Xavier Vilalta biography

Xavier Vilalta

Architect, Author

1980 –

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Who is Xavier Vilalta?

Xavier Vilalta is a Catalan Spanish architect and professor. He studied Architecture between Barcelona and the United States in the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.

He combines practice with teaching and lecturing in cultural institutions and venues. He has taught as a professor at Barcelona Tech ETSAB and the University of Lleida.

In 2004 he founded the design firm XVA in Barcelona, Spain. With XVA, he has developed a very prolific early work in Spain followed by international projects in emerging countries in Africa and the Middle East.

His projects have been recognized by international awards such as the Young Architect of the year at the Leaf Awards 2008, and two consecutive awards, 2009 and 2010, the SAIE Selection of the energy exhibition of Bologna in Italy for the sustainability of his projects. In 2011, he became a Fellow of TED.

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Born
1980
Mollerussa
Nationality
  • Spain
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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