Albert Fuster, PhD

Professor of the Undergraduate Degree in Design

Architect and Doctor of Architecture by the ETSAB-UPC.
He has taught in the history of art, design and architecture, as well as project methodology in various national and international schools. He has been the director of the Master’s Degree in Design and Communication of Elisava until 2023.


Director with Professor Ezio Manzini of “DxCM Design for City Making” platform, in collaboration with Desis Network (2017-present).
Project leader with Chef Ferran Adrià “Innovation lab Elisava-elBulli”. Rethinking elBulli Restaurant at Cala Montjoi (Catalonia) as future Creativity Lab (2017).
Coordinator with professor Daniel Cid of Flat Zero Project for homeless people in Barcelona city centre, Elisava – Fundació Arrels, (2014-17)


MACBA Richard Meier. Barcelona: La Central, 2010

—Editor, with Raffaella Perrone and Javier Peña, Elisava Temes de Disseny Magazine (2013-2016)

—Editor, with Julio Garnica, DC Papers, Barcelona School of Architecture – UPC Magazine (2005-2009)

Articles & Papers
—“Design for Collaborative Cities”, with Ezio Manzini and Arianna Mazzeo. Zuang Shi, Chinese Journal of Design, n.10, 2018.

—“Design of Everyday Life” and “Feeding as a reflective action” Design Does*. Exhibition catalogue. Barcelona: Museu del Disseny de Barcelona, 2018.

—“Food as system and material for the creative process in design education” (with R. Perrone) International Journal of Food Design. v. 2, n. 1, 1 April 2017, pp. 65-81.

—“When the music’s over / Quando la musica è finita” Casabella. n. 858, January 2016, pp. 50-58

—“A Case Study on Action Research: Barri Gòtic Barcelona” (with X. Camino) American Journal of Educational Research, v.3 n.4, 2015, pp. 412-417.

—“Gaudí, mythe ou reàlité?” Perspective. n. 2009-2, June 2009.

—“Dove la città cambia nome” Casabella. n. 748, October 2006, pp. 31-40.


—Graduate Research with Professor Juan José Lahuerta, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Thesis “Architecture and Literature in fin-de-siècle. The Diversity of Modernism”.

—Graduate Research with Professor Antonio Pizza, Docomomo Ibérico, Catalan Modern Architecture.