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Antonio Ortiz García

  • Antonio Ortiz García © EFE

    Antonio Ortiz García © EFE

  

Speciality

Architecture

 

 

Date of birth

1947
  


"Architect. National Architecture Award in 1993, Antonio Ortiz has worked in collaboration with Antonio Cruz Villalón throughout much of his professional career."

Antonio Ortiz García was born in Seville in 1947. He studied at the School of Architecture in Madrid and graduated in 1974. His professional activity began a few years previously when he joined the studio of Rafael Moneo in 1968. In 1971 he set up his own studio with Antonio Cruz, and together they have been responsible for numerous works and projects inside Spain and abroad. The extension of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the stadium of La Cartuja in Seville and the railway station in Basle are among his best-known constructions. He received the National Architecture Award in 1993 for his design for the Santa Justa railway station in Seville. He has been a visiting teacher at prestigious international universities, and exhibitions of his work have been held in various countries including Switzerland, Germany, Italy and the United States.
 

Awards

National Architecture Award (1993)
Architecture Award from the Official College of Architects of Western Andalusia (1995)
Gold Medal of Andalusia (1997)
Eduardo Torroja Award (1999)
Heimatschutz Award (2001)
 

Essential works

  • Infanta Elena National Public Library-Provincial Library building in Seville © Consejería de Cultura de la Junta de Andalucía

    Infanta Elena National Public Library-Provincial Library building in Seville

    Architecture as a container for culture. The public library in Seville, the work of the Cruz and Ortiz architects' studio, constitutes a splendid receptacle for books.

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  • Interior of the Santa Justa station in Seville © Turespaña

    Santa Justa Station

    The architects' studio of Cruz and Ortiz undertook the project for this station in Seville, which was designed to house the first high-speed railway line in Spain.

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Other highlighted works

  • Extension of the Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam)
  • Spanish Pavilion at the Hanover Expo 2000
  • La Cartuja stadium (Seville)
  • Extension of the SBB railway station in Basle (Switzerland)
  • Stadium in the Madrid Region
  • Huelva bus depot
  • Residential building in Calle Doña María Coronel (Seville)

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