Living Places 2018 edition

Living Places – Simon Architecture Prize 2018 received 145 built works from 12 European countries and Mexican territories. The Jury analysed all the proposals and drew up a list of 8 finalists and 2 winners, one per category. The jury meeting took place on the 26th of October 2018 at Espacio Fluvia in Barcelona. A conversation between Frida Escobedo (president of jury) and Martha Thorne was held at Espacio 100 de Simon in Barcelona on the 25th of October 2018. The winners were announced at the Granting Ceremony that took place on 28th November 2018 at Espacio 100 de Simon in Barcelona.

2018 Winning projects

Personal Places
Real Estate Boom House

Cardedeu, Spain

Lluís Alexandre Casanovas

Collective Places
Teopanzolco Cultural Center

Cuernavaca, Mexico

ISAAC BROID + PRODUCTORA

2018 Finalists projects

Collective Places
Kunstmuseum Basel

Basel, Switzerland

Chris Gantenbein Architekten

Collective Places
Rehabilitation of a Homeless Shelter in a 19th century building

Porto, Portugal

Nuno Valentim, Arquitectura e Reabilitação

Collective Places
Square Street

Barcelona, Spain

Bosch Capdeferro Arquitectura

Collective Places
AGORA

Olot, Spain

unparelld'arquitectes

Personal Places
House / Office in Canet de Mar

Canet de Mar, Spain

Jaume Valor / Laura Llimós

Personal Places
097 · YOJIGEN POKETTO

Madrid, Spain

Elii

Personal Places
Entre Pinos

Valle de Bravo, Mexico

Taller Hector Barroso

Personal Places
Joao's House

Porto, Portugal

Guilherme Machado Vaz

2018 All other projects

Jury Mention - Personal Places
Jury Mention
Aldo van Eyck. Le Musée Imaginaire

Loenen aan de Vecht, The Netherlands

Alejandro Campos Uribe

Personal Places category:


GG House

Querétaro, Mexico

g3arquitectos


Casa Tepozantitla

Mexico City, Mexico

Fabian Medina Arquitecto


Los Terrenos

Monterrey, Mexico

Tatiana Bilbao Estudio


Paugui

Mexico City, Mexico

DIN interiorismo


House in Vilagarcia Street

Vigo, Spain

SANTOS Arquitecto


MA APARTMENT

El Vendrell, Spain

Angel Rico Painceiras


MM HOUSE

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

OHLAB


THE CAN RAMON HOUSE

Aiguafreda, Spain

ALBERT AREGALL ARQUITECTURA


Seafront Apartment

Sant Vicenç de Montalt, Spain

andrea + joan arquitectes


Touguinhó III House

Vila do Conde, Portugal

Raulino Silva Architect


PH D&M

Mexico City, Mexico

Serrano Monjaraz Arquitectos


Veramonte V

Mexico City, Mexico

Sobrado + Ugalde Arquitectos


Real de Valle

Zona Esmeralda, Mexico

Sobrado + Ugalde Arquitectos


CSF House

Mexico City, Mexico

López Duplan Arquitectos


Penthouse Altaire 36

Mexico City, Mexico

Serrano Monjaraz Arquitectos


Stone House

Queretaro, Mexico

Juan Carlos Loyo Arquitectura


Home AR

Mexico City, Mexico

ARCO Arquitectura Contemporanea


10 Houses on Cairns Street

Liverpool, England

Assemble


Refurbishment of a Flat in San Luis Quarter

Sevilla, Spain

RUBEN DARÍO ARQUITECTOS


BF Residence

Guadalajara, Mexico

Luis Aldrete | Estudio de Arquitectura


Delgada

Bombarral, Portugal

Camarim


Infiltrated Patio

Mérida, Mexico

PLUG architecture


House Between Old Mudwalls

Malagón, Spain

Estudio Jesús Donaire


Real Hacienda III Canada

Estado de Mexico, Mexico

Sobrado + Ugalde Arquitectos


Retina House

Santa Pau, Spain

Arnau Verges


Bosc d'en Pep Ferrer

Formentera, Spain

Marià Castelló


Tadeo House

Tuxtla, Mexico

Luis Armando


Departament Vertice

Estado de Mexico, Mexico

ARCO Arquitectura Contemporanea


House Milan

Monto Novo, Mexico

BCA Taller de Diseño


Departament 15

Mexico City, Mexico

Boué Arquitectos


The transmigration of space

Córdoba, Spain

Mihaarquitectura


Telheiras Apartment

Lisboa, Portugal

Miguel Marcelino


Odivelas Apartment

Lisbon, Portugal

Miguel Marcelino


1200 Bricks Little Chapel

Monterrey, Mexico

S-AR


Santo Caralampio Shed

Cáceres, Spain

Arturo Franco Arquitectos


Casa IV

Elche, Spain

MESURA


Everything in Place House

Madrid, Spain

ENORME Studio


The Turntable (La Tournette)

Paris, France

FREAKS ARCHITECTURE

Collective Places category:


VARA DE REY PROMENADE AND CITY CENTER PEDESTRIAN RENOVATION

Ibiza, Spain

aldayjover architecture and landscape


Boxing Gym

Guadalajara, Mexico

ZAP arquitectura + paisaje


Cushman & Wakefield

Mexico City, Mexico

Work+


Trujillos

Playa Del Carme, Mexico

alamillo design studio


New headquarters Finsa

Santiago de Compostela

MRM Arquitectos


Lycée Français Maternelle of Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain

b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos


Rehabilitation of the side nave of the Monastery of San Clodio for vinotherapy spa

Ourense, Spain

OLAestudio


HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY IN ALDEAMAYOR DE SAN MARTÍN.

Valladolid, Spain

Contextos de Arquitectura y Urbanismo


Rehabilitation of a 17th century building for the Portuguese Episcopal Conference

Lisbon, Portugal

NUNO VALENTIM ARQUITECTURA E REABILITAÇÃO, LDA.


Vogelensangh

Deest, Netherlands

Bedaux de Brouwer Architecten


SOS Education and Meeting Centre

Berlin, Germany

Ludloff Ludloff Architekten BDA


Kapelleveld

Ternat, Belgium

architecten de vylder vinck taillieu


PC CARITAS

Melle, Belgium

architecten de vylder vinck taillieu


Silesia University's Radio and TV Department

Katowice, Poland

BAAS arquitectura


110 Rooms- HOUSING BLOCK IN BARCELONA

Barcelona, Spain

MAIO


LESS - 69 units of social housing, a gymnasium, a dance hall

Paris, France

Atelier Architecture Vincent Parreira AAVP


Harmonized Curves

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Romera y Ruiz Arquitectos


Botanical garden laboratory building reconstruction

Vilnius, Lithuania

Paleko architektu studija


Apartment Building Quarter Basanaviciaus 9A

Vilnius, Lithuania

Paleko architektu studija


Life reusing posidonia

Formentera, Spain

Institut Balear de l'Habitatge (IBAVI)


Fictiongorund

Wroclaw, Poland

Conjuntos Empáticos


Latraac Skate Cafe

Athens, Greece

Zachos Varfis


Mondays in the sun

León, Spain

Conjuntos Empáticos


University Space for reflection

Puebla, Mexico

FERNANDO RODRIGUEZ CONCHA


Housing Development RM

Zapopan, Mexico

Luis Aldrete | Estudio de Arquitectura


Deloitte Centro de Excelencia

Mexico City, Mexico

Work+


Macquarie

Mexico City, Mexico

Eskema Arquitectos


Pueblo Serena

Monterrey, Mexico

Carranza y Ruiz Arquitectura


Expansion of Hospital del Mar

Barcelona, Spain

Pinearq + Brullet de Luna


The Presidio House Bon

Culiacán, Mexico

German Velasco Arquitectos


Aura Utrecht

Utrecht, The Netherlands

PolyLester


Topo-inflatable pavilion at We Eat Design

Madrid, Spain

Conjuntos Empáticos


Pop-up Pavilion for programmatic activation in COCA

Madrid, Spain

Conjuntos Empáticos


Porto Botanical Garden

Porto, Portugal

NUNO VALENTIM ARQUITECTURA E REABILITAÇÃO, LDA.




Valencia, Spain

Conjuntos Empáticos


BBVA Bancomer Operative Center

Mexico City, Mexico

IDEA Asociados


Via Vallejo

Mexico City, Mexico

Grow Arquitectos


Hotel Pug Seal

Mexico City, Mexico

German Velasco Arquitectos


Hotel MX Roma

Mexico City, Mexico

DIN interiorismo


CD8

Mexico City, Mexico

Boué Arquitectos


Mutabox

Ravenna, Italy

OFFICINA MEME ARCHITETTI


Remodelling for “Brains School”

Telde, Spain

Romera y Ruiz Arquitectos


espacioSOLO

Madrid, Spain

estudioHerreros


Botanical Garden Culiacán (North Access and Laboratory)

Culiacán, Mexico

Tatiana Bilbao Estudio


Guacamole

Lisbon, Portugal

Camarim


Crossing the church

León, Spain

Conjuntos Empáticos


Buildings 3, 7 and 8 - Lyon Confluence Ilot A3

Lyon, France

Tatiana Bilbao Estudio


Drawing on the air

Madrid, Spain

Conjuntos Empáticos


DARSENA POP UP

Ravenna, Italy

OFFICINA MEME ARCHITETTI


Fossar Vell Restoration

Formentera, Spain

Marià Castelló


Supreme Court of the Netherlands

The Hague, The Netherlands

KAAN Architecten


Garden Clinic

Madrid, Spain

Aurora Gomez design


L'Alqueria del Basket

Valencia, Spain

ERRE Arquitectura


A collective space in Madrid Bank of Spain

Madrid, Spain

Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos


Torre des Pi des Català Restoration

Formentera, Spain

Marià Castelló


Overall Remodelling of the Sant Salvador Pavilion

Barcelona, Spain

2BMFG Arquitectes S.L.P.


Ensae Paristech

Palaiseau, France

CAB ARCHITECTES


Real Vinicola in Matosinhos

Matosinhos, Portugal

Guilherme Machado Vaz


Swimming pools in the Lagoon of "Monte do Gozo"

A Coruña, Spain

Oscar López Alba


Museum of Mechanical Music

Lisbon, Portugal

Miguel Marcelino


099 +MAD+

Madrid, Spain

Elii


Eixera

Girona, Spain

Xavi Cornejo Arquitectes


Clínica Sant Josep

Manresa, Spain

Susanna Cots Interior Design


Sustainable Public Toilets

Pontevedra, Spain

MOL Arquitectura


Sonogno - new square

Sonogno, Switzerland

Enrico Sassi architetto

Jury

Frida Escobedo
Architect, Mexico City

Frida Escobedo is an architect and designer based in Mexico City. Her work focuses largely on the reactivation of urban spaces that are considered to be residual or forgotten, through projects that range from housing and community centers, to hotels, galleries, and public art installations. In addition to her practice, Frida Escobedo has taught at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and Harvard Graduate School of Design. She is the recipient of the 2016 Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Award, the 2017 Architectural League Emerging Voices Award, and in 2018 was selected to design the 18th Serpentine Summer Pavilion in London.

Davide Rapp
Architect and video artist, Milan

Davide Rapp, 1980, architect and video artist. Ph.D. in Interior Design at Politecnico di Milano. He participated as a contributor in the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – Fundamentals (Biennale Venezia, 2014) with ‘Elements’, a movie montage of short architecture-related clips, conceived specifically for the introduction room of the exhibition ‘Elements of Architecture’, curated by Rem Koolhaas, the Office for Metropolitan Architecture and the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He has been published in national and international architecture magazines such as Abitare, Icon Design, San Rocco and Architectural Review.

Cecilia Tham
Biologist turned designer turned entrepreneur,
Hong Kong-Barcelona

Biologist turned designer turned entrepreneur. Harvard graduate. Mentor for Google Launchpad. Speaker at TEDx Barcelona. Parsons New School
Born in Hong Kong, she has been living in Barcelona for more than 14 years. She has lived in Macao, Atlanta, New York and Boston and has two daughters. She is the founder of Makers of Barcelona, one of the largest platforms for coworking in the city. She has also created FabCafe, MEAT Creative and Assemble.rs, initiatives that promote collaborative innovation between companies and individuals.

Ricardo Flores
Flores&Prats Architects, Barcelona

Ricardo Flores is architect by the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism of Buenos Aires, Master in Urban Design and Doctor Architect by the School of Architecture of Barcelona. After a long collaboration at Enric Miralles’ office, in 1998 establishes Flores & Prats Architects together with Eva Prats in Barcelona, an office dedicated to the confrontation of theory and academic practice with design and construction activity. Ricardo is Professor at the School of Architecture of Barcelona, and has been Visiting Professor and Lecturer in universities around the world.

Salvi Plaja Miró
Design Director for Simon group, Barcelona

Salvi Plaja Miró, design director for SIMON Holding and Fluvia, he has an extense experience in the industrial design field. Under his leadership, SIMON has been widely awarded both in national and international contests including the Premios Nacionales de Diseño 2016 awarded by the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, the IF Gold Design Award, the Red Dot Awards, the Premios Delta, and the Premi Catalunya d’Ecodisseny 2015.