Renovation of the House of Culture as a Municipal Library and Theater by Extudio, Matos Castillo Arquitectos and Toni Gelabert Arquitecte

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Extudio.- Néstor Montenegro.
Matos Castillo Arquitectos.- Alberto Martínez Castillo, Beatriz Matos.
Toni Gelabert Arquitecte.- Antoni Gelabert.
Project team
Carlos Albi, Marta García, Álvaro Parra, Belén Rey, Begoña Torreir.
Quantitive Surveyor.- Javier González, Javier Mach.
3D3 Engineering.- Silvio Escolano.
Boadilla del Monte Town Hall.
2,339 m².
01/2019 — 05/2021.

Néstor Montenegro. Extudio

Extudio is a architectural studio based in Madrid, founded and led by Néstor Montenegro. They are a transversal office dedicated to thought, creation and production of Architecture in several fields such as individual and collective housing, commercial and work spaces, public venues and city infrastructures, interior design and efimeral instalations.

Beatriz Matos Castaño, Alberto Martínez Castillo. Matos Castillo Arquitectos

Matos Castillo Arquitectos is a architecture studio, based in Madrid, founded and led by Beatriz Matos Castaño and Alberto Martínez Castillo in 1985. They professional practice based mainly on architectural competitions as a means of combining research and design practice. They regularly participate in roundtables, workshops, summer courses, conferences, exhibitions, and have been part of numerous competition juries. They have also organized several cycles of conferences and exhibitions as curators.

Beatriz Matos Castaño is a PhD Architect with the thesis "Eduardo Chillida, Arquitecto", has been a design professor at the Universidad Europea de Madrid UEM (1997-2021) and at the ETSAM, UPM, (1989-2003). Alberto Martínez Castillo is a PhD Architect with the thesis "Max Bill: Variaciones sobre la búsqueda de la belleza" is a full professor of design at the ETSAM, UPM, (1987-2023) and has been a professor at CEU Arquitectura (2000-2001) and UEM (2010-2020).

They have received over fifty awards in architectural competitions and numerous awards and recognitions for their built work. Among the latter: the International Andrea Palladio Award 1993 (IV edition Vicenza, Italy), the II Exhibition of Young Spanish Architects Award 1992, several Madrid City Council Architecture Awards (1998, 2001, 2003), Community of Madrid Quality Awards (2000, 2003, 2005), COAM Awards (2000, 2005, 2021), and have been finalists on two occasions (1999, 2004) in the FAD Awards.

Antonio Gelabert Amengual. Toni Gelabert Arquitecte

Antonio Gelabert Amengual, is an Architect by the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona of the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya and Master in Advanced Architectural Projects by the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

He has developed the Doctorate with Mention Towards Excellence in Advanced Architectural Projects in the Department of Architectural Projects of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (UPM).



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