Leire is a registered architect in Spain and studied architecture at the ETSASS (Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de San Sebastian) and the Architectural Association, London, UK. She received her Diploma in Architecture awarded with honors from the Architectural Association in 2001.Since 2002, Leire has been collaborating with David Syn Chee Mah as asensio_mah.
Leyre has worked at a number of international architectural practices including Zaha Hadid Architects, Torres Nadal Arquitectos as well as Allies and Morrison Architects/Arup.Leire is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne's School of Design. She has taught at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design from 2010 to 2017, at London’s Architectural Association School of Architecture, Graduate School Landscape Urbanism Programme from 2004 to 2007 and at Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning from Fall 2006 till Spring 2010.
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Micro-Hortus Conclusus - Ceramic 3D printed micro-garden lattices
Original Creative Work - Design/Architectural Work
Developing associative models to guide typological strategies for better integrating Waste..
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Trabajadores Migrantes - Working Migrants
Leire Asensio-Villoria, Syn Chee David Mah
Journal article | 2019 | Notas Revista CPAU (Consejo Professional de Arquitecto y Urbanismo)
La idealización de la práctica de arquitectura como ejercicio arraigado al lugar y específico a los límites disciplinares tradicio..
Developing associative models to guide typological strategies for better integrating Waste to Energy plants in an urban context
Leire Asensio-Villoria, Hanif Kara, Elisabet Höglund
Journal article | 2018 | Ri-vista : Ricerche per la Progettazione del Paesaggio
Despite many advantages may be offered including architectural expertise in the design and delivery of industrial buildings and po..
A Timeline of Public Health and the Built Environment
Leire Asensio-Villoria, Syn Chee David Mah, Ann Forsyth, Har Ye Kan, Justin Kollar, Xinhui Li, Han Yang
Book Chapter | 2016
Lifestyled, created as part of the Health and Places Initiative at Harvard University, shows by means of detailed graphics how pub..
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
International Garden Festival - Most Imaginative Design
Presidents Medals Competition - Silver Medal Runner up
Presidents Medals Competition - Silver Medal Virtual Medal
Senior Lecturer In Architecture And Urban Design
Architecture, Building And Planning
Colgio Oficial de Arquitectos Vasco Navarro
Architectural Association Diploma with Honors
Architectural Association School of Architecture