Brut Deluxe is an architecture and design studio headed by Ben Busche (Munich 1968). Founded in 2004, Brut Deluxe operates from two platforms in Madrid and Munich.
Brut Deluxe is focused on the investigation and creation of space and its atmospheric qualities. The projects oscillate between different scales of urban intervention: from ephemeral artistic installations to industrial design, construction design and urbanism.
According to project objectives, a multidisciplinary team involving architects, artists, designers and engineers are engaged in the design process. Brut Deluxe thrives on the international academic education and provenance of its team members.
Brut Deluxe is oriented towards the social, economic and aesthetic qualities of the projects and combines both scientific strategies and artistic approximations in the creative process.
Miguel de Guzmán born in Rio de Janeiro in 1972. He is an architect (ETSAM. 1998) and also architectural photographer. He has been professor in the Graphic Ideation Department at CEU Architecture School and the Photography Department of Istituto Europeo di Design in Madrid. Since 2008 Imagen Subliminal is the broadcast platform through which he shows his work as photographer and videographer. As an Architect, he has been awarded with the Dionisio Hernadez Gil Prize for the Diocesan Priest House in Plasencia (work done together with Andres Jaque and Enrique Krahe), and was selected for the 2005 Spanish Architecture Bienal. As a Photographer he has been finalist in ABC Journal Art Awards 2000, El Mundo Photography awards 2001. He has participated in solo and group exhibitions (Circuitos de Arte Joven, Galeria Vírgenes, Photo España…). The book "Miguel de Guzmán Architectural Photography" contains a selection of photographs taken between the years 2003 and 2013, and which give example of a new way in the making of architectural photography.
Within Subliminal Image has developed all areas in the making, realization and editing of architectural photography as in the innovative terrain of architectural video. Some of his works have been exhibited in architecture film festivals such as the FICARQ International Film Festival, the Ponferrada International Film Festival, the Architecture & Design Film Festival of Los Angeles or the exhibition Spanish Architecture Stages in Tokyo.
In the field of Architecture he has collaborated in some competitions such as Europan Europe, the International Biennial of Architecture of Venice obtaining an award from the Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2016: Unfinished or the Oslo Architecture Triennial 2016 with honorable mentions for his work and research with your team.
In the summer of 2015 she was tutor of one of the workshops organized by the Architectural Association AA Summer School.
In a more personal setting, his photographs seek a way of expressing sensations, feelings and concerns, which in one way or another we all carry inside.