[SIC] is a professional studio interested in the advancement of architecture, city and territory, described as a study very adaptable to changes in society over the years. SIC is composed of Esaú Acosta Pérez, Mauro Gil-Fournier Esquerra and Miguel Jaenicke Fontao, architects licensed by the School of Architecture of Madrid and working together since 2002.
Luis Úrculo, (Madrid 1978). Licensed in the ETSAM Technical School of Senior Architecture, Madrid (December, 2006), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Institute of Design in Chicago. In 2004 he founds Motocross and in 2006 he establishes his own studio.
He develops a work of small and indefinite architecture in an opened format. '“I no longer know what architecture is and what an architect should do”. Always interested in all that is peripheral to architecture, the processes, developments and approaches that can be manipulated, sampled and translated into other scales, adapting to the composition of the project, creating new scenes/ experiences / expectations not contemplated previously.
He realizes projects of diverse format among others for Philippe Starck, Sybilla, Davidelfin, AbsolutLab, Zara, Mansilla & Tuñón, La Casa Encendida, Matadero, Rolling Stone, X Bienal of Architecture and Urbanism, etc … where the barriers of the graphical language / architecture / design are questioned as something unique. They work as a whole.
He also works as a teacher with Jaime Hayón for Master of European Design Labs in Istituo Europeo di Design, Madrid.
Works exhibited in the XIth Venice Biennial – Spanish pavilion, Gallery Dama Aflita (Porto), Montevideo Biennial, Fabrica Features (Lisbon), Basel2010, CutLog Art Fair FIAC10 (Paris), Transculturelles des Abattoirs (Casablanca), National Glyptoteque (Athens), La Casa Encendida (Madrid), selected in FreshMadrid! cycle of young architects (exhibiting in Madrid, Bogota, New York and Barcelona), Ink01 (International Illustration Meeting), Arquia/Próxima (Valencia), Re-Fresh Matadero (Madrid), Latin-American Biennial show of Design – Matadero (Madrid), Exhibition JAE (Madrid, New York, Brussels, Stockholm), Galleria Da Cozinha (Porto), COAM Foundation of Madrid in the cycle of Recent Work, selected for PhotoEspaña04 (June2004), Proyecta 04 and Sala Pradillo. Lectures in Madrid, Barcelona, Galicia, Grenoble and Buenos Aires.
Zuloark is an Open Office of Architecture and Urbanism founded in 2001. Since then, the office has worked on liquid and collaborative professional models, building shared responsibility environments in which to share the authorship of projects with as many agents as possible. It currently has an open office in Madrid, Berlin, Barcelona, Mexico City and Brussels.
Zuloark's activity, working on different platforms such as El Campo de Cebada or Inteligencias Colectivas, has been internationally recognized with different awards, Golden Nica 2013, XII Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial Award, 2012 Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial Award, Urbanism Award at the IV Arquia Próxima Awards, First Arquia Próxima 2012 Award and UN Best Practice at the 2014 Dubai International Award.
His work has been shown in different cultural institutions around the world, such as the MoMA in NewYork, the Akademie Der Kunste in Berlin, the Lisbon Architecture Triennial or in Matadero Madrid.
Andrés Jaque, is the founder and principal of the Office for Political Innovation, a New York/Madrid based practice developing architectural projects that bring inclusivity into daily life. In 2014 they received the Silver Lion of the 14 Mostra Internazionale di Architettura, Biennale di Venezia and they are authors of awarded projects such as Plasencia Clergy House (Dionisio Hernández Gil Prize), House in Never Never Land (Mies van der Rohe European Union Award's finalist), TUPPER HOME (X Bienal Española de Arquitectura y Urbanismo), or ESCARAVOX (COAM Award 2013). They have also produced architectural performances and installations meant to interrogate the political frames by which architecture is practiced; including IKEA Disobedients (MoMA Collection, 2011), PHANTOM. Mies as Rendered Society (Mies Barcelona Pavillion, 2012) or Superpowers of Ten (Lisbon Triennale, 2014).
Andrés Jaque is Advanced Design Professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) and Visiting Professor at Princeton University's School of Architecture.