José Antonio Sosa

BA and Postgraduate in Architecture (Technical University of Madrid), Phd in Architecture and Full Professor at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, visiting scholar at the University of Harvard, 2000, Guest Critic, at ETH Zürich, Studio Basel, 2005. Senior partner at Nred arquitectos and Alonso + Sosa Architects.

 

He has taken part in several exhibitions, such as Hard & Soft, Eight Floor Gallery, (New York, 1997), Bienal (DakÁrt, 2004), Sao Paulo Architecture Biennial, (Brasil, 2005), “Regeneration Strategy”. (Beijing, 2007),  “Refabricating City “ Shenzhen & -Hongkong Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture (Hong Kong, 2007), ”Sustainable Building” (Melbourne, 2008), “Una Ciudad Llamada España” (Athens, 2010/ Moscow, 2011),  Nred Arquitectos, Gabinete Literario (Las Palmas, 2006/ Tenerife, 2007), AEDES Gallery (Berlin, 2008), En Proceso (Galería Saro Leon 2018)

 

His work has been warded the first prize in architectural competitions such as the Rehabilitation of the Gabinete Literario (1997), Rehabilitation of the Town Hall of Palmas de Gran Canaria (1998-2002), Venegas Public Square (2001), New Judicial Headquarter in  Las Palmas (2004), Puerto del Rosario Waterfront (2005), Competition for the La Regenta Art Center (2005). Competition for the Train Station in Playa del Inglés (2011)

 

His work has been published in numerous specialized journals, Quaderns, BASA, Arquitectura (Madrid), Architecti, ON, Arquitectura Viva, Arquitectos, Domus China, DETAIL, Transfer… as well as several monographic books like “ABSTRACT NATURES” (AEDES, Berlin, 2008) or “Confluences”, Silvana Ed. Milano 2018 and has published many critical essays in prestigious magazines and books.

 

He is also a member of the RACBA (Real Academia Canaria de Bellas Artes) from 2014.

Evelyn Alonso Rohner

B.A. (honors) and Pg. Dip. in Architecture (RIBA), University of Westminster, London; Ph.D (international award, cum laude) from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Evelyn´s professional career in architecture began in 2001, when she opened her first office. Since then, she has made many successful competition entries, including winning the Gold Medal in the Miami Beach Biennial, the Bering Strait International Competition, the refurbishment of the Basílica de Nuestra Merced (by Oíza y Gutiérrez 1949), and San Ginés, where she explored trans-disciplinary work in the context of urban space. In 2011, she co-founded Alonso + Sosa architects.

 

Alonso Rohner’s work has been exhibited around the world from Seoul to Canada, and she has recently finished a piece Transferencias Iberoamericanas for the BIAU XI (Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura y Urbanismo) in Asunción, Paraguay.

 

She teaches part-time at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and has been invited as a guest critic at Harvard University’s GSD, European University and KIT (Karlsruher Institute für Technologie). She has given lectures at, for example, the University of Genova, Miami University, and the Polytechnic of Madrid, and has been a jury member for awards and competitions such as the Oraa prize.

Her work and articles have appeared in many publications, including Future Arquitecturas, Arquitectura Viva, Palimpsesto, Rita (by Redfundamentos), ESTOA, and in compilations such as those edited by Silvana Editoriale and Tirant Lo Blanch. Her Ph.D won the prestigious Arquia/Tesis award and will be published by the Arquia Foundation Editorial. 

collaborators since 2007

 

Alemán Millares, David

Cabrera Librada, Javier

Carmona Duarte, Raquel

Carratalá Pérez, Juan

Castillo Luna, Pablo

Castro Santana, Miriam

Cruz Perdomo, Ramón

del Amo Rivero, Álvaro

Delgado Nuñez, Pablo

Delgado Quintana, Guacimara

Dinis Costa, Ana Catarina

Ecaterina Berceanu, Ana

Garrido Amador, Belén

González Rivero, Santiago

López Espinosa, Alberto

Lorenzo Alzola, José Luis

Marrero Macías, Carlos

Martínez Rodríguez, Juan José

Mendoza Jorge, Jonás

Naranjo Guerra, Carolina

Novo Gómez, José Luis

Pérez Anzola, Ignacio

Tchaves, Elodie

Vera Calonje, Alejandra