Carlos Lahoz, born in Málaga in 1976, received his degree in Architecture and Urbanism by the E.T.S.A.M. (Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid) in 2002. In 2015 he obtains a Ph. D. in Architecture from the Universidad San Pablo CEU with the thesis “Towards the Conscious Space. The Influence of New Communication Technologies on the Sociability in Public Space “.
In terms of his profesional life, after several years of work experience in international architectural firms such as Foster and Partners, in 2006 he joined TALLER DE IDEAS as a partner where he has accomplished a variety architectural and urban projects in Spain, Europe, North of Africa and the Middle East. Additionally, in 2010 he founded URBAN NETWORKS with the mission of promoting the creative transformation of cities and territories.
In parallel to his professional work he develops a research and teaching activity as a faculty of the School of Architecture at the Universidad San Pablo CEU in Madrid, the Universidad de Salamanca and the Politecnico di Milano, institutions where he imparts lectures in the fields of Urbanism, Landscape and Territorial and Metropolitan Planning. He is also the director of the research group Re-thinking Cities of ​​the del Área Politécnica de la Universidad San Pablo CEU. He has also been part of the jury of numerous competitions in Architecture and Urbanism and has participated in congresses and conferences in different forums.
Carlos Lahoz, in the past, has been director of Design L.A.A.B. (Laboratory of Advanced Architecture and Bioclimatism) of the Fundación Metrópoli and of the MADRID THINK TANK, a joint initiative of the C.O.A.M. (the Madrid Association of Architects), the City Council and the Regional Government. Currently, he is also the Vice Dean of the C.O.A.M. and Vice President of the Board of the Fundación Arquitectura COAM.