Elias Torres Tur
Elias Torres Tur is a Spanish architect and partner in the firm Martínez Lapeña-Torres Arquitectos, S.L. Trained in architecture at the Escola Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB), Mr. Torres opened his private office with José Antonio Martínez Lapeña in Barcelona during 1968. Among their best-known projects are the Vila Olímpica Housing Complex (Barcelona), the La Granja Escalator (Toledo), the Restoration of the Ronda Promenade in the City Walls (Palma de Mallorca), the Restoration of Gaudi's Park Güell (Barcelona), and the Forum 2004 Esplanade and Photovoltaic Power Plant (Barcelona), as well as several works in Japan including the Kumamoto Museum Annex. The projects and completed works of "Martínez Lapeña-Torres Arquitectos" are widely exhibited and published in numerous monographs and catalogues. Mr. Torres has been a visiting professor at Harvard University and is currently a doctorate professor at the ETSAB.