13 Príncipe de Vergara St, 5ºE
28001, Madrid, SPAIN
Specialization in sustainable architecture in housing and office developments has arisen ORTIZ LEON to be the first office in Spain to achieve the LEED certification and to be one a Spanish leader in office headquarter and tall buildings development.
Iñigo Ortiz Díez de Tortosa Born in 1957 (Madrid), he received a degree in architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 1980, specialising in construction. He did a post-graduate degree in Building Energy Studies at London’s Architectural Association. In 1983 he received an M.B.A. from the IESE.
Enrique León García Born in 1953 (Madrid), he received a degree in architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 1980, specialising in construction. He founded the E-3 Arquitectura Studio in the same year, where he worked until 1984 on various residential and tertiary projects.
1056 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT
322 8th Avenue 11th Floor
10001, New York, NY
The main office of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects overlooks the bustle of Chapel Street in downtown New Haven, Connecticut, across from Yale University and in the same spot where Cesar Pelli and Fred Clarke founded the firm over thirty years ago. In 2000, a Manhattan studio was added under the leadership of Rafael Pelli.
Despite the scale and breadth of the firm’s work, visitors are often surprised by the intimate and friendly feeling of the studios. The open, naturally-lit spaces have an air of energetic focus as small teams of architects meet to discuss their projects and young designers concentrate on the business of making buildings — whether they’re just down the street or on the other side of the globe.
Having completed construction on the SyV Tower at the Real Madrid’s Antigua Ciudad Deportiva, the Indra headquarters in Torrejón de Ardoz, the urban planning projects for the banks of the Manzanares River (Madrid Rio) after the underground redirection of the M30 Motorway, in collaboration with MRIO Architects; , they are currently developing a number of projects that include the following: the complete rehabilitation of the Edificio España (building) in Madrid’s Plaza de España with Ruiz-Barbarin Architects; and the new Market and Sports Complex in the Plaza de la Cebada in Madrid. All of the aforementioned projects were won in Design Competitions. Other current projects include a study being carried out in conjunction with the FCC (public service construction development company) of the Mahou and Estadio Vicente Calderón (stadium) land vicinity. Its purpose is to propose the necessary modifications to the Master Plan with regards to the reclassification and transformation of this area, to obtain the buildable area stipulated by the agreement signed with the Madrid City Hall.
Riverside, 22 Hester Road
London, SW11 4AN, United Kingdom
Paseo de la Castellana 13, Planta 5 derecha
28046, Madrid, SPAIN
In 1963 he co-founded Team 4 and in 1967 he established Foster Associates, now known as Foster + Partners. Founded in London, it is now a worldwide practice, with project offices in more than twenty countries. Over the past four decades the company has been responsible for a strikingly wide range of work, from urban masterplans, public infrastructure, airports, civic and cultural buildings, offices and workplaces to private houses and product design. Since its inception, the practice has received 470 awards and citations for excellence and has won more than 86 international and national competitions.
Norman Foster was awarded the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture in 1983, the Gold Medal for the French Academy of Architecture in 1991 and the American Institute of Architects Gold Medal in 1994. Also in 1994, he was appointed Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters by the Ministry of Culture in France. In 1999 he became the twenty-first Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate; and in 2002 he was elected to the German Orden Pour le Mérite für Wissenschaften und Künste and awarded the Praemium Imperiale. He was granted a Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, 1990, and appointed by the Queen to the Order of Merit in 1997. In 1999 he was honoured with a life peerage in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, taking the title Lord Foster of Thames Bank.