Uriel Fogué


With a PhD in architecture from the Polytechnic University of Madrid  (UPM), he won the extraordinary prize for his doctoral thesis in the 2014-15 academic year, with which he was also a finalist in the 10th Ibero-American Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism in 2016. 

He teaches at the School of Architecture of Madrid (ETSAM), the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), and the European University of Madrid (UEM). He currently co-directs the architecture office ELII, an office that was part of the Spanish Pavilion at the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale (Golden Lion 2016).

By way of recognition, he has two works selected for the European Union Awards for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe (2015, 2019). His work Yojigen Poketto was chosen as one of the twenty visionary domestic spaces of the last hundred years in the exhibition Home Stories 100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors, at the Vitra Design Museum (2020). He has also been awarded by the Madrid College of Architects on six occasions (2018, 2017, 2016, 2013, 2011, 2006), has received the FAD 2020 Award, 2005 and has been a finalist and shortlisted for the FAD Award 2017, 2018 and 2020.

He is the author of the book Las arquitecturas del fin del mundo (Pont Editors, 2022), co-author of Super Petites Maisons (EPFL, 2022) and What is Home Without a Mother (HIAP-Matadero Madrid, 2015), winner of the XIII Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism 2015 Award.


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