Structural force for the Torcuato di Tella University. Edificio Sáenz Valiente by Josep Ferrando

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Josep Ferrando. Architects.- Josep Ferrando (Lead Architect), David Recio (Associate architect), Juan Marcos Feijoó (Collaborator architect).
Design team
Pep Batlle, Ilaria Caprioli, Joan Casas, Judit Coma, Bia Coimbra, Victoria Della Chiesa, Roger Escorihuela, Lucía Iglesias, Stefan Kasmanhuber, Taegweon Kim, Malina Lambrache, Victoria Nicolich, Macarena Parnakian, Goun Park, Daniele Russo, Máximo Sánchez, Arnau Sumalla, Adina Verenciuc, Melanie Welzel, Federico De Zatarain.
Structure.- Roberto Alfie. Sustainability.- Nicole Michel Estudio GF SA. Thermomechanical.- Andrés Rodríguez. Electricity.- Edgardo Sequeyra. Landscaping.- Ramon Subirà. Lighting.- Delia Dubra. Fire.- Martín Felgueras. Sanitary and gas.- Jorge Labonia. Acoustic.- WSDG. Rule.- Claudio Sesín. Voice and data.- Hernán Langé. Facade.- Hernán Tucci DAKNO. Envelope.- Miquel Rodríguez XMADE.
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.
15,000 sqm.
Initiation.- 2016. Completion.- 2019.


Josep Ferrando Bramona is an architect based in Barcelona and director of the Josep Ferrando Architecture office. He has combined design, construction and teaching since the beginning of his career as an architect.

Since 1998 he has been a professor of projects in schools such as ETSAB (Department of Architectural Projects, Housing and City Course, City of Barcelona Award 2016 with the research "Arquitectos de Cabecera“), Torcuato di Tella University of Buenos Aires, Escola Técnica Superior de Arquitectura La Salle (ETSALS), the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), the Hochschule für Technik Zürich (HSZT), the Escola de disseny i art Sina and the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) of Barcelona and Rio de Janeiro where he is Director of Master Space Design Methdology. He has also been invited to prestigious international schools, where he has directed workshops and semesters.

In 2014 he participated with the exhibition "In progress Matter & Light" at the 14th Architecture Biennial of the prestigious Architekturforum Redes de Berlin Gallery, the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Santiago de Chile and the Biennial International Architecture of Buenos Aires. In 2016, with his work "casa entre medianeras", he was part of the "Unfinished" exhibition of the Spanish pavilion of the 15th Venice Architecture Biennial awarded with the Golden Lion of the exhibition. In the cultural field he has participated in numerous juries, among which stand out the FAD 2018 and the XI BIAU Awards, and since 2018 he has headed the Vocalía de Cultura of the Architects' Association of Catalonia, at which time he was awarded the National Culture Prize.



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