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ROJO / FERNÁNDEZ-SHAW, arquitectos es un estudio de arquitectura formado por los arquitectos María Begoña Fernández-Shaw Zulueta y Luis Rojo de Castro.

Begoña Fernández-Shaw se gradúa en la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid en 1987 y obtiene un Master in Architecture en Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Desde el año 2001 es Secretaria Adjunta de EUROPAN/España.

Luis Rojo de Castro se gradúa en la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid en 1987, iniciando su labor académica como Profesor Asociado del Departamento de Proyectos Arquitectónicos de esta Escuela en 1992. En la actualidad ocupa una plaza de profesor Ayudante Doctor.

Luis Rojo es Doctor Arquitecto por la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, donde leyó la tesis "Metáforas obsesivas e Ideogramas en la arquitectura de Le Corbusier."

Habiendo recibido la Beca Fulbright en 1987, obtuvo un Master in Architecture en el Graduate School of Design, Harvard University en 1989. Rojo ha sido Profesor Visitante en el Core Program del Departamento de Arquitectura del Graduate School of Design, Harvard University entre 1994 y 1998, impartiendo Option Studios in Architecture en el 2002, 2006 y 2011, entre 1999 y 2012 Profesor Invitado en el Departamento de Teoría e Historia de la Escuela de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Navarra; en 2016 Visiting Professor of Architecture en el City College of New York y en 2019 en el Departamento de Arquitectura, China Academy of Arts.

Rojo ha sido co-editor de la revista CIRCO COOP desde su fundación en 1992.

Como resultado de su investigación profesional y académica, los trabajos de Rojo/Fernández-Shaw han sido publicados en revistas profesionales como A+U, El Croquis, Cassabella, Rassegna, Tectónica, Revista Arquitectura, CIRCO, Arquitectura Ibérica, AV, Space, On Diseño, Detail, etc. Han impartido conferencias sobre su trabajo en Harvard School of Design Cambridge MASS, la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Navarra, la Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, School of Architecture at the University of Illinois Chicago ILL, el Leibniz Universität Hannover School of Architecture, la Escuela de Arquitectura del Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne (EPFL), the BAS School of Architecture at the City College of New York, The Cooper Union (NY), el College of Architecture and Urban Planning de la Universidad de Tonji, Shangai, la Escuela de Arquitectura del China Academy od Arts, la Fachhochshule at Postdam University of Arts and Sciences y el College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang University.


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ROJO / FERNÁNDEZ-SHAW arquitectos is an architecture firm based in Madrid, Spain, founded in partnership by the architects María Begoña Fernández-Shaw Zulueta and Luis Rojo de Castro in 1994

The firm has oriented its practice to the design and construction of public works, architectural competitions and academic research. They have been awarded in several architecture competitions, like the Auditorium in Guadalajara, the Centre for the Arts in Alicante, the Industrial Research Laboratories in Arnedo, a Sports Centre in Alcazar de San Juan, or a Public Housing Project in Ciudad Real. Their work has been published in a number of professional journals, among which stand Revista Arquitectura, AV, On Design, Tectónica, Detail, L'Industria de la Construzione, Space, Summa, On Arquitectura and others, and it has also been selected for the Spanish Architecture Bienale, the Biennale di Venezia and the FAD prize

They are currently involved in the construction of the new Faculty of Sciences for the UNED University in Las Rozas, Madrid, as well as the International Center for Economic and Social Studies in Majadahonda, Madrid. They have recently completed the Sports Center of Alcazar de San Juan, Ciudad Real. Their entry for the Competition of a New Covered Swimming-pool in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, was awarded in 2015, as well as a proposal of a New Campus for the Runnymede College, Madrid, in 2016 and currently under construction.

Begoña Fernández-Shaw obtained a degree in architecture from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid en 1987 and a Master in Architecture from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. In 2001 she was appointed Adjunct Secretary to EUROPAN/Spain.

Luis Rojo de Castro graduated from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid in 1987, where has been teaching design since 1992. He is currently Ph D Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture , teaching design studios at the undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as Labs and Workshops at the Master for Advanced Architecture program. He is currently the Academic Secretary of the MPAA Master Program and member of the Ph D Academic Commission at the Architecture Department.

He obtained a Masters degree at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University in 1989, and was Visiting Critic of Architecture at the GSD on regular basis between 1994 and 1998, and again in 2001, 2006 and 2011. From 1999 to 2012 has been a regular Visiting Professor of History and Architecture Theory at the Escuela de Arquitectura de Navarra. He was appointed Visiting Professor of Architecture at the City College of New York for the Fall semester of 2016.

Rojo obtained a Ph_D in Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Madrid UPM with a dissertation on the contaminations of Le Corbusier's discourse with and through the instruments of Surrealism in Paris in the 1920's. As a result of his academic and research practice, his writings on contemporary architecture have been published in A+U, El Croquis, Cassabella, Tectónica, Revista Arquitectura, CIRCO, Rassegna, Detail, Space, On Diseño, El País journal, etc.

Luis Rojo has been co-editor of the journal CIRCO Coop since 1992, belongs to the Editorial Board of CPA Cuadernos de Proyectos Arquitectónicos, an academic journal oriented towards disciplinary reasearch published by Department of Architecture at the ETSAM, as well as to the scientific Comittee of Critic|All, an international Conference on Architectural Design and Criticism organized bi-anually by the Department of Architecture at the ETSAM