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ROJO / FERNÁNDEZ-SHAW, arquitectos es un estudio de arquitectura formado por los arquitectos María Begoña Fernández-Shaw Zulueta y Luis Rojo de Castro.

Begoña Fernández-Shaw se gradúa en la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid en 1987 y obtiene un Master in Architecture en Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Desde el año 2001 es Secretaria Adjunta de EUROPAN/España.

Luis Rojo de Castro se gradúa en la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid en 1987, iniciando su labor académica como Profesor Asociado del Departamento de Proyectos Arquitectónicos de esta Escuela en 1992. En la actualidad ocupa una plaza de profesor Ayudante Doctor en el DPA de la ETSAM, impartiendo enseñanza de Proyectos en el Grado en Fundamentos de Arquitectura, es profesor y Secretario Académico del programa de Master de Arquitectura Avanzada y miembro de la Comisón Académica del Programa de Doctorado del Departamento de Proyectos de la ETSAM. Recibe la Beca Fulbright en 1987/89, obteniendo un Master in Architecture en el Graduate School of Design, Harvard University en 1989. Rojo ha sido Profesor Visitante del Core Program en el Departamento de Arquitectura del Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, entre 1994 y 1998, y ha impartido Option Studios in Architecture en el 2002, 2006 y 2011 en dicha escuela. Entre 1999 y 2012 es Profesor Invitado en el Departamento de Teoría e Historia de la Escuela de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Navarra.

Luis Rojo obtiene el título de Doctor Arquitecto en el Departamento de Proyectos Arquitectónicos de la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid con la lectura de la tesis "Metáforas obsesivas e Ideogramas en la arquitectura de Le Corbusier." En Junio de 2014 recibe la acreditación de la ANECA.

Luis Rojo es co-editor de la revista CIRCO COOP desde 1992, forma parte del Comité de Redacción de la revista Cuaderno de Proyectos Arquitectónicos CPA , orientada a la investigación disciplinar y académica sobre la arquitectura y publicada por el Departamento de Proyectos Arquitectónicos de la ETSAM, así como del Comité Científico de Critic All , seminario académico sobre la actualidad de la arquitectura y de su conocimiento, organizado anualmente por el DPA de la ETSAM.

Como resultado de su investigación profesional y académica, los trabajos de Rojo/Fernández-Shaw han sido publicados en numerosas revistas profesionales, como A+U, El Croquis, Cassabella, Tectónica, Revista Arquitectura, CIRCO, Arquitectura Ibérica, AV, Space, etc. Han impartido conferencias sobre su trabajo en la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid, Harvard School of Design Cambridge MASS, la Escuela de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Navarra, la Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, School of Architecture at the University of Illinois Chicago ILL, el Leibniz Universität Hannover School of Architecture, la Escuela de Arquitectura del Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne (EPFL), así como en los Colegio de Arquitectos de Cádiz, Girona, Guadalajara y Alicante.

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ROJO / FERNÁNDEZ-SHAW arquitectos is an architecture firm based in Madrid, Spain, founded in partnership in 1994 by the architects María Begoña Fernández-Shaw Zulueta and Luis Rojo de Castro.

The firm has oriented its practice ever since towards the design and construction of public works, architectural competitions and academic research. They have been awarded in several architecture competitions, like the Auditorium in Guadalajara, the Centre for the Arts in Alicante, the Industrial Research Laboratories in Arnedo, a Sports Centre in Alcazar de San Juan, or a Public Housing Project in Ciudad Real. Their work has been published in a number of professional journals, among which stand Revista Arquitectura, AV, On Design, Tectónica, Detail, L'Industria de la Construzione and others, and it has also been selected for the Spanish Architecture Bienale, the Biennale di Venezia and the FAD prize.

They are currently involved in the construction of the new Faculty of Sciences for the UNED University in Las Rozas, Madrid, as well as the International Center for Economic and Social Studies in Majadahonda, Madrid. They have recently completed the Sports Center of Alcazar de San Juan, Ciudad Real. Their entry in the Competition for a New Covered Swimming-pool in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, was recently awarded in 2015, as well as the proposal for the Campus of the Runnymede College in La Moraleja, Madrid, currently under construction.

Begoña Fernández-Shaw obtained a degree in architecture in 1987 from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid en 1987 and a Master in Architecture from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. In 2001 she was appointed Adjunct Secretary to EUROPAN/Spain.

Luis Rojo de Castro graduated from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid in 1987, where has been teaching design since 1992. He is currently Ph D Architect and Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture , teaching design studios at the undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as Labs and Workshops at the Master for Advanced Architecture program. He is currently the Academic Secretary of the MPAA Master Program and member of the Ph D Academic Commission at the Architecture Department. He obtained a Masters degree at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University , in 1989, and was Visiting Professor of Architecture at the GSD on regular basis between 1994 and 1998, and again in 2001, 2006 and 2011. From 1999 to 2012 has been a regular Visiting Professor of History and Architecture Theory at the Escuela de Arquitectura de Navarra. He was appointed Visiting Professor of Architecture at the City College of New York for the Fall semester of 2017.

Rojo obtained a Ph_D in Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Madrid UPM, with a dissertation on the contaminations of Le Corbusier's discourse through the instruments of Surrealism during the 1920's. As a result of his academic and research practice, his writings on contemporary architecture have been published in A+U, El Croquis, Cassabella, Tectónica, Revista Arquitectura, CIRCO, etc.

Luis Rojo has been co-editor of the journal CIRCO Coop since 1992 and belongs to the Editorial Board of Cuadernos de Proyectos Arquitectónicos CPA , an academic journal oriented towards disciplinary reasearch published by Department of Architecture at the ETSAM, as well as to Critic All Scientific Committee, an International Conference on Architectural Design and Criticism organized bi-anually by the Department of Architecture at the ETSAM