María José Aranguren Lopez (Madrid 1958) and José González Gallegos (Guadalajara 1958) are Architects from the School of Architecture of Madrid since 1983, obtaining MJ Aranguren number 2 and José González Gallegos number 1 "Honours Thesis" in his class.

Both get a PhD by the School of Architecture of Madrid with the qualification of Distinction "Cum Laude" in 1987.M.José Aranguren is Full Professor of Architectural Design at the ETS of Architecture in Madrid since 2017.

José González Gallegos is Full Professor of Architectural Design at the ETS of Architecture in Madrid since 2006.

Both have been teachers and have taught courses, masters, conferences, seminars and classes at universities such as Yale University of Architecture (USA), Architectural Association of London (R. UK), Biennale and Facolta di Archittetura di Venezia (Italy), Escola da Cidade and Architecture Facultade Sao Paulo (Brazil), Central Society of Architects in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Metropolitan Center for Architecture in Mexico City (Mexico), Facultade Lusiada Architecture University of Lisbon (Portugal), Ricardo Palma University in Lima (Peru), School of Bogota (Colombia), Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of Santiago de Chile and Architecture Biennale (Chile), and at universities in Spain.

They were appointed by the Government of Spain Directors and Curators of the Pavilion of Spain in the 8th International Architecture Exhibition of the Biennale di Venezia in 2002.

His professional activity is developed since 1984 and has been recognized both nationally and internationally, being exposed, among others, in the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York (USA), Biennale di Archittetura di Venezia (Italy ), Palais de Tokyo, Paris (France), IV Latin American Architecture Biennale in Lima (Peru), Yale University (USA), III Salon International de l'Architecture to Paris (France), Architectural Association School of London (R. UK), Tongji University, Shanghai (China) and in different exhibitions in cities like Rome, London, Paris, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Bogota, Mexico city, Istanbul, Oran, Belo Horizonte, Cartagena, Madrid, Barcelona, Seville,...

Their works have been awarded a number of prizes as Europan 1 and 4 Awards in 1988 and 1996 at European level for New Residential Solutions, National Prize of the Council of Colleges of Architects of Spain in 2005 for Best Residential Solution built , National Art Award 2009 awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Culture; Award at the Fourth Biennial of Architecture in 2004, Madrid City Council Awards for 2000 and 2005 Awards Madrid 2001 and 2005; Award ARPA 2010 National Heritage Intervention; Award of the College of Architects of Madrid in 2005; Award ASPRIMA Madrid Real Estate Exhibition in 2005 ...

source: Office web