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José Manuel Calvo

Deputy Mayor of Madrid for Sustainable Urban Development


PhD Architect at Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and researcher at this University. Has worked as collaborating professor at the European University of Madrid (UEM) and teaching Architectural Projects subject at the Technical School of Architecture of Madrid (ETSAM). Has carried out work for Housing Research Group and the Architectural Critical Research Group (ARKRIT), both at the UPM. Has also been an academic guest at the Institute of Technology in Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture of the ETH Zurich University and lecturer at several masters, congresses and symposia. His research has focused on public housing policies and city planning. Currently, he holds the positions of Councilor for Sustainable Urban Development of the City of Madrid, Vice-President of the Municipal Housing Company (EMVS) and member of its Administration Board, and President of the Sectorial Commission for Urbanism, Infrastructure and Housing at Cities and Towns Federation from Madrid Region (FMM).