Josep Maria Montaner

ETSAB Universitat Politècnica de Catalunyashort
Josep Maria Montaner (Barcelona, 1954) has a Degree in Archi- tecture for the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB) in 1977 and Ph D. in the same school in 1983. He is Senior University Professor on Theory of Architecture at the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB) and co-director of the Master Laboratorio de la vivienda sostenible del siglo XXI.
He is the author of several books including: Después del mo- vimiento moderno. Arquitectura de la segunda mitad del siglo XX, 1993 (Italian version 1996; Portuguese versión 2001, Greek version 2013); Arquitectura y crítica, 1999 (Portuguese version, 2007); Museos para el, siglo XXI, 2003 (Portuguese and English versions); Sistemas arquitectónicos contemporáneos, 2008,( Portuguese version 2009); La modernidad superada. Ensayos sobre arquitectura contemporánea, 2011 (Portuguese version 2013); and Arquitectura y política, with Zaida Muxí, 2011.
Regular contributor to Spanish newspapers EL PAIS and La Van- guardia, writes for international reviews of Architecture. He has been visiting lecturer at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London (1986-1987) and scholarship in the Spa- nish Academy in Rome (1987). He has taught courses and given lectures in Europe, America and Asia. In 2005 he was awarded by the Spanish Government’s National Prize on Urbanism.