Claudio Vekstein, Architect, Principal
[eCV] estudio Claudio Vekstein_ Opera Publica
Tel. +1  499-2171, Phoenix Arizona 85013
Claudio Vekstein, Assc. Professor, Honors Faculty
The Design School, Arizona State University
810 S. Forest Mall DN 77, Tempe Arizona
Claudio Vekstein is the Principal and Founder of the international award-winning, public architecture estudio [eCV] Opera Publica since 1995. Currently based in Phoenix Arizona, he also conducts his teaching and disciplinary research on Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Infrastructure as a tenured Professor at The Design School, Arizona State University in Arizona, Tempe, USA.
His radical public practice includes among built or under construction works, the Montessori School in Lujan, the Memorial to the Alcorta Uprising, the Mill Cultural Factory in Santa Fe, the Memorial Square to Ernesto Guevara in Rosario, 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, all them in Vicente López, the Access to Ernesto de la Cárcova Museum and the Extension for the Fine Arts School, all in Buenos Aires, Argentina and other projects in the USA, Germany, Cuba, Paraguay, Venezuela, Morocco.
Some of these works have been awarded nationally and internationally, among others the Baukunst Architecture Award granted by the Stiftung Städelschule für Baukunst, Frankfurt, Germany, the First Prize for the National Award to the Intervention of the Built Patrimony granted by the International Centre for the Preservation of the Architectural Heritage (CICoP) and the Architects Central Society (SCA), Argentina, the First Prize for the Architecture, Urbanism and Theory Biennale granted by the Professional Architects Council of Buenos Aires Province (CAPBA), Argentina, the First Prize for the Latin-American Award on Hospital Architecture and Engineering by the Association of Hospital Architecture (AADAIH) and the Central Architects Association (SCA) of Argentina, the Faculty Design Award, by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), USA, the Vitruvio Award for Integration of Art and Architecture by the National Fine Arts Museum Buenos Aires, and the Annual Award by the Professional Architects Council of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. The works have been also published and exhibited in Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Dominican Republic, México, USA, Spain, Germany, Holland, Austria, and South Africa.
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.
Collaborations [since 1995]
Marcelo Barreiro, Pablo Beitia, Elina Bianchi, Claudio Cesar, José Antonio Choy, Aldo Walter Cristaldo, Roberto Damico Hernán Díaz Alonso, Luis Etchegorry, Kristina Floor, Quique Franco, Germán Germinale, Florencia Grillo, Michael Groves, Henry Hess, Heidi Hesse, Karl Jensen, Ned Kahn, Andreas Keller, Edmund Klimek, Cynthia Kopf, Eduardo Maestripieri, Enric Miralles, Martin Olabarrieta Pablo Peirano, Atilio Pentimalli, Ivan Schwartz, Roberto Segre, Marcelo De Simone, Spellman, Walter Taylor, Marta Tello, Juan Carlos Tello, Karl Unglaub, Alejandro Vaca Bononato, Ana Valderrama, Nora Vitorgan Maltz, Eugenio Xaus
Assistants [since 1995]
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Belén Agostini, Isabel Amiano, Ana Laura Arlia, Frank Arnold, Gonzalo Artes, Marcelo Barreiro, Mihir Dolores Bartol, Bavishi, Santiago Bozzola, María Avalos de Brunet, Marcos Mariano Asa, Dennis Bartolomeo, Colin Billings, Ricardo Bodini, John Borowicz, Michael Candio, Damian Capano, Martina Carballo, Joshua Carter, Maca Cerquera, Daniel Cifuentes, Benjamin Collins, Florencia Colombo, Vanessa Córdoba, María Cortopassi, Dolores Cremonini, Mauro Cuffaro, Daniel D’Andrea, Daniel Díaz Merchan, Natali Drajnudel, Morgan Ellig, Luis Etchegorry, Lea Faber, Eugenia Frías Moreno, Martin Flugelman, Susan Franco, Arturo de la Fuente
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Mario Gagliano, Pamela Galan, Daiana Gallardo, Ramiro Gallardo, María Paz Gargano, Lucas Geya, Tulio Gines, Alejandro Goldemberg, Ryan Grabe, Onesimo Armando Guerra, Carlos Hernandez, Juliana Herrero Martinez, Philip Horton, Mariana Ibañez, Victor Irizarry, Brigitte Jacques, Ariel Jacubovich, Ankur Jain, Kurt James, Susanne Kiesgen, Catherine Knapp, Cynthia Kopf, Gernot Koza, Stefan Krüger, Hernán Landolfo, Andreas Lengfeld, Matías Lien Benítez, Jim Lloyd, Roberto Lombardi, Inés López
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Pedro Magnasco, Cecilia Maier, Susana Maio Sasso, Juan Pablo Margenat, Patrick Mayers, María Mc Cormick, Santiago Mendibour, Clara Miguens, Malca Mizrahi, Leah Morgan, Natalia Muñoa, Florencia Muñoz, Taku Nagamatsu, Angelica Navarro, Franco Neira, Dan Noonan, Jonas Norsted, Silvana Ovsejevich, Pablo Peirano, Atilio Pentimalli, Mercedes Peralta, Silvina Pietragalli, Mariana Pons, Georg Ponzelar, Devan Porter, Gabriel Quipildor, Oliver Romo, Alisha Rompre
s t u v w x y z
Dana Saez, Tomás Saraceno, Nicolás Sartori, Marcelo Saus, Brian Schroeder, Zubin Shroff, Guadalupe Sobral, Florencia Spina, Angelika Storck, Rosario Talevi, Carolina Telo, Corinna Toell, Santiago Tolosa, Gabriel Tyszberowicz, Ana Valderrama, Carolina Van der Meulen, Adriana Vazquez, Stephen Wanderer, Luz Wallace, Felipe Xaus, María Xaus, Haotian Xu, María Yoma, Milagros Zingoni, Pablo Zunzunegui