Madrid, Spain



MRIO Arquitectos S.L. (Madrid City Council)




Burgos & Garrido, Porras & Lacasta, Rubio & Álvarez Sala, WEST 8


127.5 ha

Construction budget

EUR 215 million

Key facts

River bank regeneration in an urban environment on land unlocked by construction of the M-30 Orbital Motorway tunnels, which included burying the Avenida de Portugal road.


Preliminary phase traffic and environmental impact studies. Detailed design of urban development, civil works, MEP and structures. Construction supervision assistance for the regenerated water network.


XIII International Biennale of Architecture in Buenos Aires (Argentina): Biennial Prize for Urban Project. Best City and Landscape intervention of the year 2011. Spanish Institution of Civil Engineers in Madrid – 2011 Best Infrastructure Award. FAD Award 2012: The City and Landscape (Spain). Award for avantgarde tendencies and high quality works. The Chicago Atheneaum (USA): International Architecture Award 2012 Green Good Design. FIDIC Award 2014: Outstanding project of the year. 12th Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design 2015 (USA). III Albert Serratosa National City and Territory Award 2019 from the Spanish Institution of Civil Engineers and the Fundación Caminos. The Pan American Federation of Consultants FEPAC 50th Anniversary awards 2021. Grand Award for Excellence.


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