Natural tools to design. Casa MB by Gabriel Montañés

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Quantity surveyors.- Rafael Mus and Amílcar Seguí
Miquel Orfila Moll

Gabriel Montañes

The architect began his career in Australia working with Pritzker Prize Laureate Glenn Murcutt. Like the award-winning architect, Gabriel Montañés believes that “you cannot try to make architecture friendly to the environment if you do not know it, interpret it and love it before any architectural action” and you act to represent this correlation in his work. He does not believe in sustainability as such and prefers to advocate for the humanization of architecture.

Gabriel Montañés and his team work mainly in Menorca, his native island, designing works that stand out for their natural lighting and ventilation, and for their integration into the environment. From the beginning, they ask their clients to love and respect Menorca and to be open to surprise and being part of the illusion that a project entails.
Architecture. I started to develop it in Barcelona, followed by Amsterdam and Ghana and later Australia, where I was lucky enough to meet a person who had a massive influence on me : Glenn Murcutt. I learned a lot from him, so much, and above all that I needed to try to focus on architecture without great pretensions, a type that was even ordinary – but that I had to work on as best as I could. With all my might.

An office formed by three other architects: Esther Todo, Aina Oliver, Laura Cañas.



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