Manuel Blanco Lage

ROUND TABLE: Conversation with Carmen Pinós
01.09.22 (11:00 – 11:30)
Main Conference Hall

Manuel Blanco Lage is the dean of the ETSAM Madrid School of Architecture, where he also teaches Analysis of Architecture and Analysis of the Image of the City. He has been the director of the Madrid Higher Fashion Design Center from 2013 to 2017 and is currently its CEO. He was the first director of the National Museum of Architecture and Urbanism of Spain, as well.

In 2006 he was Curator of the Spanish Pavilion in the X Biennale di Architettura di Venezia. He has also been the winner of the Museography contest of the Royal Collections Museum, and is in charge of the project of the two exhibition halls. In addition, he has been a patron of the Madrid Designers Association Foundation DIMAD and a member of ICAM International Confederation of Architectural Museums.

Currently, he directs and coordinates the cooperation agreement between the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, through the ETSAM School of Architecture, and the General Directorate. Its goals are to analyze, promote and position at international level the contribution of Spain to the New European Bauhaus.