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About Oliver Bals : Oliver Bals is a trained architect and a designer by vocation. The emphasis of his work is on kitchen design and production-ready development of furniture and useful objects. Through the Carpintectura brand he designs and builds kitchen and furniture with a strong personal character. Lately he founded bcndsn.com as a platform to commercialize his own and other barcelona based designers work to industry and final customers. He has a strong commitment to sustainability, energy and cost efficiency, ecology and conservation of resources, as well as a focus on details, functional and esthetic coherence. For all his experience, he always tries to keep alive a beginner’s spirit, which enables him to scan every projects whole wealth of possibilities, and then identify the appropriate functional and poetic response.
ORGANIZATION:
Carpintectura

EDUCATION:
1998, Architect (Dipl. Ing) HdK (now UdK University of the Arts) Berlin/Germany
1992-1996, HdK (now UdK University of the Arts) Berlin
1996-1998, ETSAB, Barcelona/Spain

EXPERIENCE:
2001, establishment as an independent architect Barcelona, Spain
2001 - 2002, RGA, Riera y Gutiérrez Ass., Barcelona, Spain
1998-2001, BST, Pep Bonet & Ass., Barcelona, Spain
1997, Josep Miàs, Barcelona, Spain
1996, Klein&Breucha, Berlin/Stuttgart, Germany

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2004, design for "Freud b'Art" Gallery-restaurant, menys40, Barcelona, COAC
2015, "Papillon" coffe-table, MOOD (Museum of Design), Como, IT

EVENTS:
2014, selected design-firm, INDERUM, Barcelona

AWARDS:
2003, special mention, Premios FAD, Barcelona
2015, Winner, A'Design Awards, Como, IT

BOOKS:
2004, "Cool Restaurants Barcelona", interior frontpage and 4 pages, teNeues, Kempen/Germany, ISBN 9783823845867
2007, "Aprovechando el espacio/Architectural Houses", Instituto Monsa de Ediciones S.A., ISBN 8496429725

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
German (Native), English (Near Native), Spanish (Near Native), Catalan (Near Native), French (Pre-Intermediate)

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
2001, COAC, Col.legi d'Aquitectes de Catalunya

WEB SITE:
www.oliverbals.net

PORTFOLIO URL:
www.carpintectura.blogspot.com

REGISTRATION DATE:
2014-06-17 03:22:51

COUNTRY:
Spain

ACCOUNT TYPE:
New

Awards received by Oliver Bals


Papillon Coffee-Table

A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2014
Oliver Bals for Bcndsn

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