about

ERA architects

ERA is a Barcelona-based architectural studio founded in 2006 by the architect Esther Rovira. Among its projects is the restaurant of the 5 Michelin stars chef Paco Pérez, HUSA hotel in Berlin, touristic apartments, commercial building in Milan, restaurant of Club Nàutic Palamós and collective housing buildings in Garraf and London.

We have also collaborated with renowned international architecture firms, sharing our creative vision to develop emblematic international projects such as the Barcelona football club Nou Camp Nou, the Justice Campus in Madrid and the Toulouse Aerospace Campus in Toulouse.


Esther Rovira is an Architect with Honours (MArch, Barcelona, 2003) and Social Researcher (MsC in Leisure, NL, 2011). After graduation, Esther developed global projects with the international firms:
MVRDV (Rotterdam)
FOA (London)
AART (Copenhagen)
Guallart (Taiwan and South Corea)
B720 (Barça Football Club Stadium competition)

Our founder has been invited lecturer and teacher at the architecture and design schools of IED, ELISAVA and ESARQ, and also the business schools of IESE, ESADE and the Birmingham Business School.



SERVICES
All the above make our teams add creative, resolutive and innovative value to diverse services:
Architecture / new buildings
(hospitality, commercial, residential)
Interior & exterior design
(complete refurbishing, hospitality, housing, retail and contract)
Urban design
(social data analysis, urban protocols, urban strategies, urban planning)
Territory analysis
(long term vision combined with mid-term goals, regimes)
Community bottom up strategies
(design workshops, neighbours brain storm coordination, place making strategies)

TEAM
Esther Rovira Raurell: Founder architect and Creative director
Albert Bonaventura Sans: Quality Surveyor
Jorge Martín: Structural Engineer
Pere Pueyo: Environmental advisor
Dani Martinez: Site Manager
Carlos Albaladejo: Site Manager
Jose Ramón Nuñez: Site Manager
Norma Ovejero: Real State Agent
Igor Volkov: Graphic Designer
Esteve Serra: Photographer
Ruben Nuñez: Photographer

CLIENTS
Murray & Dickson Construction (Pty) Ltd
SBM eurobuilding
JDE internacional
Constudrive
Tecnicasa
Ajuntament de Barcelona
L'Eggs & La Royale
Betahaus

VOLUNTEERING
La casa dels Xuklis
Fundació Ludalia
Poly House
Collserola House
Garraf Collective Housing
Glorias Collective Housing
London Collective Housing
Dinning Passeig de Gracia
HUSA Hotel Berlin
Bao bar restaurant
Club Nàutic Palamós restaurant
Go-Local touristic apartments
Court Building Madrid
Commercial building Milan
Sant Antoni apartment
Sant Pau apartment
White apartment
Self Sufficient Housing
Collserola Gates
Incubator building
Sustainable School
Park design
Home Office
Wood kitchen
MusicBus Head Quarters
Workshop with neighbours La Pau
Workshop with others
Workshop with recovered materials
Workshop for a laser cut stand
Urban Habitat Protocol
Design Network Dynamics
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