He is an Architect from the School of Architecture of Seville since 2000. He dedicates most of his professional activity to the Public Administration, in the field of Territorial Planning, Environment, Urbanism and Architectural Heritage, as Head of the Department of Planning and Management of the Area of Urbanism of the City of Huelva since 2016. Access to the City Hall in said Department in 2002 passing public tests, and obtained the position with public oppositions in 2003. Drafting of planning, promotion of the management of Plans and Projects of city as main tasks, with a marked impact on environmental issues such as contaminated soil and health impact. Since May 2018 it is the DECANA of the Official College of Architects of Huelva, and makes both activities compatible.
Manuel Campos Mira
Manuel Campos Architects
Manuel Campos Mira (Antequera, Malaga, 1986)
Manuel Campos studied architecture at the ETSA of the University of Seville (2010), completing the last year at the ETSAM of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, through the SICUE-SÉNECA exchange system.
During the race, he resided at C.M. Hernando Colón, where he was president of the X Architecture Cycle of the same, with the participation of architects of world-wide fame. He was also an internal student of the Department of Architectural Projects of the ETSA.
He began his professional career at the prestigious architecture studio Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos in Madrid, where he participated in projects such as the C4 Contemporary Creation Center in Cordoba, the Canary Museum in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria or the National Visual Arts Center competition in Madrid .
For 8 years, he has run together with his father the architectural studio “Manuel Campos Arquitectos” located in Antequera, where he designed, developed in BIM and executed more than 80 projects of all kinds, mostly in the province of Malaga. Some of these projects have been selected for publication in various media such as the Contemporary Architecture Guide of Malaga or Keraben Projects, as well as their participation in the Malaga Architecture Awards. He has also won several competitions, obtaining in others a second place.
Likewise, in his professional career he has been linked to intervention projects in the Heritage, such as interventions in the Alcazaba de Antequera and the enhancement of the Roman Villa of the Station, the latter being his P.F.C. and which will be executed after obtaining its recent approval and financing from the Public Administrations.
He has conducted multiple interviews in radio, press and television, as well as talks and conferences, and complements his work with participation in various seminars and exhibitions, as well as in the world of networking.
His architectural philosophy lies in the articulation of art and design with technology, always with the aim of improving the quality of life of people.
Germán López Mena
PhD Architect. University of Seville professor
GERMÁN LÓPEZ MENA. (Cádiz, Spain) Doctor in Architecture from the University of Seville. Since 1992 he has had his own studio in Andalusia, where he has carried out interventions at the city level: urban planning proposals, or neighborhood improvements both in the local area of Andalusia and in Central America, Cuba or the Dominican Republic; o Interventions in public spaces and landscape environments. It has built public buildings, both new as expansion or renovation of existing facilities, and buildings of collective social housing, or single family, mainly working for public promotion contracts won by competition. A professional work linked directly to the research activity carried out by the University of Seville, of which he has been a teaching and research staff since 2004, and which has led him to receive both local and international recognition, as well as being a professor invited in Universities of national scope like Malaga, Madrid, or of international scope like Venice, Padua or Athens.
Javier Serrano + Juan Copado
#10 rethinking competitions winner
Juan Copado Bocero
Technical Architect and Architect from the University of Seville, currently works as an architect at Ombú Arquitectos.
He has worked with the University of Seville in the Aura Project, a sustainable social housing project for Solar Decathlon Latin America and the Caribbean, with which he won the third prize and was awarded at the XIII Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial.
He currently combines professional practice with the development of architectural competitions such as the PIAM 2016 ideas competition where he was awarded Accésit in the professional category, and the Living the Collective contest of Rethinking Competitions where he won the first prize for the construction of social housing.
Javier Serrano Fajardo
Architect by the School of Architecture of Seville.
He begins his experience as an internal student of the Department of Urban Planning and Planning and the Department of Architectural Constructions of ETSAS, being appointed Honorary Assistant of the same.
Project Architect in the Aura Project, participant team in the International Competition of Sustainable Solar Architecture Decathlon Latin America & Caribbean 2015, Third Prize in the general classification and awarded in the XIII BEAU.
First Prize in the Living the Collective contest of Rethinking Competitions for the construction of 7 social housing units in 2017 and the First International Matimex Architecture Prize 2018.
He currently works as an architect at Nabil Gholam Architects in projects from the early stages of design and combining his activity with the development and development of architectural competitions.