Carlos Ferrater graduated from the Technical University of Catalonia – BARCELONA TECH in 1971 and gained his Doctorate in April 1987.
He is a professor at the BARCELONA TECH and holds the ‘White Barcelona Chair’. He’s a member of the ‘Sant Jordi Royal Academy of Fine Arts’.
Carlos Ferrater was conferred Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of Trieste, Italy in 2005.
Since 1971 he works at his architecture office in Barcelona.
In 2006 he set up, along with Xavier Martí, Lucía Ferrater and Borja Ferrater, the Office of Architecture in Barcelona (OAB), with Núria Ayala as Projects Director.
Since the year 2000 he has received four FAD awards, the City of Barcelona Award, and the International Brunel Award in Denmark (2005). He has also been a Mies van der Rohe Award finalist and been distinguished with the City of Madrid Award, the Spanish National Architecture Award, the Dedalo Minosse Award in Vicenza (Italy) in 2006, the Decade Prize(2006), the International Flyer Award (2007) and the RIBA’s International Prize for his monograph published by MP (2008), amongst others. He is recipient of the 2009 National Architecture Prize in recognition of his entire career.
He has been invited to participate in the 2004 Venice Biennale.
He is the author of buildings in the Olympic Village of Barcelona, the Olympic Village in Vall d’Hebron (Barcelona), the Hotel Juan Carlos I, the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, the Auditorium of Castellón, the Botanical Institut and Park, the Real Club de Golf el Prat, buildings in Paseo de Gracia, Intermodal Rail Station in Zaragoza, the MediaPro building, Aquileia Tower in Venice and Parque de las Ciencias de Granada. At present he is working in the Centre Culturel des Jacobins in Le Mans, a Wineri in Toro, Zamora, a building of apartaments and a Hospital in Bilbao, the Sea Promenade in Benidorm, The “Ciutat de la Música” in Sabadell, Barcelona, the intermodal and multimodal buildings in the Barcelona Airport, the Murcia Airport, a landscape intervention in Atapuerca, the headquarters of GISA and FGC in Barcelona, the Worl Trade Center Tower in Cornellà, Barcelona and a complex of office buildings in Paris.