A vila do mañá CREATED BY
SANDRA GONZÁLEZ ÁLVAREZ
(Carballiño), Licensed in architecture by the University of A Coruña (ETSAC-Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de A Coruña). Currently PhD student in Official Program of Doctorate in Architecture and Urbanism from the University of Coruña and the Mackenzie Presbyterian University in São Paulo. Banco Santander Ibero-American Research Exchange 2017-2018.
His project “The Village of Tomorrow” was selected to be part of the XII BIAU (Ibero-American Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism).
Mention of Honor in the Galicia Architecture and Rehabilitation Awards 2020 for the rehabilitation of the Old Master’s Houses in Rianxo.
His projects: “The Village of Tomorrow”, “FAB LAB in Coruña” together with “ARTEIXOworks” were part of the exhibition contents of the Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2018 (16. Mostra Internazionale dei Architettura).
Awarded in national and international competitions:
_ Mention of honor in the Methodology category in the Ludantia Educational Projects competition. I International Architecture Education Biennale for Children and Youth with the project “The Village of Tomorrow”.
_ COAG XVII Award in the End of Career Project category with the “FAB LAB in Coruña” project.
_ Mention of honor in the International Shopping Plaza Concept Design Competition 2015-2016 with the project: “Why not?”, Architecture and Culture Society of China, Wanda Commercial Planning and Research Institute, Urban Environment Design (UED).
_ Mention of honor in the HYP CUP 2013 International Student Competition in Architectural Design with the project: “Stitches” Urban Environment Design (UED).
_ Mention of Honor in 24H 5th edition. Aspace inspace IdeasForward.
_ 2nd Prize in the III Steelcase competition for Architecture Students 2013.
_ 1st Prize in the contest of ideas DISTRITO ACTIVO, Arquitectos Sen Fronteiras Galicia and COAG
_ 1st AGP Award for Architecture, Galician Association of Slate Painters.
_ 1st Prize INRS (Institut National de Recherche et Sécurite) International Program IACOBUS Rehabilitation of European Heritage.
Direction of courses and workshops:
_ 2016-2023. Creation, coordination and direction of the “A Vila do Maña” workshops: Architecture, Urbanism and Landscape for children and youth, Rianxo, Bertamiráns, Milladoiro, Verín, A Pobra do Caramiñal, Ribeira, Mondoñedo, Bueu, Carballo, Cambados, Vilagarcía de Arousa, Ferrol, Malpica, Buño, A Coruña (Liceo La Paz), Santiago de Compostela (Santa Marta Sociocultural Center and Ángel Casal Public Library), Arzúa, Silleda, Barbadás, Toro, As Pontes de García Rodríguez, Teixeiro, Curtis , Vimianzo, Vigo (IES Alexandre Bóveda) and São Paulo (Ocupação 9 de Julho).
_ 2014-2017. Direction of summer courses at the University of A Coruña: “REHABILITATION STRATEGIES”, in its four editions, Rianxo.
_ 2012-2014. Direction of summer courses at the University of A Coruña: “CITIZEN STRATEGIES for times of crisis”, in its three editions, Carballo, Arteixo and Betanzos.
_ 2011. Director of the summer course of the University of A Coruña and the Vicente Risco Foundation: “Housing and relationship spaces in the traditional centers of Galicia, HOUSES, VILLAGES and PARISHES”, Allariz.
She is the author or editor of multiple articles and publications.
He has made presentations and communications at different national and international conferences and seminars.