Alejandro Zaera Polo established Foreign Office Architects in 1993 in London. He started AZPML as a legacy practice of FOA after its dissolution in 2011.Besides his professional practice, Alejandro was the Dean of the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam and Princeton School of Architecture. He has been Visiting Professor at Yale, Columbia, and UCLA and was a Unit Master at the Architectural Association in London.

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