Pavilion for Valencia, the World Design Capital 2022. Àgora València by Miguel Arraiz + Arqueha

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Collaborators
Consultancy: Cosín Estudio.
Structural design: Josep Martí.
Roofing: Manolo García Carpintería Artística.
Envelope: Inalco + Wandegar.
Lighting: Radiante Creative Studio.
Builder
ATG Desarrollos.
Area
350 sqm.
Dates
Construction: April-May 2022.
Inauguration: June 2022.
Location
Plaça de l'Ajuntament, 46002 València, Spain.

Miguel Arraiz

Miguel Arraiz, Valencia (1975). Architect and creative. In the year 2000, he founded» bipolaire architects» where he developed his skills as an architect until 2012. Was in charge of the cultural activities of the Valencian Order of Architects from 2002 until 2008.

After that he started to investigate the field of urban art, creating the firm «Pink Intruder» which was a project organized by a group of artists with expertise in performing interventions in urban space, edition of the art and the organization and coordination of cultural events, until 2018.

One of the highlights of his career was «Renaixement» the Burning Man Honoraria project that was built in BRC, Nevada, during Burning Man 2016. Was also the beginning of a fluid cultural exchange between Burning Man and Fallas festivity in Valencia, that ended with the role of Burning Man Regional Contact for Valencia that he is representing at the moment.

He is currently the project director of Valencia World Design Capital 2022.

Arqueha Architecture and Urbanism

Arqueha is a multidisciplinary office, founded in 1997, based in Madrid and Valencia, dedicated to services for Urban Planning, Architecture and Interior Design. They have a team of more than 40 architects. Since 2012 they have carried out more than 400 projects and 2,700 homes with a sustainable and innovative perspective.

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