Javier Terrados Cepeda is PhD Architect and Professor at the School of Architecture of Seville since 1988. He studied Postgraduate Studies at Cornell University, New York. He has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Kingston (London), Nancy, Panama, Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid, Malaga and Granada.
His work has obtained the National Prize for Public Housing 2005, the National Prize Termoarcilla, the “Félix Hernández” Prize of the College of Architects of Córdoba, the Provincial Prizes of the Colleges of Architects of Seville and Jaén, the 2nd Prize National “Urban Solutions”, of the Superior Council of the Associations of Architects of Spain and one of the three mentions in the European Prize of Architecture “Ugo Rivolta”, among others.
He has been Director of the Andalusian proposal for the International Competition of efficient prefabricated housing Solar Decathlon on two occasions: 2010 and 2012. In 2016 he was part of one of the 5 international teams selected for the efficient redesign of the island Tristan da Cunha in the Atlantic South.
José Carlos Márquez
Head of Service of the Culture Area
José Carlos Márquez Martín, is Coordinator of the Culture Area of the Cabildo of Lanzarote, main government of the Island of Lanzarote, declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1993. José Carlos, Diploma and Degree in Social Education, has been in management positions since 2004, developing his professional work in the cultural field as responsible for cultural spaces such as the El Salinero Theater; the Conservatory of Music and School of Music – CIEM; the Center for Cultural Innovation El Almacén and the Insular Library, being these, among others, the backbone of a large part of the island’s cultural life. It is also responsible for the planning and budgetary management of the Culture Area of the Cabildo de Lanzarote.
Javier López Rivera
Huelva, 1966. Architect, ETSA. Seville, 1991. PhD architect, ETSA. Seville, 2012. No. 2 of Promotion. Master in Integrated Architecture Projects. CSA. Antonio Camuñas Foundation. Madrid, 1990-91. Associate Professor (Accredited Holder in 2013) of Analysis, Ideation, PFC and Projects IV since 2003. ETSA. Seville. Member of the management team of the ETSA of Seville, as Coordinator of Culture and Social Projection, since 2017. Winner V Edition El Público Awards -section Architecture- of Canal Sur TV 2003. Winner 3rd, 7th and 17th edition of Architecture Photography Contest . COA Huelva. Finalist 3rd edition International Photography Competition of artificial light TEL (2017).
He forms a professional team with Ramón Pico (Estudio ACTA) since 1993. His particular professional road-movie is developed on a daily basis between the provinces of Seville, Cádiz and Huelva. They have toured various places of national and international geography (Bolzano, Milan, Piacenza, Nancy, Dubai, Shanghai) showing their work and performing teaching duties as guest lecturers.
Engineer of el Cabildo de Lanzarote
Civil Engineer, Channels and Ports from the University of Granada. Specialty: structures
International Master in business and public policies by L’Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech and the International University Menendez Pelayo
In the Cabildo of Lanzarote:
Head of coordination with Public Administrations
Coordinator of the Public Works area
As a professional:
Manager of the Lanzarote Water Consortium
Member of the construction management of the sports palace “Gran Canaria Arena”
Head of technical assistance for the construction of the Arrecife Circunvalación highway “LZ-3”
Juan Palop Casado
Urban architect Professor of urban planning at the School of Architecture 0f Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Juan Palop-Casado is an architect and urban planner. He is founder and director of the professional office LPA (Lab for Planning and Architecture) with which he develops territorial planning projects, urban design, infrastructure, and landscaping. His work focuses on territories with “good climate” (the subtropical south) in which he operates with the principles and methodologies of biourbanism that interprets urban landscapes as biodynamic realities and therefore subject to the principles of development of living beings.
He is a member of the International Society of Biourbanism and a licensed advisor of the seal of urbanism and sustainable construction BREEAM_ Urbanism.
He studied at the architecture schools of Las Palmas, Oxford, and Harvard, where he graduated Master (MDesS) and was part of the Harvard Project on the City research group. He is the founder of the 20º Institute, a non-profit organization based in the Canary Islands, which develops research projects and training activities that explore sustainable modes of urbanization in the subtropical south.