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Elisa Valero Ramos

Architect

Biographical notes

Full Professor of Architectural Projects at the Superior Technical School of Architecture of Granada.

Visiting professor at the Technische Universität Berlin Institute für ArchiteKtur, Facoltà di Architettura de la Università di Roma Tre, Facultad de Arquitectura de la UNAM México DF, the BTU Architecture School Cottbus, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture, Copenhagen, Escola da Cidade, Sao Paulo. London South Bank University. School of Architecture of Mantova.
Visiting professor in the Master in Heritage Restoration and Conservation Politecnica University of Valencia. Máster on Collective Housing, Master in Architectural Lighting Design and Master MAYAB Environment and BIoclimatic Architecture Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid. Polytechnic University of Madrid UPM. Secretary at the Academic Board of the Master in Architecture, and secretary of the tribunal of approval of foreign degrees at the Superior Technical School of Architecture of Granada. Granada.
External Examiner at AA school of Architecture London and at Universidad Nacional de Colombia for the Master in Architecture 2016.

PUBLISHED BOOKS:
Light in Architecture, the Intangible Material. RIBA publishing. Londres 2015. ISBN 978 1859465967
La materia intangible, reflexiones sobre la luz en el proyecto de arquitectura 2004 (2ª edición 2008) Ediciones Generales de la Construcción. Valencia. ISBN 84-933540-1-5
Espacios de aprendizaje 2006. Universidad de Granada. Granada. ISBN 84-608-0416-X
Ocio peligroso, introducción al proyecto de arquitectura 2006. General de Ediciones de Arquitectura. Valencia. ISBN 978-84-935163-1-7
La Universidad Laboral de Almería. 2008. Archivos de Arquitectura España siglo XX. Colegio de Arquitectos de Almería Almería. 2008. ISBN 978-84-934827-6-3
Diccionario de la luz, 2008 General de Ediciones de Arquitectura. Valencia. (2ª edición 2010)
Elisa Valero arquitectura 1998-2008..General de Ediciones de Arquitectura. Colección biblioteca TC. Valencia. 2009. ISBN: 978-84-936203-9-4
Glosario de Reciclaje Urbano, General de Ediciones de Arquitectura. Valencia. 2014. ISBN: 978-84-939845-6

DIRECTOR OF THE RESEARCH GROUP: URBAN RECYCLING, EFFICIENT HOUSING BIO 909

LEADER RESEARCHER IN THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS:
“Urban Recycling: rezoning residential areas for sustainable development” Ministry of Education and Science R & D (2008-2011
“Recycling Neighborhoods; a sustainable alternative” a research Project for the General Office of Architecture and Housing of the Government of Andalusia. July 2007.
"Experimental Applications of Energy-efficient Building Systems in Mediterranean Residential Settings”. Project involving the participation of the universities of Seville, Malaga, Granada and Jaen, 2011.Financed by Feder funds.

UGR coordinator of the Andalusia Team for the construction of the Patio 2.12 solar home. International competition Solar Decathlon. Eighteen teams from twelve different countries competed in the design and construction of the most efficient sun-powered house in the world.
First Award in Communication and Social Awareness. First Award in Energy Efficiency.First Award in Energy Balance. First Award to Public’s Favorite. Second Award in Sustainability. Second Award of the Green Building Council. Second Award in Innovation. Third Award in Engineering and Construction. Second Final Award Solar Decathlon Europe 2012
UGR coordinator of the research project “Intervention in obsolete neightborhoods. Good Practices a research Project for the General Office of Architecture and Housing of the Government of Andalusia. July 2014.

AWARDS IN ARCHITECTURE

SPECIAL MENCION ARCVISION PRIZE. Milan 2016. FINALIST XI INTERNATIONAL PRIZE SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE (FASSA BORTOLO) Nuevo espacio multiusos en la escuela Cerrillo de Maracena, (Granada) 2015. FINALIST FAD AWARDS 2012 Escuela infantil Asunción Linares (Granada). 2012. FINALIST XI BIENNALE OF SPANISH ARCHITECTURE Escuela infantil en la Chana (Granada). 2011. FINALIST IX BIENNALE OF SPANISH ARCHITECTURE Centro Social Polivalente en Lancha del Genil (Granada). 2006. 1st PRIZE “Abitare il Mediterraneo”3ª edición. Organizado por el Consejo Regional de los Arquitectos de Sicilia, en colaboración con la UMAR (Unión de Arquitectos del Mediterráneo), bajo el patrocinio del CNAPPC (Consejo Nacional de Arquitectos, Urbanistas, Paisajistas y Restauradores de Italia. 2011. 3th PRIZE FOR CONSTRUCTED WORK at the Contest for Social and Officially Protected Housing called by the Superior Council of Associations of Architects in Spain for 13 self-built houses in Palenciana. January 2003. SELECTED for the ii thermal-clay prize, 2004. HONORABLE MENTION for constructed work in the Single-Family Housing Contest called by the Superior Council of Associations of Architects of Spain, 2004 for the San Isidro House, a bioclimatic house in the Historical District of Granada. October 2003. Nomination for Restoration and Rehabilitation for the restoration of the church, Nuestra Señora de las Angustias in Granada as one of the IV Architectural Nominations by COAGR 2005. SHORTLISTED IN THE XI BIENNALE OF SPANISH ARCHITECTURE with the work, House Studio on 17th Belén street, Granada. SELECTED FOR THE X BIENNALE OF SPANISH ARCHITECTURE with the work, A Crossways Garden, new space at the Arango House. 3er PRIZE “Concurso para la adecuación del entorno del Castillo y Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Aledo”(Murcia). 2011. SPECIAL MENCION “Concurso adaptación de edificio secadero a biblioteca en Ogijares ” (Granada) Ayuntamiento de Ogijares. Granada.2008. 1st PRIZE “Concurso de ideas para Centro Social Polivalente en Lancha del Genil” (Granada) Ayuntamiento de Grandada.2005 1st PRIZE “Concurso de ideas para Guardería y comedor municipal en los Mondragones” (Granada) Ayuntamiento de Grandada.2005 1st PRIZE “Concurso de 13 viviendas autoconstruidas en Palenciana”. (Córdoba)Junta de Andalucía. Mayo 1998. 1st PRIZE “Concurso de ideas para proyecto de Parque en Albuñol “(Granada) (En colaboración con M. Palma y F. del Corral) Julio 1998. 2on PRIZE “Concurso de ideas para proyecto de complejo parroquial en Bola de Oro.” (En colaboración con F. del Corral) Colegio de Arquitectos y Arzobispado de Granada Junio 1998. 2on PRIZE “Concurso de ideas para proyecto de complejo parroquial en el Zaidín. Granada.” (En colaboración con F. del Corral) Colegio de Arquitectos y Arzobispado de Granada Junio 1998.. 2º PRIZE “Concurso de ideas para la integración del río Guadalquivir en la ciudad de Andújar”. (En colaboración con J.L Gómez Ordóñez) Septiembre 1998.. 2º PRIZE “Concurso Internacional de ideas para adecuación de los Accesos de la Alhambra.” (En colaboración con F. del Corral. I.Fdez Sánchez Aragón, B. Reinoso y A Bermejo.) abril de 1999.
1st PRIZE “Concurso de 8 viviendas autoconstruidas en Cuevas del Becerro.”(Málaga) Junta de Andalucía. Mayo 1999.. 1st PRIZE “Concurso de 26 viviendas de promoción pública en Alameda.” (Málaga) (En colaboración con Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas) Junta de Andalucía. Mayo 1999.

 

Marco Vismara

Architect

Biographical notes

Studio D73 by Marco Vismara and Andrea Viganò is specialized in architectural and design projects in a wide international dimension. Studio D73 deals with interior design, different commercial and private projects, from analysis to production, and carries out the project phases thanks to a very efficient team of professionals based in the headquarter in Italy and the two other offices in Moscow, Tunis and Tbilisi. Within the past few years, Studio D73 has grown and reached many countries abroad, mainly in Russia, East Europe and North Africa, with the aim of keeping growing in new countries in the near future. State-of-the-art design project solutions by Studio D73 include Spa, hotel, showroom, and residential buildings. 

 

Maurits van der Staay

RPBW associate architect and project manager
Born in Zeist, Netherlands, in 1960, studied at the Delft Technical University in the Netherlands. He joined the Paris Building Workshop in 1994, and he is an associate since 2000. He worked on the Berlin Potsdamerplatz Project until 1997. From 1997 until 2002 he worked as project architect on the 3rd phase of the Lingotto factory conversion in Turin, including the Politecnical School, and the Meridien hotel extension. From 2000 until 2002 he worked as lead architect on the Pinacoteca Agnelli, at Lingotto. From 2003 until 2010 he was associate in charge of the Saint Giles project in London.
 

Giovanni Vaccarini

Architect
Giovanni Vaccarini He was born in Italy on 19 November, 1966.
He graduated in 1993 with full marks in Architecture at the University of Studies "G. D'Annunzio" in Pescara.
In 1994 he won a price for a specialisation about landscape architecture at the Waterloo University, Environmental Studies, School of Architecture Ontario - Canada.
He is research doctor (PhD) - architectural composition.
From 1995 to 2001 he teached and carried out researches at the Faculty of Architecture at the University "G. D'Annunzio" in Pescara.
Currently he is Visiting Professor in several Italian universities (faculties of architecture and engineering).
He participated in several national and international architectural competitions received awards and recognitions
 His projects have been published in various books, magazines and websites specialzzati, including, Casabella, Building, Architecture, Project, the ark, Architecture, Parameter, AD, Clarin, Monument, just
24 hours, bob etc. ...
The study is a major Italian studies selected in 'World Atlas of Architecture of the XXI century - Phaidon, London.
 

Jacob van Rijs

 

Jacques Vinet

Chairman of EUF
Biographical notes
Jacques Vinet is Chairman of Groupe Vinet, a company with 8 branches and 350 employees located in France. He chaired the committees appointed to draft the French standards “NF DTU 52.1 Revêtements de sol scellés”, published in 2010 and “NF DTU 52.10 – Mise en oeuvre de sous-couches isolantes”, currently at the review stage.
He also chaired the Technical Committee of UNECB and the committee NF UPEC.
He has served as Vice President of MEDEF, Vienne Department (Poitou-Charentes region).
He has been Chairman of EUF since 2010.
 

Riccardo Vannucci

Architect Fare studio

Biographical notes
Architect Riccardo Vannucci lives and works in Rome.
After many years working freelance in fields spanning design, engineering and management in Italy, the Middle East and Africa, in 2006 he set up FAREstudio.
The first concrete project carried out by FAREstudio was the CBF, Centre pour le Bien-être des Femmes et la prévention des mutilations génitales féminines, which was completed in Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso in 2008 and obtained numerous international recognitions, including selection amongst the 19 finalists of the Aga Khan Award 2010.

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