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Carlos Marquez Diaz


School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment

Staff Group(s)


  • Studio Tutor in the final year BA in architecture and year 4 Ba Interior Architecture.
  • Tutor for Research Projects in BA Interior Design
  • Lecturer in Research Method MA interior Design

Career overview

  • Universidad del Bio Bio studio Tutor
  • CM Architecture Senior partner.
  • Universidad del Desarrollo. Studio Tutor and senior Lecture Coordinator for studios
  • University of Lincoln: Studio Tutor in architecture, interior design and Museum and exhibition/lecture and Tutor at MA in architecture. Programme leader MA international in architecture and urban studies.
  • External Examiner at MSA, Cairo Egypt on behalf of Greenwich University Visiting lecture at UDD Chile, Universidad de Concepción, Escuela de Arquitectura; Mahatma Gandhi Mission’s Jawaharial Nehru Engineering College, Aurangabad India. University of Engineering and Technology. College of Architecture and urban studies, Karashi Pakistan.

Research areas

  1. Communication environment at studio in architecture. Myth on studio culture, transaction on studio, power and Knowledge in learning through design process.
  2. Creativity and learning: On conflictual discourses on curriculum in architecture.
  3. Curriculum Action Research. (C.A.R) Learning and promoting improvement for studio by practitioners.
  4. Values and discourses hidden in a performance oriented process on education in architecture.
  5. “uniformed” studio practice vs radical pedagogies in studio culture. The challenge after postmodernity.

External activity

  • External examiner in Cairo, Egypt.(active 2015-2019)
  • visiting lecture at NED, Karachi, Pakistán (2015 and 2017)
  • School of Architecture UDD Santiago y Concepcion Chile workshop on learning at studio. 2012-2013
  • Drawing the City summer school. Learning Architecture, NTU August 2017.

Sponsors and collaborators

The external activities above were funded by the local institutions, at times by Governmental funds.