Nicolás Markuerkiaga


Born in Pamplona. (1970)

Architect Degree ( ETSAB. UPC 1997)

PhD Thesis in progress “ Transporter Bridges. A story between Infraestructure and Emotion” Departament de Projectes Arquitectónics. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

In 1999 he opened his first office based in Barcelona and dedicated to design public and private buildings, refurbishments, public space and competitions. In 2010 he established ZAGA arquitectura in association with Emilio Fernández, with the goal of bringing together their own skills in a single and multifunctional platform dealing with construction, town planning, architecture and environment issues.

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Emilio Fernández


Born in Barcelona (1970)

Architect Degree ( ETSAV- UPC 2000)

Master of Town Planning and Real State Management at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (2006-2008)

When ZAGA arquitectura was launched, in 2010, Emilio had already a solid career in the building and real state sector. He worked in DryWall from 1992 to 2000 and was Technical Director of the developer Piedras del Pirineo from 2001 until 2009. All this knowledge was essential to establish the ZAGA arquitectura values.

In 2015 Emilio founded ZAGA management, a way to enlarge the platform activities and create synergies among the different working teams.

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Jordi Trias


Born in Barcelona. (1973)

Architect Degree  (ETSAB-UPC 2010)

Master in Architecture Tecnology. Restoration (UPC) and Postgraduate in Architecture Renovation (UPC Foundation)

LEED green Associate

Jordi joined ZAGA arquitectura in 2014 to contribute with his solid background in renovation and heritage conservation over the last 15 years. He is also an experienced BIM manager and responsable of implementing BIM environment in the practice methodology.


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Mariana Plana


Barcelona. (1973)

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Maribel González


Santiago de Chile. (1986)

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Pablo Soriano

Quantity Surveyor