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e8 bUILDING

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Status: Built
Type of building: Corporate
Type of commission: 
International ideas competition
Client: Alava Technology Park
Site: Vitoria-Gasteiz – Spain European Union
Area: 139,650 sq ft
Year of completion: 2013

Olympic Ice Arena

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Status: Built
Type of building: Sports, high performance
Type of commission: International ideas competition
Client: Several goverment agencies
Site: Pyrenees Mountains, Spain European Union
Area: 195,073 sq ft – 18.123 m2
Year of completion: 2008

Health Department Headquarters

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Status: Built
Type of building: offices, public, high performance
Type of commission: international ideas competition
Client: Basque Government
Site: Bilbao – Spain European Union
Area: 94,744 sq ft – 8.802 m2
Year of completion: 2008

Textured Tower

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Status: Built
Type of building: High performance, public security
Type of commission: International ideas competition
Client: Several government agencies
Site: Bilbao – Spain European Union
Area: 5,994 sq ft
Year of completion: 2014

Firefighters House

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Status: built
Type of building: high performance, public security
Type of commission: international ideas competition
Client: Several government agencies
Site: Bilbao – Spain European Union
Area: 160,067 sq ft
Year of completion: 2014

Policepeople House

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Status: built
Type of building: high performance, public security
Type of commission: international ideas competition
Client: several government agencies
Site: Bilbao – Spain European Union
Area: 137,697 sq ft
Year of completion: 2014

Software and Biotechnology Plants

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Status: Built
Type of building: offices, high performance
Type of commission: international ideas competition
Client: Bizkaia Technology Park
Site: Derio, Spain European Union
Area: 167,755 sq ft – 15.585 m2
Year of completion: 2009

Satellite Air Traffic Center

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Status: Built
Type of building: Offices, IT, high performance, airports
Type of commission: international ideas competition
Client: Government of Spain
Site: Madrid, Spain European Union
Area: 62,430 sq ft – 5.800 m2
Year of completion: 2003

Data Processing Center

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Status: Built
Type of building: offices, IT, high performance
Type of commission: international ideas competition
Client: Basque Government
Site: Bilbao – Spain European Union
Area: 70,000 sq ft
Year of completion: 2000

Loft I

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Status: Built
Type of building: Reform
Type of commission: Private
Client: Private
Site: Madrid, Spain European Union
Year of completion: 2023

La Peña Sports Pavilion

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Status: Built
Type of building: Sports
Type of commission:
international ideas competition
Client: Bilbao Council
Site: Bilbao, Spain European Union
Area: 103,800 sq ft – 9.640 m2
Year of completion: 2007

SEPE offices

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Status: Built
Type of building: offices, refurbishment
Type of commission: international ideas competition
Client: Government of Spain
Site: San Sebastian – Spain European Union
Area: 24,593 sq ft
Year of completion: 2017

Research and Laboratories

Status: Built
Type of building: offices, research, labs, high performance
Type of commission: international ideas competition
Client: Basque Government
Site: Bilbao, Spain European Union
Area: 463,000 sq ft – 43.000 m2
Year of completion: 2003

Modern restoration in barcelona

status: built
type of building: education, restoration
type of commission: architectural competition
client: Local Government
site: Barcelona – Spain EU
area: 1.910,87 m2
date of project: 2006 – 2010

Galdakao Affordable Housing

status: built
type of building: social dwellings (72 units)
type of commission: architectural competition
client: DBV BFA, Planning Departement
site: Galdakao, Bizkaia (Spain)
area: 58.799,11 m2
date of project: 2006-2008

Cultural Mixed-use Building

status: in progress
type of building: cultural
type of commission: architecture competition
client: several government agencies
site: Basauri, Spain European Union
area: 114,000 sq ft

Buildingman

status: project
date of project: 2009

Founded in 2001 COLL-BARREU ARQUITECTOS is a Madrid and Bilbao based firm of architecture.

We research, design and build innovative and sustainable architecture. In addition, we work on theory, culture, art and communication.
Our project and research work has been widely published, and exhibited in the leading architecture galleries in the world such as the Skyscraper Museum in New York, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Canada’s Design Museum in Toronto, Archizoom in Lausanne, and in Spain at the Arquerías in Nuevos Ministerios and the Conde-Duque Center in Madrid, MACBA and the Barcelona Conference Center, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum and numerous chapters of the Spanish Associations of Architects.

Currently, COLL-BARREU ARQUITECTOS develops human environments for public and private functions in different locations and diverse sizes.

Juan coll-barreu
Daniel Gutiérrez Zarza
Lucas Cerda
José Rodríguez-Losada
Fernanda Rivero
Carlos Sánchez de la Nieta
Clara Antoñana
Álvaro del río
Jorge Gloria Coca

– 2000
First Prize in International Ideas Competition for the New European Air Traffic Control Center in Madrid. Spain.

– 2001
First Prize in Architecture COAVN Award for Data Processing Center and Communications Building in Bilbao. Spain
Finalist in Architecture COAVN Award for Police Headquarters in San Sabastian. Spain
Finalist in Architecture and Interior Design FAD Award for Data Processing Center and Communications Building in Bilbao. Spain

– 2002
First Prize in VII Spanish Young Architects Exhibition Award.
Displayed in the VII Spanish Young Architects Exhibition. 1999-2001.
First Prize in Competition of Design Ideas for Refurnishment for National Institute of Employement Headquarters in Zaragoza. Spain.

– 2003
First Prize in International Ideas Competition for Basque Health Department Headquarters in Bilbao. Spain.
First Prize in International Ideas Competition for Bilbao Hockey Arena. Spain.
Special Award in International Ideas Competition for the Headquarters of the Port of Bilbao Authority in Santurce. Spain.

– 2004
Architecture and Interior Design FAD Award for the New European Air Traffic Control Center in Madrid. Spain.
First Prize in the international VETECO-ASEFAVE Award for the New European Air Traffic Control Center in Madrid. Spain.
Displayed in the Spanish Young Architects Great Exhibition. 1982-2002.
First Prize in International Ideas Competition for the City of Jaca Olympic Hockey Arena. Spain.

– 2005
Finalist Architecture COAVN Award for Research an Administration Buiding in Bilbao. Spain.
First Prize in International Ideas Competition for 500 Building within the Bilbao Technology Park. Spain.
First Prize in International Ideas Competition for the Bilbao Police Department, Fire Department, Civil Defense and Social Affairs Headquarters in Bilbao. Spain.
First Prize in Competition of Design Ideas for 72 Social Dwellings, in Galdácano, Vizcaya. Spain.

– 2006
First Prize in International Ideas Competition for 502 Building within the Bilbao Technology Park.

– 2007
First Prize in International Ideas Competition for the Development Plan of 14.03 plot and Construction of new buildings within the Technology Park of Alava, in Vitoria. Spain.

– 2008
Nomination to the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2009.

– 2009
Selected in the X Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism for Basque Health Department Headquarters in Bilbao.
Prefinalist in the X Biennial of Spanish Architecture and Urbanism for The City of Jaca Hockey Pavilion.
Award in 2009 Construmat Building Awards for the Sports Centre in Bilbao.

– 2010
First Prize in Invitational Competition for Vega de Lamiako Master Plan.
First Prize in Competition for SEPE Offices in San Sebastian.

– 2011
First Prize in Competition for Cultural Mixed-Use Building.

– 2014
WAN Glass in Architecture Awards 2014 for E8 Building. World Architecture News. Inaugural Edition of International WAN Glass in Architecture Award.
Grant of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, Gobernment of Spain. Funding in competitive process for the compilation, systematization and digitalization of the research work carried out during the period 2013-2015.

– 2016
Architecture COAVN Institute of Architects 2016 Awards, Architecture Chapter. For Firemen House. Finalist. COAVN Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos Vasco-Navarro, Bilbao.
Architecture COAVN Institute of Architects 2016 Awards, Architecture Chapter. For Policemen House. Finalist. COAVN Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos Vasco-Navarro, Bilbao.
Architecture COAVN Institute of Architects 2016 Awards, Architecture Chapter. For Textured Tower. Finalist. COAVN Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos Vasco-Navarro, Bilbao.

– 2017
Invited to exhibit the work at the Venice Biennale 2018 by the European Cultural Center.
Health Department Headquarters built by COLL-BARREU ARQUITECTOS rated between the «13 buildings that every lover of architecture should visit in the world» by El Mundo business magazine.

– 2018
Invited to exhibit the work at Moscow 2020 Exhibition «Public Architecture – Future for Europe» by the European Cultural Centre Russia.

– 2019
Invited to exhibit the work at the Venice Biennale 2020 by the European Cultural Center.
Named one of «The Top 10 Architectures Firms in Spain» by independent and prestigious Avontuura The Architect’s Guide to Travel and Adventure.
COAM Medal presented to Juan Coll-Barreu by Madrid Institute of Architects.
Both Madrid and Bilbao COLL-BARREU ARQUITECTOS offices rated one of the «Best Architecture Firms in Spain» by the independent media Architectours.
First Prize in Competition for the Zumarraga surgical building hospital expansion.

– 2022
First Prize in Competition for the Galdakao-Usansolo surgical building and university hospital expansion.

– 2023
First Prize in ideas Competition for the Etxebarri police station.
First Prize in Competition for the Bidasoa hospital surgical wing renovation.
INVITED TO EXHIBIT THE WORK AT THE VENICE BIENNALE 2024 BY THE EUROPEAN CULTURAL CENTER.

– 2024
Best Sustainable Renovation Apartment Architecture, Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2024, New York, for Loft I.
Selected in CSCAE Architecture Awards IN INTERIOR DESIGN CATEGORY for Loft I.
Fisrt prize in Competition for Access and visitors services renovation for REINA SOFÍA Museum, madrid.

Software and Biotechnology Plants
Area, nº121
Publishing company | Area Redazione, Firenze, 2012
Country | Italy
Language | Italian, English
Link | www.area-arch.it

E8 Building
Envolvente Arquitectónica, 01 / 2011
Publishing company | Esinal Ediciones, Zarautz, 2011
Country | Spain
Language | Spanish
Link | www.esinal.es

Basque Health Department Headquarters in Bilbao
Detail in Contemporary Glass Architecture
Publishing company | Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London, 2010
Country | U.K
Language | English
Link | wwwlaurenceking.com

Basque Health Department Headquarters in Bilbao
Conceptual Architecture
Publishing company | Gingko Press, Berkeley, California, 2010
Country | USA
Language | English
Link | www.gingkopress.com

Architecture and Landscape
Software and Biotechnology Plants
C3, nº308
Publishing company | C3 Publishing Co., Seoul, 2010
Country | South Korea
Language | English
Link | www.c3p.kr

Richard J. Neutra
VDL. Casa Experimental – Texts by Juan Coll-Barreu
arquia/documental, 18
Publishing company | Fundación Caja de Arquitectos, Barcelona, 2010
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish/English
Link |www.arquia.es/documentaleS/

Juan Coll-Barreu
Crown Hall is not transparent.
Mies van der Rohe and the impregnable enclosure

RA Revista de Arquitectura, nº 12
Publishing company |T6), Pamplona, 2010
Country|Spain
Language|Spanish/English

Urban Vision
Basque Health Department Headquarters in Bilbao
Monument, nº 90
Publishing company | Text Pacific, Sydney, Australia, 2009
Country |Australia
Language |English
Link |www.monumentmagazine.com.au/

Offices
Basque Health Department Headquarters in Bilbao
Arquitectura Ibérica, nº 33
Publishing company | Caleidoscópio, Sintra, 2009
Country |Portugal
Language |Portuguese/Spanish
Link |www.caleidoscopio.pt/pt/ai-arquitectura-iberica

City of Jaca Hockey Arena
Mark magazine, nº 20
Country |Holland
Language |English
Link |www.mark-magazine.com/magazine/20

New City. New Impresion
Basque Health Department Headquarters in Bilbao
A+a magazine, vol 29, nº 4
Publishing company |Cinaasc, Beijin, 2009
Country |China
Language |Chinese
Link |www.aa.chinaasc.org/intro-09-04.html

Sede del Departamento de Sanidad en Bilbao
COLL-BARREU ARQUITECTOS

On Diseño, nº 301
Publishing company |On Diseño S.L., Barcelona, 2008
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

A shell for the Ice
City of Jaca Hockey Arena

Of Arch, nº 109
Publishing company |Design Diffusion Edizioni S.R.L., Milán, 2009
Country |Italia
Language |English/Italiano
Link|www.designdiffusion.com/en/
newstand/

Dynamic Spirit
Basque Health Department Headquarters in Bilbao

Of Arch, nº 107
Publishing company |Design Diffusion Edizioni S.R.L., Milán, 2009
Country |Italia
Language |English/Italiano
Link |www.designdiffusion.com

COLL-BARREU ARQUITECTOS
Arena magazine, abril 2009
Publishing company |Bauer Consumer Media, London, 2009
Country |Corea del Sur
Language |Coreano

Glass rock by COLL-BARREU ARQUITECTOS
Casa brutus, nº 105
Publishing company |Magazine House, Tokyo, 2009
Country |Japón
Language |Japonés
Link |www.magazineworld.jp/casabrutus/105/

Basque Health Department Headquarters in Bilbao
Mark magazine, nº 17
Country |Holland
Language |English
Link |www.mark-magazine.com/magazine/17

Vocación ciudadana
Sede de Sanidad del Gobierno Vasco en Bilbao
A V Monografías, nº 135-136
Publishing company | Arquitectura Viva SL, Madid, 2009
Language |Spanish/English
Link|www.arquitecturaviva.com/
Antiguos/AVMonografias135-136.asp

COLL-BAREU ARQUITECTOS, sin segundas partes
Sede del Departamento de Sanidad del Gobierno Vasco en Bilbao
ARKETYPO, revista de Arte, Arquitectura y Diseño.
Publishing company |ARKETYPO, Bilbao, 2008
Country |Spain
Language | Spanish

Sede de Sanidad en Bilbao / Coll-Barreu Arquitectos
Promateriales, nº20
Publishing company | Protiendas, Madrid, 2008
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish
Link |www.editorialprotiendas.com/

Edificio de Oficinas y Laboratorios
COLL-BARREU ARQUITECTOS
Aequus, revista de arquitectura
Publishing company |Ediciones Mazarredo, Bilbao 2005
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

Edificio de Oficinas y Laboratorios
Centro de Proceso de Datos y Comunicaciones
COLL-BARREU ARQUITECTOS
Oficinas, nº 261
Publishing company |Cetisa Editores, S.A., Madrid, 2006
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

Juan Coll-Barreu
Una arquitectura desde Bilbao: Juan Coll-Barreu, Premio COAVN 2001
Publishing company |Global, Bilbao 2001
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

Sede del Departamento de Sanidad en Bilbao
Bilbao Guia, nº 63
Publishing company |Bilbao Turismo S.A., Bilbao, 2008
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish/English/Euskera

Juan Coll-Barreu
Construcción de los Countryajes inventados
Los Ángeles doméstico 1900-1960
Publishing company | Fundación Caja de Arquitectos, Barcelona
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish
Link |www.naoslibros.es/fichalibro.php?isbn=978-84-933701-3-8

Polideportivo de La Peña en Bilbao
Pabellón de Hielo de Jaca
Book’s author |VV. AA. / GIBERT TRUEBA, LUIS M. (ed.)
Book’s title |Arquitectura Deportiva, 2005
Publishing company |Munilla Lería, Madrid
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

COLL-BARREU ARQUITECTOS
Basque Health Department Headquarters in Bilbao
Plus magazine, nº 259
Publishing company | Pluszine, Seul, Corea del Sur, 2008
Country |Corea del Sur
Language |Coreano/English
Link |www.pluszine.co.kr/main.php

Pabellón de Hielo de Jaca
Book’s author |VV. AA.
Book’s title |Jaca07 VIII Festival Olímpico de Invierno de la Juventud Europea VIII European Youth
Olympic Winter Festival. 2007
Publishing company |Fundación Jaca, Jaca
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish/English

Polideportivo de La Peña en Bilbao
Book’s author |VV. AA.
Book’s title |Spain Architects, Arquitectura Singular, Works, 1. 2007
Publishing company |MP Manel Padura, Barcelona
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish/English

Juan Coll-Barreu
Fragmento y continuidad en el Parlamento de Escocia y el Mercado de Santa Catalina

Book’s author | EMBT, Enric Miralles, Bernadetta Tagliablue / Juan Coll-Barreu (pres.)
Book’s title |EMBT Miralles-Tagliablue 2006
Publishing company | t6), Pamplona
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish/English

Juan Coll-Barreu
La vida concreta de todos. Modernidad e impacto moral en la arquitectura norteamericana de posguerra: dos casas

Book’s author |VV. AA.
Book’s title | La arquitectura norteamericana, motor y espejo de la arquitectura Spanisha en el arranque de la modernidad (1940-1965). 2006
Publishing company | t6), Pamplona.
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

Juan Coll-Barreu
Edificio de oficinas y laboratorios, Erandio, Vizcaya. 1997-2003
Edificio de Control Aéreo por Satélite, Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid. 1999-2003

Book’s author |VV. AA.
Book’s title |Arquitectura de Oficinas. 2005
Publishing company |Munilla-Lería, Madrid
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

Juan Coll-Barreu
Centro de Proceso de Datos y Telecomunicaciones

Book’s author |VV. AA.
Book’s title |Muestra de muestras. Líneas maestras de la joven arquitectura Spanisha 1990-2002.
Publishing company |Fundación Antonio Camuñas, Madrid, 2003
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

Juan Coll-Barreu
La Casa Orans y Los Ángeles en los años 30: una introducción americana al contemporáneo de los 50 y su revisión de la modernidad

Book’s author |VV. AA.
Book’s title |Los años 50: la arquitectura Spanisha y su compromiso con la historia. 2000
Publishing company | t6), Pamplona.
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

Juan Coll-Barreu
Habitar el garabato. Modelo 301 de
A. Quincy Jones

RA Revista de Arquitectura, nº 11
Publishing company |T6), Pamplona, 2009
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish/English

Juan Coll-Barreu
Cabrero y el mar. Edificio para la Escuela José Antonio Girón en Barcelona, 1968

RA Revista de Arquitectura, nº 8
Publishing company |T6), Pamplona, 2006
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish/English

Juan Coll-Barreu
Los Ángeles de Schindler
Arquitectura Viva, nº 76, 2001
Publishing company | Arquitectura Viva SL, Madid
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish/English
Link |www.arquitecturaviva.com/Antiguos/
AVMonografias135-136.asp

Juan Coll-Barreu
Edificio de Oficinas y Laboratorios en Erandio. Juan Coll-Barreu
Centro de Proceso de Datos y Comunicaciones en Erandio

Book’s author |VV. AA.
Book’s title |Premios COAVN de Arquitectura 2005
Publishing company |COAVN, Pamplona
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

Edificio de Control Aéreo en Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid
Book’s author |VV. AA.
Book’s title |Anuario 2004 de arquitectura ibérica. Anuari 2004 d’arquitectura ibérica. Premis FAD
ARQ-INFAD. 2004
Publishing company |ON Diseño, Barcelona
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish/Catalán

Centro de Proceso de Datos y Comunicaciones, Erandio, Vizcaya
Book’s author |VV. AA.
Book’s title | Premis FAD ARQ-INFAD Arquitectura Interiorisme
Publishing company |FAD ARQ-INFAD, ON Diseño, Barcelona, 2001
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

Juan Coll-Barreu
Quince Años

Book’s author |Ramón Artigues, Ramón Sanabria y otros
Book’s title | Artigues y Sanabria Centro Cultural de Lejona.
Publishing company |OHL, Bilbao, 2004
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

Juan Coll-Barreu
Centro de Proceso de Datos

Book’s author |VV. AA.
Book’s title | 7ª Muestra de Arqutiectos Jóvenes Spanishes
Publishing company |COAVN, Pamplona, 2001
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

Juan Coll-Barreu
Centro de Proceso de Datos, Erandio, Vizcaya
Centro Operativo, Guipúzcoa

Book’s author |VV. AA.
Book’s title | Premios COAVN de Arquitectura 2001
Publishing company |COAVN, Pamplona, 2001
Country |Spain
Language |Spanish

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