We a driven by curiosity and experimentation. We observe the complexities of our world to develop local solutions with global influence.

the philosophy of experimental design

Markets work in a simple manner: we design and build products that satisfy the demands of our society. In this age defined by the access to information, users are more aware of what they need and they want. Sustainability, flexibility and creation of value are common requests in any architectural brief these days. Experimentation is […]

AQSO launches urban research Hutopolis

“Hutopolis” is a research program that aims to investigate new boundaries for the urban development in China. The study intends to re-use and enhance the existing urban framework and networks as a key idea to generate a new evolution of the city. AQSO organises an exhibition curated by Giannantonio Bongiorno and Luis Aguirre, with the […]

city roots

From the time London opened the first subway system in the mid-eighteenth century, the subterranean has become the place to locate the infrastructures that the traditional city wasn’t able to accommodate on the surface. The increasing density above ground level results in a system of voids underneath that includes sewage and water supply systems, electric […]

key elements of the contemporary urban language

Historical partisans list homogeneity as the primary consideration in urban conservation criteria. Architecture and urban planning, in relation to the human context, is not static, it is always changing and evolving as it grows.

fixed furniture and fittings

This service includes the custom design and technical specification of woodwork, joinery, fixed furniture and other integrated fixtures ‒ such as kitchens and bathroom fittings, built-in wardrobes, banquettes, etc.


a map of hutopolis

tierra de cultivo in Gorizia

quantity survey and cost plan

technical reports

site survey

circulation, use and flow

mark magazine

arquia proxima 2012

learning from Dashilar

open arte-fact exhibited in Beirut

aqso and cca awarded for Liuzhou museum

designing with big data

net-zero waste in construction

landscape design

(un)made in China

round table at 751

handover and as-built documentation

2012 bjdw

lecture at the Iterate workshop


site analysis

architects at work


lecture at the Global Pioneer design forum

structural systems

the significant value of design in real estate

statutory approvals

muestra (un)made in China en Shanghái

Iberian architecture in Beijing

China’s construction: designing the future

3×3 projects in contexts

nature in architecture: choosing the right tree

how to use your building

site supervision

singular concepts

using authentic eco-friendly building products

boundaries #3

next stop: hutopolis

computer-generated imagery

brief development

communicating design with 3D prints

defining structural systems: concrete vs steel

the value of psychology on architecture

precast concrete advantages

right size

massing study

the blink

master planning

plug and play

old is new at Today Art Museum

Harvest Home awarded by the IaaC

design workshop

contract administration

architecture for millennials

lighting study

construction systems

unmade in China

the people’s urbanism

urban design

room 21

interdisciplinary is not multidisciplinary

efficient construction documentation


hotel lobby, the new social space

conservation and urban diversity

everything under the sun

the process

furniture and accessories

selective tendering

architecture without context


a map of hutopolis

‘ramp up the mun’ shortlisted for e10

lecture at the Dashilan design hop

architecture for the shared economy

self-fab house

the power of a concept

glass magazine #11

physical models

architecture against noise

starchitecture and cityscape

identities in comparison

time spent on project development: a future-proof investment

analysing the customer journey

parametric design challenges

prefabricated construction in Anguix

quality control systems

Lisbon Architecture Triennale

the illusion of weightless architecture

space planning

what is organic architecture?

E9 forum in Santiago de Compostela

special mention for atienza hall


GFRC, the lightweight concrete

urbanization process in China

building products for sustainable design


value engineering

building services


wiki architecture

contemporary city limit

from policies to design

city visions

sustainable natural ventilation


the value of unconventional thought

elevations and facade systems