Jordi Badia (Barcelona, 1961) graduated in architecture from the ETSAB (Barcelona School of Architecture) in 1989. Between 1989 and 1993 he practiced a professional partnership with Tonet Sunyer. In 1994 founded the BAAS architecture study, Jordi Badia combines his professional task of an architect with that of a professor at the Department of Architectural Projects at ETSAB since 2001 and at ESARQ-UIC since 2009. He also collaborates to the newspaper ARA since 2010 and is editor of the Hic Architecture since 2009. Along with Felix Arranz, he curated the Catalan and Balearic Pavilion at the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale 2012.
The practice is currently working on various projects, including the town hall in Montroig del Camp, the headquarters of the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre and the new premises of the MUHBA (Museum of History of Barcelona) in Poblenou district, Barcelona. The office is also working on the citizens building in Palamós, the extensive rehabilitation of Alta Diagonal office building in Barcelona and the Radio and TV University in Katowice, Poland.
In an environment of complex building codes and regulations, on the one hand, and a growing complexity and diversity of possibilities, on the other, cooperation is required at all possible levels and during all phases. This is the goal that Grupa 5 Architects has set from the beginning. Accompany your clients throughout the design process:
They help to draft the guidelines of the program and create the idea of the building and then translate it into architecture, pre-design services. - Feasibility studies, technical due diligence, site selection, conceptual design, master planning of sites, planning of schemes, initial cost evaluation, strategy of acquisition and execution of projects, environmental consulting and impact assessment, design and project.
Execution phase.- permits, detailed design / tender design, construction documents, contract administration, project and construction supervision services, cost and schedule management, author supervision and construction management, commissioning and delivery of the building, operational permit,
post-design services: user assistance, technical consulting, expansion planning, construction support and support, life cycle management, assistance in facilities management, end user link.
They offer highly innovative and sustainable architectural and engineering solutions, suited to the individual needs of their clients. They believe that successful cooperation with the client benefits both parties mutually and doubly. Its portfolio of completed projects, built since 1998, includes a wide range of building types: residential, office, commercial, industrial, public, temples and culture buildings.
They have been part of the design team of prestigious monuments such as the Metropolitan office building or the Royal Embassy of the Netherlands in Warsaw. Its award-winning built projects have established quality benchmarks in Polish architecture.
GRUPA 5, managed by 6 partners, currently employs about 30 architects in the company and cooperates permanently with around 100 consulting engineers and consultants. Our headquarters are located in the heart of green Mokotow, on the outskirts of the financial district of Warsaw.
In addition, our clients are a wide range of institutional and private investors.
Your project team has experience in the development of project topics such as the Polish Embassy in Stockholm, the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Abuja, the Polish consular office in Winnica, the ING Training and Conference Center in Katowice, housing multifamily in Katowice - Modernist enclave (stages A and B), Sports center in Osiedle Bażantów in Katowice, OPEL Polska - factory in Gliwice, supermarkets Intermarche and Bricomarche (Pszczyna, Knurów, Pabianice, Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Bełchatów), standardization of branches of ING BSK in Warsaw, Bydgoszcz, Siewierz, Płock, Przemyśl, Częstochowa, Starachowice, headquarters ING Nationale Nederlanden in Kielce, equestrian complex in Olsztyn (2,500 m² + 400 m²), residential residence in Myszków (1200 m²), restaurant designs, cafes, pubs .