Juan Chacón
bio
Juan Chacón is an architect, researcher and educator. Graduated in ETSAM (Superior Technical School of Architecture in Madrid, Spain), he is a co-founder of Zuloark (2001) an open office of distributed architectural, urban and regional design. Also co-founder and member of meta-studio Zoohaus (2007). He has been developing his architectural practices in Berlin since 2009 by crossing disciplines connected to space, city and landscape through various making, teaching and researching methodologies. He is part and collaborates with multiple organisations and networks. His work explores new models of practice and transactionality that could engage research, design and alternative educational methodologies, heuristically. In the recent years, from 2018, Juan Chacón has co-founded the initiative Tirilab together with Christina Serifi which explores multi-cultural heritage related to local technologies, gastronomy and culture specifics from rural communities in northern Greece and also part of the “Making Futures Bauhaus +” research team during 2019, operates as an experimental research unit from the University of Arts of Berlin that advances future paths for architectural practice and education.