The Studio of Architecture and Urbanism of Joan Manuel Nicolas Monsonís was created in 1990 in Barcelona.
It consists of a team of architects dedicated to development
of projects and architecture, both, new construction and
rehabilitation and restoration of historic buildings and monuments.
It also performs interior design and works of public space and urban planning.
The Studio has significant experience in civil public works, achieved
during the work done for several administrations, in areas like sanitary, educational, cultural or security buildings. In the private sector,
it has completed the design and construction of homes, offices and commercial spaces.
In the area of buildings rehabilitation and restoration, the Studio
has an important set of actions carried out buildings of
high heritage value and with different degrees of
protection, among which there are interventions in several
prominent 'Modernist' buildings. The Studio has also made
historical and architectural protection catalogs.
Since its startup the Studio's objective has always to put
together the aesthetic criteria of any artistic work with construction's materials, according to the economic cost of the order. Having the same degree of interest in both new construction and
rehabilitation and restoration has set a broad vision in architecture.
The study has external consultants for some specific areas, working in a multidisciplinary team make their projects achieve the optimum technical level.
The dedication and monitoring carried out in the construction
phase can ensure a high level of the detail in the finished
The study usually participates in competitions for civil public works and has been selected as a finalist or winner several