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Martín Garber Salzberg

Barcelona (Spain)

Martín Garber Salzberg

Architect

After graduating in Architecture from the Vallès School of Architecture (ETSAV), he worked in several architectural studios in Barcelona, among them Bach Arquitectes and the Josep Llinàs studio. Currently freelance architect, with awards and special mentions in several competitions, he also works as an exhibition curator and in various kinds of cultural activities. He has organised architectural film screenings in venues of the city of Barcelona, among them the Antic Teatre, the College of Architects of Catalonia, the Filmoteca (Film Archive) of Catalonia, and the Mies Van der Rohe Foundation. He has been a jury member for several international competitions such as the Arquitecturas Film Festival of Lisbon and the Dedalo Minosse International Prize, Vicenza (Italy), among others, and also co-curator of the Barcelona Sustainable Food Citizen Week.

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