. She also studied at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. She collaborated with different architectural offices such us Dosmasuno while being a student. She has worked with Alvaro Siza in Porto and afterwards she became a member of the Foster and Partners Madrid team. She is currently a PhD student at the Architectural Projects Deparment at ETSAM.

 


Architect. ETSAM/UPM. Extraordinary Prize
MSc. Architect Columbia University

2007/ UPM Best Academic Results Prize
2009/ International Student Scholarship. IIT, Chicago
2010/ Arquia Scholarship. Álvaro Siza Office
2011/ Architect. ETSAM-UPM
2011/ End of Studies Prize UPM
2011/ Architect at Foster and Partners
2013/ Fulbright Scholarship
2014/ Master in Advance Architectural Design. Columbia Univesity
2014/ William Kinne Fellows Prize. Columbia University
2014/ Teacher Assistant. Barnard+Columbia School of Architecture
2015/ National End of Studies Prize

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