Atxu Amann

Architect, urban planner and landscape architect

Teacher and researcher at the School of Architecture of the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM), she is the creator of the Official Master's Degree in Architectural Communication, which she currently coordinates, and director of the PhD programme in Architectural Communication, where she has supervised more than 22 doctoral theses.

She also directs the Hypermedia Research Group: configuration workshop and architectural communication, and is responsible for an educational innovation group of the same name.

Award for excellence in educational innovation of the UPM in 2009 and the award for teaching excellence in 2019. Since 1987, she has been associated with Andrés Cánovas and Nicolás Maruri in the Temperaturas Extremas studio.

Her design work has won her many awards and has been exhibited and published all over the world, with more than 200 prizes, such as the Spanish Government's National Culture Prize in 2012. She was curator of the Spanish pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2018.

A feminist activist, she situates her activity in the struggle for a "more than human" world through a diversified architectural practice.

Atxu Amann photography