Renata Sentkiewicz

Energy and Sustainability: EA Buildings

About The Designer

Ábalos+Sentkiewicz is an international architecture office settled in Madrid (Spain),Cambridge (US) and Shanghai (China) in association with Professor Linxue Li, directed by Iñaki Ábalos and Renata Sentkiewicz. Iñaki Ábalos and Renata Sentkiewicz have taught in prestigious university centres such as ETSAM, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Architectural Association, Columbia, Cornell, Princeton, combining the academic, professional and research activity. Iñaki Ábalos is currently Chaired Professor at ETSAM – Spain, and Chair of the Department of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

The projects and built work of Ábalos+Sentkiewicz are internationally recognized, have been subject of 15 individual exhibitions and many collective exhibitions in the most prestigious centres, AA-London, Pavillon de l’arsenale-Paris, MoMA– NYC (MoMA has exhibited 5 built works in three different exhibitions: Light Construction, On Site, Groundswell) or in the Biennale of Architecture of Venice.

This prestige also reflects in the 38 awards received in architecture competitions. Another 45 awards have been given to different research and design activities, 18 of them to Built Works. Their professional work has been collected in 10 monographs and their theoretical work has been compiled through 12 books. Critic William Curtis has chosen one work of the Firm, the Pavilion in the Retiro Park, as one of the three best works built in Spain during the last 30 years.