Architectural design at all scales (corporate offices, residential, recreational, commercial, transportation and cultural). Founded in 1920, Rafael de La-Hoz Architects is directed since two decades ago by Rafael de La-Hoz Castanys. At present, the studio is involved both in urban planning projects and architectural building in Spain, Portugal, France, Poland, Romania, Hungary, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, most of which result from international architectural competitions .
The firm has received, among others, the Gold Medal of the Spanish architecture, the National Architecture Prize, the Prize COAM to the Work of the Architects in different editions, the Silver Medal at the Biennial in Sofia, Special Award the Bienniale of Architecture in Buenos Aires, the International Space Habitation, Switzerland, the Arca Foundation Prize, the "Prize" Bex Awards ", obtained in Greece, in the category" Technology Innovation "and" American Architecture Awards Award 'the Chicago Athenaeum (USA) for their project Endesa headquarters in Madrid.
His long career has enabled many of the buildings are made â€‹â€‹and included in the list of protected cultural property by the local Administration.
Rafael de La-Hoz also is visiting lecturer at national and international Universities and is a distinguished speaker and judge of international competitions.
Among his outstanding projects are: â€˜Rey Juan Carlos Hospital` in Mostoles, Madrid; the new Repsol headquarters, Madrid; two office buildings in Pegaso Park, Madrid; the Popular University of Alcobendas; Children´s Theater and cultural center in the “Daoiz y Velardeâ€ complex, Madrid; “Danube Bayâ€ residence in Budapest, Hungary; planning of the Extension of the Marina de Vilamoura, Algarve. Portugal; residence “Wronia 45â€ in Warsaw, Poland; Court House, Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates; the headquarters of AMA, Madrid; the Hercules Towers in Bay of Gibraltar, Cádiz; the headquarters of the Telefónica company, Distrito C, in Las Tablas, Madrid; “Confortel Atrium Hotelâ€ for the Once Group. Madrid; Rafael del Pino Auditorium building, on Paseo de la Castellana in Madrid; Endesa Headquarters, Headquarters, Madrid; the Higher Council of Chambers of Commerce, Retiro Municipal Council and the Spanish Olympic Committee Auditorium in Madrid.