Joan Puigcorbé is a leading Barcelona architect linked to Costa Rica for more than a decade. His work has been published in journals such as “Novoperfil” and “On Design” (2004), “The Sketch” (2008), Architecture and Design (2009, 2010 and 2011), “Russian Design Hub” (2014), “Luxury Culture”(2014),” Entremuros”(2014), and “Place of Spirit”(2015), among others. He has participated in important exhibitions such as the Venice Biennale 2012: “Spain mon Amour” Public Space Teatre the Lira Ripoll; ICO Galeria de Madrid (2013) and the Venice Biennale 2014: Pavilion of Italy, and plenty more.
Among the many accolades throughout his career are: First Competition Award in collaboration with RCR Public Space Theatre La Lira, covered plaza and pedestrian bridge, Ripoll (2003), First Contest in collaboration with RCR, Museu Soulages, Rodez, France (2008) Prize and First Prize Passarella di Templi, Agrigento, Sicily (2013). The Catalan architect has lectured at École d’architecture de Montpellier, (2012), Universität der Künste, Berlin (2012), School of Architecture of Valladolid (2012) and FID 3.5 Costa Rica (2013), among others, and has been part of projects in different countries including Spain, Chile, Morocco, France, Costa Rica, Belgium, United Arab Emirates (Dubai), Angola and Italy.