architect, master & PhD candidate UPM-ETSAM
ceo & research project director Arquitectura Subalterna 

editor Displacements Journal

Víctor Cano Ciborro is an architect (2012) and holds a Master in Advanced Architectural Projects (2013) by ETSAM in Madrid where he is currently a PhD Candidate. From 2012 to 2016 he was Teaching Assistant at ETSAM and in 2015 was Principal Tutor at the Architectural Association - AA - Summer School (Unit 6) in London. In 2017 he has been Tutor at International Workshops in Ukraine and Kosovo. In 2018 he was Teaching & Research Fellow at CEPT University in India, being Tutor of the Studio ‘Rebel Bodies Rebel Cities’. 

His final project thesis has been awarded at the 12th Spanish Biennial, and his Master Thesis won the Special Prize at the 12th National Competition Arquímedes 2013 for young researchers. His line of enquiry has been published in diverse global media, among them ‘ARQ 87’, ‘MONU 27’, ‘Horizonte 12’ or ‘LOBBY 5: The Bartlett School of Architecture Magazine’ and exhibited in international lectures at The Pontifical Catholic University of Santiago de Chile (Chile), Kosovo Architecture Festival, Museum of Architecture and Design of Ljubljana (Slovenia), or CANactions International Architecture Festival in Kiev (Ukraine). His research has been internationally recognised at Oslo Architecture Triennial 2016, Venice Biennial Architecture 2016 and 2018 (Spanish Pavilion), 20th Chile Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism 2017 and Future Architecture Platform 2017.

Victor has also worked at ‘Gazapo & Lapayese’, ‘z4z4’, and ‘Andrés Jaque/Office for Political Innovation’. Currently, he is co-founder and editor of ‘Displacements: an x’scape Journal’, Freelance Architect, CEO / Research Project Director of ‘Arquitectura Subalterna’ radical spatialities group, and Visiting Researcher at Berkeley, University of California.

awarded, supported or selected by:

Europan-Europe. Europan 14 / Architectural Association (AA) London / Future Architecture Platform 2017 / Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 / XX Chile Architecture Biennal / Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016 / CANactions. School for Urban Studies / Kosovo Architecture Festival 2017 / Pugliarch Festival 2017 / ETSAM -Polytechnic Madrid University / CEPT University, Ahmedabad. India /
Berkeley. University of California.