Francisco Díaz is an architect who received his M-Arch from UC, Chile, in 2006. In 2013, he received his Masters of Science in Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices in Architecture (CCCP) from Columbia University, NY. He is a Professor at the School of Architecture at UC, Chile, and is the Editor in Chief of Ediciones ARQ and ARQ Magazine. He has edited and published more than 80 books and 16 magazine issues. In 2019 he authored the book Patologías Contemporaneas, published in Chile and Spain by Uqbar Editores and dpr-barcelona.