Ferrater i Lambarri, Carlos



. Barcelona, 1944/11/22.
. Doctor of Architecture and Professor of Architectural Project Design at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Director of the Cátedra Blanca, Barcelona.
. Academician-Elect of the Reial Academia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi.
. Conferred as Doctor honoris causa by the University of Trieste.
. In 2006 he set up, along with Xavier Martí, Lucía Ferrater and Borja Ferrater, the Office of Architecture in Barcelona (OAB), with Núria Ayala as Projects Director.
. Awarded the 2009 National Architecture Award by the Spanish Ministry of Housing for his overall career.
. Since 2000 he has won four FAD Prizes, the 1999 and 2008 City of Barcelona Prize, the 2005 Brunel International Architecture Award (Denmark) and the 2009 BigMat Prize.
. He has twice been a finalist for the Mies van der Rohe Award. He has received the City of Madrid Award, the 2001 National Spanish Architecture Award, the 2006 Dedalo Minosse International Prize in Vicenza, the 2006 Decade Award and the 2007 International Flyer Award.
. The 2008 RIBA International Award was given to his Editorial MP monograph, among others.
. He received a mention in the X Biennial of Spanish Architecture and urbanism in 2009.
. He was a guest exhibitor in the International Pavilion and the Spanish Pavilion at the 2004 Venice Biennale, and was invited by the MOMA, New York, to participate in the exhibition On-Site: New Architecture in Spain, and to exhibit his work in a one-man show at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Crown Hall in Chicago, the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, the Israel Institute of Technology, the College of Architects of Catalonia, and the Foundation of the College of Architects of Madrid.
. He is the designer of, among other works, three city blocks in Barcelona’s Olympic Village, the Olympic Village in Vall d’Hebron, the Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I, the Catalonia Convention Center, the Auditorium in Castellón de la Plana, the Scientific Institute and the Barcelona Botanical Garden, the El Prat Royal Golf Club, different buildings on the Passeig de Gracia, the Intermodal Station in Zaragoza, the MediaPro Building in Barcelona, the Aquileia Tower in Venice, the Science Park in Granada, West Beach Promenade in Benidorm, which won first prize in the VIII ASCER Ceramics Awards, and the GISA and FGC headquarters in Barcelona.
. At present he is working on, among others, the Centre Culturel des Jacobins in Le Mans, the AA House in Sant Cugat; Vila-real Library, an office building in Barcelona, the City of Music in Sabadell, a number of wineries in Toro; housing in Abandoibarra, IMQ Hospital in Zorrozaure (Bilbao), intermodal and multimodal buildings for Barcelona Airport, Murcia Airport, a landscaping intervention in the Atapuerca archaeological site in Burgos; the World Trade Center Tower in Cornellà, and an office complex on the banks of the River Seine in Paris.

PRIZES
2010
. Fopa (Federación de Obras Públicas y Auxiliares de la provincia de Alicante) Award for the best integration project on sorrounding and respect for the environment.
. Award VII Iberoamerican Biennal. Azahar building in Castelló de la Plana, selected to represent the Iberoamerican Panorama of Architecture and Town Planning among 35 projects.
. 1st place at the Award Aplus for the Architecture of Public Spaces and Infrastuctures for the project: Benidrom West Beach Promenade.
. Especial Mention European Award of Urban Public Space 2010 for Benidorm West Beach Promenade.
. National Architecture Award 2009 for Carlos Ferrater’s overall career, awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Housing.
. Wallpaper* Design Award 2010 for the “Best-Lit Loos”, for Roca Barcelona Gallery.

2009
. 2008 City of Barcelona Prize for Architecture and Planning for the UPF Audiovisual Campus and the Imagina Tower, head office of the producer Mediapro. With Xavier Martí & Patrick Genard.
. First prize in the VIII Ceramics Awards for Architecture organized by ASCER for West Beach Promenade in Benidorm (Alicante).
. Winner of the 2009 BigMat Prize for Architecture with the Mediapro Building on the Audiovisual Campus.
. Mention in the X Biennial of Spanish Architecture and Urbanism for the Mediapro Building on the Audiovisual Campus.
. Selected as a finalist in the Decade Awards 1999-2009 for the Barcelona Botanical Garden.
. Finalist in the IX Saloni Prizes with the Mediapro Building on the Audiovisual Campus.
. Finalist, ENOR Elevators Awards for Architecture with the Mediapro Building on the Audiovisual Campus.
. Finalist, 2009 FAD Prize with the Mediapro Building on the Audiovisual Campus.
. Finalist in the 2009 Prize for Spanish Architecture with the Mediapro Building on the
Audiovisual Campus.
. Finalist in the European Copper in Architecture Awards 14 with the Mediapro Building on the Audiovisual Campus (second place).

2008
. First prize, Aluminier-Technal Architecture Awards for Residential Buildings, for the apartment building on Plaça Lesseps.
. Finalist, VIII Saloni Prizes for Architecture, for the Vertix Building.
. Finalist, 2008 Lamp Lighting Solutions Award for the Intermodal Building in Barcelona Airport.
. Prizewinner, 2008 RIBA International Book Award, architectural practice category.
. Second prize in the I Premio de Arquitectura con Bloques de Hormigón 2008, for El Prat Royal Golf Club.
. Finalist, 2008 FAD Prize for the Intermodal Building in Barcelona Airport.
. First prize ex Aequo in the II Baix Llobregat Triennial of Architecture and Urbanism in the “New amenities and services building” category for the Intermodal Building in Barcelona Airport, El Prat de Llobregat.
. Finalist, I Premio de Arquitectura con Bloques de Hormigón 2008, organized by Normabloc (the National Association of Concrete Block and Masonry Manufacturers), for four singlefamily houses on Reina Elisenda, Barcelona.

2007
. Finalist, BigMat Prize for the intervention on a city block in Barcelona’s Eixample.
. Prizewinner, Aluminier Technal Architecture Awards for the refurbishing of the former BASF Building in Barcelona.
. Expo Convention Center, Seville (16.02.07).
. Mention, VII Saloni Prizes for Architecture for the House in the Ebro Delta.
. Prize-giving ceremony in the Catalonia Convention Center (14.06.07).
. Selected for the Ebro Triennial of Architecture (2004-2006) for the House for a photographer in the Ebro Delta, College of Architects of Catalonia: Ebro Branch.
. Architecture from the Girona Regions Award for the Hotel Empordà Golf.
. First prize ex aqueo, 2007 FAD Prize for Ephemeral Interventions, for the exhibition M.C. Escher: The Art of the Impossible.
. Flyer Prize for the Intermodal Building in Barcelona Airport.
. Special mention, IX Biennial of Spanish Architecture and Urbanism for the House in the Ebro Delta. 2007.

2006
. First prize, 2006 ASPRIMA Prizes for the best tourist development, for the Benidorm Promenade Project.
. Winner, Dedalo Minosse International Prize for commissioning a building, 6th edition 2005-2006, for Zaragoza-Delicias Intermodal Station.
. Best Overseas Conference Center Prize. 2006 Meetings & Incentive Travel Industry Awards (M&T Awards), for Catalonia Convention Center.
. Quatrium Prize for Architecture in the 6th edition of the Quatrium Prizes. Grupo Vía. Prize-giving ceremony in the Garden of the Hotel Juan Carlos I in Barcelona.
. Decade Award selection for the apartment building on Avinguda Foix.
. The Decade Award 1996-2006 for the Triginer House.

2005
. Finalist, FAD Prize for El Prat Royal Golf Club.
. Finalist, Construmat Prize, for Zaragoza-Delicias Intermodal Station.
. Special mention, XIII Cemex Building Award for the Auditorium in Castellón de la Plana.
. Mention, IV Ibiza and Formentera Architecture Awards for Tagomago House.
. Brunel International Architecture Award (Denmark) for Zaragoza-Delicias Intermodal Station.
. First prize, 3rd El Vallès Biennial of Architecture for El Prat Royal Golf Club.

2004
. Prizewinner, 2005 El Vallès Biennial of Architecture for the apartment building in Sant Cugat.
. Selected for the FAD Prize for Architecture, for the Social Services Center.
. Finalist, FAD Prize for Architecture, for the Botanical Institute Building for the CSIC in Barcelona.
. Prizewinner, FAD Prize for Architecture, for Zaragoza-Delicias Intermodal Station.

2003
. Finalist, 2003 FAD Prize for the Apartment and Office building Carlos Ferrater’s Studio.

2002
. Finalist, II Rosa Barba European Landscape Biennial Award for the Barcelona Botanical Garden.
. Finalist, 2002 FAD Prize for Architecture, for the new Decaux International head office in Madrid and for the apartment building in Sant Cugat.
. Madrid City Council Award for the Decaux International building.

2001
. Selected for the II Ibero-American Biennial of Architecture and Civil Engineering, 2000. Mexico City.
. Selected for the VI Biennial of Spanish Architecture for the Catalonia Convention Center.
. Finalist, 2001 Construmat Prizes for the Catalonia Convention Center.
. Selected for the II Rosa Barba European Landscape Biennial Award for the Barcelona Botanical Garden.
. Finalist, 2001 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award for the Barcelona Botanical Garden.
. National Spanish Architecture Award for the Catalonia Convention Center.

2000
. 1999 Bonaplata Prize for the new Fisersa headquarters in Figueres.

1999
. City of Barcelona Prize for the Barcelona Botanical Garden.
. 2000 FAD Members’ Prize for the Barcelona Botanical Garden.
. 2000 FAD Prize for the Barcelona Botanical Garden.
. 1999 Finalist, FAD Prize for Architecture, for the Alonso-Planas House.
. Finalist, FAD Prize for Interior Design, for the Mútua dels Advocats de Catalunya Building.
. Prizewinner, 1999 Levante-EMV Territory Prizes for the IMPIVA Building.

1998
. FAD Members’ Prize for Architecture, for the film studios in Barcelona.

1997
. 1997 Construmat National Prize for Architecture, for the IMPIVA Head Office in Castellón de la Plana.
. Finalist, 1997 FAD Prize for Single-Family Housing for a house in Vallvidrera.

1996
. 1994-1995 COACV Award for Architecture for the IMPIVA Head Office in Castellón de la Plana.
. Finalist, 1996 Mies van der Rohe Award for the IMPIVA Head Office in Castellón de la Plana.
. Finalist, IberFAD Prize for the IMPIVA Head Office in Castellón de la Plana.
. Special mention, Restoration Prize in the V Bonaplata Prizes given by Baix Llobregat Local Council. Associació del Museu de la Ciència i de la Tècnica i d’Arqueologia de Catalunya (mNACTEC).

1994
. Mention, 1993 FAD Prize for the house-cum-studio in Llampaies, Girona.
. III Biennial of Spanish Architecture for the house-cum-studio in Llampaies, Girona.

1993
. 1993 Construmat National Prize for Architecture for the Hotel Juan Carlos I in Barcelona.
. Finalist, City of Barcelona Prize for the three city blocks in the Cerdà Eixample and for the Hotel Juan Carlos I.
. Mention, 1993 Construmat National Prize for Architecture, for the three city blocks in the Cerdà Eixample.
. Finalist, FAD Prize for Interior Design, for Restaurante Lola.

1992
. Finalist, 1992 Mies van der Rohe Prizes for L’Estartit Sailing Club.
. Finalist, FAD Prize for Architecture, for L’Estartit Sailing Club.
. II Biennial of Spanish Architecture, L’Estartit Sailing Club.

1991
. Finalist, 1991 Construmat National Prize for Architecture, for the Garbí Building in L’Estartit.

1990
. Finalist, 1989 FAD Prize for Architecture, for the sports center in l’Ametlla del Vallès and for the single-family house in Passeig del Molinet, L’Estartit.
. Biennial of Spanish Architecture for the Guix de la Meda single-family house.

1989
. Finalist, 1989 Construmat National Prize for Architecture for the apartment complex in Sant Just Desvern.
. Finalist, 1988 FAD Prize for Architecture, for the apartment complex in Sant Just Desvern and the Garbí Building in L’Estartit.

1987
. 1987 Construmat National Prize for the apartment building at Carrer Bertrán 113, Barcelona.

1984
. Finalist, 1983 FAD Prize for Restoration, for Torreblanca Park.

1983
. 1982 FAD Members’ Prize for Architecture, for the apartment building at Carrer Bertrán 67, Barcelona.

1981
. Finalist, FAD Prize for Interior Design, for the Tapicerías Rabanal premises in Barcelona.

1977
. FAD Prisma Trophy, for the Mito Head Office, Barcelona.

1973
. Silver Medal for the Aiscondel Pavilion in the Feria del Campo, Madrid.
. Selected for the 1973 FAD Prize for Interior Design, for the Hogarhotel Stand, Barcelona.
. Selected for the 1973 UIA International Competition for a 25 hectare prototypical neighborhood in the center of Santiago, Chile.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Books
. "Torho. Isometrías". Ed. Carlos Ferrater, Borja Ferrater, Vicens Sarrablo. 2009. In Spanish.
. "Kaplankaya. Ridge Community: Central and East Ridge Areas". Carlos Ferrater. OAB. Editorial Actar. 2007. In English.
. Synchronizing geometry. Landscape, Architecture and Construction". Carlos Ferrater & Asociados (OAB). Editorial Actar. 2006. In English & Spanish.
. "Casas y habitantes". Carlos Ferrater. Editorial Actar. 2008. In Spanish.

Monographs
. "Carlos Ferrater. Opere e progetti", vol 2. Editorial Electa. 2007. In Italian.
. "Carlos Ferrater. Opere e progetti", vol. 1. Introduction by A. Pizza. Massimo Preziosi. 2nd edition Editorial Electa. Milan, 2007. In Italian.
. "Carlos Ferrater OAB". Editorial M. Padura. 2006. In Spanish, English, Italian & Portuguese.
. "2G", Nº 32. Editorial Gustavo Gili, Barcelona. 2004. In Spanish & English.
. "Materialidad". Carlos Ferrater - Joan Sabaté. Barcelona. Torho S.A. Dist. Actar. 2003. In Spanish.
. "Scalae. Documentos periódicos de Arquitectura". Carlos Ferrater. Scalae, 2003. In Spanish.
. "Carlos Ferrater. Works and Projects". Introduction by A. Pizza. Massimo Preziosi. 1st edition Ed. Electa / Phaidon Press, 2002. In English.
. "TC Cuadernos, Valencia. Ediciones generales de la construcción". Nº 53. Valencia. 2002. In Spanish.
. "Más grueso que el papel /Thicker than paper". Editorial Actar. 2000. In Spanish or English.
. "Carlos Ferrater". Editorial Munilla. 2000. In Spanish.
. "Carlos Ferrater". Editorial Actar, 2000. In Spanish.
. "Carlos Ferrater. Building a public building. Progetti di edifici pubbllici". Introduction by A. Dacosta. Editorial Logos, 1999. In English & Italian.
. "Carlos Ferrater". Introduction by W. Curtis. Editorial Actar, 1998. In English.
. "Materiality". Joan Guibernau, arquitecto asociado J. M. Montaner. Torho. Val. Cementos. 1997. In English & Spanish.
. Carlos Ferrater". Ignasi de Solà-Morales. COAC. 1995. In Spanish.
. "Carlos Ferrater. Pieza especial". Torho. 1994. In Spanish.
. "Carlos Ferrater. Obras y proyectos 90’s". Editorial Electa. 1993. In Spanish.
. "Carlos Ferrater. Catálogos de Arquitectura Contemporánea". Introduction by W. Curtis.
Editorial Gustavo Gili. 1989. In Spanish.
. "Carlos Ferrater. Documentos de Arquitectura", nº 8, COAAO. 1989. In Spanish.
. "Tres mansanes vora la Vila Olímpica. L'Eixample Marítim de Barcelona". Unitat operativa de Planejament/Mediterrània de Promocions i Gestions Immobiliàries, SA. 1989. In Catalan.
. "El nuevo Jardín Botánico de Barcelona". Ayuntamiento de Barcelona/IMPU. 1989. In Catalan.


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