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2nd renovation architects.- Luis Moreno Mansilla and Emilio Tuñón (2002) 1st renovation architect.- Eugenio Jiménez Correa (1914) Architect of the original building.- Luis Sainz de los Terreros (1935)
Project Team
Building works director.- Luis M. Mansilla, Emilio Tuñón and Ainoa Prats. Equipment works direction.- Oscar F. Aguayo.  Collaborators.- Matilde Peralta, Andrés Regueiro, Ainoa Prats, Oscar F. Aguayo, Jaime Gimeno, Fernando García-Pino, María Linares, David Nadal, Robert Reininger. Quantity Surveyors.- Santiago Hernán y Juan Carlos Corona.  Consulting companies.- J.G. Asociados, Alfonso Gómez Gaite. Graphic Design.- gráfica futura.
Community of Madrid.
Contest.- 1994. Project.- 1996-1998. Building works finishing.- 2002.
Built surface
40.000 sqm. 
Building Volume
157.500 cubic meters (80.000 of new buildings, 77.500 of renewed buildings). 
Primer prize at international contest (1995). COAM de Arquitectura: obra pública y corporativa (2003).
3 Ramirez de Prado St. Madrid. spain

Emilio Tuñón Álvarez, Luis M. Mansilla. MANSILLA Y TUÑON

In 1992 Emilio Tuñón Álvarez (1958) and Luis M. Mansilla (1959) founded the firm MANSILLA + TUÑÓN ARQUITECTOS, awarded with the MIES VAN DER ROHE PRIZE 2007 (Prize for Contemporary Architecture of the European Union), National Prize for Spanish Architecture 2003, FAD Prize 2001.

Emilio Tuñón and Luis M. Mansilla are titular professors of the Department of Architectural Projects in Madrid. They have been professors in a number of universities, among which are the Graduate School of Design in Harvard, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale in Lausanne, the New School of Architecture in Puerto Rico and the Städelschule in Frankfurt. They are currently giving clases in the School of Architecture of Princeton University.

In 1993 they founded the cooperative of thought CIRCO, coming out with a publication under the same title, and which has been awarded with the FAD Special Prize 2007, the prize for the III Iberoamerican Bienal for Architecture and Engineering 2002 and the C.O.A.M. Prize 2005.

Mansilla + Tuñón were awarded the following commissions: Institucional Building for the City of the Environment in Soria (2008), Madrid Internacional Convention Center (2007), Helga de Alvear Foundation Art Center in Cáceres (2005), Lalín Town Hall (2004), Master Plan of the area of Valbuena in Logroño (2003), Library on Artists Street in Madrid (2003), Cantabria Museum (2002). Royal Collections Museum (2002), Sanfermines Museum (200l), Brescia Contemporary Cultural Center of (2000), Castellón Fine Arts Museum (1998), City of León Auditorium (1996), Cultural Center of Madrid in the old El Águila warehouse (1995).



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