Juan Rey

Founder. CEO

Juan Rey

Founder. CEO

Civil Engineer from the University of A Coruña (2001).

PhD from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (2013).

Project Manager for the International Management Association (IPMA/AEIPRO) since 2002.

Associate Professor of Structures at the E.T.S. of Architecture of Madrid (UPM) since 2012.

Professor of Structures at the UPSAM school of Architecture and Engineering (2010-2015).

Guest lecturer at ESDEMGA (School of Fine Arts of Pontevedra) (course 2009/2010).

He has given more than 15 lectures and presentations at national and international congresses and has published more than 10 scientific articles in various national and international publications. His main research area is focused on the boundaries of the relation between architecture and structural engineering.

Director of Mecanismo Engineering (www.mecanismo.es) since 2003. Since then he has developed more than 700 projects in the field of building structures, some of which have received awards, such as the AR+D Award for emerging architecture 2012, FAD Awards 2012 (first prize), XII Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism 2013 (finalist), Arquia-Proxima 2012 (selected), COAM 2012, COAM 2013, etc.

Said work has been published in numerous prestigious publications in the field of Architecture such as: Arquitectura Viva, A&V monografías de arquitectura, Pasajes de arquitectura y crítica, Zeppelin, International magazine architecture & design, Plataforma arquitectura, Vía construcción, Infodomus, etc.

He has an extensive international experience, having developed projects in: Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Kenya, Zambia, Namibia, Uganda, D.R. Congo, French Guiana, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Colombia, Chile, Sweden, England, Ireland, France, Belgium, etc.

Collegiate member no. 17.941 of the Civil Engineers Association and member of several scientific associations such as ACHE and IABSE.

Member of the working group GT5/8: Building forgings, within the ACHE Commission 5.

Jacinto Ruiz

Associate Director

Jacinto Ruiz

Associate Director

Civil Engineer from the E.T.S.I.C.C.P. of the Polytechnic University of Madrid (2000).

Doctor of Civil Engineering from the E.T.S.I.C.C.P. of the University of Castilla-La Mancha.

Ph.D. on Civil Engineering. Doctoral thesis title: “Study of cracking processes in RC elements”.  2006 Cum laude Rating unanimously and European doctoral quality honourable mention.

Pre-doctoral and post-doctoral stays at the Polytechnic of Turin (Italy), Dept. Structural Engineering and Geotechnics.
Award: Best work exhibited by a non-Doctor, Congress of the Spanish Fracture Group (2005).

Executive Master in Business Administration (ExMBA). IE Bussiness School (2011).

Project Management Professional, PMP Number 1686689 (Project Management Institute, PMI). (2014).

Member of the Expert Committee of the AENOR AEN/CTN 140/SC 02 Concrete Structures group.

11 articles in indexed journals (SCI)

More than 50 publications related to material engineering and structural analysis topics.

Accredited by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA) as a University Professor.

Secretary of the Drafting Committee of the Revista Hormigón y Acero.

Reviewer/evaluator of the magazine “DYNA”. Association of industrial engineers (Scopus, JCR, …).

Reviewer/evaluator of the Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE A – Applied Physics & Engineering.

Member of the committee of experts of MINECO (Ministry of Economy) for the evaluation of research projects. Construction area.

Member of the GT5/7 working group (ACHE) on reinforcing reinforced concrete pillars.

Member of the GT5/2 Working Group (ACHE) on Shear Resistance.

Member of the GT1/5 working group (ACHE) on fiber concrete.

Member of ACHE (Scientific-Technical Association of Structural Concrete, Spain).

Member of the European Structural Integrity Society (ESIS).

Member of the Spanish Fracture Group (GEF).

Member of the Madrid branch of the Project Manager Institute, PMI ID Number: 2885472.

Collegiate member no. 17.456 of the Civil Engineers Association.

1 Doctoral thesis directed.

Member of the Doctoral Thesis Board of Examiners at the Castilla-La Mancha University.

Member of the Master´s Thesis Board of Examiners (Castilla-La Mancha University).

More than 10 years of teaching experience in the area of structural engineering at the ETS of Road Engineers of the Castilla-La Mancha University.

Pablo Vegas

Associate Director

Pablo Vegas

Associate Director

Architect with more than 10 years of experience in the development of building structures projects.

Master’s in Building Structures Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid, Spain (2009).

Architect from the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid (2006).

Given the lecture entitled: “Free form surfaces construction with precast pieces and minimum formwork”, at ICSA 2016. 3rd International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Guimarées, Portugal.

Published the following articles in the Proceedings of the V and VI Congress ACHE:

– Auditorium and Congress Palace “Vegas Altas” in Villanueva de la Serena. Proceedings of the VI ACHE Congress (2014).

– New football field in Pasarón, Pontevedra. Proceedings of the Fifth Congress ACHE (2011).

– Multipurpose building in The Domingo Gascón Square in Teruel. Proceedings of the Fifth Congress ACHE (2011).

– Rehabilitation of the former Belgian Serrería in Madrid. Proceedings of the Fifth Congress ACHE (2011).

 

He joined the Mecanismo team in 2006.

Víctor Delgado

Project Coordinator

Víctor Delgado

Project Coordinator

Civil Engineer with more than 15 years of experience.

Civil Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Specialty: Foundations and Structures (2001).

 

Joined the Mecanismo team in 2020

Virginia Domingo

Project Coordinator

Virginia Domingo

Project Coordinator

Architect specialized in structures with more than 12 years of experience.

Architect from the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid (2006).

Collegiate member no. 17.232 of the Official Architects Association of Madrid.

Heritage Restoration and Conservation Program by the E.T.S.A.M. (2005).

 

She joined the Mecanismo team in 2007

Ángel Trillo

Project Coordinator

Ángel Trillo

Project Coordinator

Civil Engineer specialized in building structures with more than 4 years of experience.

Master in Project Management– Project Management, IMF Business School and Camilo José Cela University (2018).

Civil Engineer from the University of Alicante, Spain (2015).

BME University of Technology and Economics Budapest, Hungary. Erasmus (2013).
Technical Engineer of Public Works – Specialty: Hydraulics and Hydrology by the University of Alicante, Spain (2012).

Collaborating member in the development of the new curriculum of the subject “Hydraulic and Hydrology” in the Civil Engineering Dept. of the University of Alicante.

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at Academia «UP» – Alicante, Spain. (2014/2015).

 

He joined the Mecanismo team in 2015.

Antonio Bueno

Project Coordinator

Antonio Bueno

Project Coordinator

Architect specialized in building structures with more than 6 years of experience.

Master’s in Building Structures from the E.T.S. of Architecture in Madrid, Spain (2015).

Architect from the Higher Polytechnic School of the University of Alicante, Spain (2013).

He gave a talk at the International Congress of Structures “Transformables2013”, with the title “Retroalmazara”.

Member of the Scientific-Technical Association of Structural Concrete (ACHE).

 

He joined the Mecanismo team in 2015.

Flavia Proverbio

Project Coordinator

Flavia Proverbio

Project Coordinator

Engineer and Architect specialized in building structures with more than 5 years of experience.

Master in Building Structures from the E.T.S.A. of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain (2016).

Professional Qualification from the “Ingeniere Civile – Ambientale Sezione A Sessione II – Anno 2014”. Examination sat at the Polytechnic of Milan, Italy (2015).

Civil Engineer by the Polytechnic of Milan, Italy (2014).

 

She joined the Mecanismo team in 2015.

Rodrigo Larrea

Project Engineer

Rodrigo Larrea

Project Engineer

Civil Engineer with more than 5 years of experience.

Civil Engineer by the Higher Polytechnic School of Burgos (2013).

Collegiate member Nº. 31.106 of the Civil Engineers Association.

 

He joined the Mecanismo team in 2016.

Carmen Vilches

Project Engineer

Carmen Vilches

Project Engineer

Civil Engineer with more than 3 years of experience.

Master´s in Civil Engineering from the School of Civil Engineers of Ciudad Real.

Civil Engineer from the Linares Higher Polytechnic School, Spain (2015).

Bachelor´s in Technical Architecture from the Higher Technical School of Building Engineering in Seville, Spain (2012).

 

She joined the Mecanismo team in 2017.

 

Raúl Cortés

Project Engineer

Raúl Cortés

Project Engineer

Master´s in Civil Engineering, Castilla-La Mancha University (2018).

Erasmus Course of Studies, University of Liége, Belgium (2018).

Civil and Territorial Engineer by the University of Castilla-La Mancha (2016).

 

He joined the Mecanismo team in 2018.

José Carlos Rodríguez

Project Engineer

José Carlos Rodríguez

Project Engineer

Master’s in Civil Engineering by the University of Castilla-La Mancha (2018).

Civil and Territorial Engineer by the University of Castilla-La Mancha (2016).

 

He joined the Mecanismo team in 2019.

Diana Hernández

Project Architect

Diana Hernández

Project Architect

Architect with more than 10 years of experience.

Architect from  the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid-Madrid Polytechnic University (2012).

Instituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia IUAV, Italy. Erasmus (2004-2005).

Research Fellowship of the Ministry of Education and DPA ETSAM in 2008 for the project “Architectural Pedagogies”.

She has given the lectures:

“Arquitaxi’09. Urban re-activation”. III International Architecture Congress. Grenade. (2010)

“Emerging Latin American Architecture. PKMN”. Faculty of Architecture of Guimaraes (Portugal) and Cervantes Institute of Madrid. (2009)

“PKMN: Creators Archive”. Matadero – Madrid. (2009)

She has made different exhibitions and publications:

“Fresh Latino (2010). Emerging Latin American architecture”. Cervantes Institute. Frankfurt, Hamburg, Buenos Aires, Guimaraes, Madrid, Bucharest ,Dublin, Lisbon, Lyon, Shanghai, Sydney, London, Manila, Recife, Sao Paulo, Prague, Alburquerque, New York.

“PostPostPost. New Ibero-American architecture”. (2010-2011) Buenos Aires, Medellín, Quito, Boston.

“Madrid Futuro Festival. III Construtec-COAM Architecture Congress. New models of public management”. Matadero- Madrid (2010).

“EME3 2009. Collapse. New Scenarios”. CCCB. Barcelona (2009).

 

She joined the Mecanismo team in 2014.

Estíbaliz Sierra

Project Architect

Estíbaliz Sierra

Project Architect

Architect specialized in building structures with more than 3 years of experience.

Master’s Degree in Building Structures, Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid (2019).

Master’s Degree in Conservation and Restoration of Architectural Heritage, Higher Technical School of Architecture Madrid (2015).

Architect from the Higher Polytechnic School of the Alfonso X El Sabio University, Madrid (2014).

Collegiate member Nº. 22,390 of the Official Association of Architects of Madrid.

 

She joined the Mecanismo team in 2019.

Antonio Alfageme

Project Architect

Antonio Alfageme

Project Architect

Architect with 3 years of experience.

Master’s Degree in Building Structures from the Higher Technical School of Architecture of the Polytechnic University of Madrid (2019).

Architect from the Higher Technical School of Architecture of the University of A Coruña (2016).

 

He joined the Mecanismo team in 2020.

José Carlos Moriel

Arquitecto de proyecto

José Carlos Moriel

Arquitecto de proyecto

Arquitecto con más de 2 años de experiencia,

Arquitecto por la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Málaga (2016).

Máster BIM. CICE (2018).

Máster en Estructuras de la Edificación por la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (2021)

Se incorpora al equipo de Mecanismo en 2021.

Aleida Casal

Project Architect

Aleida Casal

Project Architect

Architect with 2 years of experience.

Master’s Degree in Building Structures from the Higher Technical School of Architecture of the Polytechnic University of Madrid (2020).

Architect from the Higher Technical School of Architecture of the University of A Coruña (2018).

He joined the Mecanismo team in 2021.

Carmen Juárez

Project Architect

Carmen Juárez

Project Architect

Arquitecta con un año de experiencia en España y Alemania.

Máster en Estructuras de la Edificación por la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (2021 – actualidad).

Arquitecta, con Máster Habilitante en Arquitectura, por la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (2021).

RWTH University Aachen, Alemania. Curso de estudios Erasmus (2018 – 2019)

Beca de Investigación de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid en el Departamento de Estructuras de la ETSAM (2020)

Se incorpora al equipo de Mecanismo en 2021.

Aitor González

Project Architect

Aitor González

Project Architect

Arquitecto con dos años de experiencia.

Máster en Estructuras de la Edificación por la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (2020).

Arquitecto Máster en Arquitectura ETSASS 2021

Arquitecto Graduado en Fundamentos de Arquitectura. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de San Sebastián ETSASS. 2019

Diseño y cálculo de estructuras metálicas y mixtas en colaboración con Alfredo Lafuente Laguna. Madrid, entre febrero y mayo de 2020.

Diseño y cálculo de estructuras de madera aserrada, madera tradicional y estructuras mixtas acero-hormigón en viviendas unifamiliares en el estudio de arquitectura IGKARRATU, desde junio de 2020 hasta la actualidad.

Se incorpora al equipo de Mecanismo en 2022.

Nuria Aranda

CAD Manager

Nuria Aranda

CAD Manager

Draftswoman with more than 14 years of experience.

Higher Degree Module in Development and Implementation of Construction Projects (2000).

 

She joined the Mecanismo team in 2009.

Luis Marcos

BIM Manager

Luis Marcos

BIM Manager

Architect with more than 10 years of experience.

Architect from the Madrid Higher Technical School of Architecture – Polytechnic University of Madrid (2011).

He is currently studying a Bachelor’s Degree in Art History at UNED.

He has given lectures at the:

– ‘Made in Taiwan’ Conference. ETSAM (2015).

– Conference “Architectural Graphs” at ETSA, University of A Coruña (2012).

He has made different publications:

– ICO Madrid Museum Exhibition. «EXPORT: SPANISH ARCHITECTURE IN THE FOREIGN» (2015).

– Article “Reference of Architecture in the World” ABC.es Culture (2013).

– Design Process. Ed. DAMDI (2013).

– Arquitectura Viva: Spanish collectives. New ways of working, no145 (2012).

– Magazine Be One. Volume 4. Issue 42. March 2011 (2011).

– Article ‘Architects 3.0’. Time no1492 (2011).

– Article “Architecture against the crisis” Time nº1454 (2010).

– Panel Layout for Competition Design. Ed. DAMDI (2010).

 

He joined the Mecanismo team in 2016.

Ana Baca

BIM Manager

Ana Baca

BIM Manager

Architect with more than 16 years of experience.

Master’s Degree in BIM by the CICE (2017).

Architect from the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid (2012).

Energy efficiency certification of existing buildings, Methods CE3 CE3X, Official College of Architects of Madrid (2013).

Exhibition of urban planning works of the professional studio Carmen Andrés + Llanos Masiá in the Spanish pavilion of the Venice Architecture Biennial. (2006)

 

She joined the Mecanismo team in 2018.

Gonzalo Mora

Architect

Gonzalo Mora

Architect

Architect with more than 5 years of experience.

Architect from the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid (2015).

 

He joined the Mecanismo team in 2018.

María Parada

Draftswoman

María Parada

Draftswoman

Technical architect with more than 8 years of experience.

Senior Technician in Development of Construction Project Implementation, CFP Juan XXIII Alcorcón (Madrid).

Bachelor´s in Construction from the Polytechnic University of Madrid.

 

She joined the Mecanismo team in 2019.

Adriana Medina

Administration Manager

Adriana Medina

Administration Manager

Master’s Degree in Document Controller, Libraries and Archives Management from the Complutense University of Madrid (2015).

Restorer of Cultural Heritage from the Externado University of Colombia (2001-2006).

 

She joined the Mecanismo team in 2018.