Aarhus School of Architecture presents a talk by Stefano Ciurlo Walker and Aurora Armental Ruiz of architecture, landscape and design studio based in Santiago de Compostela and Geneva: Estar.
The talk continues the ‘Daylight Talks’ series of 2022.
About Aurora Armental Ruiz and Stefano Ciurlo Walker
Aurora Armental Ruiz studied architecture in the ETSAB Barcelona, Postgraduate studies in Management of the Territory: Urbanism, Landscape, and Environment and MA in Landscape. She has taught at the ETSAB Barcelona, unit master at Kingston University and the University of East London.
Stefano Ciurlo Walker studied architecture in the ETSAB in Barcelona, the Architectural Association and London Metropolitan University, MA in Urban Transformation and Building Restoration. He has taught at the ETSAB Barcelona, Nottingham University and London Metropolitan University, unit master at Kingston University and the University of East London.
Aurora Armental Ruiz and Stefano Ciurlo Walker are visiting professors at Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark.
Estar is an architecture, landscape and design studio established by Aurora Armental Ruiz and Stefano Ciurlo Walker. The studio’s work seeks clarity and precision in a wide range of scales, focusing on delicate work for buildings, cities and territories of historical and cultural value.
Since 2014 Estar has been working on various projects in the historic centre of Geneva, Switzerland: Ancien Manège, the transformation of a 19th horse-riding hall completed in 2021 and Bastion Saint-Antoine, project for archaeologic museum and public realm. Estar has also recently completed Caminhos da água: a strategic framework part of the candidacy for the expansion of the UNESCO world heritage zone for the historic city of Guimarães, Portugal.
About Rasmus Grønbæk Hansen
Head of Education, Teaching Associate Professor, Cand.arch. at Aarhus School of Architecture.
Rasmus Grønbæk Hansen is a practice based academic. In 2017 Rasmus was appointed head of education at the Aarhus School of Architecture with responsibility for developing the educational profile of the institution. In this position he has used his professional background as a driver in rethinking the school’s educational model, led the school to a position at the top of European architecture program, and established a range of international collaborations with institutions in Australia, Europe, and the United States.
About Aarhus School of Architecture
Aarhus School of Architecture offers an academic education centered on three approaches to architecture –one artistic, one scientific and one practice-based, with the ambition to be an elite Scandinavian institution for architectural development.
PREVIOUS DAYLIGHT TALKS
until it struck the side of a building,
a Daylight talk by Architect Dean Hawkes