Carlos Arroyo PhD is the principal of Carlos Arroyo Architects, a Madrid-based firm currently building in Spain, Belgium, France, UK, Germany and Rwanda, with award-winning works that innovate on sustainable development and construction, landscape management, and new forms of housing. He has produced the first Cradle to Cradle building in France (MdP la Lainiere), the first 6-Green Star certified building design in tropical Africa, (Nobelia office tower) and the first fully transparent government building in Belgium (OostCampus). His work has been featured in major exhibitions like Venice Biennale (8th 14th 16th), Centre Pompidou, Triennale di Milano or Seul’s Dongdaemun Design Plaza, and published worldwide. He has been a guest professor and lecturer at many universities and institutes all over the world including Princeton SOA, Boston MIT, Berlin TU, Bauhaus, Politecnico di Milano, Paris ENSAPLV and Tokyo University. He currently teaches at the Universidad Europea de Madrid, where he is Academic Curator of the Master in Architecture.