Guzmán de Yarza Blache holds a Bachelors Degree in Architecture from the University of Navarra in 2002. Upon graduation, he began working at the office of Andres Perea Architecture in Madrid, after what he founded J1 Architects with three other partners, a Madrid-based office that currently undertakes projects and supervises construction works in Spain. J1 Architects received the Ricardo Magdalena Award for the best building in Zaragoza built in 2007 with the Iglesias General Motors Building, that also received the 3rd honorable mention of the Garcia Mercadal Award given by the Professional Association of Architects of Aragon (Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Aragón). Guzman simultaneously develops a career as a visual artist as well as architect, a combination that enriches both practices and allows unexpected cross relations. His work has been exhibited at the Reina Sofia National Museum within Les Rencontres Internationales de Video, the Contemporary Art Museum of Vigo (MARCO), the Jeu de Paume Museum in Paris, the Centro de Arte Recoleta de Buenos Aires, the National Centre for Contemporary Arts in Moscow, the International Triennale of Prague and at several national and international exhibitions. Guzmán currently teaches at the undergraduates studies of the USJ School of Architecture in Zaragoza and also at the IE School of Architecture and Design in Segovia and Madrid, where he is also Director of the Master in Work Space Design, an international post professional graduate program conceived in partnership with the Royal College of Arts in London that intends to educate professionals in the design of innovative and future work environments. Guzmán is also a Phd candidate at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid, where he is in the research period of his thesis “José de Yarza García, European links in Spanish Peripheral modernity” directed by Chair of Design Ignacio Vicens y Hualde and José Laborda and with a presentation date of July 2014.