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Manuel Bouzas is a Spanish practicing architect and researcher who graduated with distinction in 2018 from the Technical School of Architecture of Madrid ETSAM (UPM). Currently, he is pursuing a Master in Design Studies at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. In 2017 he founded MB—AE, an experimental practice exploring the intersection of architecture with ecology through various scales and mediums, ranging from ephemeral installations to design research. His work was exhibited at the 18th and 16th Venice Architecture Biennial in 2023 and 2018 and in the 15th Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial in 2021. He received the Renzo Piano World Tour Award in 2022, the La Caixa Fellowship in 2021, and the COAM Emerging Award in 2020, from Madrid's College of Architects. Manuel combines his independent practice with academia, having served as a J-Term Instructor at Harvard GSD, as a Teaching Assistant at ETSAM (UPM), and as a Visitant Researcher in the Tsukamoto Lab (Atelier Bow-Wow) at the Tokyo Institute of Technology.