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Lectures

ENRIC RUIZ-GELI

Founder and Principal Architect, Cloud 9 Studio, Barcelona

A.UD Lectures

About

Enric Ruiz Geli and his interdisciplinary architectural team Cloud 9 in Barcelona works at the interface between architecture and art, digital processes and technological material development. The architects’ multifaceted projects include stage designs and buildings, installations and patents, and are realized together with collaborative partners. 

Committed to the use of new technological developments for digital fabrication and the performative character of architecture, which creates intelligent structures in emulation of nature, its green agenda is to look at Pilot Projects in Global Warming Scenarios. 

Enric Ruiz Geli / Cloud 9 been awarded nationally and internationally for the Research and Innovation applied to the design at, above other multiple times, the Research and Development Award of the Southern California Institute of Architecture and the Catalonian Award of Environment for the Sustainable Architecture. 

The most important projects include the Villa Nurbs in Empuriabrava, an organically formed, ecological and futuristic house; the Millennium Project in Valladolid, with an urban retrofitting and using for the first time 10 urban wind turbines; elBulliFoundation for the chief Ferran Adrà as a living laboratory in Cap de Creus; and the Media-ICT building in Barcelona that has been awarded as Best Building of the World by WAF 2011; a Net Zero Building with a very competitive cost of construction. 

www.ruiz-geli.com 

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