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Joan Casals y Jose Luis Cisneros 730 ancho

Joan Casals & Jose Luis Cisneros

Aγορά -from the Greek Agora, is the term which in ancient Greece  was used to mention the excellence meeting point of the cities.  Now the space located in Barcelona where the architects Joan Casals Pañella and Jose Luis Cisneros Bardolet gather to reflect together about the architectural project too. Exercise of the profession without doubt that solve the difficult Lace architecture with its social and physical context becomes common principle.

José Luis Cisneros Bardolet (Barcelona, 1982)

Obtained the degree in architecture in October 2005 at the School of Architecture of the International University of Catalonia (UIC ESARQ) and the title of Master in Theory and Practice of Architecture from the school of Architecture of Barcelona of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC ETSAB) in 2011. As architect he has worked with architect Josep Lluís Mateo in his office MAP Architects (2005-2008).

Joan Casals Pañella (Barcelona, 1982)

Obtained the title of architect in October 2005 at the School of Architecture of the International University of Catalonia (ESARQ UIC) and the title of Master in Theory and Practice of Architecture from the School of Architecture of Barcelona of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (ETSAB UPC) in July 2010. He was admitted to the doctoral course in Architectural Design, and in June 2011 he obtained a grant from the Agency for Management of University and Research Grants for Research Personnel Training under Department of Innovation, University and Enterprise of the Generalitat of Catalonia. In July 2011 he obtained the approval of the doctoral committee of the Department of Architectural Design (DPA) for his thesis proposal entitled “Poetics in Catalan contemporary architecture, architecture as landscape and landscape as architecture”. As architect he has worked with architects Fermín Vázquez, Juan Trias de Bes and Alfredo Arribas. As teacher he has taught III and IV project (plan 1994) at the ETSAB UPC, with architect Jordi Romeu during 2011-12, V and VI projects (plan 1994) with Carlos Ferrater during the 2012-2014 courses and interior design projects at the School of Art Deià and Llotja.

Awards

2018 AJAC XI Award Interior Refurbishment
2016 Finalists Arquia Próxima V Award
2016 Finalists Idea’s competion for the development and reform of the Club Naútico de Vilanova
2015 First Prize restricted competion for the implementation of a Creation Athenaeum in Montcada Street in Barcelona.

Work with us 

Have worked

Laurence Dugardyn
Madeline Salca
Daniel Morales
Michele Di Maggio
Mercè Navalón
Gemma Casas
Julia Tubert
Mónica Grau Duro
Artur Tudela
Rodrigo Alvarez Acosta