Santa Maria Parish Center in Tarragona by Gimeno + Guitart

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Architects
Gimeno Guitart. Daniel Gimeno y Miguel Guitart
Construction
Constructora Calaf
Structure
Mecanismo
Client
Arzobispado de Tarragona
Location
Carrer Vuit 19, Bonavista. Tarragona
Surface
1790 sqm
Budget
1.650.000 €

Estudio Gimeno Guitart

Gimeno + Guitart is an international architectural studio working in Spain and United States in collaboration with a team from offices in Barcelona, Tarragona, Bilbao, Sevilla y Buffalo. 

Daniel Gimeno is an Architect from the School of Architecture of Pamplona at Navarre University. Gimeno worked with Juan Miguel Otxotorena from 2000 through 2003. In 2004, Gimeno moved to Madrid to start his PhD studies as well as his own professional practice. Among other projects, his work includes 237 housing units for the Spanish Housing Ministry in Navalcarnero (2007), 98 housing units for transitory housing for the Parla City Hall (2006), and the new headquarters for the Departament d'agricultura (DAR) in Conca de Barberà for the Generalitat of Catalonia (2009). His work has been widely recognized with several open competition awards, and exhibited through specialized publications and exhibitions. Gimeno is currently working on his doctoral thesis under the title Mies van der Rohe 1926. Gimeno is a licensed architect in Spain, and he is founding Principal at Gimeno Guitart. Gimeno currently lives in Madrid, Spain, where he leads the office in Spain.

Miguel Guitart is a Ph.D. Architect and academic from Madrid, Spain. He obtained his Ph.D. in Architecture Summa Cum Laude in 2014 at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (ETSAM). He studied architecture at the ETSAM, obtaining his professional degree Summa Cum Laude in 2000 and his Master’s Degree at the Graduate School of Design GSD at Harvard University, graduating in 2003 as a Fulbright Scholar. He currently is Visiting Associate Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning (B/a+p) at the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY). Guitart has taught at EINA University of Zaragoza UNIZAR (Associate Professor 2013-2014), UPSAM University (Associate Professor 2006-2014), the Boston Architectural Center (Teaching Fellow, 2002-2003), Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (Visiting Lecturer, 2013, 2012, 2010), Harvard University GSD (Visiting Critic, 2002), ESNE-UCJC (Visiting Lecturer, 2011, 2012), and the School of Design and Construction at Washington State University (Visiting Lecturer, 2014). Guitart has written numerous articles on architectural theory in international magazines such as the Journal of Architectural Education JAE, Cátedra Cerámica, Constelaciones, TC Cuadernos, ZARCH, Future Arquitecturas and Arquitectura COAM among others. Guitart has also published and contributed to several books. Miguel Guitart is a licensed architect in Spain, and he is a founding Principal at Gimeno Guitart. Guitart currently lives in Buffalo, New York, where he leads the office in the US.

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