Irene Ayala

Irene Ayala

Barcelona, ES

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Magister, Madrid, ES, Architect

I have worked as an Architect for Magister in the development of several New Education Centres for Teacher Training.

- Working on the development of projects, concept to handover stage.
- Dealing with suppliers and contractors.
- Responsible for the design and leadership of the projects.
- Monitoring/supervising executions of the design development.
- Producing technical documents and drawings.

Apr 2016 - May 2016

Acciona, Madrid, ES, Construction Design Manager

I have worked at Acciona Infraestructuras in the development of the project by Herzog & de Meuron "New Headquarters BBVA Madrid", as part of the Technical Office team. Present in all the different stages of the project.

- Production of shop drawings, construction details and AS-BUILT drawings.
- Responsible of definition and development of FIT-OUT, interior spaces.
- Dealing with Project Managers, Client and subcontracted companies. Attending meetings.
- Advise the Design Manager on all matters pertaining to design development and working drawings.
- Monitoring/supervising executions of the design development.

Jul 2013 - Oct 2015

Community Owners - Freelance, Madrid, ES, Architect

I was given the opportunity of re-designing a shared outdoor space for a neighborhood in Madrid. There was a currently not utilised swimming pool, an open space with an enormous potential as a community resource. The plot was injected with sitting areas, green areas and children playgrounds, providing space for gatherings and events.

- End to end responsible for the development of the project. From conceptual design to detailed development and construction management.
- Direct contact with Client and contractor.
- Technical advisory services and supervision during the construction works.

Mar 2015 - Sep 2015

Expociencia, Málaga, ES, Exhibition Designer

I was involved in the design of the permanent exhibition for the "Centro Integral del Vino" in Ronda Malaga. Working as part of a small team, we developed the exhibition design and media, obtaining the 1st Prize in the Competition.

- Responsible for the overall design, stand components, visual appearance, materials and costs involved in constructing the design.
- Production of conceptual and technical drawings, 2D graphics and 3D renderings.

Sep 2013 - Jun 2014

Pedro Iglesias Picazo, Madrid, ES, Internship

During summer 2009 I was involved in the development of two projects: “Conservation work and Restoration of the Ayyub Castle” in Calatayud (Zaragoza) and in the design of an "Infant school” in Alcoy (Valencia).

Jun 2009 - Sep 2009


Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Barcelona, ES, Masters, Master in Advanced Architecture

Oct 2016 - Jun 2017

Universidad Europea de Madrid, Madrid, ES, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2005 - Sep 2012


Food waste Lab, 1st Place

Multiple Awards:

- 1º Prize + Scholarship - 6th Advanced Architecture Contest 2016 - Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (Iaac) + Fab Lab Barcelona
- 2º Prize - Graduate Architecture Awards 2013
- Honorable Mention - Is Arch Awards 2013
- Finalist - PFC COAM Awards 2013
- Finalist - Annual HIC Awards 2013


Centro Integral del Vino, 1st Place

Competition organized by Ronda`s City Council


Erase un almendro en flor..., Award

Becas Arquia


Greenwich’s nose, 3rd Place

Isover International Students Competition


Pangea, Award

Competition Arquideas Santorini


Cultural Exchange Centre, 2nd Place

Isover International Students Competition


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