We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to the 1st prize winner of our The Architect's Chair / Edition #1 competition – Marco De Gregorio from Spain!

Marco De Gregorio

Please tell us about your company (when it was founded, where it is based, how many employees, etc) Alternatively, if you do not have a company, please give us some insights on your own professional/academia background.

Marco De Gregorio 
Qualified as an Architect in 2004 in Italy. In 2006, I moved to Barcelona, Spain, and for the last two years, I have had my own architecture practice, engaging in international competitions ranging from urban developments, building proposals, interiors, and product design. I have been involved in researching and developing Digital Architecture, pursuing the aesthetics of the virtual space. Parallel to my architecture practice, I am also focused on the research and development of Digital Architecture, pursuing the aesthetics of the virtual space.

Brief information about the projects that you/your company have been involved with. For instance, what scale have you focused on/preferred, any significant projects where the company/ individuals have been Involved?

Interior architecture renovation, building proposals, interiors and product design.

What does architecture mean to you and what is the role of an architect in your society?

 Founder of De Gregorio Henriksen Architects.

Why do you participate in architecture competitions?

I enter architecture competitions to win.

What advice would you give to individuals who struggle to decide whether it would be beneficial for them to participate in architecture competitions?

Never give up.

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