About Andrés Mignucci, FAIA
Andrés Mignucci, FAIA, is a Puerto Rican educator, architect, and urbanist. His work has received recognition for its integration of the disciplines of architecture, urban design, and landscape architecture in the creation of buildings and spaces with a sense of place, human scale, and environmental responsibility. He is a Henry Klumb Award Laureate and the recipient of the National Architecture Prize in Architecture. In 2005, Andrés Mignucci was elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects and in 2019 as Rockefeller Foundation Arts and Literary Arts Scholar-in-Residence at the Bellagio Center. His publications include Conversations with Form: A Workbook for Students of Architecture, Supports: Housing and City, and Bruno Stagno: An Architecture for the Tropics. Mignucci has taught design and architectural theory and history at the University of Puerto Rico, at the Arkitektskölen Aarhus in Denmark, and at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya in Barcelona. In 2019, Mignucci was recognized as Distinguished Professor by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
Mignucci studied architecture at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) receiving a Master of Architecture degree in 1982. He trained as an urban designer with Stephen Carr and Kevin A. Lynch and as an architect with Erich Schneider-Wessling in Germany.
Mignucci’s work has been recognized with over twenty-five local, national, and international design awards and has been published and exhibited worldwide. He is twice recipient of the National Architecture Prize and has won awards in American Institute of Architects Design Awards Program, the Puerto Rico Architecture Biennale, the Miami + Beach Architecture Biennale, and the IV Iberoamerican Architecture Biennale. In 2016, his work formed part of the Demopolis: The Right to Public Space exhibit at the Akademie der Künste in Berlin.
He is principal of Andrés Mignucci Arquitectos in San Juan, Puerto Rico and is a 2022 Pelli Distinguished Lecturer at the School of Architecture, University of Illinois.
- Bachelor of Architecture, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
- Master of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology