Claudio Vekstein

Claudio Vekstein is the Founder and Principal of the international public architecture estudio eCV_Opera Publica since 1995. Currently based in Phoenix Arizona, he also conducts his teaching and research on Architecture and Urban Infrastructure as a tenured Professor at The Design School, Arizona State University, USA. His radical public practice includes among the built works, the Montessori School in Lujan, Buenos Aires Province, the Memorial to the Alcorta Uprising, the Mill Cultural Factory and the Memorial Square to Ernesto Guevara in Santa Fe Province, the Forum for Arts and Sciences, the Emergency Room for the Municipal Hospital, the Institute for Rehabilitation of the Disabled, the River Coast Park and Amphitheater, the Monument Homage to Amancio Williams, the Access to Ernesto de la Cárcova Museum all in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His work has been widely published and exhibited, receiving several awards including the Public Practices Award by the Argentine Biennale 2018, it represented Argentina at the last 2016 and 2018 Venice Biennale in Italy, and the Baukunst Architecture Award granted by the Stiftung Städelschule für Baukunst, Germany. CV was the last disciple of South American master architect Amancio Williams, completed Master Studies at the Städelschule Academy of Arts Frankfurt, Germany, under Profs. Enric Miralles and Peter Cook and undergraduate studies at the School of Architecture, Design and Urbanism (FADU) from Buenos Aires University.