Josep Miàs

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Architect for ETSAB Barcelona. Associate Architect at Enric Miralles’s office from 1990 till 2000. Principal of award-winning practice Josep Miàs Architects in Barcelona since 2000, commited to research and experimentation, and new approaches to technology, fabrication and construction.

Known worldwide for works such as Fontanals Golf Club, Banyoles City Center Urbanization, Barceloneta Market, 22@Plug-in Barcelona Building, iGuzzini Barcelona Corporate Building among others.

Winner of National and International Awards highlighting 2013 International Stone Architecture Award, 2013 A+Architizer Award, 2011 Archdaily Building of the Year Award, 2011 A+ Architecture Best Spanish Educational Facility Award, 2009 Catalonia Construction Award, 2007 City of Barcelona Architecture and Urbanism Award, 2007 and  2005 Girona Architecture Award and 2004 Best Young Catalan Architect Award. Shortlisted at 2012 WAF Singapore Best Building of the Year Award. Nominated at 2013 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies Van der Rohe Award. And Finalist at 2011 Plataforma Arquitectura Work of the Year Award, 2011 City of Barcelona Architecture and Urbanism Award, 2008 European Prize for Public Space, 2008 European Landscape Prize, 2008 Catalonia Construction Award, 2000 Decade Prize, and 2010, 2004, 1993 and 1992 FAD Award. Recognition for International Relevance by COAC and BarcelonaTech UPC in 2012. Works published and exhibited internationally in Barcelona, Madrid, Paris, Frankfurt, Zurich, Berlin, Kiev, London, São Paulo, Venezia and Singapore among others.

Lecturer and Guest Critic in many international universities and Visiting Professor at Stadelschule Frankfurt and GSD Harvard Graduate School of Design Cambridge. Deputy Director and Architectural Projects Department Director at ESARQ–UIC from 2004 till 2006.

Currently Vice-President of Landscape Association SCOPIS and  Member of UNISS Docent Scientific Comitee. Since 1992 Professor in Architecture and Urbanism at ETSAB Barcelona, since 2006 Visiting Professor at UNISS Alghero and since 2011 Unit Master of Diploma Unit 16 and Senior Research Associate at UCL Bartlett School of Architecture London.