ENRIC MASSIP-BOSCH CURRICULUM VITAE. Born in Barcelona. Architect graduated from ESCOLA D’ARQUITECTURA DE BARCELONA — UPC-BarcelonaTECH. Associate Professor, Design Department — UPC-BarcelonaTECH. Obtained a Japanese Government Monbusho Scholarship to do research at Tokyo Institute of Technology— TokyoTECH and worked at Shinohara Atelier (1987-1989). He has lectured and participated in multiple seminars in Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Saragossa, Seville, Vigo, Tokyo, Kawasaki, Chiba, Kyoto, Buenos Aires, Rosario, Rafaela, New York, Miami, Budapest, Amsterdam, Maastricht, Vienna, Paris, Bergamo, Milan, Piacenza, Pescara, Venice, Porto and Bucharest. His theoretical work has been widely published in magazines and books, among which are: Experimental Dwellings, 1971-1994 (Barcelona: Edicions UPC, 1996), Architecture on the Horizon (London: RIBA, 1996), Concealed Complexities (Tokyo: Toto, 1999), Diagonal ZeroZero (Barcelona: Lunwerg, 2011). He was co-founder and member of the editorial board of WAM-Web Architecture Magazine (1996-2001). Currently he is Member of the Advisory Committee to the City of Barcelona, Member of the Commissione finale di Dottorato in Progettazione Architettonica e Urbana—Politecnico di Milano (Italty) and of the Agenzia Nazionale di Valutazione del sistema Universitario e della Ricerca (Italian Government).
In 1990 founded EMBA_ESTUDI MASSIP-BOSCH ARQUITECTES with which he has won many awards and competitions. EMBA is an internationally-oriented practice developing projects of a wide range of scales and typologies for both public and private clients worldwide, offering a highly singular and integral service of architectural and urban design. Works and research by EMBA have been shown in many exhibitions and have been published in international magazines and, among others, in the books Top Young European Architects (New York: ATRIUM GROUP, 2006), ArqCat (Barcelona: COAC, 2008), Guia d’arquitectura moderna. Catalunya: 1880-2007 (Barcelona: COAC, 2007), Arquitectures dels equipaments públics a Catalunya 2000-2010 (Barcelona: GISA, 2010), Diagonal ZeroZero (Barcelona: LUNWERG, 2011), Office Architecture, (Hong Kong: RIHAN INTERNATIONAL CULTURE CO. 2012) and Skyscrapers (Salenstein (CH): BRAUN PUBLISHING AG, 2012).
Among the most recent projects by EMBA we can point out, by their geographical and typological diversity: Diagonal ZeroZero Telefonica Tower, Barcelona (FIRST PRIZE LEAF AWARDS 2011, PREMI CONTINUARÀ 2011, SHORTLISTED EMPORIS AWARD FOR THE BEST NEW SKYSCRAPER 2010, 2011, NOMINEE COUNCIL ON TALL BUILDINGS AND URBAN HABITAT CTBUH 2011 BEST TALL BUILDING AWARDS, WINNER PREMIO QUATRIUM 2010, WINNER PREMIO ACTUALIDAD ECONÓMICA 2009); Volpelleres-West mixed-use building (market, commercial centre, offices, housing, car park) St. Cugat del Vallès (Catalonia. SHORTLISTED LEAF AWARDS 2010, FIRST PRIZE competition 2003); 5-star Hotel and Commercial Centre, Ar Riyadh (Saudi Arabia, 2010); 110 dwellings, Sant Boi, (Catalonia. FIRST PRIZE competition 2009); Renovation of Place de la République, Leucate (France. first prize international COMPETITION ABITARE IL MEDITERRANEO, 2009; SHORLISTED 5TH BIENNAL DEL PAISATGE, PREMI ROSA BARBA, 2008; FIRST PRIZE competition 2005); 87 dwellings, elderly housing and civic centers, Barcelona (FIRST PRIZE competition 2008); Headquarters and Logistic Centre, Moscow (Russia. FIRST PRIZE competition 2007); Secondary school, Girona (Catalonia. RUNNER-UP BIENNAL D’ARQUITECTURA DE GIRONA 2007. FIRST PRIZE competition 2003); Urban planning and housing for a new residential area, Cunit (FIRST PRIZE competition 2006); New Penitentiary, Tàrrega (FIRST PRIZE) 2006); Medical centre, Sabadell (FIRST PRIZE. RUNNER-UP THIRD BIENNAL D’ARQUITECTURA DEL VALLÈS) 2005. FIRST PRIZE competition 2001); Secondary school, Artés (Catalonia. SELECTED PREMIS FAD 2004. FIRST PRIZE competition 2000); New general access and Traumatology building extension, Vall d’Hebron Hospital, Barcelona (FIRST PRIZE 2004); Riverside park and Pla de les Hortes Master plan, La Roca del Vallès (Catalonia. FIRST PRIZE 2004); Renovation of the Square Gambetta, Carcassonne, (France. FIRST PRIZE competition 2003).