OPTA ARQUITECTOS S.L.P. is an interdisciplinary architecture design office based in Madrid. For more than three decades it has realized architectural projects and works all around Spain and in other countries. Due to its international focus, it strongly believes that the unique character of a site, a program and a client sets a new encouraging starting point for each project.
OPTA ARCHITECTS work embraces different scales and types, from large singular projects to highly detailed interventions. Noteworthy is its proven experience in Transport, Retail and Office architecture, some of which are winning projects in private and public competitions. Its work has also been published and recognized with international awards.
The office regularly takes part in post graduate programs and university teaching, developing architectural research and permanent training.
OPTA ARCHITECTS emphasizes sustainable building as the essence of architecture, which leads each project from the preliminary sketches to the work on site.
Architect since 1975 by the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (M. Sc Arch.) He has accomplished Postgraduate courses on Business Planning, Town Planning, Property development, urban management, financial development evaluation. Teaching experience in the Buen Retiro School of Design and former member of the Supervisory Board of COAM. Licensed Architect since 1975. In 1979 he made the first Shopping Mall in Spain, to be followed by many projects and works of major shopping Malls (souks), business and office complexes, movie theaters and residential projects, all in different geographical locations. Cofounder of ARQUIDI Design Group, doing work for RENFE and Juan de la Cierva Institute. He was selected for the Gold Delta Awards ADI-FAD (Barcelona) and Ibiza Art Biennial. Co-founder of the Industrial Design Department of EUSA. His furniture design work was shown at the Exhibition of wooden furniture in Valencia Furniture Fair.
Architect since 1999 by the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (M. Sc. Arch.) Master in Advanced Studies in 2002. He is currently researching on his PhD Thesis. He has been awarded with fellowships by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo for seminars and workshops on architecture. He has accomplished postgraduate courses at the Círculo de Bellas Artes, the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and the Architects Association. He has been faculty at the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca UPSAM School of Architecture (2007-2013). He has been lecturer in Architecture Forums and Conferences. Licensed Architect since 1999. His work includes buildings of various types and scales. Noteworthy is his experience in singular projects such as Railway Stations, Shopping Malls and Offices, some of them internationally awarded.
Architect since 2001 by the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (M. Sc. Arch.) In 1997 she obtained a training fellowship in INTEMAC’s Quality Control department. Fellowship by the Architects Association of Madrid in 2002.Master in “Conservation and Restoration of Architectural and Urban Heritage” at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 2003. Licensed Architect since 2001. She has worked in prestigious architectural firms such as 3G-OFFICE, A.Ordás and ARQUIVIO developing Civic, Offices and Residential projects and competitions. Between 2003 and 2005, she worked at ÁRGOLA Arquitectos, specializing in Healthcare architecture, such as the award winning project for the El Escorial Hospital extension. She has accomplished postgraduate courses at the Universidad Politécnica and the Architects Association de Madrid. In 2006 she joined OPTA as a Senior Architect and project leader. Her experience ranges from Project development, Site supervision, and Competitions to 3D Modelling and renderings.
Building Engineer since 2003 by the Escuela Universitaria de Arquitectura Técnica de Madrid. He has accomplished post-graduate courses in C.O.A.A.T. in areas such as On-site managing, Health & Safety, Quality Control, site economic management and sustainability assessment. Licensed Quantity Surveyor since 2003. Between 2003 and 2004 he worked in TIFSA INECO Engineering Company, collaborating in High Speed Architecture Projects such as Puente Genil, Olmedo, Segovia and Perafort. Between 2004 and 2005 he implemented the Phase 2 works in Zaragoza High Speed Railway Station, as responsible for site supervision. In 2005 he joins OPTA. He is a Senior Building Engineer and Technical Manager of budget control, sustainability and site supervision.