Concrete conservation Experts
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Enrique Madia is an Argentinean/American architect, writer, teacher and critic with a busy international consulting practice. He studied at the FADU in Buenos Aires Argentina. He taught and Lecturing in several Universities in the USA, South America and participated in several International Academic Forums as jury and critic. He has taught and examined at the Faculty of Architecture Design and Urbanism and University of Belgrano in Argentina, Lecturing at Tulane University and Loyola University in New Orleans, Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, University of Miami, Metro Dade Community College and Broward Community College in USA. Among his many books presentations and reviews he has done it for Santiago Calatrava, Zaha Hadid, Moshe Safdie, Vittorio Gregotti, Cesar Pelli, Mario Botta, Richard England, Gae Auletti, Emilio Ambasz, Morris Lapidus and Clorindo Testa among others
Enrique Xavier de Anda Alanis
Enrique Xavier de Anda Alanis was born in Mexico City and graduated in Architecture at the “Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico” –UNAM– and received a PH. D. from the School of Phylosophy at UNAM. Enrique is a researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Esteticas at UNAM and directs graduation papers (thesis) in History of Art and is also a professor at the Schools of Architecture and Philosophy at UNAM. Enrique is a member of several associations and “National Researcher” (level III) by the Mexican Government. He has written several articles for local and international magazines and has lectured and participated in symposia in Mexico, Latin America, USA, Europe and Australia. He has authored sixteen books on the history of architecture and has co-authored another seventeen books and similar related topics. Enrique Xavier de Anda Alanis has served as co-ordinator and curator of several architecture and applied art exhibitions and has been a member of academic juries and commissions at the University of Mexico. He is currently a member of the “National Academy of Architecture” and a co-ordinator of the “National Committee of XX Century Architecture” in Mexico. Currently, he also serves as Vice President of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Twentieth Century Heritage
Estudio Guadiana is an architecture office stablished by José A. Fernández Ordóñez and Lorenzo Fernández-Ordóñez in 1997, which includes professionals from different disciplines to develop projects of architecture, landscaping, planning and engineering. We have a sustainable approach to design, through work that spans the spectrum from masterplans to details. Our approach is sensitive to location and culture, often combining the latest advances in building technology with techniques drawn from vernacular tradition; and we harness the skills, enthusiasm and knowledge of integrated design teams, clients and communities to create inspirational environments. Our work is a profound commitment to finding innovative design solutions, with a dedication to artistic thinking and the latent potential of materials and craftsmanship. We manage teams powered by innovation, efficiency and imagination. We help to connect desires and knowledge, resources and technology, expectations and experience.
Fernando Espinosa de los Monteros
Fernando Espinosa de los Monteros, Former Vice President of ISC20C, is a practising architect in Madrid, Spain has established his own practice since 1984. Currently, his practice includes work on projects all over Spain and UE, for more including high profile projects. This include rehabilitation of heritage projects, residential developments, offices, civic buildings involved both interior design and landscape architecture. Architect Fernando Espinosa de los Monteros has worked on complex interventions involving Spanish heritage. He regularly lectures at universities and has authored numerous articles regarding architectural heritage and housing development in Europe. As an architect, he has also served as finalist in the international competition of the rehabilitation and extension of the “Orto Botanicus Patavinus” in Padua, Italy and has won a special mention in the “Europa Nostra Award 2006” for the rehabilitation of the “Palace of Tabladillo” in Ávila, Spain
Gunny Harboe, FAIA, Fellow US/ICOMOS, is a registered architect with nearly 30 years of experience and currently runs his own small firm in Chicago. He has worked on many iconic modern masterpieces including numerous works by both Mies van der Rohe and Frank Lloyd Wright. He received his M. Arch. from M.I.T., (including study in Copenhagen, Denmark); a M.Sc. in Historic Preservation from Columbia University; and an A.B. in History from Brown University. He also attended ICCROM in Rome, Italy. His projects have received numerous awards, and he was named a “2001 Young Architect” by the National AIA, “Chicagoan of the Year” by Chicago Magazine in 2010, and received the 2015 Award for Excellence in Heritage Conservation from the Society of Architectural Historians. Gunny was a founding member and is a current Vice President of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on 20th Century Heritage, and was a founding member of DOCOMOMO_US where he remains on the board. He is also a current board member of the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy and was a Regional Director of AIA National, and President of AIA Chicago. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Ines Consulting Engineers
Ines Consulting Engineers is a Spanish company providing professional services in the civil engineering field. It is a market leader for its expertise and excellence in the services offered to its clients, both in engineering and multidisciplinary consultancy. INES is one of the companies with the most profound expertise and with the best prospects of future growth in the field of infrastructure preservation, maintenance and operation. INES boasts an exemplary career providing services based on excellence. We stand out in the Spanish market and are a growing force in the international arena.
Los Angeles, USA
Kyle Normandin is an Associate Principal at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, in New York, NY, USA. He serves as a Vice President of the ICOMOS ISC on Twentieth Century Heritage and is currently the Chair of the Technical Committee on Modern Heritage (TC-MH) of Association for Preservation Technology International (APT). He has contributed numerous technical papers on architectural conservation of cultural heritage and continues to serve on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Architectural Conservation for Taylor & Francis. Kyle holds a B.A. in Architecture from UC Berkeley and an M.S. in Historic Preservation from Columbia University in the City of New York
Luciano Jose Hernandez
Santa Fe, Argentina
Licenciado en Hormigón Armado Magister en Conservación, Preservación y Restauración de Monumentos y Sitios Santa Fe, República Argentina Fundador y socio gerente de la firma SIPEC dedicada al Mantenimiento, Conservación y Restauración de Edificios considerados de alto valor patrimonial o Monumentos Históricos Nacionales ejecutando a la fecha más de 1008 intervenciones. Consultor sobre Patología de la Construcción aplicada a la Restauración de edificios para Organismos Nacionales, Provinciales y Empresas Privadas. Cursos de Posgrado en Argentina, Holanda, Alemania y Francia relacionados con el tema.
San Sebastián, Spain
Luis Chillida is the director of the Department of Communications, Marketing and Friends of Museo Chillida-Leku, as well as a member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors. He is the seventh child of Eduardo Chillida and Pilar Belzunce and throughout his entire life he has been a great motor sports enthusiast, participating in numerous national as well as international races. In 1992 he began to work in Eduardo Chillida’s office. Amongst other things, he managed the different expositions of Chillida at a national and international level. Between 1998 and 2000 he spent some time at Lanzarote’s “Cesar Manrique Foundation”, at Palma de Mallorca’s “Pilar y Joan Miró Foundation” and at Barcelona’s “Tàpies Foundation”, where he broaden his knowledge of art management. He also attended the “II Higher Course in Business Management and Cultural Organizations” in Vitoria. Since September of 2000 until 2004 he was the Director of the Chillida-Leku Museum, and he was the Director of the Communication, Marketing and Friends of the Chillida-Leku Museum Department until 2010. He was also a member of the Executive Committee and of the Management Board. Luis is currently the President of the Eduardo Chillida – Pilar Belzunce Foundation. He has been involved in the Lenbur Foundation since it was launched in 1991. This Foundation is engaged in the recovery of Industrial Heritage and is focused on iron. His father was a founding member and he was his representative, acting on his behalf until his death. Afterwards he was appointed board member in 2002 and from 2008 up to the present he became the President of the Board. Since 2007 he is a member of VEGAP’s Management Board, a management entity of plastic artists. In 2011 he was appointed Vice President and member of the Executive Committee.
M. Isabella Pierigè
M. Isabella Pierigè is a Cultural Heritage Restorer and Conservator according to the sense of art. 182 of the Italian Legislative Decree no 42/2004 and successive modifications. From 1993 to 1999 she was a free-lance restorer and Technical Director responsible for “monumental” restoration of archaeological cultural heritage. Since 1999, she has been employed as a restorer and conservator at the Archaeological Supervisory Group for Fine Arts and the Landscape of Abruzzo (central Italy). She is responsible for the recovery, restoration and conservation of works of art, for preparing exhibitions and museum exhibitions in Italy, Europe and other Countries (including the U.S.A.) and collaborates with research Institutions to produce and validate new conservation materials and methods. She has taught restoration in schools and universities and at on-site laboratories, as well as overseeing and evaluating works entrusted to third parties.
Susana Landrove, coordinator of the research for the Fundación DOCOMOMO Ibérico in the proposal,is an Architect since 1993. She is the Director of the Fundación DOCOMOMO Ibérico since 2009 and has been in charge of its programmes and research since 1995. She is also a member of the Registers Committee of DOCOMOMO International since 2000. She has coordinated and participated in numerous research projects related to Modern Heritage: “Spanish Architecture Register, 1920-2000” (Ministry of Public Works, 1997-1999); “Spanish Architecture of the XXth Century” (Expo Hanover 2000); "ARCH XX SUDOE. the architecture of the XXth Century in Spain, Gibraltar and the French regions of Aquitaine, Auvergne, Languedoc-Roussillon, Limousin, Midi-Pyrénées y Poitou-Charentes" (INTERREG III B Sudoe); “Application of the Spanish Código Técnico de la Edificación building regulations to Modern Movement heritage buildings” (Ministry of Public Works, 2011) y "Initial Catalogue of buildings included in the National Plan for Conservation of XXth Century Cultural Heritage” (Ministry of Culture, 2011-2015). She has curated five exhibitions on XXth Century Heritage in Spain and Portugal and participated in many others, and edited 10 books on Modern Movement Architecture in Spain and Portugal. She is a practising architect working on rehabilitation and has worked as an external editor for the architecture publisher Gustavo Gili since 2005. She has lectured on XXth Century Heritage in several Universities, including Harvard Graduate School of Design, Universidad de Guadalajara (México), Universitat Ramon Llull, Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona, etc