Architect Urban Planner (1982) and PhD in Architecture (1991) from the University of Navarra. Researcher at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) (1990) and Master of Building from the University of Navarre (1993). Professor of the School of Architecture , Pamplona (1983-03), and Full professor of the San Sebastian School (1997-). He has been Deputy Director of the Master of Building of the UN and Director of the Master in Sustainable Construction of the UPV-EHU (2007 -). He has lectured at numerous schools and Spanish Colleges of Architects. Member of the permanent training group of the High Council of Architects of Spain. He is a researcher in projects of the MYFYT, PROFIT, CENIT and EUROINNOVA programs within the fields of eco-efficient construction, the closing-ICT-environment group, the new façade systems and the quality of life urban environment. Both founded and directed the architectural firm ah asociados since 1989 with offices in Pamplona, Bilbao, Barcelona, Madrid and Doha. They have won more than seventy professional First Prizes in competitions and have been awarded finalists COAVN Prizes (1993-1995-2001-2003 and 2007), II-III-VI-X Biennial of Spanish Architecture (1993-1995, 2001 and 2009) ; IV Spanish Architecture Exhibition (1996); Veteco (2002 and 2004); Community of Murcia (2003), FAD (2002), Construmat (2003 and 2009) and Saloni (2007) Prizes. They have also received National Awards like SEDIGAS 2002, PAD 2003, PACE 2005 and NAN 2009. Both are book authors and collaborators with technical articles in specialized journals, their recent work has been reflected in the monograph "ah asociados 1995-2008"; presented in exhibitions like the Venice Biennale (2008) and published in catalogs, books and professional magazines like “El Croquis”, “AV”, “a+t”, “Arquitectura” or “A+W”, and in the guides “1929/1996 Architecture of Spain", "Spanish Architecture 1920/2000" and "Phaidon Atlas of Architecture World 2005".