Gonzalo Herrero Delicado is a curator, architect and educator based in London who works at the intersection of architecture, design and technology, exploring their connection to ecology and digital culture.
He is the Director of the Ecocity World Summit 2023 to be held in June 2023 at the Barbican Centre in London. He is a Design Fellow at the University of Cambridge and an Associate Lecturer at Central Saint Martins in London where he leads design studios exploring contemporary domesticity through alternative ecological and well-being strategies. In addition, he runs the short course The Architecture of Fashion.
He recently worked as a Curator for the new Museum of the Future in Dubai where he curated the opening exhibition Tomorrow Today (2022-2025) among other projects. From 2016 to 2021, he was the Curator of the Architecture Programme at the Royal Academy of Arts where he curated Eco-Visionaries (2019-2020) and Invisible Landscapes (2018-2019), among many other exhibitions, displays and public programmes. Previously, he held different curatorial positions at the Design Museum and The Architecture Foundation.
His independent curatorial portfolio includes projects for the Mies van der Rohe Foundation, V&A, Barbican, Tate, Serpentine Galleries, Goldsmiths University, ICA and the Arquia Foundation. He has developed consultancy projects for many organisations including The Earthshot Prize, Climate Art, Matadero Madrid Centre for Contemporary Creation, UCL's ETHNO-ISS and the London Festival of Architecture.
He has co-edited two books Conversations on a Planet in a State of Emergency (RA, 2019) and Fear and Love: Reactions to a complex world (Phaidon, 2016). His writing has been published in Domus, Abitare, Neo2, Architectural Digest, Mark, Blueprint, Arquine and A10, amongst others. His work has been widely featured in different international media including the Guardian, Monocle, Wired, Financial Times, Wallpaper*, The Times and El País.
He is a regular speaker and moderator in international forums and has delivered lectures at leading universities, museums and organisations including Harvard University GSD, ETH Zurich, Bartlett School of Architecture, Tate, Barbican, London Design Biennale and Whitechapel Gallery.
As an architect, he worked for Pritzker Prize-winning practice Lacaton & Vassal Architectes in Paris.