Cristina Díaz Moreno & Efrén García Grinda

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Cristina Díaz Moreno & Efrén García Grinda
Visiting Lecturers

Office: Architecture Building, S-110

Cristina Díaz Moreno and Efrén García Grinda are both M.Arch Architects (E.T.S. de Arquitectur­a de Madrid, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid) and they are co-directors and co-founders of amid.cero9, an experimental architectural practice based in Madrid. They are Directors of an Option Studio at the GSD, Harvard University (since 2015), Diploma Unit Masters at the A.A. School in London (since 2009) and Visiting Professors and Unit Directors at the SAC StädSchule Architectural Class, Frankfürt StädSchule (since 2016). Previously they have been Visiting Professors in the Institut für Kunst und Architektur, Akademie der Bildenden Künste IKA, Vienna (2013-2014); Visiting Critics in Architecture in the AAP School, Cornell University, New York (2007); Visiting Critics, in the EAPM, École d’Architecture de Paris – Malaquais, Paris (2004); Associated Critic in Landscape Architecture in the Paisajes Contemporáneos Laboratory, ETSAM-UPM Madrid (2003-2004); Associated Professors in Project Design in ETSAM, UPM, Madrid (2000-2012); Associated Professors in Project Design, Architecture and Art School, Universidad Europea de Madrid, UEM (1998-2013); Visiting Associated Professors in Project Design in the Universidad Politécnica de Alicante (2000); Visiting Associate Professors in the School of Architecture, ESARQ Universidad Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona (2000).

Their work is part of the Permanent Collection of the Pompidou Center in Paris and it has been exhibited in the Biennale di Architettura di Venezia in the Official Section in 2010, 2004 and 2000, in the Spanish Pavillion in 2014 and 2002 and in the Greek Pavillion in 2014.

They have won more than 40 prizes in national and international competitions. Their projects and writings from the past 15 years are documented in “Third Natures, a Micropedia” (AA Publications, London, 2014) and recently in a monographic issue of El Croquis, N184.

Recent Courses
505C: Graduate Vertical Studio