Roi Salgueiro Barrio
Roi Salgueiro Barrio is an architect and urbanist whose work focuses on the interrelations between architecture, systems of territorial organization, and globalization. He is the founder of design practice RSAU and a lecturer at MIT Department of Architecture, where he teaches seminars, studios design workshops for the SMarchS and March groups.
Roi is the author, with Hashim Sarkis and Gabriel Kozlowski, of The World as an Architectural Project (MIT Press: 2020). His research has been widely published in academic journals (New Geographies, Log, The Journal of Architectural Education, San Rocco, Architecture, City and Environment, Cartha), and featured in The Washington Post, ArchDaily, Abitare, Metropolis Magazine, World-Architecture among others. His work has also been internationally exhibited in venues such as the Venice Biennale, Lisbon Triennale, the Shenzen and Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism, Museum of Contemporary Art of Chile University, the ETH Zurich, Yale School of Architecture, and Sao Paolo Faculty of Architecture. Roi is an editor for urbanNext, Actar Publishers platform for disseminating advanced thinking on urbanism, a member of Actar’s scientific committee, and a founding member of the research collaborative ASIDE.
Roi holds a Master in Architecture (with distinction) from the University of Navarra, a Master in Design Studies (with distinction) from Harvard University, and an international, summa cum laude PhD in Architectural Design from the Polytechnical University of Barcelona. Prior to coming to MIT, he was the Director of the Office of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of A Coruña.