Vivas Arquitectos is an office grounded by César Vivas and Cristian Vivas, established in 2006 with its headquarters in Barcelona, that ranges from conceptualization of ideas and proposals to project implementation and development with the collaboration of specialized technicians and consultants. With a creative, pragmatic and multidisciplinary approach, it works in many fields, from the territorial and urban scale to the architecture and design in small scale, using criteria that take into consideration at the same level formal, spatial and functional issues as well as economical, environmental and social aspects to ensure the sustainable development of the projects.

VIVAS ARQUITECTOS

Pau Claris 115, 5º-6ª
08009 Barcelona, Spain
mail@vivasarquitectos.com
T +34 93 0152808
skype: vivasarquitectos
instagram: vivasarquitectos

AWARDS

 

 

The Creative Awards _ 2018
Winners of The Creative Awards in the architecture categrory

 

Award “Europe 40 under 40” _ 2016
Selected as one of the 40 most promising and emerging architects and designers in Europe 2016

 

AJAC VIII Award _ Urbanism-landscape _ 2012
Nogalte’s watercourse Master Plan in Puerto Lumbreras, Murcia

 

Finalist III Mediterranean Landscape Award (PAYS.MED.URBAN.) _ 2011
Transformation Master Plan for the touristic areas in Calvià (PRIZTC), Mallorca

 

1st Prize  _ 2018
120 social housing apartments in Via Favència, Barcelona

 

1st Prize _ 2017
First reception building for homeless people in Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, Barcelona

 

1st Prize _ 2017
32 cooperative housing apartments in Ulldecona, La Marina de la Zona Franca, Barcelona

 

1st Prize (block C) _ 2017
80 social housing apartments in “Illa Glòries”, Barcelona

 

1st Prize _ 2016
112 social housing apartments in Ulldecona, La Marina de la Zona Franca, Barcelona

 

1st Prize _ 2012
Social housing. 49 apartments and accommodations in Fort Pienc, Barcelona.

 

1st Prize _ 2010
Nogalte’s watercourse Master Plan in Puerto Lumbreras, Murcia

 

1st Prize _ 2009
Transformation Master Plan for the touristic areas in Calvià (PRIZTC), Mallorca

 

1st Prize _ 2008
Social housing, 116 apartments inn Can Gambus 2, Sabadell

 

1st Prize _ 2006
Social housing, 36 apartments in La Mina. Barcelona

 

1st Prize _ 2006
Stand in the fair Bread&Butter Barcelona for the fashion school Felicidad Duce

 

2nd Prize _ 2017
“Eix Bruc” sector urban planning and social housing project in Santa Coloma de Gramanet, Barcelona

 

2nd Prize _ 2017
Residential care home in Pòrtol, Mallorca

 

2nd Prize _ 2016
Renovation and extensión of Mar Bella’s School in Poble Nou, Barcelona

 

2nd Prize _ 2006
3 urban itineraries in the centre of Madrid

 

2nd Prize _ 2004
Olympic landmark for PARIS 2012

 

3rd Prize _ 2015
Social housing, 60 apartments in Bon Pastor, Barcelona

 

3rd Prize _ 2011
Strategic Plan for Segura’s river environment restoration in Abarán, Murcia

 

4th Prize _ 2016
Kindergarden, family space and sport hall in Sants, Barcelona

 

4th Prize _ 2014
Social housing, 45 apartments and civic centre for the elderly in Eixample, Barcelona


5th Prize _ 2017

Social centre for the elderly and accommodations in Ciutat Vella, Barcelona


Special prize _ 2017
Residential care home in Son Martorell, Palma de Mallorca


Special prize _ 2012

Bar-restaurant and terraces in the Port of Avilés, Asturias

 

Special prize _ 2012
Cultural-touristic building and outdoor area in St Josep de Sa Talaia, Ibiza

 

Special prize _ 2008
Train area development in Puerto Real, Cádiz

 

Finalist _ 2017
Integral assistance centre in La Marina, Sants-Montjuïc, Barcelona

 

Finalist _ 2016
Soller’s square renovation and civic centre extension in Nou Barris, Barcelona

 

Finalist _ 2014
Neighborhood social centre in Trinitat Nova, Barcelona

 

Finalist _ 2012
Collserola’s gates, Penitents, Barcelona

 

Finalist _ 2010
Social and cultural centre in Jesús, Santa Eulalia del Río, Ibiza

 

Finalist _ 2010
“Racons Públics” J.I. Urenda Square in Nou Barris, Barcelona

 

Finalist _ 2009
Accesibility improvement to the centre of Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz

 

Finalist _ 2009
Social housing, 60 apartments and Day Care Centre in Es Molinar, Palma de Mallorca

 

Finalist _ 2008
South hillside park in Baena, Córdoba

 

Finalist _ 2007
Urban renewal of the Ronda Marrubial in Córdoba

PUBLICATIONS

 

 

2017

 

Vía Construcción nr. 136
Interview with Estudio Vivas Arquitectos reviewing the main housing projects in progress.

 

El Mundo Catalunya newspaper, cultural supplement
“Essential architecture. New housing projects, new concepts.” Report on the office trajectory and projects

 

 

2016

 

“Plans and Projects for Barcelona 2011-2015”
Social housing, 49 apartments and accommodations in Fort Pienc, Barcelona

 

 

2015

 

“Naturbà. Barcelona Collserola, una relació retrobada”
Competition “Les Portes de Collserola”

 

 

2014

 

Future Arquitecturas 43-44, Competitions
Cultural-touristic building and outdoor area in St Josep de Sa Talaia, Ibiza

 

Export Barcelona Catalogue, Social Housing in urban context. DPR-Barcelona
Social housing, 36 apartments in La Mina. Barcelona

 

Diario de Mallorca, supplement Almudaina
Penthouse renovation in Santa Catalina, Palma de Mallorca

 

 

2012

 

AJAC VIII Award _ 2012 _ Young Catalan Architects Association
Awarded in Urbanism and Landscape field of non built project for Nogalte’s watercourse Master Plan in Puerto Lumbreras, Murcia

 

PAISEA, La Gran Escala 023
Transformation Master Plan for the touristic areas in Calvià (PRIZTC), Mallorca

 

 

2011

 

FAD “Racons Públics 2010”
J.I. Urenda Square in Nou Barris, Barcelona

 

Catalogue: Good practices for landscape. Mediterranean landscape award III Edition
Transformation Master Plan for the touristic areas in Calvià (PRIZTC), Mallorca

 

ACCÉSIT 003
Interview that runs along the trajectory of the office in various competitions

 

 

2010

 

PRIZTC competition. Fundación Calvià, COAIB 
Transformation Master Plan for the touristic areas in Calvià (PRIZTC), Mallorca

 

 

2008

 

Arquitectura y diseño, STANDS 
Stand in the fair Bread&Butter Barcelona for the fashion school Felicidad Duce

 

Paisea, La Calle 004
3 urban itineraries in the centre of Madrid

 

 

2007

 

db 15, ea!, ediciones de arquitectura
3 urban itineraries in the centre of Madrid

 

 

2005

Metalocus nr. 016
Olympic landmark for PARIS 2012

 

ENSERmagazine. La ciudad expandida. Enserhumano
Olympic landmark for PARIS 2012

 

La Vanguardia. Supplement Culturas 135 
Olympic landmark for PARIS 2012

 

Avant-poste. Revue de poésie_essais. Nº4. Paris
Olympic landmark for PARIS 2012

 

Arquitectura Catalana al Món. Atles. ArqCatMon. COAC
Olympic landmark for PARIS 2012

 

 

2004

 

454 projects for Paris 2012. Pavillon de l’Arsenal. Paris 
Olympic landmark for PARIS 2012

EXHIBITIONS

 

 

2017

 

Residential care home competition in Pòrtol, Marratxí, Mallorca.
Architects Chamber of the Balearic Islands (COAIB).

2016

 

Qüestions d’habitatge _ Projectes Patronat Municipal de l’Habitatge
School of Architecture in Barcelona (ETSAB)
Social housing, 60 apartments in Bon Pastor, Barcelona

 

Connection _ Import Zurich Export Barcelona _ Cooperative Housing & Social Housing
Cities Connection Project Architektur Forum, Zurich
Social housing, 36 apartments in La Mina. Barcelona

 

 

2015

 

Connection _ Import Zurich _ Cooperative Housing & Social Housing
Architects Chamber of Catalunya (COAC), Barcelona
Social housing, 36 apartments in La Mina. Barcelona

 

Connection _ Export Barcelona _ Social Housing in Urban context
Geneva pavillon SICLI, Geneva
Social housing, 36 apartments in La Mina. Barcelona

 

 

2013

 

Connection_Export Barcelona, Social Housing in Urban context
Accademia di architectura, Mendrisio
Social housing, 36 apartments in La Mina. Barcelona

 

AJAC VIII Award  _ Young Catalan Architects Association
School of Architecture in Barcelona (ETSAB)
Nogalte’s watercourse Master Plan in Puerto Lumbreras, Murcia

 

AJAC VIII Award  _ ISTAMBUL “Thinking the edge”
Istanbul Modern Museum, Tütün Deposu-DEPO
Nogalte’s watercourse Master Plan in Puerto Lumbreras, Murcia

 

Connection_Import Ticino_ Social Housing in Urban context
Architects Chamber of Catalunya (COAC), Barcelona
Social housing, 36 apartments in La Mina. Barcelona

 

 

2012

 

BAM 012 AWARD, Mediterranean Bioarchitecture
Architects Chamber of Catalunya (COAC), Barcelona
Transformation Master Plan for the touristic areas in Calvià (PRIZTC), Mallorca

 

Pecha Kucha Cities Global Week. Celebrate diversity
Architects Chamber of the Balearic Islands (COAIB), Palma de Mallorca

 

 

2011

 

Competition for a social and cultural centre in Jesús, Ibiza
Town hall in Jesús, Ibiza

 

 

2010

 

Paisatgista. Paisatgista? First meeting of Young landscape professionals.
DHUB  Montcada, Barcelona.
Pecha Kucha presentations and exhibition of projects.

 

 

2009

 

Ideas competition of the Transformation Master Plan for the touristic areas in Calvià (PRIZTC), Mallorca
Architects Chamber of the Balearic Islands (COAIB),  Palma de Mallorca
Winning proposal presentation and exhibition of the competition

 

 

2007

 

Ideas competition for the urban renewal of the Ronda Marrubial, Córdoba
Architects Chamber of Córdoba

 

 

2004

 

454 projects for Paris 2012
Pavillon de l’Arsenal. Paris
Olympic landmark for PARIS 2012

 

WORKS AND PROJECTS

 

2018

 

120 social housing units in Via Favència, Barcelona
Under development (with Pau Vidal and Arquitectura Produccions)

 

2017

Social centre for the elderly and accommodations in Ciutat Vella, Barcelona
1st Prize, ideas competition (with Pau Vidal)


Residential care home in Son Martorell, Palma de Mallorca
Special Prize, ideas competition


First reception building for homeless people in Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, Barcelona.
1st Prize, under development

 

“Eix Bruc” sector urban planning and social housing project in Santa Coloma de Gramanet, Barcelona.
2nd Prize (with Pau Vidal)

 

Integral assistance centre in La Marina, Sants-Montjuïc, Barcelona.
Finalist, ideas competition

 

32 cooperative housing units in La Marina de la Zona Franca district in Barcelona
1st Prize, open competition (with Pau Vidal, Llar Jove SCCL team)

 

80 social housing units in “Illa Glòries”, Barcelona
Under development (with Pau Vidal)

 

Residential care home in Pòrtol, Mallorca
2nd Prize, ideas competition (with Pau Vidal)

 

112 social housing units in Ulldecona, La Marina de la Zona Franca district in Barcelona
Under development (with Pau Vidal and Arquitectura Produccions)

 

Kindergarden, family space and sports hall in Sants, Barcelona
4th Prize, ideas competition (with Pau Vidal)

 

2 apartments renovation in Poble Sec, Barcelona
Built

 

1 partial apartment renovation in Sant Antoni, Barcelona
Built

 

1 apartment renovation in Tetuán Square, Eixample, Barcelona
Built

 

Single family house in Villa del Río, Córdoba
Under development (with Alejandra Liébana)

 

 

2016

 

Social housing, 49 apartments for the elderly and accomodations in Fort Pienc, Barcelona.
Under construction

 

Sóller’s square renovation and civic centre extensión in Nou Barris, Barcelona
Finalist, ideas competition

 

Renovation and extensión of Mar Bella School in Poble Nou, Barcelona
2nd Prize, open ideas competition

 

Renovation for a cooking workshop in Gracia, Barcelona
Under development

 

Social housing, 112 apartments in Marina de la Zona Franca, Barcelona
1st prize, restricted competition  (with Pau Vidal and Arquitectura Produccions)

 

Social services centre in Sant Andreu, Barcelona
Ideas competition (with Pau Vidal)

 

Public Library Muñoz Ramonet in Sant Gervasi, Barcelona
Ideas competition (with Pau Vidal)

 

 

2015

 

Social housing, 60 apartments in Bon Pastor, Barcelona
3rd prize, restricted competition (with Pau Vidal and Arquitectura Produccions)

 

Nogalte’s watercourse Master Plan in Puerto Lumbreras, Murcia
Under development

 

Public library, kindergarden and historical archive in Sant Martí, Barcelona
Ideas competition

 

 

2014

 

Social housing, 45 apartments and civic centre for the elderly in Eixample, Barcelona
4th prize, restricted competition  (with Pau Vidal and Arquitectura Produccions)

 

Neighborhood social centre in Trinitat Nova, Barcelona
Finalist, ideas competition (with Pau Vidal)

 

Intergenerational social building “Transformadors” in Eixample, Barcelona.
Ideas competition (with Pau Vidal)

 

Sports building extension for Pestalozzi school in Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
Ideas competition (with Pau Vidal)

 

1st Phase. Transformation Master Plan for the touristic areas in Calvià (PRIZTC), Mallorca
Planning studies for the strategical and oportunity zones of the touristic areas in Calvià. PGOU Calvià

 

 

2013

 

Square and parking area in Georgsmarienhütte, Germany
Restricted competiton

 

Penthouse renovation in Santa Catalina, Palma de Mallorca
Built

 

Single house renovation in Morilla, Huesca
Project

 

1st Phase. Transformation Master Plan for the touristic areas in Calvià (PRIZTC), Mallorca
Advancement of a specific modification for Calvià’s land-use planning (PGOU Calvià)
Project

 

 

2012

 

Social housing, 49 apartments and accomodations in Fort Pienc, Barcelona
1st prize, restricted competition (with Pau Vidal and Arquitectura Produccions)

 

Town hall, social and cultural services building en Yebes, Guadalajara
Ideas competition

 

Cultural-touristic building and outdoor area in St Josep de Sa Talaia, Ibiza
Special prize, ideas competition

 

Collserola’s gates. Penitents, Barcelona
Finalist 2nd phase, restricted competition

 

Wolnosci’s square and marketplace in Kutno, Polonia
Ideas competition

 

Coastline promenade “Paseo de los Ingleses”, Caldes d’Estrac
Ideas competition

 

La Gavina school for mentally disabled children
Under devolpment (with Jan Puig)

 

Bar-restaurant and terraces in the Port of Avilés, Asturias
Special prize, ideas competition (with Daniel Valdés)

 

 

2011

 

Strategic Plan for Segura’s river environment restoration in Abarán, Murcia
3rd prize, ideas competition

 

Day Care Centre and housing for the elderly in Camp Redó, Palma de Mallorca
Ideas competition (with Pau Vidal and Jordi Raventós)

 

Europan 11, housing in technological Park. Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona
Ideas competiton

 

Renewal and expansión of the open air Sculpture Museum in Leganés, Madrid
Ideas (with Pau Vidal and Jordi Raventós)

 

Social housing, 36 apartments for INCASOL in La Mina. Barcelona
Built

 

 

2010

 

Social and cultural centre in Jesús, Santa Eulalia del Río, Ibiza
Finalist, ideas competition (with Pau Vidal and Jordi Raventós)

 

Urban Improvment Special Plan for the plot located in Paseo Torres i Bages 126-132 in Sant Andreu, Barcelona. Volumetric definition of the Gavina school for mentally disabled children
Project (with Jan Puig)

 

Nogalte’s watercourse Master Plan in Puerto Lumbreras, Murcia
1st prize, ideas competition

 

“La Hoya Park” development, Almería
Ideas competition

 

“Racons Públics” J.I. Urenda square in Nou Barris, Barcelona
Finalist, ideas competition

 

 

2009

 

Accesibility improvement to the centre of  Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz
Finalist 2nd phase, restricted competition (with Luis Arredondo)

 

Transformation Master Plan for the touristic areas in Calvià (PRIZTC), Mallorca
1st prize, ideas competition

 

Social housing, 60 apartments and Day Care Centre in Es Molinar, Palma de Mallorca
Finalist, ideas competition

 

 

2008

 

Social housing, 116 apartments in Can Gambus 2, Sabadell
1st prize, restricted competition. Under development (with Jan Puig + Technical Services Vimusa)

 

Environment and climate Museum in Lérida
Ideas competition

 

Pedro Gea Square in Garrucha, Almería
Ideas competiton

 

South hillside park in Baena, Córdoba.
Finalist 1st phase, ideas competition

 

Social housing, 18 apartments in Palma de Mallorca
Ideas competition

 

Social housing, 16 apartments in Santanyi, Mallorca
Ideas competition

 

Social housing, 18 apartments in Sa Pobla, Mallorca
Ideas competition

 

Train area development in Puerto Real, Cádiz
Special prize, restricted competition

 

Public nursery school in Son Dameto, Palma de Mallorca
Ideas compettion

 

Galicia Square urban renewal in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia
Ideas competition

 

Central regional public library “La Bisbal” in La Bisbal de l’Empordà
Ideas competition

 

 

2007

 

Police Courts Building of the Justice Campus in Madrid
Ideas competition

 

Student housing in the I+D University Campus in Zaragoza
Ideas competition

 

Housing, office and commercial buildings beside the AVE train station in Zaragoza
Ideas competition

 

Industrial production plant for Repol Group in Almassora, Castellón
Ideas competition

 

Old “Serrería Belga” industrial building renovation. Intermediae / Prado. Madrid
Ideas competition

 

Urban renewal of the Ronda Marrubial, Córdoba
Finalist 2nd phase, restricted competition (with Robert Berenguer)

 

 

2006

 

3 urban itineraries in the centre of Madrid
2nd prize, ideas competition (with Robert Berenguer)

 

Single house in “California urbanization”, Canyelles
Project

 

Memorial site in Norway for the Tsunami victims 26/12/2004 in Bygdoy, Oslo
Ideas competition

 

Social housing, 36 apartments for INCASOL in La Mina, Barcelona
1st prize, ideas competition

 

Stand in the fair Bread&Butter Barcelona for the fashion school Felicidad Duce
1st prize, built (with Narcís Font)

 

Social housing, 34 apartments Torre Baró, Barcelona
Ideas competition (with Daniel Valdés)

 

Social housing, 47 apartments Torre Baró, Barcelona
Ideas competition (with Jordi Raventós)

 

 

2004

 

“El Salón” Square urban renewal in Écija, Sevilla
Ideas compettion

 

Olympic landmark for PARIS 2012
2nd prize, ideas competition (with Jordi Raventós, Gemma Serra, Javier Bassas and Joana Masó)

 

Social housing for young people in Maó,  Menorca
Ideas competition