TEAM

Assistant Professor

Dr.sc., ETH Zurich

Juan José Castellón is an Architect (ETSA Barcelona, 2003), M.Arch. in Emergent Technologies & Design (Architectural Association London, 2011) and Doctor of Sciences by the Swiss Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich, 2017). 

From 2011 to 2018, he was lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH, Zurich) and researcher at the Chair of Structural Design (ETH, Zurich) and, from 2010 to 2011, he was Adjunct Professor at the Barcelona Institute of Architecture (BIArch). He has been developing his professional career from 2002 by collaborating with architectural firms such as FOA (London), Abalos & Herreros (Madrid), SHoP Architects (New York) and Herzog & de Meuron (Basel). On 2016, he co-founded xmade GmbH, an architectural practice based in Basel (Switzerland) focused on research and applications of contemporary materials in architecture. 

His research activities are focused on the implementation of hierarchical porosity in architecture and on the design and development of building prototypes. 

Current

Christian Ayala

Research Assistant 
M.S. Arch Candidate, 2023

Michael Xu

Research Assistant 
M. Arch Candidate, 2023

Guanyu Xu

Research Assistant 
M. Arch Candidate, 2023

Cande Cicinelli

Research Assistant 
M. Arch Candidate, 2023

Shimin Liu

Research Assistant 
M.S. Arch Candidate, 2023

Dante Gil Rivas

Research Assistant 
M. Arch Candidate, 2023

Past

Carolyn Francis

Research Assistant 
M. Arch Candidate, 2022

Mai Okimoto 

Research Assistant 
M. Arch Candidate, 2022

Estefania Barajas

Research Assistant 
M. Arch Candidate, 2022