Barozzi/Veiga was founded in Barcelona by Fabrizio Barozzi and Alberto Veiga in 2004. The practice has since worked internationally in public and private projects and it work has received several prestigious distinctions. Its body of work includes cultural, educational and residential buildings as well as civic projects. Barozzi/Veiga have been distinguished with the Ajac Young Catalan Architect Award (2007), the Barbara Cappochin International Architecture Award (2011), and especially with the Gold Medal for Italian Architecture for the Best Debut Work (2012) for his project Ribera del Duero Headquarters. The office has also received the Young Talent of Italian Architecture Award (2013), the Design Vanguard Award (2014), the Fad International Award (2015) and the Life in Architecture Award (2015). The office has also received nominations for the Iakov Chernikhov International Prize (2008) for the Design of the Year (2015) for the Fad Award (2018) and more recently for the International Swiss Architectural Award (2018). In 2015 the project for the Szczecin Philharmonic received the prestigious Mies van der Rohe Award for European Architecture and this year, the recently finished Fine art Museum in Chur, Switzerland, has been awarded with the RIBA Award for International Excellence. The office has been invited to contribute to the Chicago Architecture Biennal in 2017 as well as the Venice Biennale in 2014 and in 2016. There, the office presented “A sentimental monumentality” an installation and essay that defined the conceptual framework of its work later compiled in the monographs Barozzi/Veiga edited by Park Books (2014), a+u 535 (2015) and A-Mag (2018) Its built work includes the Ribera del Duero Hq. (2011), the Auditorium of Aguilas (2011), the Szczecin Philarmonic (2014), the Music school in Brunico (2018) and the Fine Art Museum in Chur (2018). Next year the office will finalize the Fine Art Museum in Lausanne and the Dance Academy in Zurich while it is going to develop important projects in Europe and US.