An architect and tenured lecturer in the Department of Urban and Territorial Planning at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).
Enric Batlle i Durany combines the practice of architecture and landscape architecture as a founding partner of Batlle i Roig Architects, an office based in the metropolitan area of Barcelona. His internationally recognized works covers a wide range of projects, always developed from the perspective of the landscape and the environment.
He has been associated since 1982 with the Department of Urban and Regional Planning of the UPC (Polytechnic University of Catalonia). Its educational role was mainly developed in the ETSAV (School of Architecture of the Vallès - UPC) as a teacher and coordinator of Urbanism Workshop of Architecture and Projects. Currently, he is Director of the Master in Landscape -MBLandArch- taught at the ETSAB (School of Architecture of Barcelona - UPC).
Numerous internationally renowned universities have had their participation in courses and masterclass: The University of Navarra, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Copenhagen University, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Beijing Forestry University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia and University of Texas at Austin -between others and their thesis on architecture and landscape have been reported in a variety of institutions, from the Architectural League of New York to the School of Agriculture of Barcelona.
He studied at the School of Architecture of Barcelona (ETSAB-UPC), obtaining a degree in architecture in 1980 and later in 2002, a Doctorate in Architecture from the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the UPC with the thesis "The Garden of the metropolis. From romantic landscape in free space for a sustainable city ". Thesis that received the Extraordinary Doctoral Award from the Commission of Doctorate of the UPC and was awarded the Architecture Prize Montaner Theory and Criticism. This research work has been published by Editorial Gustavo Gili in 2012 under the same name and later awarded the 2012 FAD Prize Theory and Criticism.
[Last Update: December 2015]