An OAB Company

Ethos

What makes us different

We are the collective

At ELIA, we take on large-scale projects in any context around the world. Our designs are distinctive, timeless, and aimed at improving people’s lives through space. We are a multidisciplinary collective of innovative thinkers who are always looking towards the future.

Our philosophy centers on cognitive architecture, where we view every surface as an opportunity to bring together and expand life in meaningful ways. We believe in creating spaces that are not only protective but also interconnected to their immediate realities, bringing together space, life, and innovation.

In today’s world, we are more interconnected than ever before to the planet, people, media, technology, the environment, and new challenges. We approach each project with this interconnectedness in mind, creating custom solutions that reflect the unique needs and aspirations of our clients. Architecture for a brave new world.

OAB-ELIA

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT

The Values We Live By

Innovation

We strive to challenge conventions and think outside the box to create designs that push the boundaries of what’s possible.

Collaboration

We believe in the power of teamwork and actively seek out diverse perspectives to create better designs that meet the needs of all stakeholders.

Sustainability

We are committed to creating designs that are environmentally responsible and sustainable for future generations.

Excellence

We are dedicated to achieving excellence in everything we do, from design to client service.

Data-driven

We use data to inform our design decisions, ensuring that our solutions are effective and efficient.

Integrity

We operate with the utmost integrity and ethical standards, treating all stakeholders with respect and honesty.

Selfless

We prioritize the needs and goals of our clients and society above our own, always acting in their best interests.

Rooted

We consider the unique cultural, social, and environmental context of each project, creating designs that are respectful and sensitive to their surroundings.

GET TO KNOW US

Our People, Your Team

Borja Ferrater - Founding Partner - CEO

Borja Ferrater

Founding Partner - CEO

Ignasi-Fontcuberta

Ignasi Fontcuberta

Founding Partner - HEAD OF DESIGN

Guillem Vilalta - Founding Partner - DESIGN DIRECTOR

Guillem Vilalta

Founding Partner - DESIGN DIRECTOR

Alberto Penín - Founding Partner - DESIGN DIRECTOR

Alberto Penín

Founding Partner - DESIGN ADVISOR

Xavier Martí - Founding Partner - DESIGN DIRECTOR

Xavier Martí

Founding Partner - DESIGN DIRECTOR

Daniel Rincón - CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

Daniel Rincón

CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

Albert Alegre - CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Albert Alegre

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Carlota Aluja

COMMUNICATION DIRECTOR

Raquel Arroyo - HEAD OF ADMINISTRATION

Raquel Arroyo

HEAD OF ADMINISTRATION

ESTEL ORTEGA

PROJECT DIRECTOR

Núria Ayala - SENIOR ARCHITECT

Núria Ayala

PROJECT DIRECTOR

Joan Cusachs - INTERIOR DESIGNER DIRECTOR

JOAN CUSACHS

INTERIOR DESIGNER DIRECTOR

David Abondano - SENIOR ARCHITECT

DAVID ABONDANO

SENIOR ARCHITECT

GUSTAVO FIGUEIRA

SENIOR ARCHITECT

FORENT BASTIDE

MOTION GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Natalie Oursbourn

COMMUNICATION MANAGER

Ivan Schumkov - SENIOR ARCHITECT

Ivan Schumkov

SENIOR ARCHITECT

Abdulhadi Jawad Alhelal - SENIOR ARCHITECT

ABDULHADI JAWAD

SENIOR ARCHITECT

Federico Prieto - SENIOR ARCHITECT

Federico Prieto

SENIOR ARCHITECT

Pablo Ayala - SENIOR ARCHITECT

PABLO AYALA

SENIOR ARCHITECT

Josep Lluis i Ginovart - HERITAGE EXPERT

Josep Lluis i Ginovart

HERITAGE EXPERT

Filipp Ramirez - SPORTS EXPERT

Filipp Ramirez

SPORTS EXPERT

Enrique Rovira-Beleta - ACCESSIBILITY EXPERT

Enrique Rovira-Beleta

ACCESSIBILITY EXPERT

Elisabet Quintana - LANDSCAPE EXPERT

Elisabet Quintana

LANDSCAPE EXPERT

Cinta Lluis - PRESERVATION EXPERT

CINTA LLUIS

PRESERVATION EXPERT

Oriol Ruiz - MEP DIRECTOR

Oriol Ruiz

MEP DIRECTOR

Cristina Muñoz - BIM MANAGER

Cristina Muñoz

BIM MANAGER

Djordje Jaksic - ARCHITECT

Djordje Jaksic

ARCHITECT

Erik Wilberg - ARCHITECT

Erik Wilberg

ARCHITECT

Teodora Rumenova - ARCHITECT

Teodora Rumenova

ARCHITECT

Yuri Espada - ARCHITECT

Yuri Espada

ARCHITECT

Inés Schlayer - ARCHITECT

Inés Schlayer

ARCHITECT

Nuka Mgeladz - ARCHITECT

Nuka Mgeladze

ARCHITECT

MARTINA MUSACCHIO

ARCHITECT

PABLO GUTIERREZ

ARCHITECT

SEHAJ KAUR BRAR

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Ginevra Giammetta - ARCHITECT

Ginevra Giammetta

ARCHITECT

Marina Ollé - SENIOR ARCHITECT

Marina Ollé

SENIOR ARCHITECT

Montse Trilla - SENIOR ARCHITECT

Montse Trilla

SENIOR ARCHITECT

avier Valenzuela - ARCHITECT

Javier Valenzuela

ARCHITECT

Arrate Ayala - ARCHITECT

Arrate Ayala

ARCHITECT

Jorge Galindo - ARCHITECT

JORGE GALINDO

ARCHITECT

Julia Sáez - SENIOR ARCHITECT

Julia Sáez

ARCHITECT

Pablo Hita - ARCHITECT

Pablo Hita

ARCHITECT

Dinda Divamba - ARCHITECT

Dinda Divamba

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Laura Gómez - ARCHITECT

Laura Gómez

ARCHITECT

Naiara Albizua - ARCHITECT

Naiara Albizua

ARCHITECT

Arnau Costa - TECHNICAL ARCHITECT

Arnau Costa

TECHNICAL ARCHITECT

Anna Fernández - TECHNICAL ARCHITECT

Anna Fernández

TECHNICAL ARCHITECT

Oriol Torra - ENGINEER

Oriol Torra

ENGINEER

Gisela Folch - ADMINISTRATION

Gisela Folch

ADMINISTRATION

Judith Gabarró - ADMINISTRATION

Judith Gabarró

ADMINISTRATION

DIEGO DÍAZ

SENIOR ARCHITECT

ALBA ÁLBAREZ

JUNIOR ARCHITECT

ÓSCAR ESTÉVEZ

SENIOR ARCHITECT

MOHAmmed Elnabarawy

Visual 3d artist

Angela Wly

EXPANSION MANAGER

Malgorzata Olejniczak - JUNIOR ARCHITECT

MALGORZATA OLEJNICZAK​

JUNIOR ARCHITECT

maría Judith salvador

junior architect

Joan Guillamat - PHOTOGRAPHER - ARCHITECT

Joan Guillamat

PHOTOGRAPHER - ARCHITECT