Since its foundation in 2000, kel arquitectos has developed a diverse international body of work including cultural, residential, commercial, leisure and civic projects as well as urban design exercises.
their aim was to realize projects of architecture, urbanism and design in different countries. in this way they had the chance to explore the differences in the social and administrative process of every place, the different ways of living and building. this resulted in the establishment of a group of architects open to distinct disciplines, ways of working and new persons.
since then, kelarquitectos have realized a series of works in brazil , greece , spain , france, united states, united kingdom.
since 2016 finished its own life as company. now, kel arquitectos is managed now by roque viejo from his own office in spain.
she completed the master of science in architecture and urban design program in columbia university in the city of new york. she graduated from the school of architecture in the university of thessaly in volos (greece). in 2002 she gained a scholarship to study at the school of architecture in the university of lodz in poland. in 2003 she makes a series of proposals for a seminar in the AA (architectural association) of london. she has worked in various architectural offices in greece and in s.o.m in new york. since 2009 she is the kel's co-director, together with roque viejo. she is the international projects director, realizes works of city planning administration and surveys the projects execution.
he completed the master of sciences in advanced architectural design program in columbia university in the city of new york . he is an architect since 1999 having completed his studies at the superior technical school of la coruña, spain. as a student he collaborated at the architectural office of jose gonzález cebrián. between the years 1996 y 2000 he received four scholarships from the ministry of foreign affairs in order to collaborate interdepartmentally in argentina , brazil , colombia and mexico . he creates kel in 2000, together with students of the architecture school of la coruña. they participated in national and international competitions obtaining various awards. in 2002 he collaborates, as an investigator of the university of la coruña. from 2003 until 2004 he moves to london. he collaborates with david chipperfield architects y churchill hui architects. roque viejo was awarded by the barrie de la maza foundation for a scholarship in 2004 in order to realize a master of science in architecture in the united states. he is the main director of kel architects and he realizes projects in spain ,brazil, greece and france.
since 2000 were working at kelarquitectos:
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