The judges decided to award first prize to the project entitled “Two homes in Oropesa (Toledo)” by Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos.
The panel of judges highlighted the outstanding precision of an architectural intervention within a complex historical context and a use of ceramic tiles that was fully fit for purpose.
A mention went to “MM House” by Ohlab (Paloma Hernaiz, Jaime Oliver, Rebeca Lavín, Walter Brandt and Sergio Rivero de Cáceres).
The panel of judges particularly appreciated the use of sustainable architecture free from visible displays of technology.
The judges decided to award first prize to the “TABA espazioa” by Ibon Salaberria.
The judges referred in particular to the balanced dialogue created between the materials that showcased the use of ceramic tiles in a contemporary space.
A mention was awarded to “Casa#77” by Raúl Montero Martínez y Emilio Pardo Rivacoba.
The judges emphasised the radical nature of a space enveloped in ceramic tiles.
Final Degree Project category
The judges eventually agreed to award first prize to the project entitled ‘In-Situ: Tools and Technology in Traditional Architecture’ by M Wesam Al Asali.
Taking into consideration the nature of the award, the judges unanimously highlighted the project strategy, which employs a single ceramic material to create a construction system in keeping with its function and location. It addresses a current issue in an effective manner, generating added value to the landscape.
A special mention went to the project entitled ‘Como agua de mayo’ by Belén Collado González, a student at the San Pablo CEU University in Madrid.