Plácido GONZÁLEZ MARTÍNEZ
Ph.D. Architect and Urban Planner, Associate Professor at the College of Architecture and Urban Planning at Tongji University (China) since 2016. An expert in 20th century heritage studies and conservation, Prof. Gonzalez Martinez is the drafter of the Spanish National Plan of 20th Century Heritage Conservation for the Spanish Ministry of Culture. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS) and of the Scientific Committee of the Iberian Docomomo Foundation.
Committed with the research and dissemination of heritage architecture and urbanism, he is Executive Editor of the Built Heritage Journal, published by Tongji University Press. He has authored more than 80 publications, including books, book chapters, articles and book reviews. His works include the book In Light of Hilberseimer (awarded the Research Prize of the 2018 Spanish Architecture Biennale) and articles in top journals like Cities, the International Journal of Heritage Studies, the Journal of Urbanism, and Docomomo International Journal. He is also a referee for top journals like Cities, Urban Studies, Space and Culture, International Journal of Heritage Studies, Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, Architectural Science Review and Change Over Time.
He has coordinated research and dissemination projects in heritage architecture and urbanism, such as the Iberian DOCOMOMO Registers (2008-2018) and the Register of 20th Century Architecture in Andalusia (2006-2009). He has directed international scientific meetings, such as the 2017 Conference on 20th Century Heritage and the Historic Urban Landscape in Madrid and the 2013 Iberian Docomomo Conference in Malaga. He has also been scientific coordinator of meetings, among them the 2019 Conference on Built Heritage Studies and the 2017 Conference on Built Heritage, both organized by Tongji University.