Born in Barcelona the 24th February of 1956, graduated in Architecture, specializing in Design, Urbanism and History, at the Escola Tècnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona in 1981. Fulbright Grant 1985-86, received his Master in Architecture from Columbia University, New York in 1986. He has been pupil of Rafael Moneo, Ignasi de Solà-Morales and Kenneth Frampton. From 1981-1988 he was architect at the Servei de Projectes Urbans de l’Ajuntament de Barcelona. From 1981 to 1993 he was director at the Institute of Urban Development and Olimpic Games Barcelona ’92.
He was Visiting professor at the Academie van Bouwkunst van de HR u O in Rotterdam in 1992 and visiting professor at UCLA University in Los Angeles in 2004. Since 1994 he has been teaching in the Department de Projectes Arquitectonicos at the Escola Tècnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona.