Dept. of Architectural History + Office of the Architect Lecture: Pablo Campos
Urban & Architectural University Models
A typological review on European & North American university spatial models, and their role as a cultural bridge between cultures. The paradigm of the emerging "Educational Campus" as a conceptual tool to promote transformation towards excellence of international universities.
Pablo CAMPOS CALVO-SOTELO, who was awarded his doctorate in architecture by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, is a Senior Lecturer of Architectural Composition at the Escuela Politécnica Superior, a division of the Universidad CEU-San Pablo.
Expanding on his doctoral thesis, in the book La Universidad en España. Historia, Urbanismo y Arquitectura (Spanish Ministries of Development and Education, 2000) Campos carried out the most comprehensive urban-planning and architectural survey of Spanish universities so far undertaken.
He is the author of a wide range of articles published in planning and architectural journals, including: Planning on Educational Building-PEB-Exchange (OECD), Society for College and University Planning (United States), La Cuestión Universitaria (UNESCO Chair), Aula (Universidad de Salamanca), and Higher Education Policy (International Association of Universities IAU-UNESCO).
His design for the new Villamayor campus (Universidad de Salamanca) won the Honor Award of the Designshare/SCN Awards Program – The International Forum for Innovative Schools – the highest international accolade for educational architecture.