Efren Garcia Grinda

Design Critic in Architecture

Efrén Garcia Grinda is an architect, co-founder of the Madrid-based office amid.cero9, and a Diploma Unit Master in the Architectural Association in London. Recently Efrén and partner Cristina Díaz Moreno held a professorship, in the Institut für Kunst und Architektur in Vienna. Since 1998 they have been teaching together in Madrid (in parallel at ETSAM and ESAYA UEM) and have been visiting professors and lecturers throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States. Their projects have been widely disseminated and they have won more than 40 prizes in national and international competitions. Their projects and writings of the last fifteen years were documented last winter in the exhibition and publication “Third Natures, a Micropedia”. They have recently constructed the headquarters for the legendary Institución Libre de Enseñanza in Madrid