PABLO CASTRO’s design direction at OBRA Architects has garnered six AIA NY Design Awards, 2008 ID Annual Design Review Award, two 2004 Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Awards and in June of this year, the 2014 Kim Swoo Geun Preview Prize, Seoul. He is a 2012 Rome Fellow of the American Academy of Rome, 2006 NYFA Fellow in Architecture/Environmental Structures and a 2003 Society of Architectural Historians de Montëquin Senior Fellow. He participated in MoMA’s 2007 Conversations with Contemporary Artists. He has taught at Barnard Columbia College, RISD, Parsons, Pratt Institute Graduate Architecture, and Cranbrook Art Academy. He has lectured across the globe, at Seoul National University Art Museum, Korea National University of Arts, ETSAM, Central Academy of Fine Arts (China), Tsinghua University, UC Berkeley, Universidad Nacional de Chile, Instituto di Tella, Universidad Diego Portales, RISD, Columbia University, Cranbrook Academy of Art, ETSAM, and most recently at Roma Tre.
Pablo Castro was born in San Juan, Argentina. He was educated at the Universidad Nacional de San Juan in Argentina and holds a Masters of Science in Building Design from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. He is a licensed architect in New York, Connecticut, and Argentina.