Posted: 10 May 2019

What do architects do when they design?
Why do things look the way they do?

Mercedes Miras studied architecture at the Seville School of Architecture (ETSAS). In 2000 she established her own architectural practice in Almeria, Spain. Her work has mainly involved the restoration and preservation of historical buildings, including the renovation of a Renaissance historical building to house the Andalusian Photography Museum and the restoration of a Nasrid Tower in Huercal-Overa. She has also worked for the Andalusian Regional Government on social regeneration projects in deprived areas. Luis Castillo studied architecture at the Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM) and the Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA). In 2000 he established his own office in Almeria, Spain having worked in several practices in Spain and Holland. He has lectured widely in Spain on his work. He has written various articles about architectural theory, published mainly in OASE, the leading Dutch architectural journal. Together their work has been published in international architectural journals Casabella, C3, Metamorphose, Detail and in Spanish architectural journals Pasajes de Arquitectura, Diseño Interior, Arquitectura Viva and ARV. Castillo Miras Arquitectos was one of the ten finalists for the 2016 Aga Khan Award of Architecture.

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16 May 2019
FADA Auditorium,
Bunting Road Campus,
University Of

Wine Bar: 18h00
Welcome Note & Talk: 18:30 – 19:15
Q & A: 19:15 – 19:45

Please note: all lectures are free and open to the public. All lectures earn CAT 1, 0.3 CPD credits. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, so please come early to avoid disappointment!