Adjunct Assistant Professor
PhD Candidate, School of Architecture of Barcelona (ETSAB), Spain
Master of Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago
Architect, School of Architecture of Barcelona (ETSAB), Spain
Iker Gil is an architect and the director of MAS Studio, a collaborative architecture and urban design firm. The studio develops its work with an emphasis in research, built work, publications, and exhibitions. Some of the most recent work of MAS studio includes an open-air pavilion in Chicago; a multi-family residential building for SOS Children's Villages; the signage standards for the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin; and "Inside Marina City," a project that documents the residents and units of the Marina City complex.
He is the editor in chief of the quarterly design journal MAS Context, the editor of the book Shanghai Transforming (ACTAR, 2008), and the co-director of the Chicago Expander program at Archeworks. He was the curator of the exhibition Shanghai Transforming at Virginia Tech (2010) and the Chicago Architecture Foundation (2008), and the exhibition Synchronizing Geometry held at S.R. Crown Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology (2006).
Iker has received several grants and awards for his work, including the 2010 Emerging Visions Award from the Chicago Architectural Club, the Ruy de Clavijo grant from Casa Asia, and grants from The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts in support of MAS Context.