Gustavo Crembil

Associate Professor, SoA Latin American Program Director


Gustavo Crembil is an Argentinean architectural designer whose practice draws from the fields of design, architecture, craft, performance and activism. 

A former Fulbright scholar, he has received several grants and awards, among others: Unesco-Aschberg, and Argentina’s Fondo Nacional de las Artes and Fundacion Antorchas, Acadia/ FLATCUT, VIDA 1.4 Art & Artificial Life, Brown's Fellowship (RPI), and the Rotch Studio travel grant. Among his artist-in-residence appointments are UCLA’s HyperMedia Studio, Los Angeles; European Ceramic Work Centre, Netherlands; Cranbrook Academy of Art, MI; and The Creative Glass Center of America / WheatonArts, NJ. 

His individual and collaborative work has been exhibited at venues including Sonsbeek 20-24, Arnhem; MoMA PS1, New York, 2019; Studio X / Istanbul Design Biennial, 2018; BIENALSUR, Buenos Aires, 2017; ISEA 2015: Disruption, Vancouver; Re-New Festival, Copenhagen, 2013;  and Transitio_MX, Mexico City, 2013.

He was a founding partner of THEM: Lynch & Crembil, a collaborative design practice that was distinguished as one of the emergent architectural voices by the Museum of Modern Art (2008 PS1/ MoMA YAP Program), and recognized by ACSA/JAE (2009-10) for its scholarship as design work. 

Among his current research interest are contemporary craft, informal urbanism, adaptive re-use and ‘mestizo’ technologies.


Education & Training
  • Master of Architecture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan / USA
  • Diploma of Architect, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba / Argentina.
Other affililations: School of Architecture


The following is a selection of recent publications in Scopus. Gustavo Crembil has 2 indexed publications in the subjects of Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Social Sciences.

Gustavo Crembil, Paula Gaetano Adi
, 50
, 2017
, pp.132-137
Gustavo Crembil, Peter Lynch
Journal of Architectural Education
, 62
, 2009
, pp.48-55

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