• Kinder Fellow
  • Associate Professor of Architecture
  • Co-Director, Affordable Housing Lab
  • Rice University

Jesús Vassallo is a Spanish architect and writer and a graduate of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (ETSAM). Both as Director of the Affordable Housing Lab and in his independent design practice, Vassallo’s work bridges architecture and urbanism through an emphasis on housing. He is the author of "Epics in the Everyday" (Park Books 2019) and "Seamless" (Park Books, 2016), and his articles have been published internationally in magazines such as AA Files, 2G, Log, Harvard Design Magazine, Future Anterior, Domus, or Arquitectura Viva. His designs, ranging from furniture pieces to urban master plans have been awarded and exhibited on both sides of the Atlantic, including in the Venice and Chicago Biennials.