Arch. Francisco J. Casas Cobo is M Arch, M Arch II (Th His), PhD candidate ETSA Madrid.
He was the Vice-Chair of the Department of Architectural Engineering at Dar Al Uloom University and before that he was teaching at Istituto Europeo di Design, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Universidad de Salamanca and Universidad San Jorge Zaragoza, Architectural Association School of London (Summer School 2011) and was selected for the Visiting Teachers’ Programme (AA London, 2010).
As practitioner, he founded bRijUNi architects with Beatriz Villanueva and their work has been featured in A10 new European Architecture (Netherlands), Onoffice (United Kingdom), SUMMA+ (Argentina), Rassegna di Architettura e Urbanistica (Italy) or Archdaily and “Daily prepositions” in Seville, Évora (Portugal) –as part of Mostra Espanha- and Madrid.
As researcher, He participated in peer reviewed congresses -The Architectural Competition (KTH Stockholm), VIII International Congress The History of Modern Spanish Architecture, I International Conference on Architectural Design and Criticism, 5th Annual International Conference on Architecture (Athens), Le Corbusier 50 years after-, and wrote more than one hundred texts for Pasajes de Arquitectura y Crítica, Diseño Interior, Future, De Architect (Netherlands), Plataforma Arquitectura, AA Conversations (U. K.)…
As curator, he organized exhibitions and events in Spain (Ménage a trois, F. A. Q., Portfolio Speed Dating, On the Verge of Criticism) and abroad being the last one the exhibition and catalogue of “Couples&Co.: 22 Mirror Stories of Spanish Architecture” displayed at the Spanish Embassy in Berlin in 2015, Hafencity University Hamburg and Fundación Valentín de Madariaga, Seville in 2016.