b720 2022 Journey

b720 2022 Journey

This year we have once again held our annual event, it is very important for us to take care of our teams and headquarters in order to favour the interrelation between them.

The event began with a visit to the new 360º viewpoint of the Glorias tower, where you can contemplate the city and also interact with the installation by the artist Tomás Saraceno.
After this, we visited two projects under construction: the new corporate headquarters of Simon, and the future Forum Hotel.
To top it all...

Fermín Vázquez opened the Rebuild 2022 National Congress on Advanced Architecture and Construction 4.0.

Fermín Vázquez opened the Rebuild 2022 National Congress on Advanced Architecture and Construction 4.0.

The congress, held between 26 and 28 April, sought to boost the construction industry by focusing on three vectors: industrialisation, digitalisation and sustainability. Fermín presented, around these three disciplines, different projects of the firm in a presentation called Advancing Architecture and in which he highlighted 10 other fundamental concepts:

– Advanced Architecture

– Durability

– Dematerialisation

– Containment

– Renewable

– Hybridisation

– Reusability

– Versatility

–...

Fermín Vázquez, in the latest publication of Arquitectura Viva, Spanish Masters 3

Fermín Vázquez, in the latest publication of Arquitectura Viva, Spanish Masters 3

Fermín Vázquez, founding partner of b720, in the latest publication of Arquitectura Viva, dedicated to Spanish architects with an international presence.

The book, as the information in the publication itself describes it, features “Protagonists of some sweet years in Spain in which they had the opportunity to win competitions and complete buildings of great dimension and no less symbolic significance, this group of creators knew how to fertilise the intellectual dimension and the teaching...

Fermín Vázquez participates in the ULI Architecture Week, within the theme of sustainability.

Fermín Vázquez participates in the ULI Architecture Week, within the theme of sustainability.

On 9 March, Fermín Vázquez (Founding Partner of b720 Arquitectos) took part in the ULI Spain sustainability conference held at the Torre de Cristal on the Paseo de la Castellana in Madrid.

This forum is part of ULI Spain’s architecture week, with the aim of creating a dialogue between professionals in the sector in terms of sustainability.

The meeting where Fermín together with Elena Corredor, sustainability leader at Arcadis, Leticia Ponz, Head Union Investment Real Estate and Jose Ramón...

Fermín Vázquez, special guest at Nebrija University: “We have to stop and think about what is necessary and inevitable in architecture”.

Fermín Vázquez, special guest at Nebrija University: “We have to stop and think about what is necessary and inevitable in architecture”.

Last Thursday 27 January, Fermín Vázquez was invited as a guest speaker at the official opening lecture of the second semester. This conference is part of the organisation of talks by leading professionals directed by Fernando Moral, director of the Department of Architecture at Nebrija University, framed in the V Centenary of the Death of Antonio de Nebrija, to celebrate the University’s entry into the New European Bauhaus, “a project of cultural order based on a solid continental...

Fermin Vázquez, at Architonic Construction Design Week: “Can we agree on the fact that we are building too much, too fast?”

Fermin Vázquez, at Architonic Construction Design Week: “Can we agree on the fact that we are building too much, too fast?”

Fermín Vázquez, together with architects such as Renzo Piano and Mark Fenwick, was invited to talk about limited resources and responsible architecture.

Architonic, the third most frequented website by architects, is a team of architects, designers, IT experts and marketing professionals who work to generate quality information and gather knowledge to share with their community of followers.

“We are building too much, too fast, without being able to assimilate and learn, therefore, the...

b720 Arquitectos will be building the new high-speed train station in Barcelona.

b720 Arquitectos will be building the new high-speed train station in Barcelona.

The new high-speed train station in Barcelona will become one of the key mobility and transportation hubs in Europe. It will be the largest building in the city, comparable to terminal T1 in the Prat Airport and probably the one with most activity. It is bound to become an outstanding new urban space with a broad range of mobility options and infrastructures, linking up several different neighborhoods which had previously been disconnected. 

The area’s urban identity will be highlighted by...

The exhibition “Rastros y Encantos (+)”, on the work of b720, makes its last stop in Madrid

The exhibition “Rastros y Encantos (+)”, on the work of b720, makes its last stop in Madrid

La exposición “Rastros y Encantos” inaugurada en Berlín en la galería AEDES en 2018 con motivo del veinte aniversario de b720, cierra ahora su itinerario exponiéndose en Madrid, en el edificio WPP La Matriz. Ligeramente reducida en volumen, pero también incorporando algunas obras construidas estos últimos años, conserva plenamente su sentido.

Reunir restos físicos de la producción de casi 25 años de vida de b720, amontonarlos como en un puesto del rastro y rodearlos de 22 reflexiones de...

b720 inaugurates Polaris North Building, office building in Madrid

b720 inaugurates Polaris North Building, office building in Madrid

Under the name of Polaris North Building and designed before the pandemic, it responds to many questions that the experience of these months is demanding of the office of the future.

The design objectives have been to minimise environmental impact and to create a high quality, healthy and flexible working environment, full of light, open spaces and greenery. The building is presented as a large, singular piece: a slender, abstract latticework rests on what, by contrast, looks like a...

b720 participates in the Guest Cities: Talents face to face, organised by CASA SEAT

b720 participates in the Guest Cities: Talents face to face, organised by CASA SEAT

On June 1st, the Guest Cities: Talents face to face conference was held in the auditorium of Casa Seat, where Ana Bassat, founding partner of b720, and Benedetta Tagliabue, director of the Miralles Tagliabue EMBT architecture studio, reflected on architecture and its influence on the city of Milan, the protagonist of this conference.


If you want to watch the conference again, you can find it at the following link: