Renovation of the Partal Oratory in the Alhambra of Granada by W+G Arquitectos. Europa Nostra Awards 2019

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Federico WULFF (W+G)

The practice W+G Architects was founded in 2007 by the Spanish Architects Federico Wulff and Melina Guirnaldos. The aim of W+G Architects is to develop both design and strategic projects in five timely analytical and design fields: 1. Post-crisis innovative reactivation strategies / 2. Contemporary approaches on heritage preservation and recycling / 3. Landscape recovery interventions in cooperation projects / 4. Interactive public space / 5. Domestic spaces and micro-architecture.

Dr. Federico Wulff Barreiro, a Spanish architect, is Founder and Director of the practice W+G Architects. He is Lecturer of Architecture and Urban Design as well as European Senior Research Fellow at the Welsh School of Architecture (WSA), Cardiff University.

He is currently EMUVE Unit Leader of WSA MArch2 (joint Unit with ETSAB Barcelona), Module Leader in the Master of Urban Design (MAUD), Senior Researcher and PI of the European Research Project EMUVE (Euro Mediterraean Urban Voids Ecology) which is funded by the European Commission.

He has awarded the Rome Prize in Architecture at the Royal Adademy os Spain in Rome. His interest in teaching Architecture and Urban Design at the European level led to him being guest Lecturer at the Architectural Association (AA) and the Bartlett School of Architecture (UCL-London) in the UK, at l´Ecole Nationale Superieure d´Architecture of Marseille (ENSA-M) in France, at the Facolta d´Architettura of the Politecnico di Milano and at Roma Tre University in Italy, as well as the ETSAB in Barcelona, Spain.

Melina GUIRNALDOS (W+G)

The practice W+G Architects was founded in 2007 by the Spanish Architects Federico Wulff and Melina Guirnaldos. The aim of W+G Architects is to develop both design and strategic projects in five timely analytical and design fields: 1. Post-crisis innovative reactivation strategies / 2. Contemporary approaches on heritage preservation and recycling / 3. Landscape recovery interventions in cooperation projects / 4. Interactive public space / 5. Domestic spaces and micro-architecture.

Melina Guirnaldos, graduated from the School of Architecture of Granada (Spain). In 2008 she was awarded the Talentia Fellowship to purpose an MSc in Architectural Restoration and Urban Recovery at Roma Tre University (Italy), with Columbia University (USA) and Ecole Nationale Supérieure d´Architecture Paris-Belleville (France) as partner institutions. To complete her MSc, she collaborated in the restoration os the 3rd century Baths of Caracalla with the Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Roma. In her Italian professional period she also worked as a freelance Architect developing the design of 6 urban recovery master plans within the frame of the Participative Processes.programme coordinated by the Town Planning Department of the council of Rome.

She has lectured at and been a member of the juries of the Architectural Association, ETSAB, Cardiff University and University of Granada, among other institutions and has also lectured at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). In addition, she has worked as a contributor in architectural reviews, such as aU arcuitetura e urbanism in Brasil and ArteOficio in Chile, and as a coordinator of international workshops and seminars, such as the Italo-spanish Seminar on Contemporary Architecture intervention on Heritage held at the Alhambra Granada (Spain) in 2009.

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