ARCH 2022 - Intermediate Core Studio (2nd Year Studio)
Andrea Bardon de Tena is a Spanish architect who develops her PhD in Advanced Architectural Projects at the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Her research focuses on the impact of cultural hybrization on local architecture and spatial transformations.
She holds a Master (2018) and a bachelor’s degree (2016) both in Architecture and carried out at the Polytechnic University of Madrid. During her studies, she spent one year abroad (2014-2015) at La Cambre Horta Faculty of Architecture, Université Libre de Bruxelles, in Belgium. There, she reinforced her interest in the connection between architecture and human sciences, taking multidisciplinary classes including anthropology of space. She also studied in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, United States, as a long-term Rotary Youth Exchange Student (2008-2009).
She has worked abroad for office Atelier 4/5 Architecture, in Brussels, Belgium, and for CONI Association, in Coban, Guatemala, where she participated in the Rural School Prototype Project for maya-q’eqchi indigenous communities in Alta Verapaz.
For the past two years, she has been working in Burgos&Garrido Architects, in Madrid, Spain, developing international landscape and housing projects. At the same time, she started her PhD thesis, being actively involved in college as a visiting lecturer and teacher assistant for Architectural Design and Research Tools classes.