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Jose Antonio Sosa

Jose Antonio Sosa

jasosa(arroba)degpa.ulpgc.es

Phone: +34 928 45 1332

Fax: +34 928 45 1362

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Bachelor of Architecture (Technical University of Madrid), Doctor of Architecture and Professor of Architectural Projects 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.  

He has taken part in group exhibitions, such as  Hard & Soft, Eight Floor Gallery, (New York, 1997), Uno es Siempre Dos at the Professional Association of Architects of Tenerife; Espacios de Intimidad, Sala los Aljibes (Lanzarote, 2003), Arquitectura para la Justicia, COAC, (Madrid, 2005), Bienal (DakÁrt, 2004), Sao Paulo Architecture Biennial, (Brasil, 2005), “Regeneration Strategy”. National Library of China (Beijing, 2007),  Hong Kong “Biennial of Urbanism and Architecture”, “Refabricating City “ Shenzhen & -Hongkong Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture (Hong Kong, 2007), ”Sustainable Building” (Melbourne, 2008), Canary Islands Biennial of Art, Architecture and Landscape  (“Object Art”  Manuel Ojeda Gallery, Las Palmas. 2007 and 2009), “Una Ciudad Llamada España” (Athens, 2010/ Moscow, 2011). Individual exhibitions: Nred Arquitectos, Gabinete Literario (Las Palmas, 2006/ Tenerife, 2007), and at the AEDES  Gallery (Berlin, 2008).

First prize in: Design Ideas Competition for the Rehabilitation of the Gabinete Literario (1997), Competition for the Rehabilitation of the Town Hall of Palmas de Gran Canaria (1998-2002), Competition for the Venegas Public Square and Underground Car Park (2001), Competition for the New Judicial Headquarter in  Las Palmas (2004), Competition for the Puerto del Rosario Waterfront (2005), Competition for the La Regenta Art Center (2005). Third prize awarded in the Competition for the Madrid Slaughterhouse (2008). First Runner-Up Commendation Award in the Competition for the Renovation of the Antigua Tabakalera in San Sebastián (2008). Competition for the Train Station and Transport Interchange in Playa del Inglés (2011).

His professional work has been published in numerous specialized journals, Quaderns, BASA, Arquitectura (Madrid), Architecti, ON, Arquitectura Viva, Arquitectos, Domus China, DETAIL, Transfer… as well as books: “Guía de Arquitectura  de España 1920-2000” Edit. Tanais and in “Guía de Arquitectura Española 1929-1996” (Edit. Actar) “Lo moderno en España “de Gabriel Ruiz Cabrero (Edit. Tanais 2001). También en el “Diccionario Metápolis de Arquitectura Avanzada” (Edit. Actar 2002), in “Spanish Architecture”, (Padura, 2008), in “Build On” (Gestalten, Berlin 2009).... Two monographic volumes have also been published on his work: “NRED-ARQUITECTOS” (Gabinete Literario, Las Palmas, 2006), and “ABSTRACT NATURES” Nred Arquitectos”, (AEDES, Berlin, 2008).  

He has published several critical essays, among them: Contextualism and Abstraction. Interrelationship between Land, Landscape and Architecture. ICAP/ ULPGC 1995. Modern Architecture in the Canary Islands, COAC, 2002.

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