Team

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Maier Vélez Olabarria Arrasate 1978
Maier Vélez Olabarria. Architect (M.Arch) since 2003 by the School of Architecture-University of Navarra (E.T.S.A.U.N.), Spain. She also has a Postgraduate Degree on Landscape and Environment (P.M.A.) by the School of Architecture-University of Navarra and she holds a Master of Landscape Architecture and Gardening from the School of Agronomy – Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain.

Member of jury of the FAD 2013 Award.

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David Serrano Amatriain Pamplona 1974
David Serrano Amatriain. Architect (M.Arch) since 2000 by the School of Architecture-University of Navarra (E.T.S.A.U.N.), Spain. He is an expert in Urbanism.

4th Edition of the Arquia 2012-2013 Award Ambassador.

MID estudio / arquitectura y paisaje

Travesía Tafalla nº3, 3ºizda
31004 Pamplona, Spain
(+0034) 948 237 026

AWARDS. PROJECTS

2014
SECOND PRIZE. Open ideas competition for the Arquia office in San Sebastián. Developer: Arquia – Caja de Arquitectos.
SPECIAL MENTION. Open ideas competition for “pelota” court and new public space in Orkoien, Navarra. Developer: Orkoien Town Council.
2011
FIRST PRIZE. Open ideas competition for the refurbishment project of the Errementari and Serorategi houses as a new Community Centre for Zerain. Developer: Public Building Society of Gipuzkoa Region and Zerain Town Council. Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain.
2010
FIRST PRIZE. Open ideas competition for the refurbishment project of the “Patronato Iturbe” building and urbanization project of its surroundings in Elgeta. Developer: Elgeta Town Council. Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain.
2009
SECOND PRIZE. Open ideas competition for the refurbishment project of two of the “Sanchez Aguilera” military area buildings as students residence in Ferrol Developer: University of A Coruña. Galicia, Spain.
FIRST PRIZE. Open ideas competition for the construction project of a Visitor´s centre and the “Santiago Square” redesign in Luzaide-Valcarlos Developer: Luzaide-Valcarlos Town Council. Navarra, Spain.
SPECIAL MENTION. Open ideas competition for the construction project of a visitors’ centre on the surroundings of “La Antigua” parish church in Zumarraga. Developer: Zumarraga Town Council. Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain.
2008
THIRD PRIZE. Open ideas competition for the construction project of a library and a municipal archive in Llança, Together with architect Josep Agustí de Ciurana Developer: Llança Town Council. Girona, Catalonia, Spain.
2007
FIRST PRIZE. Open ideas competition for the refurbishment project of a grain store into the Museum of Water and reurbanizing of its surroundings Developer: Palencia City Council. Palencia, Castilla y Leon, Spain.
ACCESIT. Open ideas competition for the construction project of 25 sustainable dwellings in Valbuena de Duero. Developer: Castilla y León Regional Construction Institute and Castilla y León Regional Government. Castilla y Leon, Spain.

AWARDS. BUILT WORK

2016
SELECTED WORK. “Sal de Dudas”” action on a bus shelter has been selected at the  FAD Awards 2016, in the Ephimeral architecture category.
2012
ACCESIT. The “2.600.000 árboles – 2.600.000 trees” audiovisual research project received the 27th García Mercadal Architecture Prize. Organised by the Aragon Architects’ Chamber. Spain.
CATALOGUED WORK. The “2.600.000 árboles – 2.600.000 trees” audiovisual research project was catalogued among the 120 best architectural works of young Spanish architects, within the Arquia / Próxima 2012 Curatorial Program. Organised by the “Caja de Arquitectos” Foundation. Spain.
2011
FINALIST. The Water Museum of Palencia building was finalist in the 53th Edition of the FAD Awards 2011, at the “Architecture” category.
FINALIST. The Water Museum of Palencia building was finalist in the 8th Castilla y León Architecture Prize, in the Restoration and Refurbishment category.
FINALIST. The Water Museum of Palencia building was finalist in the5th Enor Architecture Award.
FINALIST. The Water Museum of Palencia building was finalist in the 11th Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial, under the “Institutional Architecture” category.
2010
SELECTED WORK. The Water Museum of Palencia building was selected among the 24 best architectural works of young Spanish architects, within the Arquia/Próxima 2010 Curatorial Program. Organised by the “Caja de Arquitectos” Foundation. Spain.

PUBLICATIONS

Article “Approach to public space. Readings of a new generation of Spanish architects” in the  En Blanco magazine n.19 NUEVA ARQUITECTURA ESPAÑOLA Valencia, 2015, ISSN 1888-5616
Arquia / Próxima 2012: Nuevos formatos- New formats. Curatorial Program Catalogue. Caja de Arquitectos Foundation, 2012. ISBN:978-84-939409-8-0.
11th Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial Catalogue Editor: Caja de Arquitectos Foundation, 2011. ISBN:978-84-937857-8-9.
Arquia / Próxima 2010: En cambio-Changing. Curatorial Program Catalogue. Editor: Caja de Arquitectos Foundation, 2011. ISBN:978-84-937857-9-6.
8th Castilla y León Architecture Prize Catalogue. Editor: Architecture Chambers of Castilla y León with the collaboration of Castilla y León Regional Government, 2011.
Remodelling. Case study of remodelling, (2 volumes) Damdi Architecture Publishing Co. Ltd., Seoul, South Korea, 2011. ISBN:978-89-911111-78-9.
On Diseño magazine nº 320 – 2011 FAD Awards. Editor: ON Diseño S.L., Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
Bauwelt magazine 2011, nº 1-2.2011, Das erste Haus zum siebten Mal. Bauwelt Preis 2011. Editor: Bauverlag BV GmbH, Berlin, Germany.
Arquitectura Viva magazine n.131, 2010-“Patrimonio Nacional. Tres experiencias y doce intervenciones.- National Heritage. Three experiences and twelve interventions” Editor: Arquitectura Viva S.L., Madrid, Spain.
IQD magazine. Inside Quality Design n. 20, 2010. Editor: Verbus Editrice, Milano, Italy.
C3 magazine. Architecture+Landscape+Urbanism n.310, 2010- Metaphor and Smile. Editor: C3 Publishing Co., Seoul, South Korea.
DETAIL magazine. Zeitschrift für Architektur+Baudetail.2010, n.4 Rehabilitación. Editor: RBI, Bilbao, Spain.

EXHIBITIONS

2013-2014. Exhibition under the motto“Sustainable architecture – an axhibition about the life cycle of buildings”, at the Museum Cemento Rezola, San Sebastian, Spain. Curated by Atari Cultura Arquitectónica and Museum Cemento Rezola. Held from 4th October 2013 to the 2nd January 2014.
2013. Joint exhibition of the winner and finalist works of the FAD awards 2011 and 2012, at the Condestable Palace in Pamplona, Spain. Held from the 20th March to 13th April 2013.
2011-2012. Itinerant joint exhibition of the 11th Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial, BEAU 2011 held at: Nablus University, Cisjordany; Cádiz and Sevilla (2012), Madrid ( 2011), Comillas (2011).
2011. Joint exhibition of the winner and finalist works of the 8th Castilla y León Architecture Prize at the Exhibitions Hall of the “Rector Tejerina” building of the University of Valladolid, Spain. Held from the 13th July to15th August.
2011. Joint exhibition of the winner and finalist works of the FAD awards 2011, at the Arquinfad Headquarters in Barcelona, Spain, as part of the Barcelona Design Festival FADfest. Held between 28th June and 15th July.

LECTURES

“The rehabilitation issue” lecture within the X Conference on Rehabilitation of Tudela, organized by the City of Tudela and the Ribera ORVE, held on 12th May 2016.
Lecture at the “2011 and 2012 FAD awards exhibition” opening day at the Condestable Palace in Pamplona, under the title “Architecture from Navarra at the FAD Awards”. Organised by the Architects’ Chamber of the Basque Country and Navarra, Spain. Held on 25th March.
Lecture at the opening session of the 2012-2013 “Infrastructure and equipment recycling” course, under the title “Renovation and rehabilitation projects by MID estudio”, at the Advanced Architecture, Urbanism, Landscape and Design MAster (M.A.A.P.U.D.) of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain. Held on 6th November, 2012.
Lecture at “Euskadi jeune architecture – Young architecture in the Basque country” session, at the ARC EN RÊVE architecture centre in Bordeaux (France), under the title “Recent work. MID estudio”. Organised by Atari Cultura Arquitectónica, the Basque Government and the Arc en Rêve Centre d´architecture, France. Held on 3rd May, 2012.
Professors of the “Strolling through Great European Gardens’ History” course at El Pilar Cultural Centre, covering the following topics: Renaissance Italian gardens and villas from the 15th and 16th centuries; Baroque French gardens from the 17th century, English gardens from the18th century and Classical Spanish gardens: from the islamic gardens to 19th century gardens. Organised by the Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council (Basque Country, Spain). Held from 18th January to 21st March 2012.
Lecture at the 14th International Conference on Intervention on Architectural Heritage, under the title “The Water Museum of Palencia”. Organised by the La Rioja Architects´ Chamber and the COAR Foundation. Held between 3rd-6th November.
Lecture at the el Arquia/Próxima 2010 Curatorial Program Meeting “En cambio- Changing” at the Architecture School of Madrid (E.T.S.A.M.) Madrid, Spain. Organised by “Caja de Arquitectos” Foundation. Held on the 21st October 2010.