What we do
Architecture: We have worked on architectural design in our own projects with different scales and relevance and we have collaborated with prestigious architects like Dominique Perrault. Our national and international competitions have received several prizes and publications.
Visualization: We frequently collaborate with several offices in competitions and digital presentations. Our visualizations have been published in media as ArchDaily or Plataforma de Arquitectura.
Architectural Photography: We have published our photographies in printed media like Arquitectura Viva, A10, TC Cuadernos, or digital as Plataforma de Arquitectura and ArchDaily. We were selected to exhibit in the COAM in 2011 the installation “Infrastructural Voids in Congested Cities [New York]“ and during the Architecture Week in Fundación Fernando de Castro, Madrid.
Video: idearch uses video as a new way of communicating projects, either projected and built, having being published in several digital media like Arquitectura Viva, Plataforma de arquitectura, Dezeen… We have as well been selected in 2012 for the VIII Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura y Urbanismo.
Communication strategies: idearch frequently collaborates with several international media and organizations with the goal of transmitting architecture. We can highlight Arquitectura Viva, Space Magazine, Domus, OnDiseño, Mark Magazine, Europaconcorsi and Taschen, among many others. We usually participate in editing and graphic design of different aspects or architectural diffusion, such as books or periodical magazines. We also collaborate with very different offices in the process of working in their image and graphic communication and diffusion.
Research & Exhibitions: Our position in architectural theory is directed to publishing and academia, having been professors at ETSAM or UFV and publishing in different magazines and books. We have participated in exhibitions and architectural research in several ways, such as PhD studies and Research Groups as GVICO at ETSAM and Urban Habitat at Universidad Francisco de Vitoria.
idearch is an architectural office based in Madrid that developes projects with multiples scales and programs. Its open and multidisciplinar character makes us work in its relation with image and their communication, collaborating in the process of design and graphic creation, working with clients through the transmition of contents, and acting as a link with media and diffusion networks.
impresiones [de arquitectura] is its origin as a blog and the free space where to write and show architecture and any peripheral aspect concerning it.
Joaquin Mosquera is PhD Architect at the UPM and Design Professor at the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria. He obtained the Caja Madrid Foundation postgraduate fellowship to study and research at Columbia University (New York), developing also his interest in photography with internationally well-known photographers. As co-founder of idearch, he has developed several projects and won prizes in competitions, being published in national and international architectural magazines.
Syra Abella graduated with honors in architecture at UPM. As co-founder of idearch, she has developed several projects and won several architectural prizes and competitions, being published in a wide range of specialized media. She also deepened in Architectural Visualization and digital representation in New York during two years, and she manages the area of Visualizations at idearch.
Our clients include a wide range of private and public entities, with multiple interests that go from housing to public and institutional spaces
Working with us
We are always seeking talented people interested in architecture and its communication. As one of our characteristics is versatility, abilities that will be welcomed are:
-High skills in Adobe Photoshop, 3dsMax/Vray, Rhinoceros and Plug-ins as tools for visualizations and videos.
-Ability to create stories through images and communicate any architectural space by means of different ambiences and characters. A versatile and artistic eye for composition, lighting and photography is required.
-A propositional and dynamic character with a broad interest in architectural field. This includes writing abilities, networking handling and capacity and willing for adaptable working.
Please send us your cv and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org