The Reggio School in Madrid by Andrés Jaque (Office for Political Innovation) and the Gabriel García Márquez Library in Barcelona by SUMA Arquitectura have on an equal footing won the 65th FAD Award for Architecture.
The winners in the other categories are as follows: for Interior Design, the renovation of the Garciaz Farmhouse in Cáceres, by Jorge Vidal and Marcos Catalán; for City and Landscape, the refurbishment of the harborfront of Porto do Son (A Coruña), by Creus e Carrasco and r v r arquitectos; and for Ephemeral Interventions, the project Twist (Madrid), by Studio Animal. For the International FAD, House for Susan in San Antonio (Texas), by Xavier Vendrell and Mary English, and The Dark Line, an ecohistory route between Mudan and Sandiaoling (Taiwan), by Michèle & Miquel and Da Vision, share the honors. And a third ex aequo prevailed in the Thought and Critique section, for España fea. El caos urbana, el mayor fracaso de la democracia, by Andrés Rubio, and Arquitectura du Bocalhau e otras espécies, by André Tavares and Diego Inglez de Sousa.
This year the FAD Awards features a new accolade, the Re-FAD, created to draw attention to revamp, reuse, and regeneration. The first Re-FAD goes to the environmental restoration of the Rec. Comtal in Vallbona (Barcelona), by Carles Enrich.