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1957, Bizkaia, Spain

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Ruisánchez Arquitectes
Av. Diagonal, 622
08021 Barcelona, Spain

Manuel Ruisánchez Capelastegui Change this

Change thisBarcelona, Spain
born 1957, Bizkaia
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Since the beginning of his professional career, he has received recognition and honorable mentions for his work. He has won numerous competitions in the fields of Architectural design, City Planning, and Landscape. In 2008 he won, as the leader of a multi-disciplinary, international team, the first prize in the competition for an architectural project and the execution of the Master plan for the coastline of the City of Salerno (Italy) which also includes direct intervention in three of its four ambits.

Between 1982 and 1992, Associate Professor in the Department of Urbanism and Territorial Planning and Landscape in ESTAV. Since 1991, Associate Professor in the Department of Urbanism and Professor in the Master of Landscape at the ESTAB. In both schools is a Member of the ‘Final Review' Jury. Manuel Ruisánchez has been a visiting professor in several universities abroad, among which are Harvard University and Washington University in St. Louis (USA). Since 2007, he is an invited professor at the IUAV University of Venice and gives lectures, seminars and workshops in Spain as well as overseas. He was Architect in the Projects Department of the Barcelona Metropolitan Corporation between 1985 and 1989, Associate at Ruisánchez - Vendrell between 1988 and 1997, he becomes Founder of Ruisánchez Arquitectes in 1997.


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