Architect AIA [Rosario, Argentina, 1970]
Architect and educator Marcelo Spina holds a Professional Degree from the National University of Rosario, Argentina and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University in New York. He worked for RUR / Reiser+Umemoto and Keller Easterling in New York and for Gerardo Caballero in Rosario before opening his own office. Spina has been part of the design faculty at SCI-Arc since 2001 and was the coordinator of the Architectural Technologies Program from 2011 to 2019. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania; Yale; Syracuse; Harvard; University of California, Berkeley; Tulane; Washington University, St. Louis; University of Vienna; University of Innsbruck; and Di Tella University, among others. Mr. Spina has been a member of the Board of Trustees at SCI-Arc since 2016 and has served in national juries for the Progressive Architecture Awards (P/A Awards), The Architectural League of New York, and Mies Crown Hall America’s Prize, among others.
Marcelo Spina founded PATTERNS in Los Angeles in 2002 as a speculative platform to explore an increasingly global design culture.