Miguel Guitart

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Miguel Guitart

Miguel Guitart

Assistant Professor
Department of Architecture
Overview News Work

Miguel Guitart is an architect, author, and academic. He serves as assistant professor with the the Department of Architecture at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York. His research focuses on architectural experience at the intersection of material narratives and sensory perception with a focus on physical boundaries, material memory, and non-material agents.

Guitart received his Ph.D. in Architecture from ETSAM, Polytechnic University of Madrid, and his M.Arch II from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University as a J. W. Fulbright Scholar. He received previous B.Arch and M.Arch degrees from ETSAM.

He has taught at the Universidad de Zaragoza (UNIZAR, 2013-2014), Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca Campus Madrid (UPSAM, 2006-2014), and the Boston Architectural Center (BAC, 2002-2003), and lectured at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (ETSAM, 2013, 2012, 2010), ESNE-UCJC (2011, 2012), and the School of Design and Construction at Washington State University (2014).

He has published articles in the Journal of Architectural EducationTechnology, Art + DesignCity, Territory and ArchitectureJournal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Architecture and UrbanismRevista Arquitectura RARita Red FundamentosConstelaciones, and Radar, among other journals.

He is the author of Behind Architectural Filters: Phenomena of Interference (Routledge, 2022) and The Depth of the Skin (Asimetricas, 2015), and editor of Approaching Architecture: Three Fields, One Discipline (Routledge, 2023) and the four volumes of Architectural Practice book series (Nobuko, 2014-2020).

Guitart has been awarded by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), AZ Awards in Canada, the New York State Council for the Arts (NYSCA), the Alejandro de la Sota Biennial Award, and the University at Buffalo Humanities Institute.