24.07.2017

Efficient minimalism

Interessant reportatge publicat per la Revista AD (Architectural Digest ) en el qual es mostra les noves oficines de Cuatrecasas, obra íntegra de GCA Architects. L'article parla sobre la importància del disseny i la seva eficiència avui dia. L'edifici, certificat amb LLEGIU GOLD, és capaç d'estalviar fins a un 30% d'energia , en comparació a un edifici tradicional de mateixes característiques. Podeu conèixer més detalls del reportatge al seu web : ​http://www.revistaad.es/arquitectura/articulos/torre-cuatrecasas-premio-catalunya-construccio/19130

12.07.2017

"Designing is putting order in the things that make up a whole." Miguel Milá

ProudProud to have been able to receive to Miguel Milá, reference no doubt design Spanish, GCA Architects offices. The designer shared an evening with all the team of GCA, where he showed a short film about his life and experiences from the point of view of Interior Designer and industrial designer who is. With 85 years - Fortunately - it still active. Lucid and simple. Honest, acid and bright. It has played a fundamental role in the history of the contemporary catalan and Spanish design. Pioneer of the design of the 1950s, has seen how some of your furniture and lamps have become genuine classics. According to him, "all you need an object to become a classic is a good idea and a simple execution. Thank you for sharing it with us. to have been able to receive to Miguel Milá, reference no doubt design Spanish, GCA Architects offices. The designer shared an evening with all the team of GCA, where he showed a short film about his life and experiences from the point of view of Interior Designer and industrial designer who is. With 85 years - Fortunately - it still active. Lucid and simple. Honest, acid and bright. It has played a fundamental role in the history of the contemporary catalan and Spanish design. Pioneer of the design of the 1950s, has seen how some of your furniture and lamps have become genuine classics. According to him, "all you need an object to become a classic is a good idea and a simple execution. Thank you for sharing it with us.
Proud of having been able to receive Miguel Milá, indubitable reference of the Spanish design, in the offices of GCA Architects. The designer shared an evening with the entire GCA team, where he exposed a short about his life and his experiences from the point of view of interior designer and industrial designer that he is. With 85 years - fortunately - is still active. Lucid and simple. Honest, acid and bright. He has played a fundamental role in the history of contemporary Catalan and Spanish design. A pioneer of design in the 1950s, he has seen some of his furniture and lamps become authentic classics. According to him, "everything that an object needs to become a classic is a good idea and a simple execution. Thank you for sharing it with us.Proud of having been able to receive Miguel Milá, indubitable reference of the Spanish design, in the offices of GCA Architects. The designer shared an evening with the entire GCA team, where he exposed a short about his life and his experiences from the point of view of interior designer and industrial designer that he is. With 85 years - fortunately - is still active. Lucid and simple. Honest, acid and bright. He has played a fundamental role in the history of contemporary Catalan and Spanish design. A pioneer of design in the 1950s, he has seen some of his furniture and lamps become authentic classics. According to him, "everything that an object needs to become a classic is a good idea and a simple execution. Thank you for sharing it with us.Proud of having been able to receive Miguel Milá, indubitable reference of the Spanish design, in the offices of GCA Architects. The designer shared an evening with the entire GCA team, where he exposed a short about his life and his experiences from the point of view of interior designer and industrial designer that he is. With 85 years - fortunately - is still active. Lucid and simple. Honest, acid and bright. He has played a fundamental role in the history of contemporary Catalan and Spanish design. A pioneer of design in the 1950s, he has seen some of his furniture and lamps become authentic classics. According to him, "everything that an object needs to become a classic is a good idea and a simple execution. Thank you for sharing it with us.

07.07.2017

GCA WIN THE CATALONIA CONSTRUCTION AWARD 2017

GCA has been rewarded by the Prize Catalonia Construction by the excellent direction and execution of work that was carried out in Cuatrecasas's office project placed in 22 of Barcelona. Jesus Hernando and Daniel Fernandez represented to the " Night of the Construction ", organized by the Riggers' college of Barcelona (CAATEEB), which was celebrated in the Nautic Center of Barcelona, where they gathered the prize opposite to more than 500 persons, professionals and businessmen of the sector of the construction. The juror emphasized the qualit level obtained in the building together with the capacity of adjustment to the conditions and particularities of the client. Also the quality stood out in the precision and the execution of the work that was carried out in the short space of 17 months. 

16.05.2017

The new trends in offices for El País, Five Days.

Francisco de Paz, one of the seven partners of GCA Architects, explains in an article for the economy newspaper, Cinco días de El País, what are the new distribution trends in the most pioneering office buildings and how they are increasingly being promoted The open and common spaces. To do this, he puts as an example, a comparison between the Puig Tower and the building of the new offices of Cuatrecasas in Barcelona. Both buildings designed and built by GCA ARchitects. More information about this interesting article in :http://cincodias.elpais.com/cincodias/2017/05/12/fortunas/1494611879_647048.html

03.05.2017

GCA Jury at the V Eurostars Madrid Tower Awards of Photography

The winners of the V Prize Eurostars Madrid Tower of photography received a well-deserved tribute yesterday at the Hotel Eurostars Madrid Tower. Together with around 200 guests from the world of culture, they collected their prizes in a gala presided by the President of the Congress of Deputies, Ana Pastor, the president of Hotusa Group, Amancio López Seijas and Josep Juanpere founding partner of GCA ARchitects, as one of the members of the jury and responsible of the interior design at the Eurostars Madrid Tower 5*

21.04.2017

GCA at The Plan Awards 2017

GCA has been selected by the prestigious Architecture and Design magazine, The Plan, as one of the finalists for its annual prizes "The Plan Awards 2017" thanks to the work realized in the new Cuatrecasas offices project, placed in 22@ of Barcelona. Within the Office & Business category, values such details as 72 meters of height of the building, the resolution of the different created volumes and the certification LEED GOLD, wich constitutes an energetic saving of 30% in consumption , in comparison with the expense of the conventional Skycrapers.

 

19.04.2017

Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort at Kaplankaya

GCA Architects has finished the interior design project of the 5 star Resort of Kaplankaya, Turkey. The project, which is part of the Canyon Ranch chain, which seeks to promote the concept of Health and Healing, covers a constructed area of ​​10,000m2, 74 rooms (6 suites), 66 Bungalows (17 suites) and 40 villas all inspired by The naturalness of the materials and a neutral and desaturated color range. The result ; That the guest upon entering their room sits as in a "cabin" with incredible views to the sea and with all kinds of luxuries to make the stay as comfortable and rested as possible.

29.03.2017

GCA Architects at the final of the Architizer Awards

GCA has been selected as a finalist in the Architizer Awards to, thanks to the project of the new Cuatrecasas offices situated in the 22 @ Barcelona. Within the category of more than 16-storey buildings, our project has been selected as one of the most voted by the jury and by popular vote. 

 

11.01.2017

Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira lawyers headquarters in Barcelona

GCA Architects finished the new Cuatrecasas lawyers headquarters, that is located in the 22@ district of Barcelona.

The building is divided in two towers, it rises 72 meters and is be able to hold more than 1000 people. The building conform to rigorous standards, set by the U.S. Green Building Council has the LEED GOLD certification, which in terms of consumption means an important decrease, saving up to 30% compared to that conventional high-rises.
 

10.01.2017

Officies in Dakar. Senegal

Works have started for a new offices in Dakar. 

GCA architcts made the project of three offices buildings, occupying a total area of 54.000 sqm. It is expected to finish work by the end of 2018.

 

http://www.gcaarq.com

09.12.2016

"25 años dibujando el skyline de Barcelona"

GCA Architects represented by Josep Juanpere will participate in the debate about the Barcelona skyline, in the 25 aniversari of the Mapfre Tower and Hotel Arts.

http://www.rocagallery

02.11.2016

Eurostar Sevilla Tower hotel

GCA Architects is working in the interior design for a new hotel in Sevilla located in the Pelli tower..
 
The Eurostars Sevilla Tower will have 159 rooms, all with large windows overlooking the city. GCA has emphasized the role of the façade with a new room distribution. It has also designed a Spa center of 500 m2, located on the 35th floor. The interior design is seeking a balance between the modern architecture of the building and the characteristics of the Andalusian and Sevillian culture, without falling into clichés.
http://www.gcaarq.com

21.10.2016

Hotel in the golf course in Caldes de Malavella. Girona

GCA won the competition promoted by PGA Catalunya Resort for the construction of a new hotel, in the golf course in Caldas de Malavella Girona.

The clarity of the concept and geometry of the building that takes advantage of all the possibilities that offered the site, were the premises to win the contest. The hotel will have 50 rooms and will be mainly addressed to the tourism linked to the practice of the golf.

03.10.2016

Noom hotel in Conakry

On September 2016 was the opening of Noom Hotel Conakry in Guinea,  GCA has taken part on the construction management of the 4 star Hotel in colaboration with Saota.
 
NOOM Hotel Conakry is set strategically in Kaloum, the financial district of Conakry, and right next to the sea, its façade is inspired by a cruise ship.

19.09.2016

Mango Design Center

GCA finished the new desing Center for Mango brand .The building has 25.000 sqm.

Natural light in workspaces has been the priority in the design of the building that is composed through a network of different volumes.

12.09.2016

Design competition for St.Paul's school extension

GCA Architects won the Architectural competition for the extension of St. Paul's school.

The proposal consists of the extension of the existing classrooms building as well as the sports space underground attending to the relationship with the environment and the views over the city.

 

20.07.2016

Housing development contest for SOLVIA

GCA is the chosen study to develop a part of the housing development that SOLVIA will built in Barcelona, between the streets Major de Sarrià and Ràfols.
The job involves the integral rehabilitation of the "Grases house", to lodge 3 apartments, and the construction of 2 new detached houses.
GCA's proposal has been valued by the jury for being the one that takes advantage in the most smarter way of the buildable plot, raising a program with several types of housings. Also, it has valued very positively the integration of the patrimonial set with a contemporary  offer characterized by wide and diaphanous spaces.

04.07.2016

GCA team

Last 13th of June, GCA celebrated  the Construction day party. 

This year with a special motivation because of the 30th anniversary of the Company, founded in 1986.

09.06.2016

New ordering Nestlé campus. Esplugues LLobregat.

GCA is working on the project of the new ordering of the Nestle Campus in Esplugues de Llobregat.

The project includes exterior,  hall in building 1st floor building 2,  gym in building 3 and auditorium in building 4.

13.05.2016

La Mola Hotel. Terrassa

GCA won the restricted competition, for interior renovation and landscaping of the Hotel LA MOLA that belongs to HILTON brand.
 
The renovation includes common areas, 164 rooms and outdoor spaces. The intention is to orientate the Hotel towards a vacation client and diversify the already existing offer of business client.

http://www.gcaarq.com

12.04.2016

Mango Fulfillment Center

GCA finished the new fulfillment Center for Mango brand located in LLiçà d'Amunt. 
The building has 80.000 sqm.

http://www.gcaarq.com

02.04.2016

Dobert Offices. Sant Quirze del Vallès

GCA finished the new offices for the brand Dobert, located in Sant Quirze del Vallès.

http://www.gcaarq.com
 

31.03.2016

Estel Building. Barcelona

GCA is in charge of the refurbishment of the Estel building, located at Avenida Roma 73 in Barcelona. After a break, due to a change in the ownership, on december 2015, works go on in the building of 42.000 m2 above ground and 30.000 m2 below ground, which will offer different uses for the city.

10.03.2016

Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira lawyers headquarters in Barcelona

Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira lawyers are moving into their new headquarters during this year. The new office building, located in the 22@ district of Barcelona, started in October 2014 and it's currently in the top of structure. Divided in two towers, the building will rise 72 meters and will be able to hold more than 1000 people. The building conform to rigorous standards, set by the U.S. Green Building Council, aiming to achieve a LEED GOLD certification, which in terms of consumption means an important decrease, saving up to 30% compared to that conventional high-rises.
http://www.gcaarq.com

08.03.2016

Office Building. Barcelona

GCA is working on the project of an office building and car parc located on the corner of Llacuna street and Pallars street in Barcelona. The building has 36.000 sqm constructed area .
The design consists of a common ground floor area and three independent constructions on top, with an interior space for public use. The facade is a composition of two different skins, a part of metallic slats that cover the cores and the main rooms, protecting of the sun and views between buildings, and other part made of glass for work areas, which permit the relation between exterior and interior. Because of this concept,  the building can obtain the LEED PLATINUM certification. 

 

01.03.2016

Semi detached houses in Gavà. Barcelona

Project of 12 semi dettached houses, located on a site on the seafront of Gavà, with common underground parking and communal garden area in the center of the plot.

http://www.gcaarq.com

11.01.2016

Boho Hotel in Praga

Works on the Prague Hotel Boho are finished. The hotel is working since January 2016.

The building dated in 1911, is located in Senovazna 4 street, it has 57 rooms, bar, restaurant and wellness area.

http://www.gcaarq.com

13.10.2015

Castell de Peralada Contest

GCA Architects won the Architectural competition for the urban transformation of the Castell de Peralada.

The history and the equity value of the castle are decisive for the design and integration of the new volumes.

28.09.2015

S46 Sailing

Javier Jaudenes form Surge Projects (Naval Architect) with GCA Architects and A2B Maritime (Project managment) have designed  S46 sailboat,  a new concept of superyacht in carbon fiber, with technically advanced features with a high level of comfort and special care in  indoors and outdoors details.
This concept was presented to in "The Superyacht Cup" in Palma de Mallorca and the "Monaco Yacht Show" in September 2015.
 
www.superyachttimes.com

08.09.2015

Nou Palau Blaugrana Contest. 2ª Phase

GCA Architects and GMP architects and engineers are presented together in the Architecture Contest for the construction of the new Palau Blaugrana.

Our proposal is one of the six that have been selected to participate in the 2nd phase of the architectural competition.

www.fcbarcelona.es
 

03.09.2015

Proyecto AQVAM. Centro de la Biosfera. Pals. Girona

GCA Architects has designed the concept that promotes Mar Foundation for the creation of a center of the Biosphere, on the site occupied by Radio Liberty. The center's goal is to promote bio-knowledge, technological innovation and environmental and sea conservation.
The architectural design preserved the old buildings. To adapt them to technological and sustainability requirements, the structure is preserved and a new skin has been designed,  achieving a total adaptation to the environment.

02.09.2015

Parador of Aiguablava. Girona

GCA Architects won the contest for the project and construction management for the integral refurbishment of the Parador of Aiguablava in Girona.

The proposed reform preserves the shapes of rationalist architecture of the original building, dominated by horizontal holes to enhance light and views, integrating the natural environment in the building.

15.07.2015

Grand Hotel. Oslo

GCA Architects won the competition to reform public areas of the Grand Hotel in Oslo.
The Grand Hotel is a legendary hotel in the capital of Norway since 1874, it host the ceremony of the Nobel Peace Prize.