Jorge Otero-Pailos (b. 1971, Madrid, Spain) works at the intersection of art, architecture and preservation. He is Associate Professor and Director of Historic Preservation at Columbia University. His work has been exhibited at major museums, festivals, galleries and foundations, notably, the 53rd Venice Biennale, Italy, the V&A, London and the Louis Vuitton Galerie Museum.
Otero-Pailos is the founder and editor of the journal Future Anterior, the author of Architecture’s Historical Turn (2010) and a contributor to scholarly journals and books including the Oxford Encyclopaedia of Aesthetics and Rem Koolhaas’ Preservation Is Overtaking Us (2014). He is a member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences of Puerto Rico and the recipient of awards from art, architecture and preservation organisations including the UNESCO Eminent Professional Award.