Work in progress
Nice, Grand Arénas

Nice Grand Arénas. France

50 hectares of public land on which to design the city’s new urban centre.

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The Film of Bayonne. Entrée de Ville. France

The Film of Bayonne, Entrée de Ville. France.

Bayonne revisited one year later.

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Le bon sauvage

Le Bon Sauvage. A Contemporary Architect’s Status

The imaginary of the profession of architect has historically seen the emergence of various paradigms...

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The values of architecture

THE VALUES OF ARCHITECTURE – Josep Lluís Mateo

Preparatory notes for an oral intervention in the closing session of the Architects’ Congress of Catalonia...

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Oslo Lecture: Nature + Architecture

OSLO LECTURE

Nature + Architecture
AHO, Oslo School of Architecture, 11/05/17

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The art of the model maker

The art of the model maker. Report by betevé (Barcelona Television) at Mateo Arquitectura

Report by the culture programme Àrtic, shown by betevé...

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CCIB, Best Overseas Conference Centre 2017

CCIB, Best Overseas Conference Centre 2017

The Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB), designed by Josep Lluís Mateo (mateoarquitectura), has been awarded the Gold...

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Work in progress
Montpellier Cite Creative

Montpellier Cité Créative

The project for the creation of a cluster devoted to culture and creative industries (CCI) has been presented in the city of Montpellier...

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About my work

About my work

My work speaks of places that I transform and continue...

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Josep Lluís Mateo presents Philip Ursprung at "Europa, Europa"

Josep Lluís Mateo presents Philip Ursprung at “Europa, Europa”

Josep Lluís Mateo was asked to present Philip Ursprung on the occasion...

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Aftermath. Venice Architecture Biennale

Aftermath. Architecture beyond Architects – Venice Architecture Biennale

Aftermath. Architecture beyond Architects...

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Talk at the Politecnico de Milano

“Volume, Void, Surface”: Talk at the Politecnico di Milano

“In the city, we define an urban space by means of the interrelation of objects in the void...”

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Islas

TRANSFER: a new Global Architecture Platform

Transfer is a new independent digital editorial project based on the production and transmission of architectural knowledge...

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References = Books

References = Books

“People ask me what my references are ...”

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Materials #2: Prague National Gallery Entrance Hall

Materials #2: Prague National Gallery Entrance Hall

Two parallel surfaces organize what used to be an empty space without weighing it down...

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Materials: Dwellings in Toulouse

Materials: Dwellings in Toulouse

The structure comprises a series of parallel concrete walls...

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Dwellings in Toulouse: The Garden

Dwellings in Toulouse: The Garden

A housing development that seeks to optimize the living conditions of each...

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Nature as a continuous layer for the PGGM‘s headquarters to float on

Nature as a continuous layer for the PGGM‘s headquarters to float on

The landscape created at PGGM’s headquarters, four years on...

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BCN Architecture Guide by Josep Lluís Mateo

New app: “BCN architecture guide by Josep Lluís Mateo”

“A personal guide is not scientific; it’s about sharing information and experiences...

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El Ninot Market: light in the space

EL NINOT MARKET: LIGHT IN THE SPACE

The space took the form of a great pre-existing roof. Beautiful...

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Josep Lluís Mateo at the Harvard GSD: On housing

Josep Lluís Mateo at the Harvard GSD: On housing

On February 2, Josep Lluís Mateo gave a lecture entitled “On housing”...

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Series of Volumetrical Studies Bogotá

Colombian Film Theatre in Bogotá...

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Urban Filters #2

Urban Filters #2

“We are interested in the surface, but we like to see it in relation to the volume..."

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Urban Filters #1

Urban Filters #1

“We know that the skin is important, but what interests us is seeing it..."

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The small scale: architectural detailing is what makes a project unique

The small scale

Architectural detailing is what makes a project unique...

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Series of Volumetrical Studies Paris

Series of Volumetrical Studies Paris

Office building in Paris...

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Josep Lluís Mateo answers about architecture to an old student

Josep Lluís Mateo answers to an old student

Action (because the project is a proposition to act, to do something) is the product of synthetic thinking...

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Museums: #4 Kunsthaus Zürich extension

Museums: #4 Kunsthaus Zürich extension

We were to continue constructing the front that is the plaza, as the empty space currently...

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Museums: #3 Cultural Center in Castelo Branco

Museums: #3 Cultural Center in Castelo Branco

The plaza is a surface, a topography drawn out in relation to the movement of the water and built by pedreiros...

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Museums: #2 Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw

Museums: #2 Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw

The monument to the Ghetto Uprising, which stands in a large void without physical significance, surrounded by anonymous...

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Exhibition: Theater Objects: A Stage for Architecture and Art

Exhibition: Theater Objects: A Stage for Architecture and Art

Theater Objects: A Stage for Architecture and Art features works by, between others, Josep Lluís Mateo...

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Museums: #1 Prague National Gallery Entrance Hall

Museums: #1 Prague National Gallery Entrance Hall

In the grounds of Prague Castle, among various palaces currently reused to house the National Gallery, the brief was to design...

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The Four Elements and Architecture Today

Earth, Water, Air, Fire. The Four Elements and Architecture Today

Whereas in our recent past the paradigm by which architecture was measured was the city...

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“Panta Rhei”, an exhibition of Mateo Arquitectura

“Panta Rhei”, an exhibition of Mateo Arquitectura

Exhibiting, presenting things in public, always means addressing time...

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EARTH

EARTH

The earth is our support, our base, the root that will, eventually, allow us to fly. To speak of the earth requires us...

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