Enric Ruiz-Geli and his interdisciplinary architectural team Cloud 9 in Barcelona works at the interface between architecture and art, digital processes and technological material development. The architects’ multifaceted projects include stage designs and buildings, installations and patents, and are realized together with collaborative partners.
Enric Ruiz Geli / Cloud 9 is committed to the use of new technological developments for digital fabrication and the performative character of architecture, which creates intelligent structures in emulation of nature.
Enric Ruiz Geli / Cloud 9 green agenda is to look at pilot Projects in Global Warming Scenarios.
Enric Ruiz Geli / Cloud 9 has created patents as master pieces of Digital Fabrication.
Enric Ruiz Geli / Cloud 9 works belong to the collections of MoMa (New York), FRAC Centre Collection (Orleans) and Centre Pompidou (Paris).
Enric Ruiz Geli / Cloud 9 has lectures and collaborates with a map of Labs such as Angewandte, UCLA, CITA, Pasadena Art Center, RMIT, Bartlett, ETH, Buckminster Fuller Institute, with a master unit at Architectural Association School and Institute for Advanced Architecture in Catalonia.
Enric Ruiz Geli / Cloud 9 has been awarded nationally and internationally for the Research and Innovation applied to the design with such as the Research and Development Award of the Southern California Institute of Architecture and the Catalonian Award of Environment for the Sustainable Architecture.
The most important projects of Enric Ruiz Geli / Cloud 9 include the Villa Nurbs in Empuriabrava, an organically formed, ecological and futuristic house; the Millennium Project in Valladolid, an urban retrofitting; elBulliFoundation for the chief Ferran Adrià as a living laboratory in Cap de Creus; and the Media-ICT building in Barcelona that has been awarded as Best Building of the World by WAF 2011; it is a Net Zero Building with a very competitive cost of construction.
Recently Enric Ruiz Geli / Cloud 9 has signed Knowledge Transfer Contracts in Taiwan, OECS, Qatar, Kuwait and Russia.