The Netherlands

West 8 urban design & landscape architecture b.v.

Nico Koomanskade 1021
3072 LM Rotterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0) 10 485 5801


West 8 Brussels urban design & landscape architecture bvba

Waaienberg 123
1745 Opwijk

+31 (0) 10 485 5801

United States

West 8 urban design & landscape architecture p.c.

2133 Arch Street, Suite 101
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States of America

+1 347 371 2252

Madrid RIO selected for the XIII Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennale Award

On 7th March, Madrid RIO [Burgos & Garrido | Porras La Casta | Rubio & A-Sala | West 8] was announced as one of the award projects in the XIII edition of Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism. The Jury meeting commenced on 11th and 12th February in Madrid. Amongst the 449 presented works, 22 proposals are selected as award projects. The list of these 22 projects including Madrid RIO can be found here.

According to the jury, the awarded projects show different attitudes on how the issues of equity, city and landscape can be successfully dealt with. These projects demonstrate successful and innovative solutions, contribute to improving the urban and landscape environments where they are located, and implement sound solutions that address site challenges with the available resources. According to the jury these projects have become testimonies of their time.

The organisation committee of the XIII Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism includes the Spanish Minister of Public Works, Dña. Ana Maria Pastor Julian, President of Architecture, Housing and Landuse D. Juan Van-Halen Rodríguez, President of the Superior Council of Architects D. Jordi Ludevid i Anglada. The Curator of the XIII edition is architect D. Francisco Mangado Beloqui. Here is the complete list of jury members for this year.

In addition to the 22 awarded projects there are 101 projects being displayed in the XIII Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism in Madrid. The projects selected for the Biennial reflect the changing cultural and social processes which Spanish architecture is responding to, and emphasizing. Please visit official website of BEAU for details.