Landscape adaptation in the Cornisa and Laderas del Conquero by M. Luz Galdames and Luisa Alarcón and estudio ACTA

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M. Luz Galdames Márquez and Luisa Alarcón González and estudio ACTA. Lead architects.- F. Javier López Rivera and Ramón Pico Valimaña.
Quantity surveyor.- Pedro Toscano Arroyo.
Archaeology.- Vrbanitas Group. Archeology and heritage. UHU.
Quality control.- Codexsa.
Topography.- Parallel 37.
Archaeological evaluation.- Javier Bermejo Meléndez.
Geology, geotechnics and inspection of structures.- Rafael Vidal Garduño.
Facilities.- Jaime Navarro.
3D, infographics and video.- Luis Alberto Galdames Márquez.
Huelva City Council.
UTE Construcciones Garrucho - Jarquil Construcción.
15,653 sqm.
Project.- June – October 2021.
Start.- December 2022.
Completion.- December 2023.
Avda. Manuel Siurot, Huelva, Spain.
Curbs, paving stones and curbs.- Granitos Lagunilla.
Colored asphalt.- Eiffage.
Polished.- Sorigué.
Draining concrete.- Anasa.
Deactivated concrete.- Hormigones D&R.
Wooden platform.- Onesta.
Electrical installation and lighting.- Eléctrica La Peana.
Plumbing, sanitation and irrigation.- Tuberías y accesorios.
Signage.- Señalizaciones Ortega.
Gardening.- Bremacons.
Architectural concrete benches.- Kuma.
Urban furniture.- Facomur.

Estudio ACTA

Ramón Pico Valimaña and Javier López Rivera formed the ACTA team and established their base in Seville in 1993. Since they met during early courses at the Architectural School, their personal professional road-movie runs its daily course between the provinces of Seville, Cadiz and Huelva, working on projects for both the public administration and the private sector. They have travelled to different places in the national and international geography (Bolzano, Milan, Piacenza, Nancy, Dubai, Shanghai) showing their work and carrying out teaching tasks as guest professors. 

They have obtained numerous recognitions to their constructed work, among which they emphasize: FAD Award 2003 (Sendero de la Algaida, Espacios Exteriores) and Finalists FAD 2002 (Architecture and Ephemeral Installations) and 2011 (Interior Design); Opinion Award 3-ª Bienal Europea del Paisaje de Barcelona 2003 ; Finalist in the VII Bienal de Arquitectura Española 2003 (Housing in Doña Blanca); Special Mention 1996 and Finalist in the Muestra de Jóvenes Arquitectos de la Fundación Camuñas 2004; Selection for the exhibition JAE (Jóvenes Arquitectos de España, 2006); Winner of the VIII Colegio Arquitectos Huelva 2000 Award; Winner of the Torres Clavé Award (1998-2003), Colegio Arquitectos Cádiz; Finalist in the Endesa Awards (2013). 

These and other works have been published in various regional, national and international media: Arquitectura COAM, Quaderns, Pasajes, Arquitectura Viva, Anuario A&V, Bauwelt, ON Diseño, Metalocus, Neutra, Archicreé, Garten+Landschaft, Arquitectura Ibérica, Detail, El Croquis etc. 

Ramón Pico Valimaña (El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, 1966). Architect, Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura, Seville, 1991. Doctor Architect, ETSA. Seville, 2011. Master’s in Architectural Projects, C.S.A. Antonio Camuñas Foundation. Madrid, 1992-93. Professor of Construction from 1995-97 and of Contemporary History and PFC since 1998, ETSA. Seville. Co-director of the 1st Master's Degree in Design. Pablo Olavide University (Seville) and Director of the Summer Courses Bahia de Cádiz since 2003.

Javier López Rivera (Huelva, 1966). Architect, Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura, Seville, 1991. Doctor Architect, ETSA. Seville, 2012. Master's Degree in Integrated Projects of Architecture. C.S.A. Antonio Camuñas Foundation. Madrid, 1990-91. Professor of Graphic Analysis, Graphic Ideation, Projects and PFC since 2004, ETSA. Seville. Winner of the 3rd, 7th and 19th edition of the Contemporary Architecture Photography Contest, COA Huelva. Finalist in the 3rd edition and Winner of the 4th edition of the ICAL-ETSAB International Artificial Light Photography Competition (2017, 2018).

Luisa Alarcón González, Ma Luz Galdames Márquez. Alarcón Galdames

The architects Luisa Alarcón González and Ma Luz Galdames Márquez have been a professional team since 1993, in which they combine the practice of architecture with research and teaching. In this period, numerous contests, projects, and unique actions have been developed, both by Public Administrations and private promoters. His work has been recognized and published in various specialized books and magazines and exhibited at conferences and exhibitions.

Among others, they have obtained the following recognitions: 1st Prize in the Ideas Contest "Master-Plan Guideline for Laderas y Huertos del Conquero" Huelva 2018, Finalists ATEG Galvanization Awards in construction 2010 (Landscape Window in El Granado, Huelva), Selected Award of Spanish Architecture 2007 (Rehabilitation and Extension of the Cartaya Town Hall, Huelva), Selected Torres Clavé 2005 Award from the College of Architects of Cádiz (Shipper Quarters in the Fishing Port of Barbate), Mention XII Architecture Awards from the College of Architects of Huelva 2005 (56 Publicly Promoted Homes in Huelva), Finalists of the VI Hispalyt Brick Architecture Prize 2001 (Sports Pavilion of the University of Huelva), Finalists of the Architecture Competition for Young Architects of Andalusia "J5 2000" of the Public Land Company of Andalusia, Selected VI Exhibition of Young Spanish Architects of the Antonio Camuñas Foundation 2000 (Toilets and Cloakrooms in the Marina of Mazagón, Huelva).

Luisa Alarcón González (Málaga, 1968). Architect from the ETSA of Seville, 1992. Doctor of Architecture, University of Seville, 2015. Guest Professor at the ETSA of Seville, Department of Architectural Projects, 2002. She is currently a Contract Professor with a PhD at the ETSA of Seville, Department of Architectural Projects, and a member of the HUM-992 Research Group "Architecture and Prospective" of the University of Seville.

Ma Luz Galdames Márquez (Cartaya, Huelva, 1968). Architect from the ETSA of Seville, 1992. Doctorate studies, University of Seville, 2002-04. Guest Professor at the ETSA of Seville, Department of Architectural Projects, 2002. External guest Evaluating Commission of the Final Degree Project in Architecture (Plan 2010) at the ETSA of Seville, the academic year 2017-2018.



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