Baas. Jordi Badía
Jordi Badia (Barcelona, 1961) graduated as an architect from ETSAB in 1989.
Founder and director of the BAAS architecture studio since 1993, he combines his professional work as an architect with his role as a professor in the Department of Architectural Projects at the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB). He has taught at ETSAV, ESARQ and the ELISAVA design school, as well as workshops and lectures in Hong Kong, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Graz, Budapest, Katowice, Paris, Strasbourg, Toulouse, Milan and Frankfurt among other cities.
The studio's work has received several recognitions, including the 2010 Barcelona City Award and the 2001 Architectural Review AR+d Award. He was a finalist for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2019 and has been nominated three more times. He won the FAD Public Opinion Award 2010 and has been a finalist for the same award on several occasions.
He occasionally collaborates as a columnist for the ARA newspaper, writing about architecture and city issues, and is the editor of the HIC architecture blog. Along with Félix Arranz, he curated VOGADORS, the exhibition that represented Catalonia and the Balearic Islands at the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale 2012.