Born and raised in Argentina, Luis Etchegorry received in 2002 his Bachelor degree on Architecture from Universidad de Buenos Aires and in 2006 his Master in Arts in Advanced Architectural Design (M.A./AAD) diploma from SAC – Städelschule Architecture Class at the Städelschule Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt am Main, Germany under the tutorship of Prof. Ben van Berkel, Prof. Johan Bettum and Prof. Mark Wigley.
From 2015 to 2017 he has been appointed as Guest-Professor for Digital Design Techniques at the ASL-Architektur, Stadtplanung, Landschaftsplanung at University of Kassel. And from 2006 till 2008, he has been appointed as Guest-Professor at the SAC – Städelschule Architecture Class and co-director of the year-long Space of Communication interdisciplinary project sponsored by T-Mobile Deutschland during the period of 2006–2007.
From 2013 to 2018 he founded the architectural office NE-AR GmbH. In 2019, he established in Frankfurt am Main, BE ARCHITECTURE, Brammer Etchegorry Architekten PartG mbB, together with Frank Brammer.
His research and design work have been exhibited at several institutions and exhibitions including the 1st International Architectural Biennale Rotterdam and Portikus Gallery in Frankfurt am Main. Luis has collaborated as an Architect in several architectural practices in Argentina and in the Netherlands. While working at estudio Claudio Vekstein, in Argentina from 1999 till 2005, he intensively took part in large scale public projects. In 2008 he joined UNStudio (Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos) and during this period -first as an Architect and later in 2010 as Senior Architect/ Associate, he has worked on many built and award-winning projects with highly acclaimed international status. Since he has been working at UNStudio he guided design teams in the initial design phases and successfully contributed to several of UNStudio’s winning competition projects.
Luis is an architect, registered member of the Hessen Chamber of Architects and Urban Planners and the Association of German Architects (BDA).