Relationship of estudio Herreros with singular architecture and facilities
The professional practice of Juan Herreros has been closely linked to developing singular facilities and buildings, essentially public, for collective use and through tenders by invitation.Highlights from Ábalos&Herreros period are the construction of facilities for infrastructures
Relationship of estudio Herreros with hybrid complexes and high-rise buildings
Juan Herreros´ relationship with hybrid complexes goes back to the 1980s when these latter first appeared on the American sky-line and references to which were to be found in the book “Técnica y Arqitectura en la Ciudad Contemporánea”, which was later translated into English by the MIT Press under the title “Tower & Office”.
Relationship of estudio Herreros with the Urban Scale
The urban scale has been a fundamental task in Juan Herreros’s work. Associated with Iñaki Ábalos at A&H they developed various international competitions of this nature, such as the redevelopment of Max Reinhardt Square in Salzburg, and they built the environment of the mouth of the river Besòs that includes the Littoral Park
Relationship of estudio Herreros with sustainability
Interest in blurring the limits between the natural and the artificial has been a constant in Juan Herreros’ work as an academic and investigator and in the projects produced by his practice.
Relationship of estudio Herreros with art
The relationship of Juan Herreros with Contemporary Art has been continuous throughout his nearly 30 years of professional practice. The A&H practice was shortlisted in the final phase of such prestigious museums as the New Museum of New York City or the Orange County Museum of Art in California.
Relationship of estudio Herreros with the workspace
Juan Herreros’ experience in office buildings goes back to 1989, when together with Iñaki Ábalos he signed the headquarters for Renfe’s Rolling Stock Direction in Madrid (COAM Prize 1991 and Madrid City Hall Prize to Architecture and Urban Planning 1991).
Relationship of estudio Herreros with housing
Juan Herreros has undertaken intense activities connected with the topic of housing. He gained his Doctorate in Architecture with a Thesis on the Contemporary Domestic Space and has directed courses and workshops on recent mutations in the matter of housing, applying from a purely theoretical to the most ideological and creative approach.
Relationship of estudio Herreros with industrial architecture
Juan Herreros has maintained a permanent link with the industrial architecture or associated with various technological processes. Its origin as a teacher of construction systems in the late 80s approached him to work together with specialists in engineering and infrastructure expertise starting a career that has been enriched over the years.
Relationship of estudio Herreros with Latin America
Uruguay was the first country in Latin America where Juan Herreros appeared as a guest in 1995 of the School of Architecture at República University to deliver, together with Iñaki Ábalos, a legendary seminar entitled “Hybrid Containers” which gave rise to an uninterrupted relationship until now.
Relationship of Juan Herreros with Education and the Diffusion of Architecture
Juan Herreros has devoted more than thirty uninterrupted years to teaching Architecture. He began in 1980 as an assistant in the Construction Department of the Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM) when he was still a student, and then became a Lecturer of the subject until in 1987 he obtained his first place as Associate Professor of the Department of Architectural Projects, where he earned his Doctorate with a grade A Cum Laude in 1994 with his thesis on “Mutations in Contemporary Spaces” and he obtained the place of Full Professor in 1995 with a paper on “Eames’s, Smithson’s, Sota: three models to work”.