Antón García-Abril, (Madrid, 1969) is a registered architect in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, a European PhD architect as designated by the Polytechnic University of Madrid (E.T.S.A.M.U.P.M.), and full professor at the School of Architecture and Planning of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) since 2012. He received the Spanish Academy Research Prize in Rome in 1996, established Ensamble Studio architecture office in 2000, and has extensive academic experience. He has been associate professor at the School of Architecture of the Polytechnic University of Madrid (E.T.S.A.M.U.P.M.) for a decade, and invited professor at numerous universities, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2011, Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 2010, Cornell University in 2008 and University of Texas in 2006.