José Rafael Moneo Vallés, better known as Rafael Moneo (Tudela, 9 May 1937), is one of the best known Spanish architects on the international scene.
After graduating in 1961 from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura in Madrid (ETSAM), he worked with Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza and then at Jørn Utzon's studio in Hellebaek, Denmark, for two years. From 1963 to 1965 he studied in Rome, where he won a scholarship at the Spanish Academy. In 1966, returning to Spain, he opens his own studio in Madrid and teaches at ETSAM. In 1976 he left for the United States and worked for two years at the Institute of Architecture and Urban Studies in New York. Since 1987 he has held a professorship at Harvard University, of which he was .... Wikipedia ... >>