He won the national architecture award, together with Fernando Higueras for their work on museum of artistic restoration in Madrid. He has undertaken an intense teaching focus in both Madrid and Barcelona.

Rafael has likewise been professor at some of the most prestigious universities in the world, such as Princeton and Harvard.

Some of his most emblematic projects are the renovation of the Atocha train station in Madrid, cathedral of our lady of the angels in Los Angeles (completed 2002), the northwest corner building (for the sciences) at Columbia university in New York city (completed 2010).

Moneo designed many museums and cultural spaces. In Spain he converted the Villahermosa palace in Madrid into the museum that houses the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection (1989–92) and designed the pilar and Joan Miró foundation in Palma de Mallorca (1987–92), the kursaal centre in San Sebastián (completed 1999 and winner of the European Union prize for contemporary architecture—mies van der rohe award, 2001), the Barcelona auditorium (1987–99) in Barcelona, and the expansion of the Prado museum (2000–07) in Madrid.

In Stockholm he designed the museums of modern art and architecture (1991–98), and in the United States he designed the Davis museum and cultural center at Wellesley college in Massachusetts (1989–93) and the Audrey Jones beck building of the museum of fine arts in Houston (1992–2000).

He has been recognized with some of the most important awards in the world, such as the Pritzker and the Mies van der rohe.

Rafael
Moneo

He won the national architecture award, together with Fernando Higueras for their work on museum of artistic restoration in Madrid. He has undertaken an intense teaching focus in both Madrid and Barcelona.

Rafael has likewise been professor at some of the most prestigious universities in the world, such as Princeton and Harvard.

Some of his most emblematic projects are the renovation of the Atocha train station in Madrid, cathedral of our lady of the angels in Los Angeles (completed 2002), the northwest corner building (for the sciences) at Columbia university in New York city (completed 2010).

Moneo designed many museums and cultural spaces. In Spain he converted the Villahermosa palace in Madrid into the museum that houses the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection (1989–92) and designed the pilar and Joan Miró foundation in Palma de Mallorca (1987–92), the kursaal centre in San Sebastián (completed 1999 and winner of the European Union prize for contemporary architecture—mies van der rohe award, 2001), the Barcelona auditorium (1987–99) in Barcelona, and the expansion of the Prado museum (2000–07) in Madrid.

In Stockholm he designed the museums of modern art and architecture (1991–98), and in the United States he designed the Davis museum and cultural center at Wellesley college in Massachusetts (1989–93) and the Audrey Jones beck building of the museum of fine arts in Houston (1992–2000).

He has been recognized with some of the most important awards in the world, such as the Pritzker and the Mies van der rohe.