Alonso, Carmen Espegel
Carmen Espegel Alonso was born on March 27, 1960 in Palencia, Spain. She received her architecture degree with honors from the Madrid School of Architecture in 1985, specializing in town planning. Espegel Alonso then continued her education at the Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven (Belgium). She graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1995 with a Master's in Conservation of Historic Towns and Buildings. Espegel Alonso completed her doctoral work at the Madrid School of Architecture. Since 1991, Espegel Alonso has been an Associate Professor of Projects at the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid. She has been a practicing architect since 1985, has served as Principal of her own firm, VZK Architects, from 1991 to 1998, and is currently (2004) working with her firm, Espegel-Fisac Arquitectos, which she founded with Concha Fisac de Ron in 2003.