PhD Architect

PhD. Architect from the University of Malaga (2023) in the doctoral programme in Biomedicine, Translation Research and New Health Technologies of the Faculty of Medicine with the doctoral thesis: “Influence of the spatial environment on users with Alzheimer’s disease: Parameters, project criteria, and architectural design principles”. He obtained his degree at the School of Architecture of Granada (2012). He has also completed postgraduate studies at the Polytechnic University of Madrid on Building Rehabilitation and Heritage Conservation (2013), subsequently supplemented by a Master in Town and Country Planning and Urban Development at the University of Malaga (2014). He is an active researcher of the Healthy Architecture & City research group, actively participating in the DETER research project, funded by the Junta de Andalucía / FEDER-UE, and the ALZARQ project, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. Since 2018, he has taught in the Master of Architecture as an external collaborating professor of the Department of Architectural Design at the School of Architecture of the University of Seville.

He has participated in several international conferences with different contributions relating to his field of research, among which the following are worth noting: New urban needs: health, population aging and new social groups, conditions of the city model, Praga (2016), Architecture as a creative practice to improve living conditions and social welfare of patients with Alzheimer’s and their environment, Sevilla (2016). Currently, he combines this research activity with his professional work as an architect, finding synergies and knowledge transfers between the two.

ORCID iD:  0000-0002-2903-4410