Javier Argota

Javier Argota Sánchez-Vaquerizo (Madrid, 1987) is an Architect by the Architecture School of Madrid (2014) and currently researching on architecture communication, media and new technologies applied to city planning.

He is currently studying a masters degree at Carnegie Mellon in Computer Science and was a former researcher at the Hypermedia Research Group of the Technical University of Madrid. He has been a Visiting Student at the College of Architecture of the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago (2008-09) and has worked for the Lacaton&Vassal studio in Paris (2010-11).

He is a recipient of a Fullbright Scholarship and he won the national prize “Arquimedes” for young researchers of Spain in 2015.

Amongst other teaching experience, he was the founder, teacher and coordinator of the Master in Infographics and Architecture of the Polytechnic University of Madrid.