Madrid, Spain / Berlin, Germany
Working from offices in Berlin and Madrid, the firm headed by Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano has placed first in the invitational competition for a mixed-use complex in the Nippes district of the city of Cologne. Named Tor 2, the 22,000-squar
The Madrid architects Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano, in collaboration with the Parisian firm Marin + Trottin Architectes, have finished first in the competition for the Cité du Théâtre in Paris, organized by the French Culture Ministry and thr
The Madrid firm of Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano has won the competition to enlarge a high-performance ice skating center in the Berlin borough of Lichtenberg. In compliance with functional and technical requirements, the new volume resembles
The Madrid practice of Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano have won first place in the competition to build a museum in San Felíu de Guíxols (Girona) to house part of Carmen Thyssen's art collection, joining those already existing in Madrid, Málaga,
The project establishes a dialogue with three historical landmarks: the Imperial Palace, the old Collegiate Church, and the foundation of the medieval wall. The building traditions of the town of Goslar, in Lower Saxony, materialize in slate siding..
The extension is incorporated as a new piece to the heterogeneous sum of interventions. A cubic volume of concrete rises above the ground occupying the empty space between the two buildings, and creating a strong contrast with them... [+]
An orthogonal grid is distributed throughout the site and a continuous skin of perforated metal, which evokes the materials of the automobile industry, covers the entire volume, connecting the two pieces beneath the residential building... [+]
The new center devoted to the Estonian composer preserves the pines in the woods around it, aiming in this way to foster dialogue between architecture, music, and natural environment.
Selected out of 28 finalists, the Madrid firm of Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano has won First Prize in the competition promoted by the German state of Saxony to refurbish and extend the Baroque building of the Blockhaus, which dates back to 173
The proposal dialogues with the urban and natural context of the town through its materials and volumetry. The roof is the main element, with a serrated profile that evokes the geometry of the traditional roofs of the Alps and also the mountainscape.
The project is the result of a competition that was organized by the Bristol Royal Infirmary for the purpose of renovating the frontage of its main building, raised in the 1960s. The objective was not only to give the institution a new image, but al
The Madrid partners Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano, in collaboration with the Parisian firm Marin+Trottin, finished first in the bid to design the Cité du Théâtre in Paris, carrying the day over the other two finalists, Foster+Partners and Fabr
The dynamism that is associated with the use of horizontal bands in buildings, as well as with skating as a sport, is the gist of the scheme that has made Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano the winners of the competition to enlarge a high-performan
The franchise model has reached museums, and with energy, at least for the Carmen Thyssen Collection, whose homes in Madrid, Barcelona, and Málaga will soon be joined by a fourth one in Girona, thanks to a competition where the Madrid firm Nieto Sobe
Wherever it is that things go well for you, that’s your country. Building outside Spain has for Spanish architects been both a challenge and a recognition traditionally within the reach of few prestigious names, such as Rafael Moneo, Santiago Calatra
As regards Spanish architects succeeding internationally, the firm of Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano boasts an already long list of projects located in Germany, Austria, and Estonia (see Arquitectura Viva 209), the most recent addition to which
Phase one of the competition to revamp Bilbao’s Museum of Fine Arts has ended with the shortlisting of Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos; Rafael Moneo; Foster + Partners with LM Uriarte Arkitektura; BIG with AZAB and Proskene; Snøhetta with Foraster Arquite
The firm of the Madrid architects Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano – one of Spain’s most international practices, with a branch in Berlin – recently opened the Arvo Pärt Center in Laulasmaa, 35 kilometers from Tallin. Named after the composer it
The firm Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos – of Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano – is the winner of the competition promoted by the German state of Saxony to design the Archive of the Avant-garde of the Marzona Collection in the historical center of Dre
Making the symbolic Hall of Realms part of the Prado Museum will not only give the institution more exhibition galleries, but also create new urban and civic spaces fot the city as a whole.
Nieto & Sobejano The jury based its decision to grant the Alvar Aalto Medal to the Madrid-based architects Nieto & Sobejano on their effort to understand the local context and culture. This award, given jointly by the Museum of Finnish Architecture,
The partners Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano, based in Madrid and Berlin, have capped the first prize in the invitational competition for a new Science Museum in the Chinese city of Guangzhou. The design presents nine enormous ceramic vases whic
The Madrid architects Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano now have the Alvar Aalto Medal, the prestigious award that the Finnish Museum of Architecture and the Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA) have given every three years since 1967 in ackno