David Basulto is a graduate architect from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2006). Founder and Editor in Chief of ArchDaily, and its global sites in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese. ArchDaily’s mission is “to improve the quality of life of the 3 billion people who live in cities in the next 40 years, by providing inspiration, knowledge, and tools to the architects who fill face this challenge.” He has served as jury for several award, prizes and design competitions in Latin America, North America, Europe, and Asia.
ArchDaily is based in Santiago, Chile, with offices and operations in Beijing, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Bogotá, and Lima.
David has lectured at Harvard (Boston, USA), Escola do Cidade (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Strelka Institute (Moscow, Russia), Tsinghua University (Beijing, P.R. China), TEC de Monterrey (Monterrey, Mexico), Universidad Católica (Santiago, Chile), the Center for Architecture (New York, USA), and at the annual American Institute of Architects Convention (Atlanta, USA).
He has also worked as curator and editor for architecture biennales, exhibitions, and magazines, and as a jury for design competitions and architecture awards. Currently, he is the curator of the Nordic Countries Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.
David is an Endeavor Entrepreneur from the Endeavor Foundation in New York, and received the National Award for Innovation from the Chilean Government in 2012.