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María Fandiño

María Fandiño is a Spanish architect characterized by linking her architectural works with the landscape and nature. She is an Assistant teacher, University of Virginia. Architect from the University of A Coruña, (2007-2014). Master in Landscape Architecture, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, (2015-2016). Assistant Professor, University of Virginia, (2018-...).

Sustainability and Health Award: Universal Values (CSCAE, 2022) Conditioning of public spaces on the Explanada del Horizonte, Porticelo, Pontevedra.

Arquitectos Tuñón

Emilio Tuñón Álvarez (1959) is an architect by ETSAM since 1981, PhD in Architecture since 2000 and Professor of Architectural Projects of the School of Architecture of Madrid since 2016. In 2014 he has been awarded the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts by The Mies van der Rohe Prize 2007, the European Union 2007 Contemporary Architecture Prize, the Spanish National Architecture Prize 2003 and the FAD Awards 2001, 2007 and 2011.

Currently, Emilio Tuñón is Professor of the Department of Architectural Projects of the School of Architecture of Madrid (ETSAM) and has worked as a guest professor at numerous universities: Jean Labatout Professor at the Princeton University School of Architecture, Eliot Noyes Professor at the Graduate School of Architecture Design by Harvard, visiting professor at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, and the Städelschule in Frankfurt.

Since 2007 Emilio Tuñón is the patron of the Arquia Foundation, awarded the gold medal of CSCAE in 2015.

Tuñón Arquitectos has been a winner in various public architectural competitions: First prize in the contest for the Masterplan of Kalaja and Turres Port, Albania (2014). First prize in the Down Town District Residental Tower contest in Dubai (2013). First prize in the contest for the Neubau Gastro-pavillon at the ETH in Zürich (2013). First prize in the competition for the Wine Dome in Valbuena de Duero (2012). First prize in the contest for the Museum Territorio de Migraciones in Algeciras (2008). First prize in the contest for the Museum of Visigothic Art in the Vega Baja de Toledo (2010). First prize in the competition for the Energy Summit in the City of the Environment of Soria (2008). First prize in the competition for the International Congress Center of the City of Madrid (2007). First prize in the contest for the Helga de Alvear Foundation in Cáceres (2005). First prize in the competition for the new building for the City Council of Lalín (2004). First prize in the competition for the remodeling of the Valbuena area in Logroño (2003). First prize in the competition for the Museum of Royal Collections (2002). First prize in the competition for the Museum of Cantabria (2002). First prize in the contest for Architectural Set dedicated to the Sanfermines (2001). First prize in the contest for the Center of Contemporary Art of Brescia (2000). First prize in the competition for the Museum of Fine Arts in Castellón (1997). First prize in the competition for the Auditorium of the city of León (1996). First prize in the contest for the Cultural Center of the Community of Madrid in the old factory "El Aguila" (1995).

Its projects and articles have been published by numerous national and international indexed journals, and his work is collected in numerous monographs, among which should be highlighted those published by AV Projects 65 in 2014 and the magazine El Croquis 161 in 2012, Mansilla + Tuñón Architects published by Edil Stampa in 2012, AV Monographs 144 in 2011, Mansilla + Tuñón published by Electa in 2007, Sketch 115-116 (II) in 2003, magazine 2G 27 in 2003.

In 1993, Emilio Tuñón founded together with Luis Moreno Mansilla and Luis Rojo the cooperative of minds CIRCO, creating a publication of the same name, which has been awarded with the prize of the III Ibero-American Biennial of Architecture and Engineering, the COAM prize and the Special prize of the critic FAD 2007. 

Ramon Bosch - Bet Capdeferro. bosh.capdeferro arquitectures

Ramon Bosch and Bet Capdeferro are graduate architects of Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB). Bet Capdeferro followed the Masters in Landscape Architecture from the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya.

In 2003 they founded the office bosch.capdeferro arquitectures in the town of Girona.

Their professional activity has progressed in parallel to teaching at several universities as Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona - UPC BarcelonaTech, ETH - Zürich, Escola Politècnica Superior de la Universitat de Girona and currently at Cornell University - New York, supporting from the fields of theory and research the development of design and construction processes.

They received in 2011 the Emerging Architect Special Mention of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe. They were awarded with the Young Catalan Architects Prize in 2002 and Girona's Architectural Award in 2010, 2012 and 2014. In 2011 they received the Interior Design Ascer Ceramics Awards. Their work has also been recognized at the FAD Awards, ENOR Awards, and selected in two editions of the European Landscape Biennial.


Tomás Montis Sastre. Montis Sastre

Tomás Montis Sastre (Palma de Mallorca, 1985) graduated as an architect from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de la Salle in 2010. Since 2015, he began his professional career forming the Montis Sastre Arquitectura studio in his hometown, after having collaborated in several national (Barcelona) and international (Belgium) studios.

Much of his professional work is based on the development of competitions and public architecture, having won various awards and recognitions, including the First Prize in the competition for the construction of a nursing home in Pórtol (Mallorca) or the First Prize for the construction of the first teaching building for scientific swimming pools in Europe, in addition to other awards and mentions in various competitions.

He has also won the 2017-2018-2019 Mallorca Architecture Awards for the refurbishment of the Farinera de Can Suau, Llubí.

Passionate about Mediterranean architecture, both popular and contemporary, he considers it as a basic reference when conceptualizing his architecture.

ACN. Adrià Clapés i Nicolau

ACN is a young architecture studio based in Mallorca. With experience in the contemporary interpretation of Mediterranean vernacular architecture.
Adrià Clapés i Nicolau is the architect and founder. Graduated in architecture with and Master's degree in Theory and Practice of Architectural Design at the Escuela Politécnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona, UPC, in 2012. In his master's thesis, he analyzed density as a form of urban growth. He is starting his Ph.D. in Interactive Architecture as a consequence of the application of communication technologies.
He has worked at Toyo Ito architects, Miralles Tagliabue - EMBT, and Ábalos Sentkiewitz Arquitects on several projects in Europe, Mexico, and China.
He is co-founder of IS ARCH, a platform to disseminate the work of young architects, and is a member of the GISME Group (Interdisciplinary Reflection Group and Math Solutions for Entities).
He has received architectural prizes and awards: first prize for the construction of the Pòrtol geriatric residence in Marratxí (executed project, 2021); first prize for the construction of the Archaeological Museum of Calvià, among others. He also won first prize in the 13th Competition about environmental and sustainable projects for Polytechnic University in Catalonia, with the project Power generation system reusing dissipated heat energy in the underground.
Their work focuses on different scales: new housing, renovation of old houses, public or private facilities, exhibition installations, and ephemeral architecture projects.
They work with a tailor-made team for each project, weaving a network of collaboration with the best specialists in each of the disciplines required. Landscape architects, designers, interior designers, historians, structural engineers, engineers, builders, craftsmen, carpenters, photographers, artists...

Santi Vives Sanfeliu. Santi Vives Arquitectura

Santi Vives Sanfeliu. Architect at the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB) since 1973.

From 1977 to 1996, he was a member of the Bosch-Tarrús-Vives arquitectes studio, associated with architects Jordi Bosch and Joan Tarrús. Until 1996 they worked together on numerous projects, including the Faculty of Arts at the University of Girona, the Faculty of Translation and Interpretation in Bellaterra, the Regional Museum of La Garrotxa in Olot, the La Mercè Cultural Centre in Girona, the Primary Health Care Centre on Passeig Maragall in Barcelona and the Passeig de la Muralla in Girona.

In 1996 he formed a partnership with the architect Conxita Balcells with whom, until 1998, he carried out several well-known projects, such as a primary school in Palau de Plegamans, a finalist for the FAD prize for architecture in 2002.

In 1998 he founded a new independent studio in which he worked alone and in collaboration with other architects.

At the same time, since 1975 he has been teaching as a professor of projects and coordinating the Sòcrates exchange programs at the ETSAB and other universities.


Carles Enrich (Barcelona, 1980) graduated at the ETSAB in Barcelona in 2005. From the beginning of his career he has combined his professional work with research, and obtained a Master degree in Theory and Practice of Architectural Projects from the UPC where he is currently a PhD Candidate. His thesis deals with the temporary occupations in the public space in Barcelona.

Associate lecturer in Projects at the ETSAB since 2016. From 2008 to 2017, he taught Projects and Urban Design at the Reus School of Architecture and, in 2015, Projects at the ETSAV. He was also visiting professor in the Extra-Local workshop organised by Columbia GSAPP in 2019, has collaborated on international master’s degrees such as the BIARCH in 2012 and the master’s degree in Restoration at the UPC in 2014, and directed the Vertical Workshop at the UIC Barcelona School of Architecture in 2018.

Carles Enrich’s aim of producing practice-based knowledge led him in 2013 to set up Carles Enrich Studio, where he develops projects that cover the entire habitable territory, from the domestic sphere to landscape. The quality and rigour of the practice’s built work are endorsed by consecutive nominations for the European Union Mies Award (2017, 2019) and the Lisbon Triennale Début Award 2016; the Spanish Architecture and Urban Design Biennale Awards in 2016 and 2018, the FAD Opinion Prize in 2016, and the AJAC Awards in 2012, 2016 and 2018. They were also recognised in the studio’s participation in the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2012, with the exhibition Context in “Architectural Rowers” in the Catalan Pavilion and, in 2016, as part of the exhibition Unfinished, which earned the Spanish Pavilion the Biennale’s Golden Lion.

Marta Peris, Jose Manuel Toral. peris+toral

peris+toral.arquitectes. Founded in 2005 by Marta Peris and Jose Manuel Toral, both graduated from ETSAB, peris+toral.arquitectes is an architecture practice based in Barcelona, which combines its professional activity with the academic one. They are currently working in different projects, both in housing and public space, while working as teachers in the  Faculty of Architecture in Barcelona (ETSAB) and IED.

Their work has been published in architecture books and magazines, nationally and internationally, and exhibited in UIA Tokyo 2011, París 2009 and the Venice Biennal 2000. Theorically, the practice has published articles both in architecture books and magazines, among which Arquitectura COAM,  Ed. Fundamentos and  DC Papers are to highlight. Their work has been recognized with different awards such as AJAC Joves Arquitectes 2011, FAD 2009 award fianlists,  Saloni d’Arquitect award fianlists.

2021  Winner. Premio Europeo di Architettura MATILDE BAFFA UGO RIVOLTA 2021. 85 Viviendas sociales en Cornellà
2021  Gold Award. BEST ARCHITECTS 22. 85 Viviendas sociales en Cornellà
2021  First Prize. Premios MAPEI a la Arquitectura Sostenible 2021. 85 Viviendas sociales en Cornellà
2021  Winner Jury's TOP PICK. BLT Built Design Awards - Social Housing. 85 Viviendas sociales en Cornellà
2021  Winner. THE PLAN AWARD 2021 - Social Housing. 85 Viviendas sociales en Cornellà
2021  Winner Best of best. ARCHITECTURE MASTERPRIZE AMP 2021 - Residential Multi Unit. 85 Viviendas sociales en Cornellà
2021  Winner ex-aequo. Premio CATALUNYA CONSTRUCCIÓ 2021 - Innovació a la construcció. 85 Viviendas sociales en Cornellà
2021  Winner. Premio A+ by DAIKIN  - Vivienda plurifamiliar. 85 Viviendas sociales en Cornellà
2021  Winner. XV Premios NAN Arquitectura y construcción 2021 - Residencial. 85 Viviendas sociales en Cornellà
2021  Winner. Premio de opinión, PREMIO FAD DE ARQUITECTURA. 85 Viviendas sociales en Cornellà
2021  Awarded. Arquitectura y Urbanismo, BEAU XV. 85 Viviendas sociales en Cornellà

Marc Chalamanch, Miquel Lacasta, Carmen Santana. Archikubik

ARCHIKUBIK, ecosystem of architecture, urbanism and urban landscape, established in 2001 by Marc Chalamanch, Miquel Lacasta y Carmen Santana, is composed by an international and multi-disciplinary team that works in an atmosphere of R&D in @kubik space, in Barcelona.
Its process of urban and architectural work is framed within the constant development of synergies and exchanges between public space and private participative space, with the purpose of rethinking our cities from the concept of the e-polis, the polis of the information society, as a place for learning, debate, diversity, respect and exchange. Conceiving, giving the chance to inhabitants to become eco-citizens within communities, through architecture, to make public space an opportunity to rephrase our territories and our cities in the era of social networks. In order to conciliate this, our projects are based on the scale 1/ , a system that is capable of going further to be included within a transversal ecosystem, with the aim of articulating a global vision in a territorial scale, the one from the city, the neighborhood and the human scale, all of it incorporated to the time vector.

Their research is centered in the wide interpretation of ‘’green’’ as a tool for creation, as an infrastructure for the territory, with the objective of creating an organoleptic environment, open and sensitive. The productive landscape as a horizon for reflection. Moving forward in a process of urban network acupuncture, all the projects and scales represent a chance to start strategies and tactics that allow to go further than the conventional codes that belong to last centuries’ industrial world. The investigation of new typologies to approach the constant transformations of society is part of our DNA.
The last recognitions are: prix Futures Possibles for the ZAC Rouget de Lisle and International FAD Award for the housing project in Ivry-sur-Seine (under construction). Also, we are finalists for the last phase of the international competition with a third use building in Clichy-Batignolles and finalists for the Ascer Award for ceramic buildings with the Parking Saint-Roch in Montpellier. Archikubik has been twice selected for the Venice Biennale with the Parking Saint-Roch in Montpellier for the Catalan Pavilion and the Diposit del Rei Martí in Barcelona for the Spanish Pavilion. 



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