Meet BDT’s Guides

Brian Gallagher is an RIAI registered architect who first came to Barcelona in 1991 in order to complete his studies. He received his Masters M Metropolis from the UPC in 1996 under the director Ignasi de Solà-Morales. As well as a practicing architect he is the co-founder of B-Guided magazine a visual arts publication that, since 1999, has focused on emerging cultural projects in Barcelona.

Elena Minguela is an industrial design engineer and furniture designer. Originally from Valladolid, she fell in love with Barcelona even before she came here. She has been living in Barcelona since 2010, and blogs for online magazine diarioDESIGN about design and architecture.

Suzanne Wales is an Australian journalist who as a teenager pinned up photos of Gaudí’s architecture onto her bedroom wall. She moved here in 1992, and started to write about the arts and culture scene in her adopted home. She is a regular contributor to Dwell, Frame Magazine, Wallpaper* and other design publications, and is still constantly bowled over by Barcelona’s visual richness.