Olga Tarrasó

Architect Navarrés / Spain

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Olga Tarrasó
After graduating in architecture at the ETSAB in 1982, Olga Tarrasó took a master's degree in landscape architecture at the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, becoming one of the greatest exponents of this discipline in Spain. She also gives classes on landscape design and urban landscape architecture at various schools.
Since 1982 until 2000, she was a member of Barcelona City Council's Urban Projects Office. Her urban architecture projects include the refurbishment of Barceloneta promenade, carried out together with Jaume Artigues, Jordi Henrich and Miquel Roig, which obtained the 1996 FAD Award for outdoor spaces as well as the cover of the Ronda del Mig Ring Road in Barcelona (Década 2006 Award) carried out together with Jordi Henrich.

Since 1991, she has had her own architecture studio, created in association with Julià Espinàs, Espinàs I Tarrasó Associats S.C.P. specialized in urban transformation projects, in addition to designing lighting and street furniture elements. The latter include the Nu bench (1991), created in 1991 in collaboration with Jordi Henrich, which represented a real revolution in relation to traditional benches.
Olga Tarrasó
Olga Tarrasó