Sebastián Irarrázaval is an architect from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1991), with postgraduate studies at the Architectural Association in London. In 1999 he won the prize for outstanding young architect from the Asociación de Oficinas de Arquitectura. In 2000 he set up the XII Santiago Architectural Biennial and in 2002 represented Chile at the International Architecture Biennial in Venice. He is the co-designer of the Moro, Melocotón and Las Palmas houses.



  • 2007 - Distinguished by Wallpaper amongst the 1001 most interesting emerging architects in the world.
  • 2007 - Instituto Chileno del Cemento Award for Ochoalcubo Project.
  • 2005 - Distinguished by El Mercurio amongst the 50 leaders of the country.
  • 2002 - Chile's representation in Venice Biennalle.
  • 2000 - Distinguished by El Mercurio amongst the 100 leaders of the country.


Selected Work:

  • New Fadeu Building, Design School.
  • Índigo Hotel.
  • Ochoalcubo House.
  • Lira House.
  • La Reserva House.
  • Centro Cultural Cerro Cárcel Project.
  • Covered Plaza Project, Dominican Republic.
  • Santiago Architecture Biennalle.