David Lladó i Porta

Architect by the ETSAB-UPC 1991. Master in Urban Design and Planning at the UPC 1998. Since 1992 he is a Licensed Architect by the Association of Architects of Catalonia COAC nº 22289-5 and is academic partner of the Structural Consultancy Association ACE.

Since 2005 he is Co-Principal of DAC Architects, responsible of the building, rehabilitation, and structural/constructive projects. He has a vast professional experience through collaborations with top firms such as Robert Brufau from 1997 to 2003 and with BIS Structures from 2003 to 2005.

He has taught in the School of Architecture of UIC Barcelona from 2004 to 2023 and is Director and professor of the Post graduate degree on Building Rehabilitation of the Escola Sert of the Association of Architects of Catalonia COAC. In the COAC he also teaches in the Post graduate degree on Specialization for Public Administration as well as the Post graduate degree on Hotel Architecture and is director and professor of the Course on Structural calculations for Rehabilitation.

He is currently studying History, Geography and Art History at the UOC.

Carmen Mendoza Arroyo

Architect and Doctor in Urbanism and Territorial Planning by the DUOT-UPC Barcelona. Associate Professor of Urbanism and Vice Dean of the School of Architecture of the Univesitat Internacional de Catalunya UIC Barcelona from 2013 to 2022.

She is Co-Principle of DAC Architects since 2005, responsible of Urban Design Projects. Since 2012 she directs the Master of International Cooperation Sustainable Emergency Architecture at UIC Barcelona. She is part of the governing board of the Association Sustainability in Architecture ASA since 2017 and is on the Scientific Committee of the International Forum on Urbanism IFOU.

At UIC Barcelona she directs the Consolidated Research Group Sustainable Urban Living SUL. She combines teaching and research which delves into the understanding of how to address local adaptations to respond to increasing stressors such as climate change, displacement, migration, and spatial inequality in urban settings.