Arturo Vila Vidal

ACADEMIC RECORD:

1987. Senior architect at the Polytechnic University of Barcelona.

1994. Postgraduate programme Architecture and Tourism of the Polytechnic University of Cataluña.

1995. Post-Graduate Diploma in Building Law and Land Use Planning at the University of the Balearic Islands.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

1988. Free professional practice since 1988.

1993-1999. Culture spokesperson of the Mallorca Delegation of the Official College of Architects of the Balearic Islands.

1993.2003. Member of the Governing Body of the Official College Architects of the Balearic Islands.

1994. Member of the Organising Committee of the First International Forum of Tourism of Ibero-America and the Balearic Islands. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

1995. Enters a partnership with the architect José Luis Pujol

1995. Coordinator manager of the First Architecture Workshop of the College of Architects of the Balearic Islands “Paisaje y Territorio: el espacio rural” [Landscape and Territory: the rural space] in Sencelles, Mallorca.

1995. Coordinator of the “First International Congress on Land Use Planning” of the Department of Public Works and Land Use Planning Balearic Government. Palma de Mallorca.

1996. Coordinator manager of the Second Architecture Workshop of the College of Architects of the Balearic Islands “Paisaje y Territorio: la vivienda rural” [Landscape and Territory: the rural dwelling].

1997. Coordinator manager of the Third Architecture Workshop of the College of Architects of the Balearic Islands “La rehabilitación de los centros históricos: Sa Gerrería” [The rehabilitation of the historic areas: Sa Gerreria]

1998. Coordinator manager of the Fourth Architecture Workshop of the College of Architects of the Balearic Islands “Palma: El puerto y la Ciudad” [Palma: The port and the city]

2005. Founding member of 3D3 ARQUITECTOS S.L.P., based in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, where he has been working with the architects José Luis Pujol and Ignacio Pons since 2005.

By virtue of his record and professional experience, he specialises in the following areas: Sports facilities, swimming pools and water areas (SPAS), refurbishment of old and heritage buildings, railway installations, public buildings, urban areas (parks, gardens and public or private roads), office and administrative buildings, cultural centres and art galleries, commercial premises, hotel, tourist and complementary service buildings, residential buildings (both single-family and collective)

AWARDS AND CONTESTS:

1995. Contest for the exposition of the progress of the Land Use Planning (D.O.T) Guidelines of the Balearic Islands. Church of San Antoniet in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Department of public works and land use planning of the Balearic Government. First prize

1995. Contest for social housing building in Calle Cuba, in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. IBAVI. Second prize.

1995. Contest for the exposition of the Land Use Planning (D.O.T) Guidelines of the Balearic Islands in the Lonja of Palma. Department of public works and land use planning of the Balearic Government. First prize.

1997. Contest for social housing building in Calle Caracas of the Levante Industrial Park in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. IBAVI. First prize.

1997. Contest for the exposition of the Land Use Planning (D.O.T) Guidelines of the Balearic islands in the Lonja of Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Department of public works and land use planning of the Balearic Government. First prize.

1998. Contests for the urban and construction development of the 2B implementation unit of the Special Plan for the Protection and interior refurbishment of the Sa Gerreria quarter in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. First prize.

1999. Refurbishment of the “Groc i Blau” commercial premises in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Selected for the FAD Awards for architecture.

2003. Contest for the refurbishment of the main building of the historical site of the Raixa houses in Mallorca, Spain. First prize.

2006. Contest for the refurbishment of the “La Petrolera” building in El Molinar, Palma. First prize.

PUBLICATIONS:

1994. Coordinator of the publication of the “First International Forum of Tourism of Ibero-America and the Balearic islands”, published by the COAB and the Secretariat of State of the Dominican Republic.

1994-1995. Coordinator of the publication “Turismo y territorio” [Tourism and Territory], published by the Official College of Architects of the Balearic Islands (COAB).

1995 Coordinator of the publication “Proyectar y planificar el turismo” [Designing and planning tourism], published by the COAB.

1995. Coordinator of the publication “El edificio hotelero” [The hotel building], published by the COAB

1996. Coordinator of the publication “La rehabilitación del edificio hotelero” [The refurbishment of the hotel building] published by the COAB.

1999. Revista On Diseño # 200. Published work: Reforma de local comercial Groc i Blau en Palma de Mallorca, Baleares, España [Refurbishment of the Groc i Blau commercial premises in Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain].

2009. Arquitectura y Diseño magazine #109. Published work: Reforma de vivienda en Costa de’n Blanes, Mallorca, España [Refurbishment of dwelling in Costa de’n Blanes, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain].

2010. Arquitectura y Diseño magazine # 112. Published work: Casa en Mallorca, España. [House in Mallorca, Spain]

2011. Arquitectura y Diseño magazine # 120. Published work: Vivienda frente al mar en Calviá, Mallorca, España [Dwelling by the sea in Calviá, Mallorca, Spain]

2014. Lifestyle Porcelanosa magazine # 25 Published work: Hotel en Mallorca “Son Moll Sentits”

2015. Espacio by Duran magazine # 9 Published work: Esencia Mediterránea “Son Moll Sentits Hotel&Spa” [Mediterranean essence “Son Moll Sentits Hotel&Spa”]

2015. Diario de Mallorca. Published work: Especial Son Moll Sentits Redescubrir los sentidos [Special on Son Moll Sentits. Rediscovering the senses].

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