Under a public tender, a grant will be awarded for carrying out an innovative or research project in the field of architecture in New York, which will contribute to making the Royal Academy an international experimental laboratory and platform of Spanish architecture.
The grant aims to promote the completion of research projects in the field of architecture by providing opportunities for their creation, development and communication, giving candidates the conditions and providing the means for this in order to support their efforts and initiative.
The programme also encourages international mobility, understood as an enriching factor of personal development.
Top architects who graduated from any of the Spanish superior technical schools of architecture, international architects with a Spanish residence permit who graduated from a Spanish school and architects who graduated from an international school but whose degree has been officially approved in Spain.
Call opening: 2 January 2018
Registration period: 2 January to 2 April 2018
Winners: July 2018
Period of the scholarship: September 2018 to March 2019
The required documentation can be sent through the 'registration' form until the closing date of the call (April 2, 2018 - 12 pm, Spanish Peninsular time).
More information in the Terms and Conditions (PDF format).
Registration in the arquia/research tender can only be done via the online registration system by completing the form provided for this purpose.
2nd April 2018 at 12 pm (Spanish Peninsular time).
2nd April 2018 at 12 pm (Spanish Peninsular time).
He was born in Valladolid and saw the light in Cadiz.
His works range from small houses such as Casa Turégano, Casa Gaspar or Casa de Blas to large works such as Caja Granada or the Consultative Council of Zamora. His work has been exhibited at the Crown Hall in Chicago, the Basilica Palladiana, the Tempietto de S. Pietro in Montorio, the MAXXI in Rome or the American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York.
He has been a Professor of Projects in Madrid since 1986 and has taught at the ETH in Zurich, the EPFL in Laussanne, Penn University in Philadelphia, the CUA in Washington and many other universities around the world.
Fernando de Terán is director of the Royal Academy of Fine Art of San Fernando, where he previously held the position of Secretary General.
He was awarded a doctorate from the Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid in 1966. He has led town planning departments or those that are closely related to town planning in the civil service and in the city council of Madrid. He has held the positions of Deputy Director of Town Planning (1972), Technical Director of Planning for the Madrid Metropolitan Area (1977-1980) and Director of the Institute of Local Government Studies (1985-87).
In 2000, he received the Gold Medal for Town Planning of the Autonomous Community of Madrid, and in 2005 was awarded the King Jaime I Prize by the Valencia Country Council, in the category of Town Planning, Landscape and...
Architect from the E.T.S. de Arquitectura de Madrid.
Trustee of the Arquia Foundation since 1999.
Trustee of the COAM Architecture Foundation from 1993 to 2002.
Trustee of the Do.co.mo.mo Foundation . since 2006.
Member of the Delegate Commission of the Arquia Foundation from 2004 to 2011.
Member of the Technical Commission of the Do.co.mo.mo. since 2006.
Social housing awards for almost 700 public housing projects (Móstoles, Madrid (5) and ...
Gerardo García-Ventosa López (Barcelona 1951), an architect who graduated from the Superior Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona, having specialised in building in 1977 and town planning in 1979.
He has a doctorate in architecture (cum laude) from the same school, whereby his thesis focused on the work of Doménech i Montaner (1993).
Degree (Excellent) in Legal and Forensic Architecture from the Pompeu Fabra University (2003).
Non-tenured/associate professor at the Superior Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona (1974-1990).
Professor at the Massana School of Interior Decoration in Barcelona.
Deputy Director, Superior Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona (1984-87).
It must be an innovative idea and provide a new working approach.
Potential impact. It must make a significant contribution in the field of architecture.
Feasibility, the research project must have clear and realistic goals.
Capacity, the applicant must possess consolidated knowledge and qualifications. They must also demonstrate their ability to successfully carry out the research project.
Applications will be evaluated by the jury, taking the following criteria into consideration:
Academic and professional CV of the applicant
Report of the project proposed for the grant
Level of English proficiency
The grant includes an endowment of 18,000 euros split into six monthly instalments of 3,000 euros.
The Arquia Foundation will cover the travel expenses to New York (a return ticket by plane), visa, ISSO Columbia Visiting Scholar (or similar) and the SEVIS I-901 (or similar). It will also provide the intern with medical cover under the conditions of the travel insurance policy contracted through the brokerage firm Arquiseguros, and the relevant Social Security contributions will also be made.