The studio’s projects extend beyond their physical limits to establish links with the surrounding context.
The studio has received a number of high-profile awards in recognition of its work. In 2003, gpy arquitectos won the international ar+d Award for Emerging Architecture (The Architectural Review) and was awarded the Silver Medal at the Bienal Miami + Beach. That same year, the studio was nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award, and in 2008, it was nominated for the Iakov Chernikhov International Prize. In 2009, gpy arquitectos won the Experiencia/Futuros: Mi obra favorita (Experience/Futures: My Favorite Work) Award of the Higher Council of Architects in Spain (CSCAE) for its work on the Tenerife Centre of Dramatic Arts, a project that was also featured at the exhibit On-Site: New Architecture in Spain at the MoMA in New York in 2006.