• Joan Roig I Duran

    Guest Speaker, Batlle I Roig

    Joan Roig I Duran

    Guest Speaker, Batlle I Roig



    Co-founder of Batlle I Roig, Spain


    Campus Besos-UPC BcnTech


    2015 IOC/IAKS Gold Medal Award – International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities
    World Architecture Festival- Waf 2016 în the Higher Education and Research Category
    2015 Alexandro de la Sota Award


    JOAN ROIG I DURÁN is an architect from the school of architecture of Barcelona and co-founder of Batlle i Roig Arquitectes since 1981. He has taught architectural design at the same school since 1984, as well as the Master of architecture of the landscape of the University Polytechnic of Catalonia and of the school of Agriculture of Barcelona.

    He has been visiting professor to, among others, l’Académie van Boukunst, Rotterdam; Delft University of Technology; ILAUD (International Laboratory of Architecture and Urban Design), Urbino; IUAV Istituto Universitario di Architettura de Venezia; Facoltà di Architettura, Génova; ITU, Faculty of Architecture of Istanbul; Washington University, St. Louis; University of Illinois, Chicago; l’École Superièure du Paysage de Versailles; al Ringyorcesung Technishe Universität, Munich; l’Universität Stuttgart, Alemania; and to the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Navarra, Pamplona.

    He has recently been director of the Barcelona Institute of Architecture (BIArch). Very remarkable is his work as jury, both in national and international competitions -Europan, Bienal de Arquitectura Española, Bienal Europea del Paisaje, Premios Saloni or Muestra de Arquitectura de Alicante- and as a consultant – he has been Vocal in culture of the Demarcation of Barcelona of the College of Architects of Catalonia, Consultant of the Mixed Commission of Gustavo Gili’s Editorial and member of the Committee of Architecture of the City of Barcelona. In the publishing field are noteworthy the book New Bridges, published by GG, and the numerous opinion articles published in specialized magazines, among which includes destacarían El Croquis, Arquitectura Viva, Topos.