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Curriculum Vitae

Fernando Diez


Fernando Diez is Editorial Director of architecture journal Summa+ and Professor of Urbanism at the Universidad de Palermo (UP) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He is also Director of the Department of History & Theory, Faculty of Architecture at UP.

Fernando Diez studied architecture at the Universidad de Belgrano, Argentina and Universidad Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

He has been researching and teaching architecture since 1979, and is the author of Buenos Aires y algunas constantes en las transformaciones urbanas Fundacion (Editorial de Belgrano, 1996)and Crisis de Autenticidad: Cambios en los modos de producción de la arquitectura argentina (2008) on Argentine architecture.

His critical and theoretical work has been widely published in Argentina and internationally. He is also contributor to the Opinion section of La Nación newspaper in Buenos Aires, where he writes on ecology, urban development and environmental issues.

Fernando Diez was professor of architecture at the Universidad de Belgrano and Universidad de Buenos Aires, and has been visiting professor at a number of universities internationally.

He holds a chair at the Argentine Academy of Sciences of the Environment.

He moderated the workshop Green urbanism - Between ecology and economy at the 2nd International Holcim Forum 2007 in Shanghai. He was a member of the Awards jury for region Latin America in 2008, 2014 and 2017.

Last Updated: July 04, 2016
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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