Zagua House by CODA architecture. Reinterpreting a “zaguán/hallway”

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Jaime Cantero, Gerardo Marcos and Francisco López
Jaime Cantero, Gerardo Marcos, Francisco López, M. Eugenia Prieto, Pedro de Pascual, Carlos Lara, Martxel Mendibil.
Bolaños de Calatrava, Ciudad Real, Spain.
David Frutos.

Jaime Cantero, Gerardo Marcos. CODA estudio

CODA is an architectural studio based in Madrid. Its founders, Jaime Cantero and Gerardo Marcos, have been working together since 2006 when the two were part of the Norman Foster team in London. Since then, these Spanish architects have developed several projects in Spain, Asia and Latin America and have participated in various international competitions.

Gerardo Marcos is an architect from ETSAM (School of Architecture of Madrid), Master in Advanced Architectural Projects and LEED Green Associate. This architect began his professional career in London, where he worked in the studio of Norman Foster and later, David Chipperfield. In 2007, he joined the team of renowned architect Gabriel Allende in Madrid, before becoming a co-founder of CODA.

Jaime Cantero is an architect from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and has developed a good part of his professional career in London, where he worked with the architects Richard Rogers, David Chipperfield and Norman Foster. After several years abroad, he has worked for the Architecture Department of the Engineering Company Prointec, developing various national and international projects.

Jaime Cantero + Team. CODA arquitectura

CODA is an architecture and design office based in Madridthat operates between geometry, construction and computing. The team is specialized in generating light and efficient systems, using sustainable materials and procedures with the aim of reducing the ecological footprint, exploring the physical and digital limits of form-finding.

CODA works in the development of constructive and structural systems that allow obtaining an efficient form with simple and economic means, with a team made up of architects, engineers and computer scientists.

CODA's activity moves between consulting in computational design applied to light structures and complex constructions, research and teaching activity at the UPC (Polytechnic University of Catalonia) and own design assignments. The team has built in Norway, Hungary and Spain and has taught in Austria, Sweden and Korea.



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