We are an international practice that has worked in many countries and territories with a wide range of commissioners and in a variety of regulatory environments.

architecture without context

Contextualism in architecture refers to the visual relationship of a building about its surroundings. Architecture is the single unit interwoven into an urban fabric. Added collectively, these interconnected units engage a dialogue concerning the culture, time and history of a place. Contextualism creates an environment where memories of a place are collected together.

city visions

City Visions is an exhibition that collects one year of research, experiments and events organized in China and Europe by the Hutopolis research program. Soft and physical urban planning strategies, visions and ideas have been developed taking Beijing as a case study.

urbanization process in China

It is not easy to see the sky in Beijing. Sometimes because of the storms, sometimes because of the fog and most of the times because of the tangible pollution surrounding the city the atmosphere becomes a ghostly mass in which the buildings are merely glimpsed. At night the stars cannot be seen, only flashing […]

mark magazine

2012 bjdw

glass magazine #11

aqso and cca awarded for Liuzhou museum

lecture at the Iterate workshop

our analysis of the Chinese market for El País

a map of hutopolis

architects at work

prefabricated construction in Anguix


unmade in China

round table at 751

tierra de cultivo in Gorizia

(un)made in China


panorama #12-2

social club completed in Tabuyo

open arte-fact exhibited in Beirut

Carola furniture series

a map of hutopolis


room 21

(un)made in China exhibition in Shanghai

Iberian architecture in Beijing

special mention for atienza hall

E9 forum in Santiago de Compostela


analysing the customer journey

identities in comparison

striking ship-like hotel proposed as new Shoreditch landmark

acoustical design in auditoriums

starchitecture and cityscape


singular concepts

reinterpreting the traditional courtyard house

self-fab house

plug and play

learning from Dashilar


old is new at Today Art Museum

opticks magazine #15

from policies to design

design magazine #5

think magazine #12


Lisbon Architecture Triennale

China’s construction: designing the future

the people’s urbanism

W salon opening

3×3 projects in contexts

arquia proxima 2012

Harvest Home awarded by the IaaC

‘ramp up the mun’ shortlisted for e10

lecture at the Dashilan design hop

next stop: hutopolis

lecture at the Global Pioneer design forum

AQSO launches urban research Hutopolis

possible architecture