ASCER has announced the winners of the 15th Tile of Spain awards. Architecture and interior design are the two main categories in the Tile of Spain Awards, each with a cash prize of €17,000. There is also a Final Degree Project competition targeting students of Architecture and with a cash prize of €5,000. 

Winner of the architecture category is Two Homes in Oropesa (Toledo) by Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos. Special mention in the architecture category is MM House by Ohlab (Paloma Hernaiz, Jaime Oliver, Rebeca Lavín, Walter Brandt and Sergio Rivero de Cáceres).

First prize in the interior design category went to TABA espazioa by Ibon Salaberria, a space that includes a coffee shop, pizza restaurant and wine bar situated on the ground floor of Tabakalera, San Sebastian’s new International Centre for Contemporary Culture. Special Mention in the interior design category went to Casa#77 by Raúl Montero Martínez and Emilio Pardo Rivacoba.

The Tile of Spain awards also include a category for the best final degree project undertaken by students at Schools of Architecture in which the ceramic tiles play a central role. The panel of judges agreed to award first prize in the Final Degree Project category to In-Situ: Tools and Technology in Traditional Architecture by M Wesam Al Asali, a student at the University of Cambridge. The judges also decided to give a special mention to the project entitled Como agua de mayo by Belén Collado González, a student at the San Pablo CEU University in Madrid.

The panel of judges was composed of architects Gonçalo Byrne, Elisa Valero, Iñaqui Carnicero, Nuno Brandão Costa, Ricardo Sánchez Lampreave, José M. Milá and Ramón Monfort.

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