Inaguration of Marianistas´ nursery school in Vitoria
Inaguration of Marianistas´ nursery school in Vitoria

On October 22nd, the nursery school of Marianistas´s was inagurated in Vitoria.

COAM 2018 Award Ceremony
October 2018
COAM 2018 Award Ceremony

On October 4, Ruiz Barbarin Arquitectos received the COAM award for the full refurbishment of the Castellana 81 building.

COAM award 2018
October 2018
COAM award 2018

Ruiz Barbarin Arquitectos have been the winners of the COAM 2018 Award for the full refurbishment of Catellana 81, former BBVA, in recognition of the work and the diffusion of architecture.

The awards ceremony took place on October 4that the Official College of Architects of Madrid.

 

 

After the beauty. Contemporary Dominican architecture.
After the beauty. Contemporary Dominican architecture.

On the 8th of September, Antonio Ruiz Barbarin was invited to give a lecture titled 'After Beauty: Contemporary Dominican Architecture', on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the temple of the Santo Domingo de Guzman Convent of  El Vedat de Torrent, designed by Felipe Soler and Álvaro Gómez-Ferrer.

Baumit selects the European Façade of the Year 2018 in Bratislava
June, 2018
Baumit selects the European Façade of the Year 2018 in Bratislava

36 finalists from 26 Baumit countries attended the Grand Final, which took place on 14 June at the Slovak Philharmonic in Bratislava. An international jury of leading architects selected the six category winners and the overall winner of the Baumit Life Challenge. As in 2014, Spain won the top prize “Life Challenge Award 2018” again. Our project of Tower 30 was one of it

 

'Space & Matter' mettings
'Space & Matter' mettings

Antonio Ruiz Barbarin participated in the Espacio y Materia cycle, organized by Tectónica y Finsa21, with a guided visit to C81 and giving the conference 'SINGULAR PASSIONS: The refurbishment of the Bank of Bilbao and Tower 30'.

 

Photo credits: Finsa 21.

 

PRIZES FOR THE REHABILITATION OF CASTELLANA 81
May 2018
PRIZES FOR THE REHABILITATION OF CASTELLANA 81


On May 31, the business association ASPRIMA granted the XV edition of the ASPRIMA-SIMA 2017 awards. The award for the 'BEST NON-RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE ACTION' has gone to the Castellana 81 building promoted by the GMP Property group, and whose refurbisment has been in charge of the Ruiz Barbarin Architects studio. 'The jury has assessed the project and execution of the refurbisment of the property that has tried to maintain the essence, uniqueness and attributes of the property, giving the greatest comfort inside.'

The Castellana 81 building has also been awarded 'Best rehabilitation 2017' granted by the Spanish Association of Offices (AEO), as well as the DIGA award for accessibility 2017.

'Nuevos desafíos. Nuevos espacios'
'Nuevos desafíos. Nuevos espacios'
O_Lumen in Madrid
O_Lumen in Madrid
T30 arrives in Japan
T30 arrives in Japan
2017 SEOUL BIENNALE OF ARCHITECTURE AND  URBANISM
2017 SEOUL BIENNALE OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM
COAM PRIZE EXHIBITION 2017
COAM PRIZE EXHIBITION 2017
Architecture Week 2017
Architecture Week 2017
Castellana 81 en el Open House Madrid.
Castellana 81 en el Open House Madrid.
RUIZ BARBARIN PARTICIPATES IN OFICINAS RETHINK
May 2017
RUIZ BARBARIN PARTICIPATES IN OFICINAS RETHINK

Ruiz Barbaran is participating as guest speaker in the new edition of Oficinas Rethink in Madrid. The event is organized by the editorial Grupo Via. Today’s workplace is undergoing a revolution; therefore this initiative gathers relevant profesionals within the architecture field to analyze in-progress workplace projects and explore how the change in the way of working is affecting the design of projects. The speech revolves around “The key of office refurbishment”.

ONDA MADRID RADIO INTERVIEWS ANTONIO RUIZ BARBARIN
ONDA MADRID RADIO INTERVIEWS ANTONIO RUIZ BARBARIN

“Arquitectura Urbanismo” of Onda Madrid Radio interviews Antonio Ruiz Barbarin regarding the renovation of BBVA´s Bank old headquarters in Madrid at Castellana 81. 

First prize in the competition for the new sports club Somontes.
April 2017
First prize in the competition for the new sports club Somontes.


Ruiz Barbarin Arquitectos has won the first prize in the restricted competition for a sports residence at the sports club Somontes in El Pardo, Madrid.

Finaliza la primera fase de las obras del edificio Castellana 81.
Finaliza la primera fase de las obras del edificio Castellana 81.
1. Finish the works of the Tower 30
1. Finish the works of the Tower 30


The refurbishment works of the TORRE 30 building have been completed in c / Albacete nº 3 of Madrid. The building seeks to adapt the new technologies and be a point of reference within the M30. The exterior lighting has acted as an integrating element between the 2 skins of the building that will be part of the headquarters of the ILUNION group

The work done on the University Residence in Claudio Coello Street 141, Madrid, are finished.
The work done on the University Residence in Claudio Coello Street 141, Madrid, are finished.


The refurbishment of the student residence in c / Claudio Coello 141 in Madrid has been completed. The building owned by the RESA group has modern rooms, study rooms, library, cafeteria-dining room and a gymnasium.

RESTORATION AT GENOVA 17 STREET
RESTORATION AT GENOVA 17 STREET

Volume 103 of the Promateriales magazine dedicates one of its reports to the refurbishment of the office building located on c / Genova 17 in Madrid. The article describes the challenges that have led to the study of this project, highlighting the energy efficiency achieved, and obtaining a Bream stamp.

Antonio Ruiz Barbarin is interviewed by the magazine Via Construcción
Antonio Ruiz Barbarin is interviewed by the magazine Via Construcción

In volume 130 of the magazine, the interview delves into his experience as an architect, works in which the firm currently works, goals that are marked in his career, and his vision of where the architectural practice in our country.

“PIEDRA SOBRE PIEDRA. 30 años de intervención en el Patrimonio Arquitectónico, 1985-2015” exhibition.
“PIEDRA SOBRE PIEDRA. 30 años de intervención en el Patrimonio Arquitectónico, 1985-2015” exhibition.

Piedra sobre piedra. Spanish heritage for the last 30 years.


The Ministry of Public Works inaugurated the Exhibition on March 31 PIEDRA SOBRE PIEDRA. 30 years of intervention in the Architectural Heritage, 1985-2015.

 We participated with the rehabilitation of the Villa de Granadilla, an intervention that took place within the Program for the Recovery of Abandoned Peoples.

 In the exhibition there are exposed almost one thousand five hundred works and performances of very diverse scale and characteristics distributed by all the national geography, a small compilation that throughout those same years they have done in Spain the Public Administrations.

The Exhibition aims to take stock of the intervention of Public Administrations in the work of recovering the architectural heritage since the approval of Law 16/1985 of the Spanish Historical Heritage, which has allowed the establishment of a double way of financing for rehabilitation activities , restoration and recovery of the architectural heritage carried out, with the involvement of many agents, and the effort and dedication of many architects who have collaborated over these years with the Ministry of Development.

The Exhibition will remain open from April 1 to May 31, 2016 in the Zuazo Hall of La Arquería de los Nuevos Ministerios in Madrid.

 Participation in the exhibition 'PIEDRA SOBRE PIEDRA. 30 years of intervention in the Architectural Heritage, 1985-2015 '.

On March 31, the Ministry of Public Works inaugurated the PIEDRA SOBRE PIEDRA Exhibition. 30 years of intervention in the Architectural Heritage, 1985-2015.

Participation in this exhibition with the rehabilitation of the Villa de Granadilla, intervention that was made within the Program of Recovery of Abandoned Towns.

In the exhibition, almost 1,500 works and performances of very diverse scale are exhibited, with which it has been tried to take stock of the intervention of the Public Administrations in the work of recovery of the architectural heritage.

The Exhibition will remain open from April 1 to May 31, 2016 in the Zuazo Hall of La Arquería de los Nuevos Ministerios in Madrid.

COAM Awards 2015
October 2015
COAM Awards 2015

During Architecture feast held at the College of Architects of Madrid it took place the COAM Awards 2015, in which the building in C/ Genova 17 received the award for the restoration work.

Castellana 81 restoration work begins
October 2015
Castellana 81 restoration work begins

Castellana 81 restoration work began: With the auditorium full of the teams which will enable the restoration and marketing at 10.30am started such works that will last around 20 months.

A video of Sainz de Oíza began the day, and completed a virtual projection of what will be Castellana 81 once the work is done.

Office building remodelation in Génova street, 17, Madrid.
October 2015
Office building remodelation in Génova street, 17, Madrid.

 

Office building restoration in Génova street, 17, Madrid. COAM 2015 Awards.

 

The jury appreciated the exemplary nature of the proposals in their ability to contribute to the dissemination of the values of architecture in society, their multidisciplinar nature, their ability to qualify the urban space or the context of the performance, their innovative approach and their development within the good architectural practices.

2015 Madrid Architecture Week
October 2015
2015 Madrid Architecture Week

 

For the third consecutive year, next October 4th, you can visit the headquarters of Cuatrecasas (2013 COAM Prize in rehabilitation), one of the events organized by the Architecture Week XII Madrid to be held from 1 to 11 October 2015. This year, Berlin will be the guest city.

 

Cuatrecasas’s headquarter joins MADRID OPEN HOUSE.
September 2015
Cuatrecasas’s headquarter joins MADRID OPEN HOUSE.

MADRID OPEN HOUSE is a festival of architecture and city allows buildings and unique places to visit for a weekend a year. September 26th, 2015.

N.S. del Pilar school in CONARQUITECTURA review
April 2015
N.S. del Pilar school in CONARQUITECTURA review

The refurbishment of the Colegio del Pilar in Logrono has been published in issue 54 of the magazine Conarquitectura. The magazine specializes and dedicates its pages to works made with baked clay.

Génova 17 works in BIA magazine
January 2015
Génova 17 works in BIA magazine

'Efficient Geometry' is the title of the article published BIA magazine, published by the Association of Surveyors of Madrid, on the works in the office building located at c / Génova 17 Madrid.

The report consists of 8 pages, and describes the comprehensive rehabilitation works have been carried out in the building that has achieved BREEAM rating label, 'which means that building ensures a 65% reduction in emissions with respect to an equivalent standard. '

Promateriales journal
December 2014
Promateriales journal

The refurbishment of the building, which occupies the new headquarters of Cuatrecasas in Madrid has been published in no. 83 Promateriales magazine, 'Special Projects Building 2014'.

MACARENA RESTAURANT OPENING IN SHANGHAI
November 2014
MACARENA RESTAURANT OPENING IN SHANGHAI

Last November, the Macarena restaurant opened in Shanghai.

Macarena is a Spanish restaurant designed by Ruiz Barbarin Architects that includes several themed dining aread in honour to great Spanish artists such as Gaudí, Picasso and Dali . In it, you can taste the best of Spanish gastronomy with excellent quality.

Congresexpress
October 2014
Congresexpress

Ruiz Barbarin participates in the II Architecture CongresoXpress under the theme 'Architecture and Business. Any green sprouts? 'Organized by CentroCentro Cibeles for Culture and Citizenship in conjunction with the XI Week of Architecture of Madrid. They also participated in the congress, Jose Antonio Barn (Dean of the College of Architects of Madrid), Francisco Domouso, José María Ezquiaga, Carlos Rubio Carvajal, Ariadna Cantis and Teresa Sapey between peers.

OPEN DAY AT CUATRECASAS HEADQUARTERS
October 2014
OPEN DAY AT CUATRECASAS HEADQUARTERS

On XI International Madrid Architecture Week Cuatrecasas headquarters will celebrate an Open Day (October, 8 and 10, 2014, from 15.15 to 19h).

VETECO-ASEFAVE PRIZE
May 2014
VETECO-ASEFAVE PRIZE

Ruiz Barbarin architects - GCA arquitectos has obtained the FIRST PRIZE FOR BEST PERFORMANCE IN REHABILITATION IN FRONT LIGHT with the Cuatrecasas headquarters in Madrid, in the IX-ASEFAVE VETECO 2014 awards.

Monographic technical session 'Rehabilitation in building'
November 2013
Monographic technical session 'Rehabilitation in building'

Prof. Ruiz Barbarin has been invited to participate in the monographic technical session 'Rehabilitation in building' at the Institute of Construction Science Eduardo Torroja, with the lecture  'Rehabilitation in the building. A particular case Cuatrecasas, at Almagro, No. 9, Madrid. '

Lecture ' Interior Landscapes Luis Barragan ' on Barragan+De la Sota. Essence architecture.
November 2013
Lecture ' Interior Landscapes Luis Barragan ' on Barragan+De la Sota. Essence architecture.

Prof. Ruiz Barbarin has been invited to participate in the conference 'Barragan + De la Sota. The architecture of the essence 'in the School of Architecture of La Coruna, with the lecture on' Interior Landscapes Luis Barragan '

Date: November 15, 2013

Place: Assembly Hall, ETSAC

Exhibition 'Madrid Architects for the world'
October 2013
Exhibition 'Madrid Architects for the world'

Bautou Master Plan in Inner Mongolia (China) has been selected to participate in the exhibition ' Architects of Madrid by the world'. College of Architects of Madrid until October 31st.

Entrega premio COAM 2013 al libro...
October 2013
Entrega premio COAM 2013 al libro...

During the feast of Architecture held at the College of Architects of Madrid, took place the Awards COAM 2013, it was collected the award for the book 'Seventy steps. The staircase in time and space'.

SANTA MARIA MARIANIST SCHOOL OPENING
October 2013
SANTA MARIA MARIANIST SCHOOL OPENING

On Saturday October 12 took place the opening of the new facilities of primary and infant school St Mary of the Marianists in Logroño, La Rioja.

 

Architecture party_ Rehabilitation COAM Prize.
October 2013
Architecture party_ Rehabilitation COAM Prize.

During the feast of Architecture held at the College of Architects of Madrid, took place the Awards COAM 2013, in which the rehabilitation of the old building of Mutua Madrileña, and current headquarters of the firm Cuatrecasas has been recognized.

REHABITALIA 2013's LECTURE
October 2013
REHABITALIA 2013's LECTURE

Antonio Ruiz Barbarin has been invited to give a conference on the refurbishment works carried out in the former headquarters of the Bank of Spain in Cáceres in 2013 Rehabitalia days.

This is the 8th edition of the meeting between rehabilitation professionals organized by the Hon. Plasencia City Council, the College of Architects of Extremadura and PYMECOM.

'Setenta escalones. La escalera en el tiempo y en el espacio'. 2013 COAM Prize
September 2013
'Setenta escalones. La escalera en el tiempo y en el espacio'. 2013 COAM Prize

The book 'Seventy steps. The staircase in time and space 'has won a prize in the X announcement of the 2013 COAM Awards.

'The call for COAM Awards 2013 aims to recognize the quality of architectural work, good practice and exemplary initiatives that have contributed to the spread of cultural values of architecture'.

 

Cuatrecasas building's COAM prize 2013
Cuatrecasas building's COAM prize 2013

The building for the new headquarters of Cuatrecasas has won a prize in the X announcement of the 2013 COAM Awards.

'The call for COAM Awards 2013 aims to recognize the quality of architectural work, good practice and exemplary initiatives that have contributed to the spread of cultural values of architecture'.

The new Cuatrecasas headquarters will participate on the 10th Architectural Week
The new Cuatrecasas headquarters will participate on the 10th Architectural Week

The new headquarters of Cuatrecasas has been chosen to participate in the X Week of Architecture in Madrid, organized by the COAM Foundation. The visits will take place on Sunday October 6, between 10:00 and 13:00 and between 15:00 and 19:00 in Almagro, 9. Reservation is not needed, and will be explained by efidfcio guides COAM, to form groups to entry.

LECTURE
May, 2013
LECTURE

Prof. Barbarin gave the conference 'Casa Barragan. A magical space ' within the PhD course' Theory and architectural criticism. Masters of Architecture '. ETSAM. May 22, 2013.

FIRST PRIZE GRAN VIA 42, COMPETITION
2013, July
FIRST PRIZE GRAN VIA 42, COMPETITION

Ruiz Barbarin Arquitectos has been selected winner of the architectural competition for refurbishment of the building located in c/ Gran Vía No. 42, put out to tender by Anida, intended for hotel use.

LASEDE - 35+ EXHIBITION
December 2012
LASEDE - 35+ EXHIBITION

LASEDE - EXPOSICION “ 1975 - 2010 ARQUITECTURA ESPAÑOLA. 35+ Construyendo en democracia' (LASEDE - ' 1975 - 2010 Spanish Architecture. 35+ Builing in Democracy'). The Spanish Ministry of Public Works and Highways and COAM (Official Architects' Association of Madrid) have agreed to keep the exhibition permanently displayed in LASEDE (c/ Hortaleza 63, Madrid), occasionally it will leave the headquarters in order to be displayed all through the country.

MEDIP MASTER CONFERENCE
November 2012
MEDIP MASTER CONFERENCE

Proffessor Ruiz Barbarin has been invited to give a conference titled 'Designer Architect and his relationship with the Project Manager' at the MEDIP Master, at the Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid (ESTAM, Madrid).

SPANISH AMERICAN BIENNIAL ON ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM 2012
November 2012
SPANISH AMERICAN BIENNIAL ON ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM 2012

The “ SPANISH ARCHITECTURE 1975 - 2010 . 35+ Building in Democracy' Exhibition returns home after having been displayed in the Cadiz Museum / Casa Pinillos on the occasion of the VIIIth Spanish American Biennial on Architecture and Urbanism 2012. 

INAUGURACIÓN 'LA MARGARITA'
(''THE DAISY' OPENING')
November 2012
INAUGURACIÓN 'LA MARGARITA' (''THE DAISY' OPENING')

The new nursery school, 'La Margarita' ('The Daisy'), for Sagrado Corazón de Jesús School in Chamartín, designed by Ruiz Barbarin Ariqutecos has opened its doors.

PREMIOS COAM 2012
October 2012
PREMIOS COAM 2012

Héctor Barrio and Antonio Ruiz Barbarin received the COAM 'Best Publication Award' for their work '1975 - 2010 SPANISH ARCHITECTURE. 35+ Building in Democracy'. More information... 

CUATRECASAS CASAS OPENING, GONÇALVES PEREIRA
October 2012
CUATRECASAS CASAS OPENING, GONÇALVES PEREIRA

The video recorded on the occasion of the new Cuatrecasas Study Headquarters opening, including an interview with the building's architects is already available in 'youtube'. More information..

LIBRO 'SETENTA ESCALONES. La escalera en el tiempo y el espacio”
(BOOK 'SEVENTY STEPS. The staircase through time and space')
September 2012
LIBRO 'SETENTA ESCALONES. La escalera en el tiempo y el espacio” (BOOK 'SEVENTY STEPS. The staircase through time and space')

The book Seventy Steps. The Staircase through Time and Space' has been published. More information...

UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR
July 2012
UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR

Antonio Ruiz Barbarin earns by contest the Superior Technical Scool of Architecture of Madrid (ETSAM) Full Professor vacancy.

PRETEXTOS PARA HABLAR DE ARQUITECTURA
('PRETEXTS TO TALK ABOUT ARCHITECTURE')
June 2012
PRETEXTOS PARA HABLAR DE ARQUITECTURA ('PRETEXTS TO TALK ABOUT ARCHITECTURE')

The book Pretexts to Talk about Architecture, by Antonio Ruiz Barbarin, has been published. (Publisher Nobuko).

FIRST PRIZE SANTA MARÍA SCHOOL EXTENSION CONTEST
May 2012
FIRST PRIZE SANTA MARÍA SCHOOL EXTENSION CONTEST

Ruiz Barbarin Arquitectos has won the contest for the extension of Santa María Marianistas School in Logroño.

CLOSING
May 2012
CLOSING

The ' 1975-2010 SPANISH ARCHITECTURE. 35+ Building in Democracy' Exhibition curated by Ruiz Barbarin y Héctor Barrio is coming to its end at the Zuazo Hall of the Spanish Ministry of Public Works and Highways.