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Ivan R. Shumkov PhD

Ivan Shumkov is a New York based architect, entrepreneur, professor, scholar and curator. He is a pioneer in online education and founder of the BUILD ACADEMY, providing professional education for the building industry. He graduated with masters degrees from ETSA Barcelona, University of Florence, and Harvard University GSD, as a Fulbright scholar. He earned his PhD in Architecture in 2009 at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and Columbia University GSAPP, as fellow of the Fondation Le Corbusier. Dr. Shumkov has taught at NYU, Harvard University GSD, Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Parsons the New School for Design, International University of Catalonia, and ETSA Barcelona. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of Harvard Alumni Association 2011-14 and as founding president of Harvard Architectural and Urban Society Alumni 2008-14. Dr. Shumkov is a licensed architect in Spain and Italy and principal of ISA – Ivan Shumkov Architects, a company working in the fields of architecture, urbanism, landscape and design with offices in New York. He has worked, lectured and exhibited his projects and research in Europe, Brazil, Colombia, China, and the USA.

Education

Columbia University GSAPP

PhD Visiting Scholar

Doctoral Dissertation Work

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Universidad Polytechica de Catalonia

2004-10 PhD in Architecture

 

Harvard University GSD

Masters of Architecture II

Design, Real Estate, Technology, Leadership

ETSAB

Masters of Architecture

FHNW

Pole Europe Program

University of Florence

Masters of Architecture

Laurea cum Laude

Teaching

NYU

Pratt Institute

Parsons

Pole Europe Program

Harvard GSD

UIC

Masters of Architecture

Laurea cum Laude

ETSAB

Masters of Architecture

Grants & Awards

2009 Travel Grant for PhD Studies at Columbia University, AGAUR, Barcelona, Spain
2008 International Students Award, Harvard University GSD, USA
2008 Unsung Hero Award, Alumni Council, Harvard University GSD, USA
2007-08 Real Colegio Complutense Fellowship, Harvard University, USA
2006-08 International Employment Award, Harvard University GSD, USA
2006-08 Young Researchers Fellowship, Fundation Le Corbusier, Paris, France
2006-08 Fulbright Graduate Studies Grant for Harvard University GSD, USA
2005-08 Doctoral Studies Grant, Government of Catalonia, Spain
2002-03 Erasmus-Socrates Exchange Program for ETSA Barcelona, UPC, Spain
2001 Travel Grant for Studies in Munich, Germany, ARDSU, Florence, Italy
2000-04 Undergraduate Studies Full Grant, ARDSU, Florence, Italy

Lectures, Conferences. Workshops

Lectures
2012
Transatlantic Architecture: Europe and the Americas
FAU-USP, School of Architecture and Urbanism – University of Sao Paulo, May 17
The Legacy of Modern Architecture in Brazil
FAU-USP, School of Architecture and Urbanism – University of Sao Paulo, May 16
ISA – Ivan Shumkov Arcitects: Recent Projects and Research
FAU-USP, School of Architecture and Urbanism – University of Sao Paulo, May 15
2011
Architecture for the XXI Century
MIT-Harvard Club of Colombia, Uniandinos, Bogota, March 31
The Modern Project and the Reinterpretation of Architectural Tradition
National University of Colombia, Bogota, March 28
2010
Le Corbusier – Miracle Boxes
Pratt Institute, New York, September 13
The Politics of the Unpolitical: Le Corbusier and Syndicalism
Columbia University GSAPP, New York, March 3
Le Corbusier – Architecture and Revolution
Faculteit Bouwkunde, TU Eindhoven, the Netherlands, February 10
Architecture and Revolution: Pavillon des Temps Nouveaux
ETSA Barcelona, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, February 8
2009
Le Corbusier’s home appartment on 24 rue Nungesser et Coli In Paris
graduate seminar, ETSA Barcelona, UPC, October 20
Le Corbusier: Architecture or Revolution
Columbia University GSAPP, New York, April 10
Sustainability from the City to your Home
Interior Design Program, Parsons the New School for Design, March 26
Advanced Design Strategies and Technology
OAB Masters Program, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, March 23
PhD Design Research Methods and Practices
La Salle School of Architecture in Barcelona, March 23
The Illustrated Promenade
PhD Program, ETSA Barcelona, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, March 18
Le Corbusier and the Exhibitions as a Landscape
Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, March 10
Architecture and Revolution: Pavillon des Temps Nouveaux in Paris
Columbia University GSAPP, New York, February 17
2008
Design Process in the Architecture of Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret
Exhibition opening lecture, Harvard University GSD, February 10
Le Corbusier and the Architectural Revolution of the Modernity
Real Colegio Complutense, Harvard University, February 28
2007
Recent Projects and Research
Pecha Kucha Boston, Harvard University GSD, October 4
2006
Sveti Ivan Predtecha and Le Corbusier Voyage d’Orient
Introduction to Modernity, PhD seminar ETSA Barcelona, UPC
Pavillon des Temps Nouveaux, 1937 International Exhibition in Paris
Introduction to Modernity, PhD seminar, ETSA Barcelona, UPC
Kunsthaus Bregenz and Pavillon des Temps Nouveaux
Comparative Architecture, graduate seminar, ETSA Valles, UPC
2005
New City Centre Project for Brugg and Windisch
University of Applied Sciences Aargau, Switzerland

Conferences. Workshops

Symposiums and Conferences
2012
Paffard Keatinge-Clay Architect: The Masters and the Apprentice
PhD Program in Design, IUAV University of Venice, Italy, June 26
AURS 2012: Architecture, University, Research and Society
Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain, June 10-13
2011
New Latin American Architecture: A Critical Panorama
Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2010
Voyage through Le Corbusier
Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2008
The Harvard Leadership in the Architectural Profession
Design Firm Leadership Conference, Harvard GSD, Cambridge, MA, USA
Harvard Architectural and Urban Society_Alumni
Harvard Alumni Leadership Conference, HAA, Cambridge, MA, USA
2007
Annual Research Symposium on Le Corbusier
Fondation Le Corbusier, Paris, France
2006
Madrid-Barcelona Arquitecturas
Meeting and Debates on Architecture, ETSA Madrid, Spain
Jornades Doctorials
PhD Symposium in Colbatlo, Catalonia, Spain
2005
Barcelona-Madrid Arquitecturas,
Meeting and Debates on Architecture, COAC Barcelona, Spain
2001
The Space in the Masaccio Renaissance Painting,
Symposium on Design in Architecture, San Gimignano, Italy

Publications

Authored Books
2012 Breaking Borders – New Latin American Architecture, Pratt Institute (in process)
2012 Le Corbusier – Miracle Boxes, Pratt Institute, New York (in process)
2012 Architecture and Revolution – Pavillon des Temps Nouveaux , PhD Thesis (in process)
2010 Graduate Research, Abstract, Columbia GSAPP
2008 Design Guide to NYC, Parsons the New School for Design, ed. Blur, New York

Authored Articles
2008 ShenzhenBao’an Airport in China, in View 2008, Harvard GSD, Cambridge
2006 The Aquarelle of the Sveti Ioan Predtecha Church by Le Corbusier, ed. Massilia / FLC, Annuaire d’Etudes Corbusiennes, Paris
2006 Barcelona-Madrid Arquitecturas, COAC, Barcelona, Spain
2004 Catedra Blanca 4, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
2003 New City Center for Brigg and Windischin Pole Europe, Vol.1, FHNW in Aargau, Switzerland

Publications

Authored Books
2012 Breaking Borders – New Latin American Architecture, Pratt Institute (in process)
2012 Le Corbusier – Miracle Boxes, Pratt Institute, New York (in process)
2012 Architecture and Revolution – Pavillon des Temps Nouveaux , PhD Thesis (in process)
2010 Graduate Research, Abstract, Columbia GSAPP
2008 Design Guide to NYC, Parsons the New School for Design, ed. Blur, New York

Authored Articles
2008 ShenzhenBao’an Airport in China, in View 2008, Harvard GSD, Cambridge
2006 The Aquarelle of the Sveti Ioan Predtecha Church by Le Corbusier, ed. Massilia / FLC, Annuaire d’Etudes Corbusiennes, Paris
2006 Barcelona-Madrid Arquitecturas, COAC, Barcelona, Spain
2004 Catedra Blanca 4, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
2003 New City Center for Brigg and Windischin Pole Europe, Vol.1, FHNW in Aargau, Switzerland

Publications

Work Featured in Publications
2011 Breaking Borders: New Latin American Architecture, ArchDaily, USA
2010 Le Corbusier-Miracle Boxes Exhibition, Pratt Institute News, USA
2009 Le Corbusier-Architecture and Revolution, Exhibition at Columbia, Harvard GSD News, USA
2008 Design Process in Le Corbusier Exhibition, Harvard GSD News, USA
2008 Harvard Architectural and Urban Society_Alumni, Harvard GSD News, USA
2005 Städtebauliche Höhenflüge, General Anzeiger, Switzerland
2005 Züruck zur Vision, Aargauer Zeitung, Switzerland
2002 Architettura Firenze, Architectural Department, University of Florence, Italy