CIC: Estudios de Arquitectura Sostenible 2022-23
b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos está incluido en la publicación especial del CIC Arquitectura y Sostenibilidad «Estudios de Arquitectura Sostenible 2022-23». La publicación incluye a nuestro estudio entre más de 100 estudios de arquitectura que comparten sus reflexiones sobre la arquitectura sostenible y su compromiso con la sostenibilidad. Puede acceder a la versión digital de la […]
b720 on ProArquitectura
The latest volume of the ProArquitectura magazine by the Editorial Protiendas features our project for the Malaga Waterfront, which we realized together with Luis Machuca and DJ Arquitectura and which won the international architectural competition for the redevelopment of the central zone of the Malaga Waterfront Plan. An interview with Fermín Vázquez is also included […]
ConArquitectura Vol.85 – Work Spaces
The latest volume of ConArquitectura is dedicated to work spaces and our project KNEM offices is featured, among very interesting projects by incredible architecture studios. The team of ConArquitectura also interviewed our founding partners, Fermín Vázquez and Ana Bassat, about their views on architectural practice and b720’s past, present and future. We are always honored […]
David Chipperfield, 2023 Pritzker Prize Laureate
Our dear friend and colleague, Sir David Alan Chipperfield, is the 2023 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. It is an honor for us to have worked with him and his team and it is with great pride that we see our project Veles e Vents – Copa America Building featured in David’s selected works […]
Conferences, Exhibitions, The Dialogue “Spanish Style. Past. Present. Future.”
On May 11, 2017, at 7:30 pm, organized by AIT ArchitekturSalon (Hamburg), architects Fermín Vázquez (b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos, ES-Barcelona / Madrid, BR-São Paulo) and Daniel Jiménez (Daniel Jiménez y Jaime Olivera Arquitectos, ES- Badajoz) presented a look at the development of Spanish design and the importance of contemporary Spanish architecture. What are the special […]
Encants Market and Porta Fira Towers on Tatler Magazine
Hong Kong Tatler Magazine publishes photos of the Encants Market and the Porta Fira Towers (David Cardelús) and mentions Fermín as a speaker at the Hong Kong Business of Design Week (BODW). Source: Tatler Magazine
b720 developed together with Cosentino, the flooring for the Spanish Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 uses a new material
b720 developed together with Cosentino the pavement of the Spanish Pavilion for Expo Milano 2015 from a new material, Dekton. Thanks to the characteristics of the material itself and the development of a surface engraving (the complete genome of the tomato) we achieved pieces that are different from each other and that will embody the […]
Architect Fermín Vázquez in Abitare
The Italian magazine Abitare interviews architect Fermín Vázquez:
Concrete and Pigments in the new City of Justice of Barcelona
A complete analysis of the project and construction of the new City of Justice in Barcelona. Currently, the various justice departments of Barcelona and L’Hospitalet de Llobregat are scattered in 17 buildings distributed between the two cities, with functional frustrations for both users and employees. A new joint city of Justice will improve efficiency and […]
Fermín Vázquez and the Spanish Pavilion for Expo Milano 2015 on Deutsche Welle
Deutsche Welle, in the Euromaxx program, interviews architect Fermín Vázquez at the Spanish Pavilion for Expo Milano 2015. It is available here.
AIT Awards 2014
The German architecture portal AIT awards El Mercat de Encants with the AIT Special Best Worldwide Award and with the first prize in the Retail / Trade Fair Design category.
FAD Awards 2014 – City and Landscape: Selected Work
The Fomento de las Artes y del Diseño (FAD) portal has selected b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos’ project – the Encants Market in Barcelona – for the FAD – City and Landscape 2014 award. Source: Premis FAD
Archdaily Building of the Year 2014 – Commercial Architecture
The web platform Archdaily, one of the most famous architecture websites in the world, has selected the Mercat dels Encants project in Barcelona as a finalist for the BOTY 2014 Award, in the category of Commercial Architecture. The project entry in Archdaily is available here.
InfinityInner TV interviews Fermín Vázquez
InfinityInner TV talks to Fermín Vázquez and he presents all his new projects. He highlights the international recognition of the Barcelona brand in architecture.
Housing development in Seville:
BoletimINTV interviews Fermín Vázquez
BoletimINTV from Brazil interviews Fermín Vázquez, architect and founder of b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos.
Chinchero International Airport – Peru
Explanatory video on the proposal for the Chinchero International Airport in Peru. It is available here.
ASPRIMA-SIMA 2011 Awards: First Prize and Special Mention
The Association of Real Estate Developers of Madrid awards b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos the prize for the Best Non-Residential Real Estate Development for the Lleida-Alguaire Airport and the special mention for the Best Non-Residential Real Estate Performance for the Porta Fira Hotel in Barcelona.. Source: ASPRIMA-SIMA Awards
Building the Future – Architect Fermín Vázquez
Zukunft bauen – The Spanish architect Fermín Vázquez. Deutsche Welle interviews Fermín Vázquez, architect and founder of b720 Arquitectos. (Audio in German)
Floornature interviews Fermín Vázquez
Fermín Vázquez, founder of b720 Arquitectos meets Claudia Gelosa at his studio in Barcelona to talk about the work of one of the most active studios in the city.
ASPRIMA-SIMA 2010 Awards: First Prize in two categories
The Madrid Real Estate Developers Association awarded: b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos and Realia Business the prize for the Best Non-Residential Real Estate Development for the Realia Tower in Barcelona. b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos and the municipal company Urban Teruel, S.A. the prize for the Best Urban Development or Urban Remodeling Project for the Torico Square […]
Fermín Vázquez on EjePrime
EjePrime publishes an interview with Fermín Vázquez, entitled “b720, Spanish architecture that plays with the big boys”. Source: EjePrime
BODW 2015 – Space & Design
Business of Design Week 2015 Architect Fermín Vázquez presents a paper at the Space & Design conference at BODW 2015.
Bodegas Gramanosa by b720 Arquitectos in Expansión
The spanish newspaper Expansión publishes that the studio b720 Arquitectos will carry out the project of Bodegas Gramanosa. Source: Expansión
Fermín Vázquez on Radio RTVE
The Spanish Radio and Television Corporation (RTVE) publishes an interview with architect Fermín Vázquez of b720 Arquitectos. It is available here.
4th UPC Alumni Day
Smart talent, smart projects. The value of multidisciplinary teams. Architect Fermín Vázquez presents a paper on the latest work of b720 Arquitectos at the 4th UPC Alumni Day. Source: UPC
R+D+I b720, Research + Development + Innovation
The FB720 Façade system is the result of a research project, completed in October 2011, financed by funds from the Spanish Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The objective is the design and development of a modular “unitized” lightweight façade with low environmental impact and high […]
Fermín Vázquez: “Investing in Brazil, exporting to Brazil”
Lecture by Fermín Vazquez, Founder of b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos, as part of the IE Business School – Casa de América SME Forum.
Lycée Français Barcelona in Le Moniteur
The French magazine Le Moniteur publishes the project under construction of the Lycée Français de Barcelona. Source: Le Moniteur
Urbanactions HK | International Symposium and Workshop
Urbanactions HK International Symposium and Workshop (May 22-27 2017) School of Architecture, Chinese University in Hong Kong May 22, Exhibition Area F, School of Architecture, CUHK Source: Urbanactions HK
b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos “Architecture in Process”
Promotional video of b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos “Architecture in Process” that shows the work of the studio until 2011.
The Building Centre – Interview with Fermín Vázquez
The company Lanxess, responsible for The Building Centre, interviews Fermín Vázquez, architect and founder of b720 Arquitectos to talk about the Gran Casino project in Costa Brava. It is available here.
Architect Fermín Vázquez jury member of the Porcelanosa 2015 Awards
Porcelanosa in its VIII Architecture and Interior Design Award invites the architect Fermín Vázquez to be in the jury of the event.
Visit to b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos’ studio
The Brazilian architecture portal Vitruvius interviews architect Fermín Vázquez, who explains the Encants Market project in Barcelona. The video is available here.
WAN Awards 2013: First prize in the Commercial category
b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos wins the 1st WAN Award 2013 with the Mercat de Encants project, in the commercial category.
b720 in Architecture Masters 2016 – Katowice, Poland
Recalling the participation of Fermin Vazquez in the lectures “Masters of Architecture” in October last year, organized by the College of Architects (SARP) in Katowice – Poland, at the Silesian Museum. Source: Mistrzowie Architektury SARP
PINI Award 2017, Residential Building Category
It is with great pride that we announce that Forma Itaim Residences was the grand winner of the 2017 PINI Award in the Best Residential Building category. Spanish architect Fermín Vázquez’s first residential project in Brazil has already won two other awards: the Structural Engineering Talent Award and the Central & South America Property Development […]
Discover the preschool of the Lycée Français de Barcelona, inaugurated on the occasion of the #semainelfm
Yesterday our project for the Nursery School of the Lycée Français de Barcelone was inaugurated with the French Ambassador to Spain, Yves Saint-Geours; the Director of the Agency for the Teaching of French Abroad (AEFE – Agence pour l’enseignement français à l’étranger), Christophe Bouchard; and AEFE architect Céline Mercier-Pujet. C’était un grand plaisir! Source: AEFE
LEED Platinum for the Nestlé HQ Building
The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the Nestlé HQ building in Barcelona the Leed Platinum in Existing Building: Operation & Maintenance (EBOM) category. It will be the first project in Spain in this category to achieve this Platinum level, the 10th project in Europe with this level of certification and this category, of which […]
AECOM + b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos finalists in the competition for the new Camp Nou
Aecom + b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos have been selected as finalists in the competition for the New Camp Nou in Barcelona. Source: FCBarcelona
Forma Itaim Tower winner at the International Property Awards
The Itaim Tower, located in São Paulo, Brazil, has won an award at the International Property Awards 2016-17 in the High End Residential Development category in the Central and South America group. This award shows our commitment to the highest level of quality and differentiated architecture. Source: International Property Awards
Arquitectura Viva: Spanish Pavilion at the Expo Milan 2015
Arquitectura Viva presents the monograph on the Spanish Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 on October 28, 2015 in Berlin. Source: AV
WAF Awards 2010 – World Best Civic and Community Building
The World Architecture Festival Awards awarded b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos and David Chipperfield Architects the first prize for the Ciutat de la Justicia of Barcelona.
LAMP Lighting Solution Awards 2011 – First Prize
LAMP Lighting awards b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos the first prize for the Gran Casino de Costa Brava project.
Enchanting Traces – 20 years of b720 architecture
Images from the open talk “Rastros y Encantos – 20 years of b720 architecture” with Fermín Vázquez and Javier Gomá, that took place this November.
Buenavista Housing, Best Energy Efficiency Project in Housing
We are very excited to announce that our project Buenavista Housing has won the award for BEST ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECT IN REAL ESTATE in the ASPRIMA-SIMA 2020 awards, whose awards ceremony took place on November 26, 2020 at the Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos de Madrid. b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos, together with […]
b720 Arquitectos to build Barcelona’s new high-speed train station
Barcelona’s new high-speed train station will become the mobility and transport hub of reference in Europe, the largest building in the city, comparable to T1 at El Prat airport, and probably the busiest. A new privileged urban territory with a wide range of mobility and infrastructures that will link up the fabrics of neighborhoods that […]
European Prize for Urban Public Space: Remodeling of the Paseo del Óvalo in Teruel
The Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB) has awarded b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos the European Prize for Urban Public Space for the remodeling project of the Paseo del Óvalo in Teruel. Source: Public Space
TC 99 – b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos. Architecture 1998-2011
The 99th volume of the publication by TC is dedicated to b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos’ work from 1998 to 2011. You can view the digital version here:
Fermín Vázquez, special guest at Nebrija University
“We have to stop and think about what is necessary and inevitable in architecture” Last Thursday, January 27th, Fermín Vázquez was invited as a guest speaker at the official opening lecture of the second semester. This conference was part of the organization of talks by leading professionals led by Fernando Moral, director of the Department […]
b720 in Oficinas RETHINK Barcelona
Refurbishment of the HQ Nestlé Building Barcelona Pablo Garrido’s presentation on the Nestlé Building refurbishment project at the Oficinas Rethink Barcelona event, organized by Grupo Vía. Source: Grupo Vía
La Mola Hotel and Conference Centre – Interview
Interview with Fermín Vázquez of b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos. TV BROADCAST “COSES I CASES” (Alins Produccions).
Barcelona Architecture Center
Seminar Lecture Series BAC visits the Barcelona offices of b720 Arquitectos, where Fermín Vázquez presents the new Encants Market and the Spanish Pavilion for Expo Milan 2015. Source: BAC
Lleida-Alguaire Airport – Interview
Interview with Fermín Vázquez of b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos. TV BROADCAST “COSES I CASES” (Alins Produccions).
Encants Market in ARQ Magazine
The argentinian magazine ARQ publishes an article about our project Mercat dels Encants in Barcelona. Source: ARQ
Colored Concrete Works Awards 2012 – First Prize
The concrete company Lanxess awards b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos and David Chipperfield the first prize for the Ciutat de la Justicia project in Barcelona.
The joint venture formed by b720 Arquitectos, UNStudio and Esteyco, finalist to design Chamartín station
b720 Arquitectos, together with UNStudio and ESTEYCO, are among the 10 finalists after passing the first phase of the procedure in 1st position in the ranking of the total score of economic, financial and technical solvency with 9,296 points out of a possible 10. A jury made up of members of the Ministry of Transport, […]
“Rastros Y Encantos (+)” makes its last stop in Madrid
The exhibition “Enchanting Traces” inaugurated in Berlin at the AEDES gallery in 2018 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of b720, now closes its itinerary by being exhibited in Madrid, at the WPP La Matriz building. Slightly reduced in volume, but also incorporating some works built in recent years, it fully retains its meaning. […]
Fermín Vázquez on Architonic Construction Week: “Can we agree on the fact that we are building too much, too fast?”
b720 Fermín Vazquez Arquitectos, in a joint venture with Aguirre Newman and IPB Consulting, will refurbish the Bank of Spain’s headquarters in Barcelona
The building, located at the junction of Plaza de Cataluña and Portal del Ángel, currently houses around 30,000 m2 of built area. The comprehensive refurbishment will reorganize the Bank of Spain’s own spaces on the lower floors, while the upper floors will be used for administrative purposes. The winning joint venture has been selected through […]
Video: Encants Market – Barcelona
Video of the construction of the new Encants Market – Fira de Bellcaire, recorded from March 2012 to September 2013. It is available here. Learn more about the Encants Market project here.
The Spanish Pavilion for Expo Milano 2015 in Baunetz
The German online magazine Baunetz interviews Fermín Vázquez about the Spanish Pavilion for the Expo Milano 2015. The publication is in the issue No 430 of BaunetzWoche magazine, pages 23-25.
ULI Madrid: III Megatrends Meeting on Urban Mobility
For the first time in history, more than 50% of the world’s population lives in urban areas and it is estimated that by 2050 this figure will exceed 70%. The driverless car is already a reality and in less than three years we will see them on the road in the USA and Europe. This […]
Press breakfast in our Madrid offices
Press breakfast at #b720Madrid to present the exhibition ‘ENCHANTING TRACES’, which will take place at the AEDES gallery in Berlin, from December 8 to January 17, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos.
Germina Foundation certified by BREEAM NC with the level of Very Good
BREEAM (Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method) is an internationally recognized method for assessing and certifying the sustainability of buildings. Since its launch in 1990, BREEAM has certified more than 270,000 buildings and is currently present in more than 63 countries around the world. Regardless of their location, the common denominator of these buildings is […]
b720 takes over from Pascual-Ausió in the project for the future Camp Nou of Espai Barça
In the phase that is now beginning, for the constructive development of the architectural project of the future Camp Nou, the prestigious architectural firm Nikken Sekkei will continue the project with the collaboration of those local and international teams that it needs at all times to successfully develop the rest of the project of the […]
Selected Work: FAD Awards 2018 – International Category
The Fomento de las Artes y del Diseño (FAD) portal has selected b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos’ project – Apartaments Forma ITAIM (Sao Paulo, Brazil) – for the FAD Awards 2018 in the “International” category. Source: Premios FAD See more about the project Itaim Tower here.
KNEM Offices, Best Non-Residential Real Estate Performance
The architectural firm b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos and the developer Diagonal 477, with the collaboration of Urban Input, have won the ASPRIMA-SIMA 2021 Awards in the “Best Non-Residential Real Estate Performance” category, which were presented at the Madrid Real Estate Exhibition (SIMA) 2021. These awards, which are a benchmark for the recognition of the best […]
Fermín Vázquez opening REBUILD 2022
Fermín Vázquez opened the National Congress of Advanced Architecture and Construction 4.0 of REBUILD 2022. The congress, held between April 26th and 28th, has sought to boost the construction industry revolving around 3 main axes: industrialization, digitalization and sustainability. Fermín presented, around these three disciplines, different projects of the firm in a presentation called Advancing […]
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