Joaquín Medina Warmburg

International Architect/Urban Planning Scholar (2016-2017)

Visiting Research Scholar and Visiting Lecturer in Latin American Studies and Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism & the Humanities

Joaquín Medina Warmburg (Cádiz 1970), trained as an architect at ETSA Sevilla (Spain) and RWTH Aachen (Germany). He has taught in several European and Latin American universities since 1997, conducting his academic activity in the fields of History and Theories of Architecture and Urbanism in the 19th and 20th century. His approach focuses on the phenomena of cultural internationalization leading to contemporary discourse on globalization. His historical and theoretical analysis of these exchange processes includes technical and environmental issues. He has published extensively on these topics. As a lecturer he gained his first experience as Research Associate to the Chair of Architectural Theory at RWTH Aachen (1997-2002), where he obtained his PhD. He has taught at several European and Latin American institutions including the German Academic Exchange Agency (DAAD), Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires, and Universidad de Navarra in Spain.