Carme PinÃ³s was born in Barcelona in 1954. She graduated from the Escuela TÃ©cnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona in 1979. She has been involved in numerous significant architectural projects and her work has received many awards, including: the FAD prize for the La Llauna School and the Igualada Cemetery Park, as well as the City of Barcelona Prize for the Archery Range Buildings for the 1992 Olympic Games.
Combining her work as an architect with teaching, Carme PinÃ³s has served as a guest professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Kunstakademie Dusseldorf, the Columbia University in New York, the Ecole Polytechnique FÃ©dÃ©rale of Lausanne, the ETSAB in Barcelona, the UniversitÃ Degli Studi di Sassari in Alghero, the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, the Accademia di Archittetura di Mendrisio in Switzerland and at the UniversitÃ di Roma Tre.
Her work has been exhibited in many galleries, museums and universities, including the Kunstakademie in Stuttgart , the Architektur-Hochschule in Aachen, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the AAM Gallery in Rome, the Urania Gallery in Barcelona, the Eight Plan Gallery in New York, the Contemporary Art Museum of Puerto Rico, the COAM Foundation of Madrid and the Colleges of Architects of Ibiza, Valencia and Galicia and the Spanish Pavilion in the Venice Architecture Biennale. Since 2006 the model of the Cube Tower has been part of the permanent collection of the MoMA.