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Daniel Ibanez

Daniel Ibañez is a practicing architect and urbanist and founder and co-director of the design firm Margen-Lab. He holds a MArch from ETSAM in Madrid, a MAA from the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia and an MDes in Urbanism, Landscape and Ecology with honors from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design where he earned the Dimitris Pikionis award for best academic performance. He is currently an instructor and doctor of design candidate at the Harvard GSD, editor of New Geographies and research associate at the Harvard Office for Urbanization and the Urban Theory Lab. Ibañez is editor several book publications, including New Geographies 6: Grounding Metabolism (HUP, 2014), Third Coast Atlas: Prelude to a Plan (Actar, 2017) and Wood Urbanism: From Molecular to Territorial (Actar, forthcoming). Since 2015 he has been an editor at urbanNext ( His work as a scholar and practicing architect has been recognized by the La Caixa Foundation, the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard, the Venice Biennale of Architecture 2012, Oslo Triennale 2013 and the Boston Design Biennial 2017, among others.

Fall 2019 Courses

  • ARCH-2296-01 Scope Seminar
  • ARCH-2108-01 Urban Ecologies

Spring 2020 Courses

  • ARCH-2297-01 Stuminar: Directed Research Seminar
  • ARCH-2298-01 Stuminar: Directed Research Studio
  • MDES, Harvard University Graduate School Design