Between 1994 and 1997, Borja Ferrater studied Biology at Temple University (Philadelphia, USA) and at the University of Navarra (Spain). He is an architect and graduated in September 2005 from the International University of Catalonia (UIC) with Cum Laude in his thesis. He teaches Design Studio at the International University of Catalonia (UIC). In January 2010 he obtained his master’s degree in Biodigital Architecture. He received his PhD in April 2017 with the thesis “Use of complex geometric systems in architectural practice”. Between April 2008 and September 2011, Borja was Vice Dean for Culture, Publications and International Relations at the ESARQ School of Architecture, UIC, where he was also director of the school’s workshops and annual lecture program. He was a visiting assistant professor at Pratt Institute in New York. He is the author of the book Synchronizing Geometry, published by ACTAR, which has been exhibited at the Crown Hall of IIT (Illinois Institute of Technology), the Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem, the Cervantes Institute in Tel Aviv, the Museum of Fine Arts in Bilbao, the Institute of Architects in Istanbul and various art galleries in Madrid and Barcelona. Architect and founding partner of OAB (Office of Architecture in Barcelona) together with Xavier Martí, Carlos and Lucía Ferrater in January 2006, he won the FAD award in the category of “ephemeral architecture” together with Carlos Ferrater for the exhibition in Madrid “M.C. Escher El arte de lo imposible”, winner of the Wallpaper* Design Award for the Roca Barcelona Gallery building. Roca Barcelona Gallery was also a finalist in the Lamp Awards in the Interior Lighting category and received a special mention in the IALD (International Lighting Design Awards), Las Vegas, USA. He also won the “Good Design is Good Business” award, organized by Architectural Record magazine. His work has also been selected in the 21 by 21 category (for young architects) in the WAN awards. Borja won ENR magazine’s award for Best Overall Project in the hospitality and residential category with the Kaplankaya Phase I Resort project in Bodrum, Turkey. Recently, his design for a 2 Michelin star restaurant was a finalist for the FAD 2019 Spain and Portugal awards in the Interior Design category. He has lectured, participated in round tables and been a jury member for awards in Sweden, Norway, Germany, USA, Mexico, UAE, Israel, UK, Sri Lanka, Japan, China, Malaysia, Australia, Turkey, Lebanon, Italy, Luxembourg, Andorra, Romania and Spain.