Jerónimo van Schendel

Jerónimo van Schendel

Office Manager at Abalos+Sentkiewicz AS+

Director of Master in Architectural Management and Design

IE School of Architecture and Design


Jerónimo van Schendel is a Spanish-Colombian Architect, graduated from ETSAM in 2011 and Master in Architecture (M.Arch II) with Distinction, from Harvard University Graduate School of Design since 2016. He has worked with some of the most renowned architects in Spain, such as Cruz y Ortiz, Rafael Moneo or AS+, and is an IDEO SF CoLab Fellow 2016 (Iot & Blockchain Innovation Lab).

Jerónimo van Schendel currently serves as Office Manager at Abalos+Sentkiewicz AS+, with several projects in Spain, China and Latin América. His independent work is focused on identifying scalable entrepreneurship opportunities in the intersection of design, AEC, and technology, mainly through platform business models.

Articles featuring Jerónimo

Thinking Ahead: Towards an Expanded Understanding of Design

Guest author Jerónimo van Schendel, architect and Director of the Master’s program in Architectural Management and Design at IE School of Architecture and Design in Madrid is suggesting an expanded understanding of design and shares his views on the future of the built environment and architecture industries in the face of technological innovation and a […]

Products featuring Jerónimo

Report #01

Sensors for Cities
Architects as Inventors
UX for Space

In our first Archipreneur Insights issue we present several founders and industry leaders who are paving new ways of professional practice which creatively combine their architectural skillset with intersecting fields.

Quotes from Jerónimo

  • "The entrepreneurial mindset is partly an attitude of constant search for those opportunities in our daily work, combined with the mastery of a series of principles of business and management that make us more effective."
  • "We are failing in our mission to communicate the power of the complex problem solving skills implied in spatial design, which are directly applicable to many contemporary and complementary fields."
  • "Built environment professionals represent a rare and talented group, composed of great system-thinkers, minds that blend ­creativity with analytical capacity, and exceptional strategists."
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