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Elena Rocchi

Visiting Professor

Campus Box 1079
Biography 

Elena Rocchi is a PhD student in Theory and History of Architecture at ETSAB Barcelona, an architect, an artist, and a visiting clinical assistant professor at The Design School at Arizona State University. She is also a former teaching fellow at Taliesin, the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. She has served as a professor at the Architectural School at ESARQUIC, Barcelona, Spain, and as a professor of thesis and co-director of the Master "Interior Design for Commercial Spaces" at IED Istituto Europeo di Design. Rocchi won an honorable mention in Europan 8, architectural competition for young architects in 2006 and second prize in the young architects competition for Housings, Barcelona in 2003. She was a senior architect and office director of Miralles Tagliabue Associated Architects from 1995-2008. Rocchi has delivered lectures and led workshops in Spain, England, Germany, United States, France, Italy, Greece, Denmark, Mexico, South Africa, and Argentina at various universities and institutions, including IAAC Barcelona; ETH Zurich; Cornell Unversity; IUAV of Venice, University of Arizona (Tucson), UNAM Mexico, Ecole d'Architecture de Nancy, Architectural Society of Casablanca, Architectural School of Bordeaux, Children of Scotland Foundation, FAPyD (Rosario, Argentina), Torcuato di Tella faculty of architecture (Buenos Aires), California College of the Arts, and the schools of architecture of Scotland, Durban, Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town.