Ángela García de Paredes, Ignacio Pedrosa Paredes Predosa Arqitectos
Ángela García de Paredes (1958) and Ignacio Pedrosa (1957) graduated at Madrid Architecture School where they are architectural design professors. They are visiting professors in Barcelona UIC, Valencia and Navarra Universities. Critics in the GSD Harvard, ETH Zurich, Mendrisio and Lausanne Universities. Lectures in the Universities of Sao Paulo, Oslo, Münster, New York City University, FADU Buenos Aires, Dallas Architecture Forum, Monterrey México, Polytechnic of Milano, San Juan in Puerto Rico, Technische Universität München, TU Graz University of Technology.
They establish the architectural firm PAREDES PEDROSA in 1990, dedicated to competitions, and project and urban design mainly for public buildings related to cultural equipment.
Paredes Pedrosa won the following competitions: Visigoth Museum in Mérida, Jaén Justice Court, Auditorium in Lugo, Public Libraries in Madrid, Córdoba and Ceuta, Valle Inclán Theatre in Madrid, Pradolongo Social housing in Madrid, Espacio Torner in Cuenca, Peñiscola Congress Centre, Olmeda Roman Villa, Almería Archaeology Museum, Congress Center in Murcia, EUROPAN 4, Borghetto Flaminio in Rome, Plot for Murcia University, Town Hall in Valdemaqueda, EUROPAN 2.
Their recent projects include: Visigoth Museum in Mérida, Public Libraries in Madrid, Córdoba and Ceuta, Jaén Justice Court.
Built works: Auditorium and Convention Center, Peñíscola 2003; Archaeology Museum, Almería 2004; Faculty of Psychology, Madrid 2004; Torner Museum in Cuenca 2005; Olimpia Theater, Madrid 2005; social housing in Madrid 2006. Currently under construction: Olmeda Roman Villa Museum, Palencia 2008; wine cellars, Bodegas Real, Valdepeñas 2008, Police Station in Seville 2009 and Kid University in Gandía 2011.
Their built work has been awarded with the Gold Medal International Prize for Sustainable Architecture Fassa Bortolo 2012, Mansilla Prize 2012, Madrid Architecture award, Madrid Institute of Architects Award, ar+d award, Murcia Architecture award, ASCER award, ARCO award, Europa Nostra award, Asprima award, and the Spanish Architecture award 2007. Nominated Mies Van der Rohe award 2010.
They participate in exhibitions in Cologne, BIAU Medellín, Lisboa and México Biennales, AEDES Berlin, Aichi Japan, Madrid Institute of Architects, FAD Barcelona, Spanish Architecture Biennales, Venice Biennales, RIBA London, Sao Paulo Biennale.