igg – office for architecture New York / Madrid
igg – office for architecture is concerned with research and design on the built environment as it is articulated within material and cultural networks configuring contemporary global societies. Its works bridge different scales, from objects and domestic interiors to public buildings and urban strategies. ignacio g. galan studied architecture at ETSA Madrid, TU Delft and obtained his MArchII at Harvard GSD as a Fulbright Scholar. He has been a Fellow at the Royal Spanish Academy in Rome and is currently a PhD Candidate at Princeton University. He develops his research through diverse media and formats—from texts and exhibitions to projects and buildings— and is continuously informed by different kinds of conversations and collaborations. He is active as a critic, writer, curator and educator in diverse platforms. His research has been featured at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, by invitation of the general curator Rem Koolhaas. His designs have been awarded in international competitions, most recently being part of the team winning the First Prize for the construction of the New Velodrome in Medellín. He collaborates in the on-going research project Radical Pedagogies, led by Beatriz Colomina at Princeton SOA, and has co-curated its exhibition at the 2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennale and at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia.