Heres Arquitectura is an architecture studio created in 2001, with a vision of teamwork for the development of projects that goes beyond a spatial solution and penetrates the field of detail to achieve a greater warmth and personality to the works.
Initially, the studio began with the consolidation and renovation of the corporate image in the stores of a well-known multinational brand for the spanish market and, later, the studio was expanding its service to the development of single-family homes and renovations of stores. Currently, it carries out projects for offices, hotels, single-family and multi-family housing, and urbanizations, always with the sole purpose of involving the constructive detail within the large scale of architecture.
For Heres Arquitectura, architecture is a craft in which technique and aesthetics come together in favor of functionality to provide a service to society. Function and design must always go hand in hand, so that the simplest and most timeless solutions are the ones with the best chance of lasting over time and providing the best service for which they were created.
The vision of work in the development of projects goes beyond a spatial solution and delves into the field of sensations and details in order to give more warmth and personality to the Works. Always with a clear objective of creating unique spaces in which the constructive detail makes the difference when it comes to achieving a better quality of results.
The work criteria have always been governed by clean lines and volumes. The architecture is shown in the development of plans and the combination of materials along with the meticulous work of the details that comes with the project. Our projects have always included the entirety of its development, from its conception in the world of ideas to its culmination with the distribution of furniture, passing through the different stages.
Our philosophy leads us to the commitment of involving our client in the work that is being developed and in the work site.
Founder & CEO
Born in Colombia, attended the National University of Colombia, in Manizales, where in 1992 he received an Honorary Degree (Cum Laude) in Architecture. From 1992 to 1994, he was a lecturer in Projects III, VI and VII, Projective III and Graphic Expression, in the same university. From 1993 to 1994 he also lectured in Urban Development, at the School of Public Administration of Colombia, in Manizales.
In 1995, he relocated to Barcelona, Spain, where he became the project manager at the prestigious firm of Garcia-Ventosa. There, he coordinated and facilitated various projects including rehabilitation of buildings, corporate design and implementation of office buildings, such as Agbar, Aguagest and Endesa
While employed with Garcia-Ventosa, he continued to pursue his academic qualifications: from 1995 to 1998 he undertook a Doctorate in Architectural Projects from the Polytechnic University of Catalunya (Certificate of Research Aptitude; Thesis pending). He received top academic honors (Architect best academic standing 2009/10) from Architectural University Ramon Llull, La Salle, Barcelona.
In 2001 he founded his own firm HERES ARQUITECTURA. From its beginning, HERES ARQUITECTURA’S professional focus has been on the total design and monitoring of projects from concept to completion with an extensive track record in renovation, rehabilitation and new construction of housing, offices and buildings for the tertiary sector. Clients include two Soho Houses and several high-profile residential buildings in Barcelona.
"Tradición y Modernidad" - Revista Interiores - Num 237 Piso Aribau
For the Cecconi's Restaurant and urban hotel conversion of Soho House Hotel, Barcelona , Spain Ahead Awards (Europe)
Vic library Contest Vic, Barcelona, Spain Finalist
Diaspora Colombiana Architecture Awards, Medellin, Colombia. Honorable Mention
Casa Viva: Ecos de un pasado Industrial - Loft Passatge Sert Publication
New Headquarters of the Mayor's Office of Manizales, Colombia. Finalist
Project Building Urbanization Arboleda of the Alhambra, Manizales, Colombia. Winner