"Llacuna" by ARQUITECTURA-G wins the FAD Prize for Architecture 2022

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Jonathan Arnabat, Jordi Ayala-Bril, Aitor Fuentes, Igor Urdampilleta. Arquitectura-G

Arquitectura-G is a studio of architecture founded in 2006 based in Barcelona, by Jonathan Arnabat, Jordi Ayala-Bril, Aitor Fuentes and Igor Urdampilleta, mainly dedicated to construction and teaching. They understand their work as a team, where individualities are dissolved in an addition of ways of doing. Material aspect is fundamental for the them, seing it as a field of research. Currently the office includes small projects and starts a new stage to approach larger projects.

In 2008 created ESCRITOS-G as learning tool and to improve the business, with the desire to create a critical discourse and trigger discussion about contemporary architecture. It is a serie of conversations about architecture held between members of ARCHITECTURE-G, the philosopher Ekhi Lopetegi and several young architects whose work has sparked interest in the profession, society and the media.

In 2011 launched INDOORS a section focused on reformulation and internal reorganization of urban housing adapted to living contemporary culture.

 

Ophélie Herranz Lespagnol, Paul Galindo Pastre. NOMOS arquitectos

NOMOS arquitectos. (Formerly PYO, now NOMOS). NOMOS is the name under which Ophélie Herranz and Paul Galindo practice in Madrid. NOMOS is an association of architects based in Geneva, Lisbon and Madrid. Together they work on projects of all scales, from furniture to masterplanning, with great interest in cultural context and the environment.

Using drawing primarily to shape their ideas, they explore new ways of creating community through buildings that seek opportunities within constraints.

They approach each project with enthusiasm, care and curiosity; always striving for sustainable beauty.

Geneva is headed by Katrien Vertenten & Lucas Camponovo, Massimo Bianco, Daniel Schwarz and Ugo Togni.
Lisbon is headed by Jorge Paquete & Veronica Pires.
Madrid is headed by Ophélie Herranz & Paul Galindo.

Guillem Moliner, Eduard Callís. unparelld’arquitectes

unparelld’arquitectes is an architectural firm led by Eduard Callís and Guillem Moliner based in Olot. The office's work has been exhibited in different European cities and has been awarded by the Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism (2018), Palmarés Technal (2018), Girona Architecture Prize (2017/2016/2004), AJAC Award (2016/2012), Darc Awards (2016), shortlisted at the AR Emerging Awards (2016), European Award for Urban Public Space (2016), Lamp Lighting Solutions Awards (2017/2015) or FAD Architecture and Interior Design Awards (2017/2014), among others.

Eduard Callís is a PhD in architecture from Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) with the thesis “The Architecture of Spanish Dams”, a professor at the ETSAB Barcelona School of Architecture (UPC), previously at Girona and ETSAV, and a member of the HABITAR research group.

Guillem Moliner is an architect who graduated from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and is a professor of interior design at Olot Art and Design School. 
 

Pedro Matos Gameiro. Matos Gameiro Arquitectos

Pedro Matos Gameiro (1970) is a Portuguese architect, born in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique. He graduated in Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (1995) and completed his doctorate in Universidad de Granada (2014). He is a professor at Universidade de Évora since 2004 and runs his own studio since 1998.

His work has been widely published, presented and exhibited in Portugal and abroad.

Awarded the BIGMAT Architecture Award 2017 (city and landscape), an Honorable Mention in the 2017 Valmor Award and the Award of Merit in the AZ Awards 2019. His practice has been selected in various ocasions for international awards, being finalist in the FAD Awards (2018 and 2019), the BIGMAT Architecture Award (2019), the AZ Awards (2019), the SECIL Awards (2010), the ENOR Awards (2017) and the HIŠE Awards (2017). He was also member of the national representation at the XI BIAU (2019).

Member of the jury panel of the FAD Awards 2021.

PEDRO DOMINGOS

Pedro Domingos, was born in Lisbon in 1967. Degree in architecture from the Faculty of Architecture of UTL, Lisbon in 1992. Collaborated with exclusivity with the architect João Luís Carrilho da Graça, between 1988 and 1997.

Constituted the partnership with Inês Lobo, between 1997 and 2002, where he developed several competitions, projects and works. Has is own studio since 2002. Taught at the University of Lusiada, between 1999 and 2007 and at University of Évora, between 2006 and 2012. Since 1997 his work is published and represented in various national and international exhibitions.

Has been appointed and distinguished in several juris and awards: Shortlist do Prémio Mies Van Der Rohe em 2017, finalista do FAD de Arquitectura em 2016, Finalista do Premio Nacional de Reabilitação Urbana em 2016, Prémio FAD de Arquitectura em 2013.

Olga Subirós

Olga Subirós is an architect and curator of exhibition projects that provide an integrative approach to 21st century culture and the profound transformations of the digital era and the systemic crisis.

Her projects always seek the interaction of the public, whom she places at the centre of her work, introducing new and unexpected forms of experience in transmedia environments.

Olga Subirós currently teaches on the Master's Degree in Data and Design at Elisava, Barcelona School of Design and Engineering, on the Master's Degree in Design and Production of Spaces CCCB-UPC and is a PhD candidate in Architecture and Design at RMIT.

In 2006 she founded Program Collective with Mona Kim (Paris), Todd Palmer (Chicago), and Simon Taylor (London), a multidisciplinary studio operating internationally in the fields of architecture, art, design, publishing and cultural analysis.

Subirós' proposal AIR/ARIA/AIRE won the competition for Catalonia's participation in the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale 2021 with an investigation into air pollution in urban areas, calling for changes in the model of the city, since air is a common good on which our survival depends.

Together with José Luis de Vicente, he was the curator of Big Bang Data, an exhibition on the datafication of the world presented at venues such as the Singapore ArtScience Museum and the MIT Museum, the contents of which were adapted and expanded for each centre. Subirós won the international competition for the Data Square exhibition at the EPFL-ArtLab in Lausanne, which runs until 2020.

He has designed the exhibition on the creative process of chef Ferran Adrià and the restaurant El Bulli held at Somerset House in London, the Museum of Science in Boston and the Fundación Telefónica in Madrid. Subirós has also curated the exhibition ¿Are you ready for TV? curated by Chus Martínez at MACBA, and more than a dozen exhibition projects at the CCCB in Barcelona.

Juan Herreros, Jens Richter. Estudio Herreros

estudioHerreros. In 2014, its Founding Partner Juan Herreros transformed Herreros Arquitectos into Estudio Herreros with the intention of opening up its practice to a partnership based configuration with which an international agenda can be approached while building on a solid national reputation. The first architect to become a partner is Jens Richter, who was Director of the firm after 10 years of collaboration with Juan Herreros.

Estudio Herreros is a Madrid-based architecture practice operating worldwide, employing about 20 architects from different nationalities, that has important achievements in the art world such as the Edward Munch Museum in Oslo, currently under construction, the re-qualification of the exhibition areas of the Reina Sofía Museum, the contemporary art space SOLO in Madrid and a number of designs for art fairs, galleries, exhibitions, or artist studios such as Luis Gordillo's.

The list of significant projects of estudioHerreros includes the intermodal station of Santiago, the Ágora-Bogotá event center in Colombia and the Tacubaya Strategic Plan in Mexico, along with achievements in Spain, Korea, Panama, Uruguay, France, Morocco, etc.
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