Carlos Asensio Wandosell / Biography

Born in Madrid, he graduates in 1993 at Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura and he founds his architecture office with Nieves Cabañas, awa_estudio since 2007. He takes part in many design competitions and wins some of them – most recent: first prize in an urban intervention in Talavera de la Reina; first prize in the competition for the Veterinary Hospital in Madrid and first prize in the Auditorium and Concert Hall in Elche. His design survey is varied and active on a multiplicity of fronts: university and cultural buildings, sports complexes, community facilities. He combines design activity with research and teaching: since 2006, he is professor at Toledo school of Architecture and San Pablo CEU of Madrid and he has been visiting professor at many European universities as MsA FH Münster, TU Kaiserslautern, FH Kärnten and Politecnico di Milano. He has many publications to his credit in national and international issues, as Babelia – El País, Arquitecura/COAM, Baukultur.