Enric Ruiz-Geli

Michelle Addington | Peter Cook | Anna Dyson | Michael Fox | Usman Haque
Edwin Hathaway | Chuck Hoberman | Rodolphe el-Khoury
Robert Kronenburg | David Leatherbarrow | Carol Moukheiber | Kas Oosterhuis
Enric Ruiz Geli | Brian SinclairTristan Sterk | Skylar Tibbits

IMG_0688 (4)Enric Ruiz-Geli is the principal of award-winning practice Cloud-9 Studio in Barcelona. This cutting edge experimental practice is now well known world wide for such works as Media-ICT, El Consorci Zona Franca 22@, Barcelona; Villa Nurbs House, Empuriabrava; and Forest Hotel, Barcelona. The practice has made a unique commitment to research and experimentation in fundamentally novel approaches to technology, fabrication and construction to realise these ground-breaking projects. Their current works in progress include the New York Aquarium and the new Bulli foundation headquarters. Acknowledged for his revolutionary approach to innovation in architecture, Ruiz-Geli’s numerous national and international awards include WAF Award for World’s Best Building of the Year with Media-ICT in 2011, FAD special mention for the same building, First prize, Pavilion in Ecole Especiale de Paris, 2011, Steel Design Awards ECCS, European Convention For Constructional Steelwork, to Media-ICT, 2009, Prize Corian Dupont for Villa Nurbs, 2008. The work has been exhibited and published internationally by Actar, AD, Arquitectura Viva, Quaderns, Domus, A &U, Wired, Financial Times, New York Times, amongst many others. Enric has lectured all over the world, and has been Unit Master of Diploma Unit 18 at Architectura Assosiation, London, since 2010. He was Co-Chairman of the Figuers Creative City in 2010 and Science Committee of Tecnoali, 2011. His works belong to the collections of MoMa (New York), FRAC Centre Collection (Orleans) and Centre Pompidou (Paris).

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