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Juan Herreros, Jens Richter. Estudio Herreros

estudioHerreros. In 2014, its Founding Partner Juan Herreros transformed Herreros Arquitectos into Estudio Herreros with the intention of opening up its practice to a partnership based configuration with which an international agenda can be approached while building on a solid national reputation. The first architect to become a partner is Jens Richter, who was Director of the firm after 10 years of collaboration with Juan Herreros.

Estudio Herreros is a Madrid-based architecture practice operating worldwide, employing about 20 architects from different nationalities, that has important achievements in the art world such as the Edward Munch Museum in Oslo, currently under construction, the re-qualification of the exhibition areas of the Reina Sofía Museum, the contemporary art space SOLO in Madrid and a number of designs for art fairs, galleries, exhibitions, or artist studios such as Luis Gordillo's.

The list of significant projects of estudioHerreros includes the intermodal station of Santiago, the Ágora-Bogotá event center in Colombia and the Tacubaya Strategic Plan in Mexico, along with achievements in Spain, Korea, Panama, Uruguay, France, Morocco, etc.

ANDRÉS JAQUE

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.

Iñigo Ocamica, Iñigo Tudanca. Ocamica Tudanca arquitectos

Ocamica Tudanca arquitectos is a young architecture firm founded in 2017 formed by Iñigo Ocamica and Iñigo Tudanca. They began to collaborate in 2016, during the enabling master's year that they studied at the ETSA Vallès (UPC). Since then they have worked performing both public work (through competitions) and selected private work projects.
 
They work with commitment and rigor, valuing each project as a new challenge, regardless of the nature of the assignment, its scale, location, or budget. They value the context from respect. They work with the needs and limitations of the project as design tools, understanding them as potential opportunities. Its objective is to find unique atmospheres that dialogue with the environment and are suggestive for its occupants.

Iñigo Ocamica was born in Zarautz (Guipúzcoa, Basque Country) in 1992. He finished his degree in Architecture at ETSASS (San Sebastián) in 2016, with the extraordinary End of Degree award for best promotion record, and he received the Kutxa End of Race. During his formative years, he complemented his studies with various courses and workshops, among which the Industrialized Construction Workshop (organized by the UPVI-EHU research group CAVIAR) and the Advanced Photography Course on Architecture and Landscape (UPV) stand out. -EHU).
 
He graduated Master in Architecture from ETSAV (Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona) in 2017. The final master's work (developed together with Iñigo Tudanca) was nominated for the YTAA (Young Talent Architecture Awards) of the Fundació Mies van der Rohe.

Iñigo Tudanca was born in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Álava, Basque Country) in 1988. He finished his Degree in Technical Architecture at the University of Burgos in 2011. He finished his degree in Architecture at ETSASS (San Sebastián) in 2016. He was part of the Ressó team. of the Solar Decathlon 2014, which was the winner of the 1st prize for architecture, 1st prize for innovation and 3rd prize for urban planning, as well as a selection for the 2017 FAD Awards.
 
He graduated Master in Architecture from ETSAV (Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona) in 2017. The final master's work (developed together with Iñigo Ocamica) was nominated for the YTAA (Young Talent Architecture Awards) of the Fundació Mies van der Rohe.

Uriel Fogué Herreros, Eva Gil Lopesino, Carlos Palacios Rodríguez. elii

elii is an architecture office founded in 2006, and based in  Madrid centre, by Uriel Fogué HerrerosEva Gil Lopesino, and Carlos Palacios Rodríguez. Its founding partners and current directors of the office are the architects founded elii, after collaborating in several prestigious international studios. At present, the three combine the professional practice developed in elii with the teacher (in different Universities of the Spanish and international scope) and with the publisher (UHF magazine).

Their work and articles have appeared in specialized publications and exhibitions, having obtained recognition and awards for outstanding performance, amongst which are the FAD Opinion Award (2005), or the awards received from the Official College of Architects of Madrid “a la Obra Bien Hecha”(2006) and “a la Obra de los Arquitectos” (2011). They have been amongst those selected to appear in the “Arquia Próxima” catalogue (also issued by the Official College of Architects of Madrid) in its 2006-2007, 2008-2009, 2010-2011 issues, having been recognized in this last one as one of the 10 most relevant teams of young architects in the region. They have also taken part in the “Madrid 100% Arquitectura II” (2011), catalogue and Itinerant International Exhibition, where one of their works was considered one of the top 100 by the Official College of Architects of Madrid. They were also similarly distinguished in the XII Buenos Aires International Biennial Architecture Exhibition (2011). Elii is a member of the “Creadores de Madrid” and “FreshMadrid” archives.

JOSEP FERRANDO BRAMONA

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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