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p. 04 Profile. p. 10 Youth Center. —­ Rivas Vaciamadrid.

p. 22 Teruel — zilla. —­Teruel.

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p. 34 Restoring of the old Townhall. —­Fuenlabrada.

p. 42 Social Housing. —­ Vallecas.

p. 47 Selected Awards and Competitions.

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4 & MANUEL COLLADO ARPIA ——

—— NACHO MARTIN ASUNCIÓN


profile. MI5 ARE:

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& ESTABLISHED IN 2000 ——

—— AN OFFICE BASED IN MADRID

martin —— manuel collado Photography by LUIS DÍAZ. Text by ——mi5.

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PROFILE

Based in Madrid, MI5 is a

and research, where we

team of Manuel Collado Ar-

highlight our work as tea-

pia (Madrid, 1972) and Na-

chers of architecture pro-

cho Martín Asunción (Madrid,

jects since 2003 in the Tech-

1973) since 2000.  MI5 Archi-

nical Universities of Alicante,

tects’ profile is configured

Alcalá de Henares, Camilo

as an innovative architectu-

Jose Cela and Fashion De-

ral experience supported by

sign teachers at the Euro-

construction and research.

pean Institute of Design. We have also been tutors of

As a result of our pro-

the unit 4 at the Architectural

fessional practice we have

Association Summer School

won and built several com-

2011. This teaching is com-

petitions highlighting the

pleted simultaneously with

completion of public works

the participation in several

as: Youth Center in Rivas Va-

workshops, juries and lectu-

ciamadrid, multiple facilities

res. Our researching work has culminated with the development of both doctoral theses: “From the psychedelic to the curtains of XXI century” and “Space Suits. Clothing as  an Architectural Project”.

building in Teruel, 103 social housing in Vallecas (Madrid), restoration of Fuenlabrada´s old Town hall.

Our professional work in

the field of construction has been accompanied by a constant activity of teaching

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Our activity has been re-

viewed worldwide including publications and awards:

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AWARDS AND COMPETITIONS

El País, Icon, Bauwelt, A10, Vogue Russia, Modern Decoration China, Diseño Interior, Fisuras, Arquitectura Viva, Pasajes, Tectónica, etc.

Annual Architectural Design Award and Annual Outstanding Designer Award of the 8th. • 2010 Modern Decoration International Media Prize. Schenzen China. • First Prize: Competition “80 social housing in San Francisco Javier II”. Organized by EMV. Madrid 1999. • First Prize exaequo: Competition “Planning and developement Calpe´s seafront”. Calpe 1999. • First Prize: Competition “Planning and developement of the Playa del Inglés seafront”. Gran Canaria. • First Prize. Competition “Youth Resources Center in Getafe”. Madrid, 2003. • First Prize. Competition “Youth Center in Fuenlabrada”. Madrid, 2006. • First Prize. Competition “Youth Center in Rivas-Vaciamadrid”. Madrid 2006. • First Prize. Competition “Domingo Gascón Square”. Teruel 2006.

VII Venice Architecture Biennale, Madrid Social Housing RIBA London, Building Dwelling Thinking IVAM Valencia, Europan VI Burgos, Liege and MOPU, Recent Work COAM Foundation, FRESHMADRID COAM Foundation, etc.

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EXHIBITIONS

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PROFILE

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"A public structure with a punk spirit."

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—— RIVAS VACIA-MADRID

­ ew youth N center in Rivas Vacia­­­— Madrid.

Photography by MIGUEL DE GUZMÁN & JAVIER DE PAZ. Text by ——mi5.

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RIVAS YOUTH CENTER

From the beginning, the

a contemporary “social mo-

project was conceived as the

nument ”.

possibility of making the “underground” visible, a cons-

The end result of this pro-

truction devised as a radi-

cess is a public structure with

cal manifestation of Madrid’s

a punk spirit, intensely bur-

outskirts youthful spirit in ge-

dened with content and ar-

neral, and of Rivas´ youth

ticulated around program-

groups in particular.

matic centres conceived as activity explosions, which are

The project aspires to

erected as meeting and ex-

become an explicit “teen”

change points of the emer-

communication vehicle by

ging communities.

appropriating their language ­ First Prize. Competition “Youth — Center in Rivas-Vaciamadrid”. Madrid 2006.

and their voices as the ingredients of the project. In this way, the project ’s team embraces all Rivas’s youth groups by means of an open participation process, in which the future users of the centre, combined with technicians and politicians, will contribute their decisions, their concerns, their fantasies and their aesthetics to create

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RIVAS YOUTH CENTER

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RIVAS YOUTH CENTER

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"A tellu­— ric element of contem— porary and pop expre— ssion."

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TERUEL—ZILLA! Underground Leisure Lair and Public Space.

Photography by MI5. Text by ——mi5.

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TERUEL — ZILLA!

Teruel’s underground, as

settle this surface that be-

thematic parks as Dinópolis

comes into a public square,

want to spread; is full of dis-

and they will go down in bet-

coveries that remind us the

ween the stratums, being en-

lost existence of a powerful

tertained by meeting activi-

life in the origins of Teruel.

ties, fun and sports.

It ’s surprising that we have to return to its deepness to try

The new activities and their

to reactivate it.

contemporary manifestation, make evident new ways of

The decision of introducing a

urban dialogue, especially

big volume of youth activities

in a city where history has

into the earth, that revitali-

taken up such an important

zes and empowers Teruel’s

space. It is the discovery of

activity, impulses the wor-

new possibilities.

king image for the project. — First Prize. Competition “Doming Gascón Square”. Teruel 2006.

The public space project and leisure center takes a buried Godzilla’s expression: a telluric element of contemporary and pop expression. The big buried volume pushes the earth surface till it brakes and produces a new urban topography. The visitants will

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TERUEL — ZILLA!

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"Rough and industrial image bet ­— ween punk butcher and cultural su — permarket."

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Restoring of the old Fuenlabrada Town Hall. ( Youth center ) .

Photography by JAVIER DE PAZ. Text by ——mi5.

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FUENLABR ADA YOUTH CENTER

Emptying the old Fuenla-

the users´ activities throug-

brada Town Hall of the ele-

hout the whole building.

ments built inside it is the first step of the transformation

For this purpose we de-

process of the execution pro-

fine a continuous loop of light

ject established for this area.

that accompanies the visitor

As a computer formatted in-

through the different floors.

tegral process, the area is re-

The intended effect of squi-

duced to its basic structural

ggly line that colonizes the

elements, allowing an episo-

interior is playing alongside

dic, programmatic construc-

broken through its reflection

tion generated by the diffe-

in the polished resin floor

rent and changing uses of the

in deep blue. Spatial expe-

space.

rience offered tries to reproduce the weightless feeling

Representing such archi-

of being immersed in an envi-

tecture, invisible but fraught

ronment of dynamic water re-

with forces which pierce and

flections.

reconfigure it, is the main objective of creating the

centre’s identity. Intervention

sions reinforce this idea of

concentrates on the construc-

making the enlightenment

tion of an immersed area,

and its influence on the cha-

activated by the qualified

racter expression of space

presence of the installations

through PVC soft surfaces se-

which go hand in hand with

parating different spaces and

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finish bright white tile walls remaining.

It uses a basic and cheap

solution through fluorescent other materials to recreate a rough and industrial image between punk butcher and cultural supermarket.

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— First Prize: Competition “Youth Center in Fuenlabrada”. Madrid, 2006.

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lamps that together with the

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"A sur face which changes according to ventilation, vision and resistance demands."

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Vallecas Social Housing, Madrid.

Photography by SANNA CHARLES. Text by ——mi5.

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103 HOMES VALLECAS

The project intensifies its principal purposes by defining its relationship with the environment; a new neighbour from Vallecas, silver and light amongst heavy brick buildings. A thin aluminium sheet preserves the constructed

ENDING DATE 2005 ——

dense volume and fluctuates during the day under the changing daylight and colours of the sky, trees and the reddish reflection of the nearby buildings… A surface which changes according to ventilation, vision and resistance demands, with perforations and reinforcements in different surfaces.

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selected awards & competitions 1999 Planning Seafront of Calpe. First Prize. ∂ 2000 Planning and Development of the Playa del Ingles (Grand Canary) Seafront. First Prize. ∂ Second Prize. ∂

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2002 New Playhouse on the Copenhagen Waterfront. Finalist. ∂ 2003 Solar Orchards. Europan 7 Slovenia. Finalist. ∂ 2004 New Las Palmas Seafront. Finalist. ∂ 2004 Maritime and Sport Park in Tenerife. Finalist. ∂ 2006 Restoration of the Fuenlabrada Old Town Hall. First Prize.

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competitions

2002 Living machines. Europan 6 Valencia.


New Playhouse on the Copenhagen Water front. Finalist. 2002

Living Machines. Europan 6 Valencia. Second Prize. 2002


Planning Seafront of Calpe. First Prize. 1999

New Las Palmas Seafront. Finalist. 2004

Planning and Development of the Playa del Ingles (Grand Canar y) Seafront. First Prize. 2000


Restoration of the Fuenlabrada Old Town Hall. First Prize. 2006


Maritime and Sport Park in Tenerife. Finalist. 2004

Solar Orchards. Europan 7 Slovenia. Finalist. 2003


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