Andrés Maragaño holds a Master’s degree in Urban Design from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona; Specialization in systems dynamics from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, UNESCO, Barcelona, Spain.
Since 2000, he has been an assistant professor at the University of Talca School of Architecture. He was director of the School from 2010-2012, and has currently returned to teaching.
He has been a professor of design workshops and a director of final degree projects at the School. Since 2000, he has worked on a number of urban and territorial projects including: the Regional Development Strategy for the Maule Region 2008-2020, Urban Renewal Plans (PRU) Maule Region 2010, and the Study for the “Centro Invernal Alto Maule” [High Maule Ski Area] Maule Region 2013.
Since 2010, he has published a series of specialized articles: Territorial structuring in highly specialized regions: Central Valley of Chile, EURE, The evolution of urban structures over time and the civic re-imagination of the city, and Material culture in Chile’s Central Valley. In 2010 he published the book: Museo de la Ciudad, on urban transformations in the city of Talca.
He is currently involved in the research projects, “Arquitectura Regional” and “Súper-Rural”, which address the understanding of the territory, landscape and the city.