Marta Álvarez Pastor, Iñigo García Odiaga, Jon Muniategiandikoetxea Markiegi, Javier Ubillos Pernaut, Tomás Valenciano Tamayo. vaumm
vaumm architects is the coincidence of several people (Marta Álvarez Pastor, Iñigo García Odiaga, Jon Muniategiandikoetxea Markiegi, Javier Ubillos Pernaut & Tomás Valenciano Tamayo) who since establishment in 2002, operate under a strategy of adding. Adding goals, hope, efforts and experiences, with a broad sense of curiosity and research-based methodology. Incorporating specialists from diverse disciplines, inside and outside the office, finally adding knowledge to present solutions. Through this changeable organization, intensifying the permanent office, multiple collaborations are carried out in each situation, crafting the best global team in every project.
Our work is dedicated to the thoughtful conception of projects and careful crafting of buildings and spaces, exploring the intersection of contemporary design and building production. The Office has worked since its establishment at many different scales from diverse angles; completed works include various new and rehabilitation building works, collaborations with artists as technical support for the realization of constructive intervention and urban planning with a cultural or theoretical view.
Jon Ander Azpiazu Juaristi, Unai Gómez Arriaran. Taper Arkitektura
Based in Bilbao since 2015, TAPER offers services both to private clients and public administration. These services go from urban planning to public space and equipment projects, residential projects, new works and rehabilitation.
They propose a creative and functional architecture. A green, environmentally committed, architecture. In close communication with their clients, they are present at every stage, handling the whole process of each work.
Jon Ander Azpiazu Juaristi (Bilbao,1984). Architect graduated from the University of the Basque Country in 2009, he also studies in Florence (Univesitâ Degli Studi), Barcelona (UPC) and Madrid (UEM), where he completes the Master of Advanced Techniques in Architectonic Projects. Before starting his own professional project, he collaborates in several architecture firms such as VAUMM (Donostia), SSARK (Stockholm), ARUP (Madrid) or ACXT-IDOM (Bilbao). In 2015 he cofounds TAPER arkitektura together with Unai Gómez Arriaran. In 2019 he finishes the Master in Wood Structures, Construction and Design (UPV/EHU)
Unai Gómez Arriaran (Donostia-San Sebastián, 1984). Architect graduated from the University of the Basque Country in 2010, he also studies in Granada and Napoli. During his first professional stage he collaborates in several architecture firms such as Abar arquitectos (Barcelona), VAUMM (Donostia) and OPEN architekci (Warszawa). In 2012-2013 he finishes the Master in Urban Planning at Cataluña´s Polytechnic University (UPC), in Barcelona. In 2015 he cofounds TAPER arkitektura together with Jon Ander Azpiazu Juaristi. He is Passive House Designer from 2019.