Josep Miàs

M Arch

Architect for ETSAB Barcelona. Associate Architect at Enric Miralles’s office from 1990 till 2000. Principal of award-winning practice Miàs Architects in Barcelona since 2000, commited to research and experimentation, and new approaches to technology, fabrication and construction.

Known worldwide for works such as Fontanals Golf Club, Banyoles City Center Urbanization, Barceloneta Market, 22@Plug-in Barcelona Building, iGuzzini Barcelona Corporate Building among others.

Winner of National and International Awards highlighting International Stone Architecture Award, A+Architizer Award,  Archdaily Building of the Year Award, A+ Architecture Best Spanish Educational Facility Award, Catalonia Construction Award, City of Barcelona Architecture and Urbanism Award, Girona Architecture Award and Best Young Catalan Architect Award. Shortlisted at WAF Singapore Best Building of the Year Award. Nominated at European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies Van der Rohe Award. And Finalist at Plataforma Arquitectura Work of the Year Award, European Prize for Public Space, European Landscape Prize, Decade Prize, and FAD Award. Recognition for International Relevance by AIA NYC, COAC and BarcelonaTech UPC. Works published and exhibited internationally in Barcelona, Madrid, Paris, Frankfurt, Zurich, Berlin, Kiev, London, Belgrade, São Paulo, Venezia and Singapore among others.

Lecturer and Guest Critic in many International Universities and Visiting Professor at Städelschule Frankfurt, ETSAB BarcelonaTECH UPC, UNISS Alghero, Bartlett UCL London and GSD Harvard Graduate School of Design Cambridge. Deputy Director and Architectural Projects Department Director at ESARQ–UIC from 2004 till 2006.