The story of Ámbito Cero as a museographic design studio, is linked to Augusto Saavedra, director of the studio, specialized in ephemeral architecture and museographic design.
Graduated from the School of Architecture and Urbanism of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Chile) in 1985, he made several specialization courses, among others, Master in Museography and Ephemeral Architecture dictated by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona in 1995. He also coursed "Museums and Contemporary Art Centers:" The role of the Curator "by the Menéndez Pelayo International University, 1993, and the Master's course in Scientific Museum of the Science Museum of the" la Caixa "Foundation.
Within the academic activity, he has been a speaker in the courses of Scientific Museum: "Towards a Total Museology" by CosmoCaixa, Barcelona, 2006, 2007 and 2008.
He has been an invited professor of the Masters program in museography, taught by the National University Andrés Bello, Santiago de Chile, 2005, and for six years he was professor of Graphic Expression Systems at the ESDI School of Design of Sabadell, linked to the University Ramón Llull, Barcelona, 1994-1999.
The experience in the field of museographic design began in 1986, at the DPC Enric Franch studio, where he collaborated in the development of important museum projects, such as the two Biennales de Arte de Barcelona (1987-1989) with an extension of 9,000m2 each. Also noteworthy are the Museum of Science and the Cosmos and the Museum of History, both in Tenerife; or the permanent exhibition "Energy" of the Museu de la Ciència i de la Ténica de Catalunya, and more than 200 museographic projects developed between 1986 and 1995.
In 1995, together with Aldo Ariza, he founded Ariza + Saavedra: Design, the basis of what, starting in 2000, will be Ámbito Cero, a studio he currently directs.
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