Francisco Mangado, fM, photo Juan Rodriguez_©fotos
Project: Congress Center, Palma de Mallorca, 2016, photo Juan Rodriguez
Francisco Mangado (Navarra, 1957) graduated from the University of Navarra School of Architecture in 1982, and has taught there since. He has also been a Visiting Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, an Eero Saarinen Visiting Professor at the Yale School of Architecture, a Guest Lecturer at the EPF of Lausanne, a Baird and Gensler Visiting Professor at Cornell, and, currently, a Visiting Professor at the Politecnico di Milano.
Major built works of his include the Baluarte Auditorium and Congress Center in Pamplona, the Archaeology Museum in Vitoria, the Spanish Pavilion at Expo Zaragoza 2008, and the recently opened Asturian Fine Arts Museum in Oviedo. He is currently working on projects located in several countries. This busy professional practice has brought him, among other honors, the Andrea Palladio Architecture Award, the FAD Award for Architecture, the CEOE Award, the Construmat Award for Architecture, the Fernando García Mercadal Award for Architecture, the Giancarlo Ius Gold Medal given by the UIA, the Copper in Architecture Award, the RIBA EU Award, and the Spanish National Award for Architecture in 2009. He was named a RIBA International Fellow in 2011 and an AIA Honorary Member in 2013. In 2008 he founded the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, which in 2015 was given a CSCAE Gold Medal.