Constant research
Constant research

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Collaborative design process
Collaborative design process

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Precise study
Precise study

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Constant research
Constant research

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Xabier Barrutieta

Master Architect

 

Founder & CEO

BARRUarkitektura

Professor at the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU

President of the Laia Association

Xabier Barrutieta (1978) is an Architect graduated with honors that trained in Spain, Germany and Switzerland. He leads is own architects office and teaches in the fields of Project Design and Sustainability and has also been part of several research projects related with sustainable construction and urban design. He worked for the Basque Regional Spatial Planning Department and the Basque Architects Chamber in spatial planning and urban regeneration projects.

 

He established his own practice in 2003 and has collaborated with several international firms in the fields of urban and landscape design, architecture and ecotechnologies; teaming up with Arup and Foster+Partners among others. His work was selected for the Very Young Spanish Architects exhibit and has been awarded several prizes such as the prestigious Europan 10 Prize for European Young Architects.

 

The main fields of the office are NZEB & green building design, integrated sustainability solutions and urban transformation projects where applied innovation and careful design are the key to create forward thinking spaces.

He currently is an Associate Professor at the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU in the fields of Sustainable and Industrialized Construction and Innovation Management.

Workcafé
Workcafé

Angulas Aguinaga

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Zero Building
Zero Building

Concept Sketch

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Altza Gaina proiektua
Altza Gaina proiektua

Donostia - San Sebastián

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Workcafé

Angulas Aguinaga

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Multidisciplinary team

 

Present and past collaborators @

BARRUarkitektura office

Ander González

Olaia Pozueta

Anastasia Kolbasnikova

Xabier Sarasola

Iñigo Sarobe

Zigor Irastorza

Marco Sartoretto

Ander Guerra

Nahikari Calleja