LUIS PANCORBO

Assistant Professor, Architecture

Education: The Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid, PhD, Master of Advanced Studies on Research, Master of Architecture


Luis focuses his professional practice on the submission of international architectural competitions. Associated with Ines Martin Robles, he has won 17 awards in different competitions and 10 awards for their built work, including the recent AZ Awards in Canada, AR awards of AIA, and the ACSA Faculty Design Award. Their work has been published in numerous international magazines.

His research interests focus on the technical dimension of architecture and its influence on the methodology of architectural design, American industrial architecture, and industrial ruins and derelict productive landscapes. He has widely published in peer review journals and achieved a Ph.D with a dissertation entitled “Albert Kahn Inc. Architecture as a Technical Object”.

Luis Pancorbo has been for 8 years associate Professor in the School of Architecture of Madrid (ETSAM), and from 2011 to 2015 associate Professor in ESNE School of Design, Madrid.


2017. Catalog “X años de los premios COAM” (Ten Years of COAM Awards). COAM Editions. Madrid. Spain.

2017. Materiales. Oficios de la arquitectura española. Turner. Madrid. Spain.

2017. L’architecture d’aujourdhui. N°419 (France). Vegas Altas Congress Center. July 2017.

2017. DTF. Designing the Future. (Spain). Vegas Altas Congress Center.

2017. Exhibition “X años de los premios COAM” (Ten Years of COAM Awards) 29 September 2017-11 December 2017.

2017. Exhibition “Concurso Casa de la Musica de Ibiza” September 2017.

2017. Exhibition “The 2017 Awards Show” AIA/DC. District Architecture Center. 11 December 2017-26 January 2018.

2016. Architect. (USA) Vegas Altas Congress Center. August 2016.

2016. Azure Magazine. (Canada). Vegas Altas Congress Center. July 2016.

2016. IW magazine (Taiwan). Vegas Altas Congress Center. June 2016.

2016. CIC Construccion. (Spain). Vegas Altas Congress Center. May 2016.

2016. Exhibition “MALI. Art Museum of Lima. New Addition for Contemporary Art” July 2016.

2016. Exhibition and lecture (06/10/2016). “El arquitecto enseña su obra” (The Architects show their buildings). 104 transitory housing in Parla, Madrid.

2015. On Diseno. 356 (Spain). Vegas Altas Congress Center. December 2015.

2015. Archicree 373. (France). Vegas Altas Congress Center. December 2015.

2015. Mark. (Netherlands). Vegas Altas Congress Center. June-July 2015.

2015. Plot. (Argentina) Vegas Altas Congress Center. 2015. July 2015.

2015. Arquitectura COAM 371. (Spain). Vegas Altas Congress Center. June 2015.

2015. DARDO magazine. 27 (Spain). Vegas Altas Congress Center. October 2015.

2015. Arquitectura Viva 174(Spain)  "Woven Works", May 2015.

2015. AIT Architektur (Germany). Vegas Altas Congress Center. 2015. May 2015.

2015. Interior Design (USA). Vegas Altas Congress Center. May 2015.

2015. The Plan. (Italy) Vegas Altas Congress Center. May 2015.

2015. C3 Architecture+landscape+urbanism. (Korea). May 2015.

2015. Frame. (Netherland) Vegas Altas Congress Center. 2015. May 2015

2015. AV Monographs. Spain yearbook 2015. Vegas Altas Congress Center. March-April 2015. 

2015. Suplemento Culturas. La Vanguardia. 21 de february 2015.

2015. Exhibition “Ciclo Paréntesis-Segundo Premio”. COAM Madrid. 22 April 2014 - 30 June 2015.

2014. Le Moniteur. (France) Vegas Altas Congress Center. November 2014

2014. El Cultural. Diario El Mundo. Escalas extremeñas. 31 de October 2014.

2014. Práctica arquitectónica I. Guitart, M: Gimeno (Eds), D. Nobuko, Buenos Aires. Argentina.

2018. ACSA 2017-2018 Architectural Education Awards. Faculty Design Award.

2017. STUDIO PRIZE. The Architect Magazine. AIA.

2017. Shortlisted for the S.ARCH 2018 AWARD. Venice, Italy.

2017. Excellence Award in Professional - Non-Commissioned Projects. AIA DC’s UNBUILT Awards. 

2017. Finalist. ODA (Obra del año- Building of the year) Plataforma arquitectura-Arch Daily.

2017. Finalist. Architizer A+Awards. Architizer USA.

2017. Faculty Research Award. School of Architecture. University of Virginia.

2016. UVA Arts Council Grant.

2016. Citation. R+D Awards. Architect Magazine. USA.

2016. First Prize. AZ Awards 2016. Canada.

2015. Honorable Mention. COAM 2015. Premio Luis Moreno Mansilla.

2015. Runner Up. Spanish Architecture Award

2015. Runner Up. Lamp lighting Awards.

2014. Scholarship of the Social Council of the UPM.