Dean, Faculty of Architecture and Design
Acting Head of Program, BA Graphic Design & Visual Communication
Javier Martín was born in Valencia, Spain. He studied architecture (UP Valencia, 2009) and holds a Master's in Design Studies in the field of architectural technology from Harvard University Graduate School of Design (Cambridge, MA, USA, 2014), where he also was a teaching assistant and a research assistant at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Materials.
After working for Zvi Hecker in Berlin, he developed his own professional practice individually and in collaboration with different colleagues. His work has been internationally awarded, published, and exhibited extensively – including at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
As an academic and educator, Prof. Martín has taught in different universities in Spain, the U.S., and Chile. His research interests revolve around materiality, technology, and assembly processes.
Prof. Martín has been the Head of the BA Interior Architecture/Interior Design program since 2016 and teaches courses related to construction and materials and also design projects – both in the BA and MA Interior Architecture/Interior Design and in the BA Architecture programs.
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