Helena Casanova
Helena Casanova
Helena Casanova is a Spanish architect. Since 2000, she is registered as architect at the Dutch SBA. In 2001 she established in Rotterdam with Jesús Hernández the office Casanova+Hernandez architects, urban planners and landscape architects.
The office has been awarded in different international competitions, such as the Marubi National Photo Museum in Albania, the Ceramic Museum in Jinzhou, China, the master plan for Lichterfelde Süd in Berlin, the Cooltower in Rotterdam, Europan 6 in Groningen and Europan 7 in the Hague.
Between 2009 and 2013 she was member of the Architecture Commission at the Dutch Architecture Fund (SFA / Stimuleringsfonds voor Creatieve Industrie).
She has been visiting lecturer and critic since 2002 at different Schools of Architecture such as TU Delft, Chalmers School of Architecture in Goteborg (where she has been as well Visiting Censor), Artesis in Antwerp, MaHKU in Utrecht and the AvB of Rotterdam, Anrhem and Amsterdam.
She has been guest professor in educational institutions such as the Berlage Institute in the Netherlands, the School of Architecture at the Shenzhen University and the Lebanese American University. She has been invited as jury member to different international competitions.
She is author together with Jesús Hernández of several books such as 'Building Knowledge in Interdisciplinary Design' (2015, Damdi Publishers, Seoul), 'Public Space Acupuncture' (2014, Actar Publishers, New York) and 'Scale and Perception' (2013, Wasmuth Publishers, Berlin).
She is co-founder and board member of the new Europan NL organization.
Her work has been spread throughout Europe, US, South America, Australia and Asia through lectures, exhibitions, debates and publications.
Jesus Hernandez
Jesus Hernandez
Jesús Hernández is a Spanish architect, urban planner and landscape architect. Since 2000, he is registered as architect at the Dutch SBA and since 2009 he is member of the Spanish Association of Landscape Architects (AEP).
In 2001 he established in Rotterdam with Helena Casanova the office Casanova+Hernandez architects, urban planners and landscape architects.
The office has been awarded in different international competitions, such as the Marubi National Photo Museum in Albania, the Ceramic Museum in Jinzhou, China, the master plan for Lichterfelde Süd in Berlin, the Cooltower in Rotterdam, Europan 6 in Groningen and Europan 7 in the Hague.
He has been visiting lecturer and critic since 2002 at different Schools of Architecture such as TU Delft, Chalmers School of Architecture in Goteborg, Artesis in Antwerp, MaHKU in Utrecht and the AvB of Rotterdam, Anrhem and Amsterdam.
He has been guest professor in educational institutions such as the Berlage Institute in the Netherlands, the School of Architecture at the Shenzhen University and the Lebanese American University.
- He has collaborated with articles and essays in several international magazines and publications, and is author together
- with Helena Casanova of several books such as 'Building Knowledge in Interdisciplinary Design' (2015, Damdi Publishers, Seoul), 'Public Space Acupuncture' (2014, Actar Publishers, New York) and 'Scale and Perception' (2013, Wasmuth Publishers, Berlin).
- His work has been widely spread throughout Europe, US, South America, Australia and Asia through lectures, exhibitions, debates and publications.