Alejandro Zaera Polo is a Spanish architect. He studied at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid, and obtained a Master of Architecture (MARCH II) at Harvard University’s School of Design. He founded Alejandro Zaera-Polo & Maider Llaguno Architecture (AZPML) in 2011. He has been dean of the University College of Architecture at Princeton and of the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam. He has also been an advisor to the Quality Commission for Architecture in Barcelona and a member of the Urban Age think tank at the London School of Economics. He has written for professional magazines around the world, such as El Croquis, Quaderns, A+U, Arch+, Harvard Design Magazine and Log. He has also taught at many universities, including Yale, Columbia, and NYU.