DAVID TAPIAS MONNÉ.
David is an architect, founder and director of aixopluc, aixoplucs, the campboards and little maps. aixopluc questions how we dwell with the world, by crafting custom-mande, site-specific and low energy habitats. aixoplucs is its hands-on, self-build, post-industrial, fabrication, open source techniques twin. the campboards is a camp commons net, reclaiming abandoned communal lands, improving their biotopes’ health and searching for endogenous resources in them. little maps is part of a traveling architecture unschool, cartographing how we can really learn to plan and construct our living environment. Each of these agencies convey twelve synchronic ideas -selfbuild, enoughness, after home, open source, easy does it, biotechnique, ungrowing, commons, meteorophilia, walking, architecture and unschooling.
He graduated from the ETSAB in 1999, and completed his PhD dissertation on the maison Prouvé in the same institution in 2013, in collaboration with the MNAM at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. He is accredited as a Full Professor by the ANECA (Spanish Ministry of Education). David has learnt and taught at the ear URV (Reus), ESARQ UIC (Barcelona) and The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture (Taliesin West, Arizona); and lectured in numerous national and international architecture schools, institutions and congresses. His works have been published in several peer-reviewed journals, received multiple recognitions and exhibited at the Venice Architecture Biennale, the Cité de l’architecture & de patrimoine in Paris or the Hokkaido University in Japan.
More at www.littlemaps.net
architect, ETSAR 2016.
In aixopluc since 2009, Ricard is proficient in open system design strategies, BIM, modeling, and rigorous detailing. He is our building project leader and BIM architect. He was granted by an Autodesk Authorised Training Center Certification with the ‘Autodesk Revit Professional Certificate’ and is currently developing a Master in Digital Building for 3D Modeling and Construction in UPC (Barcelona), learning new techniques such as BIM colaboration, VR & AR, Dynamo, MEP systems and steel, concrete and wood structures.
He is aixopluc manager, and is also involved in the campboards project. Among his previous collaborations, he worked in an Engineering & Consulting company, site manager assistant in a local construction company, and ISO & OHSAS supervisor.
Studio collaborators from 2003: Aida Espanyol, Pep Anglès, Marina Huguet, Laia Diaz, Gerard Fernàndez-Marmolejo, Didac Gonzalez, Maria Cartanyà, Gabriel Horrach, Carlos Gonzalvo, Daniel Chapman, Anna Castellà.