He is Associate Professor of Architectural Design at the ETSAM-UPM and an active member of several research groups there, such as the Post-Carbonscapes Initiative or the group Agglutinative Design Devices. Since 2021 he is Director of Medialab Matadero, an institutional platform managed by Madrid City Council that brings together artists, designers, researchers, thinkers, scientists, engineers, architects, public policy makers and many other agents to collaboratively address issues of social, technological and ecological relevance. He was part of the first cohort of The Terraforming Programme at the Strelka Institute in Moscow, a speculative think tank that explores the ecosystemic implications of the Anthropocene for urbanism on a planetary scale.
Castillo Vinuesa is Chief Curator of FOODSCAPES, the Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023.
Update: 12 June 2023