Jordi Truco

Jordi Truco

He graduated in Architecture at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona ETSAB. In 2003 he received the MAarch distinction in "Emerging Technologies and Design" at the Architectural Association of London AA. UK. He has also received the first prize of the Royal Academy of the Arts of London in Architecture, student category, 2003.   

Before becoming a partner in the architectural practice HYBRIDa, he worked at Correa y Milà Arquitectos, as well as other architectural practices.   

From 2004 to 2007 he was a lecturer in the Master of Biodigital Architecture at ESARQ, International University of Catalonia, UIC. During 2006 he was Advanced Visiting Instructor at the PRATT School of Architecture in New York. USA.   

From 2008 to 2018 he was director of ADDA, Master in Advanced Design and Digital Architecture at ELISAVA. From 2009 to 2011 he gave lectures and workshops at Hyperbody Research Group, TÚ Delft. During 2010 he led the PARA-Site project at the BioDesign Reserch Lab, ELISAVA, an adaptive interactive structure, in the field of adaptive architecture.   

In 2011 he took the place of visiting professor Esherick Chare at the College for Environmental Design at the University of Berkeley, California. Since 2011 he has regularly contributed to Emergent Technologies and Design March, at Architectural Association by giving lectures, attending final thesis reviews and tutoring.   

During the last years he has developed projects of various scales, European research projects, until the last competition which he won with the architect Antonio Sanmartín, a 23.000 m² hotel (BCN Suites Puerto Nuevo, Barcelona), whose construction started in January 2020.