Weekend with Oris in Poreč: Introducing the speakers - Sebastian Irarrázaval
We are introducing the speakers at Weekend with Oris in Poreč!
Sebastian Irarrázaval, Chilean architect, winner of the AOA (Architecture Offices Association) award to the most outstanding young architect and the XVI Architecture Biennial in Chile award.
Sebastián Irarrázaval was born in 1967. He was taught as an architect in the Universidad Católica in Santiago de Chile and the Architectural Association in London. In 1993 he set up his own practice in Santiago. In 1999 he receives the AOA (Architecture Offices Association) award to the most outstanding young architect and was awarded in the XVI Architecture Biennial in Chile.
Teaches design studio at the Catholic University of Chile since 1994. Has taught in MIT in Boston and the IUAV in Venice
His projects have been published worldwide in specialized magazines, among them: Casabella, Arquitectura Viva, ARQ and A+U. Practice work has also being exhibited locally and abroad. Recent exhibitions include XV Chilean Architectural Biennial, Venice Biennale, Shenzhen and Hong Kong bi-city Biennial where he received the public choice award and Milan Triennial where he was commissioned and ideal city for Africa. Last year Irarrazaval was awarded at the Wave International Workshop held at IUAV in Venice. Recent projects include: Caterpillar House, School of Design of the Catholic University of Chile and the Public Library of Constitución.
About Oruga House, Lo Barnechea in Santiago project, published in Oris magazine issue 96, you can read more here.