Joan Busquets


Joan Busquets (given birth to 1946) can be an internationally renowned Spanish architect and urban planner. He keeps professorships in the Complex University or college of Catalonia as well as the Harvard Graduate College of Style. His company BAU – B Arquitectura i Urbanisme SL- is situated in Barcelona. He was granted the 2011 Erasmus Reward, an annual award for someone who offers made a fantastic contribution to Western culture, culture or social technology, “in gratitude of his amazing and multifaceted oeuvre in neuro-scientific city preparing.”

Life and career

Joan Busquets was created in 1946 in Un Prat de Llobregat, a suburb of Barcelona. In 1969 he graduated from the institution of Structures, Escola Tecnica Better d'Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB), School of Technology of Catalonia. Busquets was Teacher of Town Setting up in the institution of Architecture on the Polytechnic School of Barcelona from 1979 until 2002. Since 2002 he is a professor on the Harvard Graduate College of Style and retains the seat of Martin Bucksbaum Teacher used of Urban Preparing and Design. Furthermore, he continues to be visiting teacher at several colleges.Joan Busquets headed the look Department from the Municipality of Barcelona between 1983 and 1989 and through the arrangements for the Olympics in 1992.


Below is an array of Busquets' functions: Masterplan for the town of the Coruña, Spain, 2008 Grotius Place, The Hague, 1992–2005 Discussion board Visue, Viseu, Portugal, 2003–2005 Casing organic Maquinista and stop H1-MAQ, Barcelona, 1998-2002 Community middle and stop E, Nesselande, Rotterdam, 2002 Center Strategy Helmond, 2005 Masterplan Spoorzone Delft, 1999 (happening) Fira de Barcelona - Pedrosa L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain, 1992–1996 Center Strategy Toulouse, 2012-2017


1992: Barcelona: Evolución urbanística de una ciudad compacta, ISBN 978-8476284582 1994: Barcelona, ISBN 978-8471005366 1999: La urbanización marginal, ISBN 978-8483013250 2008: Ciutat Vella de Barcelona: El Passat amb futur, ISBN 978-8476095669

Prizes and awards

Below is an array of awards awarded to Joan Busquets: Erasmus Reward, 2011 Aged seal of Town of Trento, 2008 The Catedra Lluis Barragán, TECM. Guadalajara Mexico, 2007 ICSS Cost for building the Chiado in Lisbon, 2001 Premio Gubbio, Western Prize, 2000 Country wide Honor 1996 for the redevelopment arrange for Toledo, 1996 Spanish Country wide Planning Award to get a masterplan for Lerida, 1985 Spanish Country wide Planning Honor for urban style for Sant Josep, Barcelona, 1981