David Baena and Toni Casamor set up BCQ in 1995. Recently Manel Peribáñez and Maria Taltavull joined as partners. Today BCQ arquitectura barcelona has become an international firm specializing in architecture, landscape and urbanism projects.
They have developed wide teaching experience in national and international schools of architecture, including teaching Architecture and Urban Planning at ETSAV, ETSAB and ESARQ (Barcelona), at the ETH (Zürich), the Anahuac del Sur University (México), the Faculty of Architecture of Alghero (Sardinia), the Delft School of Architecture (The Netherlands), the Strelka Institute (Moscú) and the McGill University Architecture School in Montreal (Canada).
BCQ has been invited to speak about their work at national and international venues and his projects have been included in numerous international architecture publications.
The work of BCQ is a product of the recent urban and architectural development of the city of Barcelona. BCQ has recently won the First Prize Ciutat de Barcelona and the First Prize Catalunya Construcció with the Sant Gervasi-Joan Maragall Library, and the MIPIM Awards 2013 Best Industrial & Logistics Development with the Wastewater Treatment Plant project. In addition, BCQ won first prize at the 2002 AJAC Awards (Association of Young Catalan Architects) and the first prize in the 2nd Vallès Architecture Biennial 2003.
BCQ arquitectura barcelona works in national and international projects. Outstanding among BCQ’s works are the buildings and urban design for the Marina in Sant Adrià del Besòs Fòrum Barcelona 2004, the Plaza Villa de Madrid in Barcelona, the municipal Sports Hall in Olot, the Offices Building in the historic center of Barcelona and the awarded Sant Gercasi-Joan Maragall Library in Barcelona.
Among their international projects stand out the Public Service Hall in Zugdidi, Georgia and different works of urban planning and building in Cali and Bogotá (Colombia). BCQ has been invited to participate in diverse competitions of architecture and urbanism in Germany and Switzerland.
Monographic books on their work are Reflejos|Reflections (2008), TC Cuadernos vol.105 - BCQ BAENA CASAMOR Arquitectura 1996-2012 and Library of Light about the Sant Gervasi-Joan Maragall Library.
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BCQ arquitectura barcelona works to make the world a better place. BCQ strives to make cities more human, sustainable and efficient. The studio also aims to allow the natural environment to change in the most sensible and intelligent way. To achieve these objectives, BCQ creates architectural and urban projects that combine sensitivity and intelligence with the environment and aims for excellence in the financial organization of real-estate initiatives. The final goal of creating projects is...