Wrapping and framing glances facing the sea. Los Urrutias house by XPIRAL

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Project team
Project and Construction Director.- Javier Peña Galiano, Lola Jiménez Martínez. Collaborating architects.- Antonio Crevillén, Rodrigo Rodríguez And Javier Alascio.
Quantity Surveyor.- Gabriel Ros Aguilera. Structural calculation.- Ideee _ Eduardo Díez.
Pedro del Real Mata. Marina Bolt.
Project Start.- October 2014. Start Of Construction.- February 2015. End Of Work.- December 2017.
C/ Antonio Reverte 90, Los Urrutias, Cartagena. Spain.

Javier Peña Galiano XPIRAL

XPIRAL innovative answers is an architecture office founded by Javier Peña Galiano (Murcia, 1966), architect by ETSAM in 1992 and professor at the IAAC Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia in Barcelona.

In addition, he has been a university professor and director of different workshops at universities such as MIT, IAAC, UIC-Esarq, the University of Alicante and the University of Alcalá de Henares. Continuing teaching at the University of Alicante for 12 years, undertaking research projects such as "YRBG Workshop, for the future of the End of Degree Project", in addition to being director of the aster in the Self-sufficient Buildings workshop and professor from the OTF research line.

Since 1997 he started the professional practice of XPIRAL innovative answers, exposing his work in important events such as the Vlll Venice Architecture Biennale 2002, the 'On Site' Spanish Architecture Exhibition held at the MoMA in New York 2006, the Spanish architecture exhibition Open Innovation held in Panama 2011 and the exhibition '100 architects of the year' in Seoul 2012.

And obtaining different awards where Europan 6 won and built, finalist in the FAD 2000 Awards, finalist in the SALONI Awards, first prize "Barrio de la Paz" in Murcia 2006, selected in the Mies Van der Rohe 2009 awards, finalist in ONE PRIZE of New York 2011, AIT Awards 2012 Public Space Awards and selected for his career at the Iakov Chernikhov Prize 2012.



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