Víctor López Cotelo (Madrid, 1947) graduated from the Madrid Technical School of Architecture (ETSAM) in 1969. He worked in Munich from 1970 to 1972, after which he collaborated with Alejandro de la Sota until 1979. He has since worked as an independent professional. He lectured in the ETSAM Projects Department from 1982 to 1986. He was visiting lecturer in Projects at the Munich Technical School of Architecture (TUM) in 1993, being appointed as Projects Professor at the same school in 1995. He has been invited to give seminars and speeches at several European schools of architecture. He is correspondent member of the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts and member of the Berlin Academy of Arts.
His work has been the subject of several exhibitions and publications and has won several national and international prizes and distinctions.
His professional activity has been completed with participation in many juries, seminars, lectures and competitions in both Spain and abroad.