Alfredo Brillembourg

Founding Partner (Urban-Think Tank)

Caracas, VE, Zurich, CH

Alfredo Brillembourg co-founded the interdisciplinary design firm Urban-Think Tank (U-TT) in Caracas, Venezuela in 1993. He has taught internationally, including at the Central University of Venezuela, the Graduate School of Architecture and Planning, Columbia University, and currently at ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology). He co-founded the Sustainable Living Urban Model Laboratory (S.L.U.M. Lab) with Hubert Klumpner, co-principal of U-TT. Along with Klumpner, Brillembourg has received the 2010 Ralph Erskine Award, the 2011 Holcim Gold Award for Latin America, 2012 Venice Biennale of Architecture Golden Lion and the 2012 Holcim Global Silver Award for innovative contributions to ecological and social design practices.

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