Xavier Matilla


Lecturer 11

Architect-urban planner by the ETSAV-UPC, born in Terrassa in 1975. Chief Architect of the Barcelona City Council. His professional and academic career has focused on urban planning and is characterized by his commitment to move towards healthier and fairer cities and territories. He has developed his professional career in different prestigious law firms. In 2013 he founded with the architect Mónica Beguer the office «Territorios XLM», dedicated to strategic territorial planning, urban projects and public space projects. He is an associate professor in the Department of Urbanism and Spatial Planning (DUOT) of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia UPC_BarcelonaTECH and professor of the “Metropolis Master in Metropolitan and Urban Studies of the IERMB and UAB. He is the author of various publications on urban planning and public space design. Between 2010 and 2015 he was secretary of the Association of Urban Architects of Catalonia and councillor of the Terrassa City Council from 2015 to 2019.