Paula López Barba
espacio público · public space 

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Architecture Urban Design Arquitectura Diseño Urbano 

Nave 12 Matadero
     Imagina Madrid
     Landscape design
     Rua Arquitetos
NGO Sinal do Vale
     Microarquitectura
     Bricktopia Pavillion
     ...

 Communication Journalism Comunicación Periodismo

RTVE Brasil
En Portada, RTVE
     Gatopardo
eldiario.es
El Salto
     Movistar +
...

BIO

paulalopezbarba@gmail.com

Paula López Barba


BIO / PAULA LÓPEZ BARBA

ES
Arquitecta por la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · Barcelona Tech (UPC), especializada en diseño urbano, sociedad, medio ambiente, espacio público, periodismo y comunicación.

Desde 2006, colabora con empresas de arquitectura y diseño urbano, además de diseñar y construir de forma independiente intervenciones arquitectónicas y artísticas y mobiliario.

Ha cursado una formación de arte dramático profesional durante tres años y ha realizado cursos de habilidades de comunicación y de comunicación audiovisual.

Desde 2015, la práctica del periodismo le permite estar en contacto con dinámicas y agentes urbanos y produce material escrito y audiovisual para medios de comunicación y organizaciones internacionales. Ha trabajado como periodista y productora en la corresponsalía de RTVE en Brasil, para el programa En Portada de La2, eldiario.es, revista Gatopardo, El Salto, Movistar +, etc.

Con perfil internacional, ha desarrollado su actividad profesional principalmente en Barcelona, Madrid y Río de Janeiro.

Ha impartido conferencias y seminarios sobre arquitectura y temas sociales y medioambientales para organizaciones y universidades de reconocido prestigio como la Escuela Superior de Arquitectura de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Facultad de Sociología de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid Design Festival, Río +20 de Naciones Unidas, GSAPP de la Universidad de Columbia de Nueva York, Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro, Centre for Architectural Education de University College Cork, Placemaking Latinoamerica en Ciudad de México o Landscape Structures Inc en Estados Unidos.

Algunos de sus proyectos han sido seleccionados para premios de instituciones como Premis FAD o Col·legi Oficial d'Arquitectes de Catalunya.
EN
Spanish architect graduated from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC), specialized in socio-environmental projects, public space, journalism and communication.

Since 2006, she collaborates with architecture and urban design companies, in addition to independently designing and building architectural and artistic interventions and furniture.

She has been in drama training for three years and has taken communication skills and visual communication courses.

Since 2015, through journalism practice she is in contact with city dynamics and agents and she produces material for international media outlets and organizations. She has worked as a journalist and producer at RTVE correspondance in Brasil,En Portada  La2, eldiario.es, revista Gatopardo, El Salto, Movistar +, etc.

With an international profile, he has developed his professional activity mainly in Barcelona, Madrid and Rio de Janeiro.

She has lectured about architecture and socio-environmental issues for prestigious organizations and universities such as Escuela Superior de Arquitectura de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Facultad de Sociología de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid Design Festival, Río +20 de Naciones Unidas, GSAPP de la Universidad de Columbia de Nueva York, Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro, Centre for Architectural Education de University College Cork, Placemaking Latinoamerica en Ciudad de México o Landscape Structures Inc en Estados Unidos.

Some of her projects have been selected for awards from institutions such as Premis FAD or Col·legi Oficial d'Arquitectes de Catalunya.



*Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid
Colegiada N.22588


CV


EXPERIENCIA PROFESIONAL RELEVANTE EN ARQUITECTURA Y DISEÑO / 
RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

Matadero Madrid. Centre for Contemporary Creation. Nave 12 Renovation
Renovation of 800 sqm cafe-theater using natural light, color, acoustics, renewable local materials and vegetation. On collaboration with British artists Morag Myerscough & Luke Morgan. Madrid, 2020

Imagina Madrid, Intermediae, Ayuntamiento de Madrid Public space interventions program in Madrid periphery, through strategic cultural, social and environmental actions that include neighbors, city agents and artists. Madrid, 2019

Landscape design projects with architect Natàlia Mitjà. Selection of species, pavement, outdoor interventions. Girona, 2019-20

RUA Arquitetos. Collaboration with Pedro Évora and Pedro Rivera -RUA arquitetos + Studio X Rio, GSAPP Columbia University-. Rio de Janeiro, 2014-15

Microarquitectura. (Now Urbadis) Design and production of urban equipment mainly for public space. Specialized in canopies, kiosks, urban furniture and playgrounds. Barcelona, 2010-14

Bricktopia Vaulted Pavilion. Design and construction of experimental tile vault pavilion for Fabra i Coats Contemporary Arts Center. Together with map13 architects. Barcelona, 2013



EXPERIENCIA PROFESIONAL RELEVANTE EN PERIODISMO Y COMUNICACIÓN / 
RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN JOURNALISM & COMMUNICATION

RTVE Brazil. I worked in the RTVE -Television Española- correspondence in Brazil for 2 years. Rio de Janeiro. 2015-17

Journalist for international media [Gatopardo, RTVE, Vice News, eldiario, El Salto, Don Juan, Ruptly RT, Telemundo, Movistar +, Periódico Diagonal...] Since 2015

En Portada, RTVE Documentary 'Ocho minutos' for RTVE program En Portada. Content consultant, fixer and journalist in Brazil. Released in La2 in February 2018. Brazil + Madrid, 2017-18

En Portada, RTVE Documentary 'La mafia carioca' for RTVE program En Portada. Content consultant, fixer and journalist in Brazil. Released in La2 in March 2020. Brazil + Madrid, 2019-20

Reporter for international media [Movistar +, Phouse] Since 2015

Actress in short movies and tv adverts, Since 2009


EDUCACIÓN ACADÉMICA / ACADEMIC EDUCATION

Master in Architecture and Urban Planning. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya [UPC] Barcelona [6 years] 2002-08

Final Thesis Project at Urban Planning and Territorial Organization Department [UPC] Transport Interchanger + Mediatheque + Park at Warschauer Brücke, Berlin. 2009

Postgraduate in Architecture Rehabilitation at Oficial Architects Council of Catalonia [COAC]. 2012

Architecture + Audiovisual communication + Art 1 year at Berlin Art University. Universität der Künste [Udk]. Berlin. 2006-07

Creative Urban Farming Workshop
Iaac, Institute for Advance Architecture of Catalonia, Barcelona. 2019

Territorial Organization and Management. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estadística [IBGE] 2015

Sustainabilty in Design, Architecture and Urbanism Projects. Pontífica Universidade Católica Rio de Janeiro [PUC] Rio. 2014

Communication Skills Through Drama. London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art [LAMDA] Intensive Summer course. 2009

Acting. Nancy Tuñón + Col·legi del Teatre, Barcelona. 2008-12 + Defensores de Bravard, Buenos Aires 2015 + Cuarta Pared, Madrid...

Multimedia Design. Escola Massana Art School, Barcelona. 2006

Architecture, Urban Planning and Design seminars and Workshops. UPC, UIMP Santander, Media-TIC...



CONFERENCIAS / LECTURES

Madrid Design Festival Nave 12 Matadero Project. Madrid. 2020

Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Sociología del Territorio Urban Sociology. Madrid. 2020

Centre for Architectural Education, University College Cork, Ireland "Madrid Rio and Matadero Madrid projects". Architecture students visit. Madrid 2019

Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Sociología urbana Urban Sociology. Madrid. 2019

Placemaking Latinoamérica Ciudad de Mexico Presentation of the environmental and social project Sinal do Vale in Rio the Janeiro urban sprawl. Ciudad de México. 2018

ETSAM, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. La arquitectura como reportaje. Madrid. 2018

Río+20 United Nations Program of urban journalism for young students. Urban journalism. Rio de Janeiro. 2017

Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro [UFF] Urban unsustainabilities, Rio de Janeiro. 2017

Studio X Rio, GSAPP Columbia University. Rio´s urban dynamics through journalism. MS Urban Planning, Rio de Janeiro. 2017

Landscape Structures Global Releaf Program. Reforestation to compensate CO2 emissions. Minneapolis, USA. 2012




EXPOSICIONES Y PREMIOS / EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS

International Architecture Festival eme3 Build It Award. Construction of an experimental pavillion for public space activities proposed by neighbours. Fabra i Coats, Barcelona. 2013

FAD Awards Installation Light Threats at Fabra i Coats. Selected project at ephemeral architecture category. Barcelona. 2013

COAC Girona Awards Installation offgirona for the exhibition Temps de Flors. Selected project by the Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Catalunya, Girona. 2012

MIRA Live Visual Arts Festival Installation Textile shadows at Fabra i Coats, Barcelona. 2012

Young Art Exhibition StripArt Installation Arachnocampa luminosa, Barcelona. 2011

Exhibition in public space and courtyards Temps de Flors Installation offgirona, Girona. 2011

MIRA Live Visual Arts Festival Installation Light Threads at Fabra i Coats, Barcelona. 2011

International Architecture Festival eme3 M1 pavilion, Itinerant social device to activate public space at La Marina neighbourhood, Barcelona. 2010

Exhibition at La Pedrera, "Vers un nou equilibri natural" [Through a New Natural Balance] Study of the CO2 emissions of two cities near Barcelona based not only on the urban model but also on sociological and economical aspects. La Pedrera, Barcelona. 2006




PUBLICACIONES [Foto, texto o video] / PUBLICATIONS [Photo, text or video]

Gatopardo + eldiario.es + El Salto + El Pais + Phaidon + Taschen + Vice News + ArchDaily + Arquitectura Viva + B-guided barcelona + RTVE + RT News Agency Ruptly + TVN Television Nacional de Chile + Movistar+ + Phouse...



PUBLICACIONES ACADÉMICAS / ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

-Revisora para la revista académica de ciencias sociales ‘Space and Culture’
-Reviewer for academic journal of social science ‘Space and Culture’



IDIOMAS / LANGUAGES

Español + Inglés + Portugués + Alemán + Francés + Catalán

Spanish + English + Portuguese + German + French + Catalan



SOFTWARE

Adobe CS + Rhinoceros + AutoCAD