Assistant Professor


Juan José Castellón is an Architect (ETSA Barcelona, 2003), M.Arch. in Emergent Technologies & Design (Architectural Association London, 2011) and Doctor of Sciences by the Swiss Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich, 2017). 

From 2011 to 2018, he was lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH, Zurich) and researcher at the Chair of Structural Design (ETH, Zurich) and, from 2010 to 2011, he was Adjunct Professor at the Barcelona Institute of Architecture (BIArch). He has been developing his professional career from 2002 by collaborating with architectural firms such as FOA (London), Abalos & Herreros (Madrid), SHoP Architects (New York) and Herzog & de Meuron (Basel). On 2016, he co-founded xmade GmbH, an architectural practice based in Basel (Switzerland) focused on research and applications of contemporary materials in architecture. 

His research activities are focused on the implementation of hierarchical porosity in architecture and on the design and development of building prototypes. 


  • Dr. Sc., ETH Zurich
  • M.Arch. Emergent Technologies & Design, Architectural Association London
  • B.Arch., ETSAB Barcelona

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