MENU
EN ES

23 August 2021

The New Casa de Los Volcanes Exhibition Space, winner of the International Architecture Awards 2021, organised by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.

The International Architecture Awards are the world’s oldest and most prestigious global architecture awards for the best new buildings and urban planning projects from over 35 nations.

The award winning entries will be featured in an exhibition in Athens, Greece. Opening: 10 September 2021.

Link

International Architecture Awards 2021 - Exhibition International Architecture Awards 2021 - Exhibition

5 August 2021

The New Casa de Los Volcanes Exhibition Space has been shortlisted in the Cultural venues category in the World Interior News WIN Awards 2021.

Link

GPY Arquitectos - WIN Awards

21 July 2021

The New Casa de Los Volcanes Exhibition Space: The Plan Award - shortlisted project.

Vote here for the ‘Community Award’: https://www.theplan.it/award-2021-renovation/the-new-casa-de-los-volcanes-exhibition-space-los-jameos-del-agua-gpy-arquitectos

GPY Arquitectos - The New Casa de Los Volcanes Exhibition Space. Photo: Roland Halbe

9 June 2021

Cultural Dates: Casa de Los Volcanes, Haría (Lanzarote) in AV Monographs. Spain 2021.

Link

AV Monographs. Spain 2021

10th December 2020

Casa de Los Volcanes New Exhibition Space, Los Jameos del Agua, in Arquitectura Viva.

Link

AV_GPY Arquitectos. Casa de Los Volcanes

13th November 2020

Until 20th November: ‘Creando Espacios’, exhibition by J.M. Oller at the TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Link

November 5th 2020

Online conference at the Departament of Art & Architecture, Escuela Técnica de Arquitectura, Universidad de Málaga. November 5th 2020, 7pm CET.

https://meet.google.com/jzs-cjdq-nao

16th August 2020

The MIAC Castillo de San José has received an IAA International Architecture Award 2020 by the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, a “distinguished building awards program that honours new and cutting-edge design worldwide. This annual program also promotes international architecture and design to our public audience globally” (text by the European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies). The project will be on show at the awards exhibition “The City and the World” at The Contemporary Space, Athens, until 25th October 2020 and will be published in the awards’ catalogue ‘New International Architecture 2020 | Global Design + Urbanism XX’.

Link

IAA International Architecture Awards 2020 IAA International Architecture Awards 2020. Exhibition IAA International Architecture Awards 2020. Catalogue

9th July 2020

‘A toast to all that unites us’. The commercial spot for Dorada & Tropical was filmed at the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Link

GPY Arquitectos - Faculty of Fine arts. A toast to all that unites us.

June 12th, 2020

The Cultural Department of the Architects’ Association of Tenerife, La Gomera and El Hierro (COAC) is offering the documentary ‘GPY Arquitectos’, belonging to the series ‘Tenerife Espacios de Arquitectura’ (Production: COAC / Lasal). The video, presented by Gabriel Ruiz Cabrero, features interviews with Juan Antonio González, Félix Perera and Urbano Yanes. From Friday 12th to Sunday 14th June on YouTube, channel: COACTFE Arquitectos de Tenerife.

Link

GPY Arquitectos - COAC video series full poster

May 18th, 2020

Filming for the new Porsche 911 Targa spot took place at the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Link

GPY Arquitectos.  Facultad de Bellas Artes. Porsche 911 Targa

14th April 2020

Our project for the MIAC Castillo de San José museum extension has been nominated for participation in the German Design Award 2021. Organised by the German Design Council, this award distinguishes “pioneering contributions to the German and international design landscape” (www.german-design-award.com).

MIAC - Castillo de San José. Exterior view

October 4th, 2019

Presentation of the first local Architecture Prize catalogue ‘Primer Premio de Arquitectura del Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Tenerife, La Gomera y El Hierro Manuel Oráa y Arcocha 08/17’ at the Tenerife Association of Architects, Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Link

GPY Arquitectos - Local Architecture Prize Catalogue_01 GPY Arquitectos - Local Architecture Prize Catalogue_02

March 7th, 2019

GPY Arquitectos was awarded the S.ARCH Conceptual Design Award 2019 for its proposed extension to the International Museum of Contemporary Art (Museo Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, MIAC), which forms part of the island of Lanzarote’s network of Art, Culture and Tourism Centres. The award was granted in recognition of a design that intensifies the relationship between architecture, heritage and landscape in the island context of Lanzarote. GPY Arquitectos’s proposal for the new Headquarters of the Fuerteventura Biosphere Reserve was also selected as a finalist in the same category of ‘Conceptual Design’.

Link 01 Link 02

February 8th, 2019

At the ceremony awarding the Gold Medal of the Architects’ Association of Tenerife, La Gomera and El Hierro to Javier Díaz-Llanos and Vicente Saavedra, Juan Antonio González, the author of the book Díaz-Llanos / Saavedra, the third in a series of monographs on major figures of 20th-century Canary Island architecture, gave a presentation on the life and works of these Tenerife architects. The event was held at the headquarters of the Architects’ Association in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, a building designed by Díaz-Llanos and Saavedra in the late 1960s.

Link

December 2018

Our design won first prize in the design competition organised by the Fuerteventura Island Council for the Headquarters of the Fuerteventura Biosphere Reserve. The design reinterprets the elements of the island’s traditional water engineering techniques, such as collection points, irrigation ditches and cisterns, to produce an artificial topography that conceals the building’s main functional areas underground, all topped by a lightweight, funnel-shaped canopy that provides climate control and acts as a landmark for the area.

October 5th, 2018

The Vecindario Security Centre in Santa Lucía de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, was awarded the first annual Architecture Award Miguel Martín-Fernández de la Torre MMFT 2018.
This award, sponsored by the Gran Canaria Architects’ Association, was granted in recognition of GPY Arquitectos’ creative design. In its assessment of the Security Centre, the jury highlighted the building’s “integration into its surroundings, its ability to revitalise and strengthen the urban space and immediate environment, and its contemporary feel and expressive character.”

October 5th, 2018

The Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of La Laguna was awarded the 2018 Manuel de Oráa Award by the Architects’ Association of Tenerife, La Gomera and El Hierro, in the category of New projects: other uses, an award it shared with the TEA - Tenerife Espacio de las Artes by Herzog & de Meuron and Virgilio Gutierrez. In explaining its decision to award the prize to the Faculty of Fine Arts, the jury highlighted the building’s “economy of material and formal resources in a hostile environment located just off a motorway and in an unused corner of the university campus” and its “ability to stand out on many different scales with a calligraphy that creates its own environment, while constituting an innovative design for university buildings”.

In the same competition, the Factoría de Innovación Turística FIT in Adeje received an Honourable Mention in the category of Interior design.

Link

November 8th, 2018

The short film Escenas Urbanas by Constanze Sixt, produced with Andrzej Gwizdala and Yeru García with the assistance of the students of architecture of the Universidad Europea de Canarias, was awarded first prize in the Entreplanos 2 audiovisual competition. This competition, organised by the Fundación Arquitectura Contemporánea with the support of the Department of Culture of the Cordoba Provincial Council, aims to “foster reflection and debate on urban realities while encouraging citizens to participate in artistic creation and incorporate new technologies into their everyday lives as tools for creating, exploring and disseminating contemporary ideas”.

Link

October 3rd, 2018

Architecture Week 2018 COAC Tenerife, La Gomera y El Hierro: Walking with Constanze Sixt through the public spaces of the El Toscal neighbourhood in search of ‘soundprints’

Link

GPY Arquitectos-Architecture Week 2018 GPY Arquitectos-Architecture Week 2018 GPY Arquitectos-Architecture Week 2018 GPY Arquitectos-Architecture Week 2018 GPY Arquitectos-Architecture Week 2018

March 19th, 2018

The ATC Agencia de Tránsitos Culturales project space is displaying Huellas, an exhibit in progress by Constanze Sixt, as part of its series on Deserving Architecture. Collaboration: Andrzej Gwizdala. Until 21 Abril.

Link

March 8th, 2018

The image of the University of La Laguna’s SEGAI Research Support Services Building is featured on the poster for the exhibit examining the institution’s past and future, currently showing at the Centro de Arte Juan Ismael in Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura, from 8 to 15 March.

February 2018

Honourable Mention. Architectural Design Competition, Małopolska Science Center, Krakow.

Link

January 2018

The Faculty of Fine Arts in Brutalism Now and Then (Braun Publishing). Link

October 21th, 2017

Juan Antonio González Pérez and Constanze Sixt were invited by the Madeira Architects’ Association (OASRS Ordem dos Arquitectos, Secção Regional Sul, Delegação da Madeira) to speak at the International Conference of Architecture for Education (Arquitectura para o Ensino). The event, which is intended to contribute to the current debate on the quality of educational architecture in Portugal, was held on 21 October in the Teatro Baltazar Dias, Funchal. Guests included renowned experts in educational architecture, such as Gonçalo Canto Moniz, a university professor and researcher at the University of Coimbra, the architects José Neves and Pedro Machado Costa from Lisbon, and the Dutch architect Robert Alewijnse, co-director of the architecture firm DP6 in Delft.

October 19th, 2017

Our Parque Onda design was awarded second prize in the design competition for the Playa Honda urban park in Lanzarote.

Link

June 2017

The June issue of L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui, which looked at architecture in Spain, featured an article on the Faculty of Fine Arts entitled MADE IN TENERIFE.

June 6th, 2017

On 6 June 2017, Constanze Sixt spoke at the SHARE International Architecture and Engineering Forum 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Link

February 6th, 2017

On February 10th, GPY Arquitectos will receive the German Design Award for their Faculty of Fine Arts building. The project will also be featured by an exhibition accompanying the event at the Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt.

Link

February 3rd, 2017

GPY Arquitectos have been invited to participate as guest speakers at the SHARE International Architecture and Engineering Forum, which will take place in Sofia on May 22nd-23rd of this year.

January 27th, 2017

‘Corazón verde’, our proposal for the rehabilitation of a sports complex in Valverde on the island of El Hierro, has won second prize in a public design competition.

October 14th, 2016

LEAF Awards Winner

Faculty of Fine Arts: Public Building of the Year 2016.

October 10th, 2016

Juan Antonio González and Constanze Sixt will speak on November 3rd at the Club La Provincia in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

[Link](http://club.la-provincia.com/acto.jsp?pIdActo=2002” target=”_blank”>Link

September 30th, 2016

Exhibition ‘Desde la Incertidumbre. Un homenaje a Clara Muñoz’

GPY Arquitectos are participating in a group show, curated by architect Magüi González, remembering the art and architecture curator Clara Muñoz. Galería de Arte, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, September 30th - November 18th.

August 19th, 2016

Exhibition ‘The City and the World’

Our prizewinning project for the Chicago Athenaeum International Architecture Awards 2015, the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of La Laguna, will be shown in an exhibition entitled ‘The City and the World’ at the Contemporary Space Athens from September 11th to October 30th.

July 5th, 2016

GPY’s Art School on Spiegel-Online

Link

June 27th, 2016

Best Architects 17

GPY Arquitectos have received the distinction ‘Best Architects 17 – gold’ for their new Faculty of Fine Arts.

Link

May 26th, 2016

S.Arch Conceptual Design Award

GPY Arquitectos have been distinguished with the Conceptual Design Award at the S.Arch Congress in Montenegro, May 25th-27th, 2016.

Link

May 17th, 2016

New web articles

  • Baunetz: Fließende Kurven, feste Form. Kunstfakultät auf den Kanaren

Link

  • Dezeen: Bands of corduroy-textured concrete wrap GPY Arquitectos’ undulating art school in Tenerife

Link

  • Divisare: Faculty of Fine Arts, University of La Laguna - Link

March 15th, 2016

GPY’s proposal for the Fuente Santa Hot Spring Baths is a Prizewinner (Retail and Leisure category).

Link

GPY Arquitectos - AR Mipim Future Projects Award