Crystalzoo is based on the idea of the office as a forum for debate and multidisciplinary collaboration where different concepts and individual skills combine to enrich the whole. It is considered one of Alicante's 6 best architecture firms and between the best 300 studios in Spain, during four years in a row since 2011. Among our successes, we find the exhibition of Hotel Balneario in Gijón in the MOMA, New York, 2006, 1st Prize at FOPA 2007 for the the Library of San Vicente del Raspeig.
José Luis Campos Rosique (Alicante, 1971), architect by UPV in 1999, 1st Prize for End of Degree Project by Generalitat Valenciana. He won the 1st Prize for the Public Library of San Vicente del Raspeig and the International Competition for the Thalassotherapy Centre in Gijón in 2002. He founded Aranea group in 2003 and was second in three international competitions Europan 7, Luarca 2003 and Europan 8, Sintra 2005 and Ceuta 2005 among others. In late 2005, he published the Journal zombiTour_00. In 2006 he founded Crystalzoo, architecture firm which he actually runs.
David Frutos Ruiz was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on 11-12-1973 and lives between Murcia and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. He graduated in Information Sciences with a specialization in Visual and Auditory Image, Complutense University, Madrid, 1999.
He is primarily engaged in architecture photography and owns all the necessary equipment to meet technical and aesthetic standards of this photography branch. Among his methods, he uses a large format digital camera, Cambo Wide DS, with 6 digital, wide image circle lens and a Leaf Aptus 75 digital support.
He owns a photography studio designed by architect Enrique Nieto. Founding partner of BisImages portal dedicated to managing photographic collections of architecture in publications around the world. www.bisimages.com
His current web site is www.davidfrutos.com and holds over 4000 photographs. He has photographed over 600 buildings in Spain. Head of the Photography Section at ”Catálogos de Arquitectura” magazine with which he has made the last 13 numbers. His publishing career is supported by more than 400 publications in magazines and books worldwide.
In 2009 he was awarded for his photographs in collaboration with advertising agency Communication Germinal a Gold Laus, a Silver Laus and a Bronze Laus in other campaigns. In 2009 he obtained a Silver Laus with F33 agency.
He also teaches and has carried out various exhibitions.
- Care Centre
- City Hall
- Cultural Centre
- Firefighters, Rescue
- Firemen, Rescue
- Funeral home
- Industrial center
- LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA
- Police Station
- Prayer centers
- Sport Centers
- Theaters Cinemas
- University Research