Emiliano López Matas was born in Argentina in 1971 and grew up in Barcelona. In 2012 he received his Ph.D. in Architecture from the Universitat Politèctina de Catalunya, with the thesis titled ‘6107 MSD. Peabody Terrace: Keys of a design process led by Josep Lluís Sert’. In 1999 he received a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design (Real Colegio Complutense de Madrid Scholarship) and in 1997 he received the Master “History: Art, City and Architecture” from the UPC, ETSA Barcelona. He received his degree in Architecture from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Vallès in 1996. He has taught at the Univesitat Rovira i Virgili School of Architecture, Reus from 2006 to 2008; at the ESARQ, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (2001-2004); Adjunct Assistant Professor of Calgary University and co-director of the school’s Barcelona Architecture Program from 2004 to 2007, Associate Professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Vallès from 2001 to 2004 and Adjunct Professor from 2008 to 2014, Visiting Professor of Architecture at Washington University in St. Louis from 2015-2017. He is currently Senior Lecturer in the College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design in the Sam Fox of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis.