Hogeschool Rotterdam Willem de Kooning Academie

Alex Suárez

Alex Suárez

ASuarez MIARD Jan 2017

Alex is an Architect, Educator, and caretaker of his design atelier, SpaceOperaForm. He holds a Master of Architecture (M.Arch) from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) from the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia and Rome. He worked for over 15 years on projects at notable studios in the United States, Europe and South America. Exhibitions include, Drawing Out: Material Dialogues with the Boyarsky Collection, deSingel Internationale Kunstcampus, Antwerp, Architecture in the Expanded Field at the Wattis Institute of Contemporary Art, San Francisco, Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB), CAD/CAM Exhibition at SundayMorning@EKWC and Crafts Matter at Dutch Design Week, Netherlands. Alex’s work has been published internationally and featured in Interiors, Design/Architecture/Culture, Vol 8, Taylor & Francis, Staging Space, Gestalten Publishers, Installation Art, Sandu Cultural Media, Expanded Field: Installation Architecture Beyond Art, Applied Research + Design Publishers.

In 2010, he was appointed Course Director to start and direct the Master Interior Architecture: Research + Design [MIARD] program at Piet Zwart Institute, Willem de Kooning Academy. His academic practice began at UCLA and continued at Woodbury University, School of Architecture, (Los Angeles), Ecole Speciale d’Architecture (Paris).