Ethel Baraona Pohl is a writer, critic, and curator. She is co-founder of independent research practice and publishing house dpr-barcelona, and was editor at the architecture magazine Quaderns d’arquitectura i urbanisme, 2011–2016. Her work focuses on architecture and political theory and has been published, among others, in Domus, Volume, and Harvard Design Magazine. Her writing has appeared in publications such as Architecture is All Over (2017); Together! The New Architecture of the Collective (2017); The Form of Form (2016); and Open Source Architecture (2015).
She was the director of Foros 2017, the architecture lecture series of the UIC Barcelona School of Architecture; curator of Adhocracy ATHENS (together with César Reyes and Pelin Tan), Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, 2015; and Adhocracy, Istanbul Design Biennial, Istanbul, 2012. Since 2016, dpr-barcelona is platform member of Future Architecture, the first pan-European platform of architecture museums, festivals, and producers. Baraona Pohl lives and works in Barcelona.