JOSÉ IBARRA
mail(at)jmibarra(dot)com

José Ibarra is an architectural designer, researcher, and educator. He is the 2019-2020 Urban Edge Fellow at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Ibarra received a B.Arch from Cornell University's AAP and a Post-Professional M.Arch from Princeton University’s School of Architecture, where he also earned a Certificate in Media and Modernity and was awarded the 2019 Robert Geddes Post-Professional Award, the 2018 Howard Crosby Butler Fellowship, among other recognitions. Ibarra is co-founder of the Agency for Work and Play and director of transformation of CODA. He is co-editor of the forthcoming monograph, “Werewolf: The Architecture of Lunacy, Shapeshifting, and Material Metamorphosis.” In addition to having published graphic and written work in Log, The Cornell Journal of Architecture, and ASSOCIATION, his design work has been exhibited in Berlin, Dunkirk, Ithaca, Ljubljana, New York, Princeton, and Rome. He has been an editor of Pidgin magazine, the Cornell Journal of Architecture, as well as ASSOCIATION. Recently, he was anti-curator for the exhibition TOO FAST TOO SLOW in New York City and a performative event about the Bauhaus in Berlin’s Floating University. He has designed, organized, and moderated a series of events, including ‘Digesting Materiality: A Disorderly Colloquium’ and 'Thesis Share: An Impossibly-Long Dinner Table.' Ibarra has practiced architecture at Barkow Leibinger, CODA, fxCollaborative, Studio Eber, among other firms. His most recent project, Uncertain Grounds, challenges notions of structural propriety and design constituencies in the Anthropocene.
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