Under a public competition, a grant will be awarded for 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.
Opening of call: 2 January 2019
Registration period: 2 January to 1 April 2019
Results: July 2019
Completion of the grant: September 2019 to March 2020
The required documentation can be submitted via the 'registration' form until the call closes (1 April 2019 - 12 p.m., CET).
More information on the requirements in the PDF.
Registration in the arquia/research tender can only be done via the online registration system by completing the form provided for this purpose.
1 April 2019 at 12 p.m. (CET).
1 April 2019 at 12 p.m. (CET).
Born in Santander in 1939.
1959-60 Engraving Studies at the San Fernando School of Fine Arts in Madrid
1960-65 Architecture Studies at the Technical School of Architecture of Madrid
1969 Doctorate of Architecture from the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid
1970 Grant Juan March Foundation, Centre for Advanced Visual Studies, MIT.
1971-75 Researcher invited by Professor Gyorgy Kepes to the Centre for Advanced Visual Studies. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Boston, Massachusetts
1977 Professor of Projects at the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid.
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...
An architect who specialised in Building Work and who graduated from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in 1994.
Erasmus student (Aarhus, Copenhagen) 1993.
He collaborated as an intern in the Department of Historical Heritage of Barcelona City Council, 1993-1994.
COAIB intern in collaboration with the Regional Ministry of Economy and Treasury of the Balearic Government, 1995.
Postgraduate in Urban Law and Spatial Planning at the University of the Balearic Islands in 2001.
Secretary of the Official College of Architects of the Balearic Islands (1996-2002).
Secretary of the Association of Forensic Experts (2000-2002).
Municipal architect of Búger, Majorca (2000-2011).
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.